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1988 New York Giants

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.2, Offense: 1.5, Defense: 0.7, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 359 points (22.4/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 304 points (19.0/g), 9th.
 Differential of 55 points (3.4/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 9.6-6.4.

Coach: Bill Parcells (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Belichick
 Other Notable Asst.: Tom Coughlin (Wide Receivers) and Romeo Crennel (Special Teams)

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison, New Jersey)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Phil Simms 33 9 15 263 for 479, 3,359 yards, 21 td, 11 int, & 33 rushes for 152 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
RB Joe Morris 28 6 15 307 rushes for 1,083 yards, 5 td, & 22 catches for 166 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
FB Maurice Carthon 27 3 14 46 rushes for 146 yards, 2 td, & 19 catches for 194 yards and 1 td
WR Stephen Baker 24 1 11 40 catches for 656 yards, 7 td New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1987
WR Lionel Manuel 26 4 16 65 catches for 1,029 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 27 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 7th / 171st pick / 1984
TE Mark Bavaro 25 3 15 53 catches for 672 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 4th / 100th pick / 1985
LT William Roberts 26 4 13 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
LG Billy Ard 29 7 16 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
C Bart Oates 30 3 16
RG Eric Moore 23 Rook 10 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1988
RT Doug Riesenberg 23 1 11 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 6th / 168th pick / 1987
 Defensive Starters
LDE Eric Dorsey 24 2 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1986
NT Jim Burt 29 7 11 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RDE Leonard Marshall 27 5 14 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
LOLB Carl Banks 26 4 14 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
LILB Pepper Johnson 24 2 15 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
RILB Harry Carson 35 12 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
ROLB Lawrence Taylor*+ 29 7 12 15.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
LCB Mark Collins 24 2 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
RCB Perry Williams 27 4 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
SS Kenny Hill 30 7 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
FS Terry Kinard* 29 5 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Paul McFadden 27 4 0 14 of 19 field goals & 25 of 27 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 312th pick / 1984
P Maury Buford 28 6 0 73 punts for a 41.3 average, 2 blocked San Diego Chargers / 8th / 215th pick / 1982
PR Phil McConkey 31 4 0 40 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td
KR Neal Guggemos 24 2 0 17 kick returns for a 20.2 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 George Adams 26 rb 16 1 225 6-1 Kentucky 12/22/1962 3 2 New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1985
2 Raul Allegre 29 6 0 165 5-9 Montana,Texas 6/15/1959 5 2
24 Ottis Anderson 31 16 0 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 9 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
67 Billy Ard 29 LG 16 16 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/12/1959 7 9 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
85 Stephen Baker 24 WR 16 11 160 5-8 Fresno St. 8/30/1964 1 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1987
58 Carl Banks 26 LOLB 14 14 235 6-4 Michigan St. 8/29/1962 4 7 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
89 Mark Bavaro 25 TE 16 15 245 6-4 Notre Dame 4/28/1963 3 6 New York Giants / 4th / 100th pick / 1985
88 Brad Beckman 24 9 0 236 6-3 Nebraska-Omaha 12/31/1964 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 183rd pick / 1988
8 Maury Buford 28 P 15 0 191 6-1 Texas Tech 2/18/1960 6 2 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 215th pick / 1982
64 Jim Burt 29 NT 16 11 260 6-1 Miami (FL) 6/7/1959 7 6
53 Harry Carson 35 RILB 12 10 237 6-2 South Carolina St. 11/26/1953 12 6 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
44 Maurice Carthon 27 FB 16 14 225 6-1 Arkansas St. 4/24/1961 3 3
25 Mark Collins 24 LCB 11 11 196 5-10 Cal State-Fullerton 1/16/1964 2 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
98 Johnie Cooks 30 lb 13 4 247 6-4 Mississippi St. 11/23/1958 6 2 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 2nd pick / 1982
77 Eric Dorsey 24 LDE 16 16 280 6-5 Notre Dame 8/5/1964 2 8 New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1986
76 Jumbo Elliott 23 lt 16 5 308 6-7 Michigan 4/1/1965 Rook 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
69 Joe Fields 35 13 0 250 6-2 Rutgers-Camden,Widener 11/14/1953 13 1 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
28 Tom Flynn 26 16 0 195 6-0 Pittsburgh 3/24/1962 4 1 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 126th pick / 1984
41 Neal Guggemos 24 KR 11 0 187 6-0 St. Thomas 6/14/1964 2 0
37 Wayne Haddix 23 7 0 203 6-1 Liberty 7/23/1965 1 1
54 Andy Headen 28 lb 4 3 240 6-5 Clemson 7/8/1960 5 2 New York Giants / 8th / 205th pick / 1983
48 Kenny Hill 30 SS 16 16 194 6-0 Yale 7/25/1958 7 7 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
15 Jeff Hostetler 27 qb 16 1 215 6-3 Penn St.,West Virginia 4/22/1961 3 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1984
74 Erik Howard 24 nt 16 5 275 6-4 Washington St. 11/12/1964 2 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1986
57 Byron Hunt 30 2 0 238 6-5 SMU 12/17/1958 7 0 New York Giants / 9th / 224th pick / 1981
82 Mark Ingram 23 wr 7 4 194 5-10 Michigan St. 8/23/1965 1 2 New York Giants / 1st / 28th pick / 1987
68 Damian Johnson 26 rg 6 6 290 6-5 Kansas St. 12/18/1962 2 3
52 Pepper Johnson 24 LILB 16 15 250 6-3 Ohio St. 7/29/1964 2 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
43 Terry Kinard* 29 FS 16 16 199 6-1 Clemson 11/24/1959 5 11 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
5 Sean Landeta 26 1 0 215 6-0 Towson St. 1/6/1962 3 0
46 Greg Lasker 24 4 0 200 6-0 Arkansas 9/28/1964 2 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1986
86 Lionel Manuel 26 WR 16 16 178 5-11 Pacific 4/13/1962 4 10 New York Giants / 7th / 171st pick / 1984
70 Leonard Marshall 27 RDE 15 14 288 6-3 LSU 10/22/1961 5 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
75 George Martin 35 16 0 245 6-4 Oregon 2/16/1953 13 2 New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
80 Phil McConkey 31 PR 16 0 170 5-10 Navy 2/24/1957 4 1
6 Paul McFadden 27 K 10 0 163 5-11 Youngstown St. 9/24/1961 4 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 312th pick / 1984
60 Eric Moore 23 RG 11 10 293 6-5 Indiana 1/21/1965 Rook 6 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1988
20 Joe Morris 28 RB 16 15 195 5-7 Syracuse 9/15/1960 6 9 New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
84 Zeke Mowatt 27 te 16 3 238 6-3 Florida St. 3/5/1961 5 2
63 Karl Nelson 28 t 9 3 285 6-6 Iowa St. 6/14/1960 4 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1983
65 Bart Oates 30 C 16 16 275 6-4 BYU 12/16/1958 3 9
55 Gary Reasons 26 rilb 16 6 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/18/1962 4 5 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
72 Doug Riesenberg 23 RT 16 11 280 6-5 California 7/22/1965 1 7 New York Giants / 6th / 168th pick / 1987
66 William Roberts 26 LT 16 13 291 6-5 Ohio St. 8/5/1962 4 7 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
81 Stacy Robinson 26 11 0 186 5-11 Prairie View,North Dakota St. 2/19/1962 3 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1985
22 Lee Rouson 26 16 0 220 6-1 Colorado 10/18/1962 3 1 New York Giants / 8th / 213th pick / 1985
17 Jeff Rutledge 31 1 0 195 6-1 Alabama 1/22/1957 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 246th pick / 1979
51 Ricky Shaw 23 14 0 240 6-4 Oklahoma St. 7/28/1965 Rook 1 New York Giants / 4th / 92nd pick / 1988
87 Tim Sherwin 30 3 0 243 6-6 Boston Col. 5/4/1958 7 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 94th pick / 1981
11 Phil Simms 33 QB 15 15 216 6-3 Morehead St. 11/3/1955 9 13 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
56 Lawrence Taylor*+ 29 ROLB 12 12 237 6-3 North Carolina 2/4/1959 7 14 New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
83 Odessa Turner 24 wr 4 1 205 6-3 NW State (LA) 10/12/1964 1 1 New York Giants / 4th / 112th pick / 1987
73 John Washington 25 de 16 2 280 6-4 Oklahoma St. 2/20/1963 2 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1986
36 Adrian White 24 16 0 200 6-0 Southern Illinois,Florida 4/6/1964 1 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 55th pick / 1987
71 Robb White 23 1 0 270 6-4 South Dakota 5/26/1965 Rook 0
39 Sheldon White 23 lcb 16 5 188 5-11 Miami (OH) 3/1/1965 Rook 4 New York Giants / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1988
23 Perry Williams 27 RCB 16 16 203 6-2 North Carolina St. 5/12/1961 4 8 New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
Team Total 26.9 16 229.1 6-2.0 4.1