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1988 New England Patriots

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.2, Offense: -4.5, Defense: 4.4, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 250 points (15.6/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 284 points (17.8/g), 5th.
 Differential of -34 points (-2.1/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-9.2.

Coach: Raymond Berry (9-7-0)

Stadium: Sullivan Stadium
 Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Doug Flutie 26 2 9 92 for 179, 1,150 yards, 8 td, 10 int, & 38 rushes for 179 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 285th pick / 1985
RB John Stephens* 22 Rook 14 297 rushes for 1,168 yards, 4 td, & 14 catches for 98 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1988
FB Bob Perryman 24 1 16 146 rushes for 448 yards, 6 td, & 17 catches for 134 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 79th pick / 1987
WR Irving Fryar 26 4 14 33 catches for 490 yards, 5 td, & 6 rushes for 12 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
WR Stanley Morgan 33 11 14 31 catches for 502 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for -6 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
TE Russ Francis 35 13 8 11 catches for 161 yards, 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
LT Danny Villa 24 1 14 New England Patriots / 5th / 113th pick / 1987
LG Sean Farrell 28 6 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1982
C Mike Baab 29 6 12 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
RG Ron Wooten 29 6 14 New England Patriots / 6th / 157th pick / 1981
RT Bruce Armstrong 23 1 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1987
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brent Williams 24 2 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1986
NT Tim Goad 22 Rook 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 87th pick / 1988
RDE Garin Veris 25 3 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 1985
LOLB Andre Tippett* 29 6 11 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1982
LILB Ed Reynolds 27 5 14
RILB Johnny Rembert* 27 5 15 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1983
ROLB Larry McGrew 31 8 15 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 1980
LCB Ronnie Lippett 28 5 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 8th / 214th pick / 1983
RCB Raymond Clayborn 33 11 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977
SS Roland James 30 8 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1980
FS Fred Marion 29 6 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 5th / 112th pick / 1982
 Special Teams Starters
K Teddy Garcia 24 Rook 0 6 of 13 field goals & 11 of 16 extra points New England Patriots / 4th / 100th pick / 1988
P Jeff Feagles 22 Rook 0 91 punts for a 38.3 average, 0 blocked
PR Irving Fryar 26 4 14 38 punt returns for a 10.5 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
KR Sammy Martin 23 Rook 0 31 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 4th / 97th pick / 1988

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
39 Marvin Allen 23 11 0 215 5-10 Tulane 11/23/1965 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 11th / 294th pick / 1988
78 Bruce Armstrong 23 RT 16 16 295 6-4 Louisville 9/7/1965 1 9 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1987
68 Mike Baab 29 C 15 12 270 6-4 Texas 12/6/1959 6 4 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
53 Thomas Benson 27 12 0 238 6-2 Oklahoma 9/6/1961 4 1 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 36th pick / 1984
28 Jim Bowman 25 db 16 1 210 6-2 Central Michigan 10/26/1963 3 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1985
59 Vincent Brown 23 lb 16 3 245 6-2 Miss. Valley St. 1/9/1965 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1988
26 Raymond Clayborn 33 RCB 16 16 186 6-0 Texas 1/2/1955 11 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977
40 Elgin Davis 23 5 0 192 5-10 Central Florida 10/23/1965 1 0 New England Patriots / 12th / 330th pick / 1987
87 Lin Dawson 29 te 6 6 240 6-3 North Carolina St. 6/24/1959 7 1 New England Patriots / 8th / 212th pick / 1981
21 Reggie Dupard 25 rb 16 2 206 5-11 SMU 10/30/1963 2 3 New England Patriots / 1st / 26th pick / 1986
11 Tony Eason 29 qb 2 2 212 6-4 Illinois 10/8/1959 5 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 15th pick / 1983
66 Paul Fairchild 27 g 16 3 270 6-4 Kansas 9/14/1961 4 2 New England Patriots / 5th / 124th pick / 1984
62 Sean Farrell 28 LG 15 15 260 6-3 Penn St. 5/25/1960 6 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1982
6 Jeff Feagles 22 P 16 0 215 6-1 Miami (FL) 3/7/1966 Rook 1
2 Doug Flutie 26 QB 11 9 180 5-10 Boston Col. 10/23/1962 2 3 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 285th pick / 1985
81 Russ Francis 35 TE 12 8 240 6-6 Oregon 4/3/1953 13 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
80 Irving Fryar 26 PR 15 14 200 6-0 Nebraska 9/28/1962 4 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
48 Dennis Gadbois 25 2 0 183 6-1 Boston Univ. 9/18/1963 1 0
7 Teddy Garcia 24 K 16 0 187 5-10 La-Monroe 6/4/1964 Rook -1 New England Patriots / 4th / 100th pick / 1988
43 Ernest Gibson 27 16 0 189 5-10 Furman 10/3/1961 4 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 151st pick / 1984
72 Tim Goad 22 NT 16 14 280 6-3 North Carolina 2/28/1966 Rook 7 New England Patriots / 4th / 87th pick / 1988
14 Steve Grogan 35 qb 6 4 210 6-4 Kansas St. 7/24/1953 13 3 New England Patriots / 5th / 116th pick / 1975
97 Milford Hodge 27 rde 15 7 278 6-3 Washington St. 3/11/1961 2 4 New England Patriots / 8th / 224th pick / 1985
41 Darryl Holmes 24 16 0 190 6-2 Fort Valley St. 9/6/1964 1 1
32 Craig James 27 6 0 215 6-0 SMU 1/2/1961 4 2 New England Patriots / 7th / 187th pick / 1983
38 Roland James 30 SS 15 15 191 6-2 Tennessee 2/18/1958 8 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1980
85 Steve Johnson 23 te 14 3 245 6-6 Virginia Tech 6/22/1965 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 154th pick / 1988
83 Cedric Jones 28 wr 16 2 184 6-1 Duke 6/1/1960 6 3 New England Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1982
93 Tim Jordan 24 lolb 16 6 226 6-3 Wisconsin 4/26/1964 1 5 New England Patriots / 4th / 107th pick / 1987
42 Ronnie Lippett 28 LCB 15 15 180 5-11 Miami (FL) 12/10/1960 5 7 New England Patriots / 8th / 214th pick / 1983
31 Fred Marion 29 FS 16 16 192 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/2/1959 6 8 New England Patriots / 5th / 112th pick / 1982
82 Sammy Martin 23 KR 16 0 175 5-11 LSU 8/21/1965 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 4th / 97th pick / 1988
64 Trevor Matich 27 c 8 6 277 6-4 BYU 10/9/1961 3 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 28th pick / 1985
50 Larry McGrew 31 ROLB 16 15 233 6-5 USC 7/23/1957 8 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 1980
23 Rod McSwain 26 db 16 1 198 6-1 Clemson 1/28/1962 4 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1984
86 Stanley Morgan 33 WR 16 14 181 5-11 Tennessee 2/17/1955 11 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
91 Eric Naposki 22 3 0 230 6-2 Connecticut 12/20/1966 Rook 0
65 Edmund Nelson 28 de 12 1 272 6-3 Auburn 4/30/1960 6 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1982
34 Bob Perryman 24 FB 16 16 233 6-1 Michigan 10/16/1964 1 4 New England Patriots / 3rd / 79th pick / 1987
22 Gene Profit 24 1 0 168 5-10 Yale 11/11/1964 2 0
12 Tom Ramsey 27 qb 7 1 189 6-1 UCLA 7/9/1961 2 0 New England Patriots / 10th / 267th pick / 1983
76 Tom Rehder 23 16 0 280 6-7 Notre Dame 1/27/1965 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 3rd / 69th pick / 1988
52 Johnny Rembert* 27 RILB 16 15 234 6-3 Clemson 1/19/1961 5 12 New England Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1983
95 Ed Reynolds 27 LILB 14 14 238 6-5 Virginia 9/23/1961 5 7
88 Willie Scott 29 te 3 1 245 6-4 South Carolina 2/13/1959 7 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1981
77 Kenneth Sims 29 de 1 1 272 6-5 Texas 10/31/1959 6 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1982
4 Jason Staurovsky 25 8 0 167 5-9 Tulsa 3/23/1963 1 0
44 John Stephens* 22 RB 16 14 220 6-1 NW State (LA) 2/23/1966 Rook 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1988
30 Mosi Tatupu 33 16 0 227 6-0 USC 4/26/1955 10 1 New England Patriots / 8th / 215th pick / 1978
56 Andre Tippett* 29 LOLB 12 11 240 6-3 Iowa 12/27/1959 6 12 New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1982
60 Garin Veris 25 RDE 11 9 255 6-4 Stanford 2/27/1963 3 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 1985
73 Danny Villa 24 LT 16 14 304 6-5 Arizona St. 9/21/1964 1 5 New England Patriots / 5th / 113th pick / 1987
96 Brent Williams 24 LDE 16 16 283 6-4 Toledo 10/23/1964 2 9 New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1986
90 Toby Williams 29 15 0 264 6-3 Nebraska 11/19/1959 5 1 New England Patriots / 10th / 265th pick / 1983
61 Ron Wooten 29 RG 14 14 274 6-4 North Carolina 6/28/1959 6 5 New England Patriots / 6th / 157th pick / 1981
Team Total 26.7 16 227.0 6-2.0 3.9