1988 Green Bay Packers season

The 1988 Green Bay Packers season was their 70th season overall and their 68th in the National Football League (NFL). Under coach Lindy Infante, the club had their second 4–12 in three seasons, finishing last place in the NFC Central division. 1988 was the first season the Packers played under Infante.

1988 Green Bay Packers season
Head coachLindy Infante
General managerTom Braatz
Home fieldLambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record4–12
Division place5th NFC Central
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro Bowlersnone

Offseason

NFL draft

1988 Green Bay Packers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 7 Sterling Sharpe *  Wide receiver South Carolina
2 34 Shawn Patterson  Defensive end Arizona State
3 61 Keith Woodside  Running back Texas A&M
4 88 Rollin Putzier  Defensive tackle Oregon
4 89 Chuck Cecil *  Safety Arizona
5 116 Darrell Reed  Linebacker Oklahoma
6 144 Nate Hill  Defensive end Auburn
7 173 Gary Richard  Cornerback Pittsburgh
8 200 Patrick Collins  Running back Oklahoma
9 228 Neal Wilkinson  Tight end James Madison
10 256 Bud Keyes  Quarterback Wisconsin
12 312 Scott Bolton  Wide receiver Auburn
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel

Staff

1988 Green Bay Packers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Backs – Willie Peete
  • Wide Receivers – Wayne "Buddy" Geis
  • Tight Ends – Virgil Knight
  • Offensive Line – Charlie Davis
  • Offensive Assistant – Joe Clark
Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Howard Tippett

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Virgil Knight

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Roster

1988 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 Los Angeles Rams L 34–7 Lambeau Field
53,769
2 September 11, 1988 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 13–10 Lambeau Field
52,584
3 September 18, 1988 at Miami Dolphins L 24–17 Joe Robbie Stadium
54,409
4 September 25, 1988 Chicago Bears L 24–6 Lambeau Field
56,492
5 October 2, 1988 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 27–24 Tampa Stadium
40,003
6 October 9, 1988 New England Patriots W 45–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
51,932
7 October 16, 1988 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–14 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
59,053
8 October 23, 1988 Washington Redskins L 20–17 Milwaukee County Stadium
51,767
9 October 30, 1988 at Buffalo Bills L 28–0 Rich Stadium
79,176
10 November 6, 1988 at Atlanta Falcons L 20–0 Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
29,952
11 November 13, 1988 Indianapolis Colts L 20–13 Lambeau Field
53,492
12 November 20, 1988 Detroit Lions L 19–9 Milwaukee County Stadium
44,327
13 November 27, 1988 at Chicago Bears L 16–0 Soldier Field
62,026
14 December 4, 1988 at Detroit Lions L 30–14 Pontiac Silverdome
28,124
15 December 11, 1988 Minnesota Vikings W 18–6 Lambeau Field
48,892
16 December 18, 1988 at Phoenix Cardinals W 26–17 Sun Devil Stadium
44,586

Game summaries

Week 16: at Phoenix Cardinals

Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears(1) 12 4 0 .750 6–2 9–3 312 215 L1
Minnesota Vikings(4) 11 5 0 .688 6–2 9–3 406 233 W1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 11 0 .313 4–4 4–8 261 350 W1
Detroit Lions 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–11 220 315 L2
Green Bay Packers 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–9 240 313 W2

References

  1. ^ "1988 Green Bay Packers draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
  3. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198809040gnb.htm
  4. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198809110gnb.htm
  5. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198809180mia.htm
  6. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198809250gnb.htm
  7. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198810020tam.htm
  8. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198810160min.htm
  9. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198810230gnb.htm
  10. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198810300buf.htm
  11. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198811060atl.htm
  12. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198811200gnb.htm
  13. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198811270chi.htm
  14. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198812040det.htm
  15. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198812110gnb.htm
  16. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198812180crd.htm

External links

Game information
First quarter
  • LA – Greg Bell 1 yd. TD run XP good (LA 7–0)

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth quarter

Game information
First quarter

Second quarter

Game information
First quarter

Second quarter

  • TB – Donald Iqwebuike 45 yd field goal (GB 3–3)
  • TB – Kevin Murphy 35 INT return for TD XP good (TB 10–3)
  • GB – Ed West 14 yd TD pass from Randy Wright XP good (TB 10–10)

Third quarter

Fourth quarter

Franchise
Records
Stadiums
Training facilities
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (18)
Conference championships (9)
League championships (13)
Retired numbers
Media
Current league affiliations
Seasons (100)
Championship seasons in bold

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