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1988 San Diego Chargers

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6-10-0, AFC West Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.4, Offense: -7.1, Defense: -0.2, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 231 points (14.4/g), 27th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 332 points (20.8/g), 18th.
 Differential of -101 points (-6.3/g), 27th.  Expected W-L: 4.8-11.2.

Coach: Al Saunders (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Rhome
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Lynn
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Mora (Defensive Assistant/Secondary)

Stadium: Jack Murphy Stadium
 Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, California)

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 Mark Malone 30 8 8 147 for 272, 1,580 yards, 6 td, 13 int, & 37 rushes for 169 yards and 4 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1980
RB Gary Anderson 27 3 13 225 rushes for 1,119 yards, 3 td, & 32 catches for 182 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 20th pick / 1983
WR Quinn Early 23 Rook 11 29 catches for 375 yards, 4 td, & 7 rushes for 63 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1988
WR Anthony Miller 23 Rook 15 36 catches for 526 yards, 3 td, & 7 rushes for 45 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
TE Rod Bernstine 23 1 13 29 catches for 340 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1987
TE Arthur Cox 27 5 16 18 catches for 144 yards, 0 td
LT Ken Dallafior 29 3 13 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 124th pick / 1982
LG Broderick Thompson 28 3 16
C Dan Rosado 29 1 11 1 fumble recovered
RG Dennis McKnight 29 6 16
RT David Richards 22 Rook 16 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
 Defensive Starters
LDE Lee Williams* 26 4 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 6th pick / 1984 Supp
NT Mike Charles 26 5 14 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1983
RDE Joe Phillips 25 2 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 93rd pick / 1986
LOLB Keith Browner 26 4 15 2.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1984
LILB Chuck Faucette 25 1 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 10th / 279th pick / 1987
RILB Gary Plummer 28 2 12
ROLB Tyrone Keys 28 5 11 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 5th / 113th pick / 1981
LCB Sam Seale 26 4 8 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 8th / 224th pick / 1984
RCB Gill Byrd 27 5 16 0.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1983
SS Martin Bayless 26 4 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 101st pick / 1984
FS Vencie Glenn 24 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1986
 Special Teams Starters
K Vince Abbott 29 1 0 8 of 12 field goals & 15 of 15 extra points
P Ralf Mojsiejenko 25 3 0 85 punts for a 44.1 average, 1 blocked San Diego Chargers / 4th / 96th pick / 1985
PR Lionel James 26 4 1 28 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 5th / 118th pick / 1984
KR Jamie Holland 24 1 6 31 kick returns for a 26.1 average and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 7th / 173rd pick / 1987

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
10 Vince Abbott 29 K 11 0 207 5-11 Washington,Cal State-Fullerton 5/31/1959 1 2
42 Curtis Adams 26 rb 7 1 198 6-0 Central Michigan 4/30/1962 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 207th pick / 1985
40 Gary Anderson 27 RB 14 13 185 6-0 Arkansas 4/18/1961 3 8 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 20th pick / 1983
96 Keith Baldwin 28 de 6 1 263 6-4 Texas A&M 10/13/1960 6 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 31st pick / 1982
44 Martin Bayless 26 SS 15 11 195 6-2 Bowling Green 10/11/1962 4 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 101st pick / 1984
23 Roy Bennett 27 db 16 2 195 6-2 Jackson St. 7/5/1961 Rook 2
82 Rod Bernstine 23 TE 14 13 238 6-3 Texas A&M 2/8/1965 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1987
58 David Brandon 23 lb 8 1 234 6-4 Memphis 2/9/1965 1 1 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 60th pick / 1987
73 Darrick Brilz 24 14 0 287 6-3 Oregon St. 2/14/1964 1 1
57 Keith Browner 26 LOLB 16 15 245 6-6 USC 1/24/1962 4 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1984
22 Gill Byrd 27 RCB 16 16 195 5-11 San Jose St. 2/20/1961 5 8 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1983
95 Joe Campbell 22 16 0 245 6-4 New Mexico St. 12/28/1966 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 91st pick / 1988
71 Mike Charles 26 NT 16 14 292 6-4 Syracuse 9/23/1962 5 6 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1983
77 John Clay 24 t 2 1 300 6-5 Missouri 5/1/1964 1 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 15th pick / 1987
31 Leonard Coleman 26 16 0 203 6-2 Vanderbilt 1/30/1962 3 2 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1984
88 Arthur Cox 27 TE 16 16 262 6-3 Texas Southern 2/5/1961 5 1
37 Jeffery Dale 26 db 10 2 211 6-3 LSU 10/6/1962 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 55th pick / 1985
61 Ken Dallafior 29 LT 13 13 276 6-4 Minnesota 8/26/1959 3 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 124th pick / 1982
6 Steve DeLine 27 5 0 185 5-11 Colorado St. 8/19/1961 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 189th pick / 1987
87 Quinn Early 23 WR 16 11 190 6-0 Iowa 4/13/1965 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1988
53 Chuck Faucette 25 LILB 8 8 242 6-3 Maryland 10/7/1963 1 4 New York Giants / 10th / 279th pick / 1987
51 Cedric Figaro 22 lilb 6 5 255 6-2 Notre Dame 8/17/1966 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 152nd pick / 1988
70 James FitzPatrick 24 11 0 305 6-8 USC 2/1/1964 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 13th pick / 1986
89 Darren Flutie 22 16 0 184 5-10 Boston Col. 11/18/1966 Rook 2
74 Chris Gambol 24 11 0 303 6-6 Iowa 9/14/1964 Rook 1 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 58th pick / 1987
25 Vencie Glenn 24 FS 16 16 205 6-0 Indiana St. 10/26/1964 2 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1986
97 George Hinkle 23 de 3 1 273 6-4 Arizona 3/17/1965 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1988
86 Jamie Holland 24 KR 16 6 192 6-1 Ohio St. 2/1/1964 1 5 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 173rd pick / 1987
52 Jeff Jackson 27 lb 14 1 235 6-1 Auburn 10/9/1961 4 1 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 206th pick / 1984
26 Lionel James 26 PR 16 1 171 5-6 Auburn 5/25/1962 4 3 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 118th pick / 1984
81 Anthony Jones 28 te 4 1 248 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore,Wichita St. 5/16/1960 4 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 306th pick / 1984
93 Tyrone Keys 28 ROLB 13 11 272 6-7 Mississippi St. 10/24/1960 5 5 New York Jets / 5th / 113th pick / 1981
94 Randy Kirk 24 16 0 232 6-2 San Diego St. 12/27/1964 1 1
68 Gary Kowalski 28 t 2 2 280 6-6 Boston Col. 7/2/1960 5 1 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 144th pick / 1983
12 Babe Laufenberg 29 qb 8 6 198 6-2 Stanford,Missouri,Indiana 12/5/1959 2 3 Washington Redskins / 6th / 168th pick / 1983
62 Don Macek 34 c 5 5 261 6-3 Boston Col. 7/21/1954 12 2 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 31st pick / 1976
16 Mark Malone 30 QB 12 8 223 6-4 Arizona St. 11/22/1958 8 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1980
60 Dennis McKnight 29 RG 16 16 273 6-3 Drake 9/12/1959 6 6
83 Anthony Miller 23 WR 16 15 190 5-11 San Diego St.,Tennessee 4/15/1965 Rook 5 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 15th pick / 1988
69 Les Miller 23 13 0 292 6-7 Kansas St.,Fort Hays St. 3/1/1965 1 1
48 Pat Miller 24 lb 8 3 206 6-1 Florida 6/24/1964 1 2 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 131st pick / 1986
2 Ralf Mojsiejenko 25 P 16 0 209 6-3 Michigan St. 1/28/1963 3 4 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 96th pick / 1985
91 Leslie O'Neal 24 de 9 1 275 6-4 Oklahoma St. 5/7/1964 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1986
34 Elvis Patterson 28 lcb 14 6 193 5-11 Kansas 10/21/1960 4 3
75 Joe Phillips 25 RDE 16 16 298 6-5 Oregon St.,SMU 7/15/1963 2 6 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 93rd pick / 1986
50 Gary Plummer 28 RILB 16 12 244 6-2 California 1/26/1960 2 5
20 Barry Redden 28 rb 8 2 210 5-10 Richmond 7/21/1960 6 0 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
65 David Richards 22 RT 16 16 315 6-5 SMU,UCLA 4/11/1966 Rook 6 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
66 Dan Rosado 29 C 12 11 280 6-3 Northern Illinois 7/6/1959 1 4
24 Kevin Scott 25 1 0 181 5-9 Stanford 10/24/1963 Rook 0
30 Sam Seale 26 LCB 14 8 182 5-9 West. State (CO) 10/6/1962 4 4 Los Angeles Raiders / 8th / 224th pick / 1984
85 Eric Sievers 31 5 0 236 6-4 Maryland 11/9/1957 7 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 107th pick / 1981
54 Billy Ray Smith 27 ROLB 9 8 235 6-3 Arkansas 8/10/1961 5 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1983
43 Tim Spencer 28 rb 16 1 224 6-1 Ohio St. 12/10/1960 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 307th pick / 1983
81 Wilbur Strozier 24 6 0 255 6-4 Georgia 11/12/1964 1 0 Denver Broncos / 7th / 194th pick / 1987
76 Broderick Thompson 28 LG 16 16 295 6-5 Kansas 8/14/1960 3 6
13 Mark Vlasic 25 qb 2 2 205 6-3 Iowa 10/25/1963 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 88th pick / 1987
99 Lee Williams* 26 LDE 16 16 269 6-6 Bethune-Cookman 10/15/1962 4 10 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 6th pick / 1984 Supp
72 Karl Wilson 24 de 13 2 274 6-5 LSU 9/10/1964 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 59th pick / 1987
59 Ken Woodard 28 8 0 218 6-1 Tuskegee 1/22/1960 6 1 Denver Broncos / 10th / 274th pick / 1982
Team Total 26.0 16 237.4 6-2.4 2.7