1988 Green Bay Packers season

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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

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.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

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[edit]

Staff[edit]

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[edit]

1988 Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

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[edit]

Week 1: vs. Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Week One: Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rams 7 14 10334
Packers 0 0 077

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth quarter

Week 2: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Two: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Buccaneers 0 10 0313
Packers 10 0 0010

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Week 3: at Miami Dolphins[edit]

Week Three: Green Bay Packers at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 14 3017
Dolphins 17 7 0024

at Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, Florida

Game information
First quarter

Second quarter

Week 4: vs. Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Four: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bears 0 17 0724
Packers 6 0 006

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Week 5: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Five: Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 3 7 7724
Buccaneers 0 10 01727

at Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Game information
First quarter

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth quarter

Week 7: at Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Week Seven: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings – Game Summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 9 7 81034
Vikings 0 7 0714

at Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Week 8: vs. Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Eight: Washington Redskins at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Redskins 10 0 7320
Packers 7 3 7017

at Milwaukee County Stadium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Week 9: at Buffalo Bills[edit]

Week Nine: Green Bay Packers at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 000
Bills 7 7 7728

at Rich Stadium, Buffalo, New York

Week 10: at Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Week 10: Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 000
Falcons 7 10 0320

at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium

Week 12: vs. Detroit Lions[edit]

Week 12: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Lions 3 6 01019
Packers 0 0 369

at Milwaukee County Stadium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Week 13: at Chicago Bears[edit]

Week 13: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 000
Bears' 7 0 7216

at Soldier Field, Chicago

Week 14: at Detroit Lions[edit]

Week 14: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 01414
Lions 10 17 0330

at Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan

Week 15: vs. Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Week 15: Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 0 3 036
Packers 7 3 6218

at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Week 16: at Phoenix Cardinals[edit]

Week 16: Green Bay Packers at Phoenix Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 13 7 6026
Cardinals 7 10 0017

at Sun Devil Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona

Standings[edit]

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[edit]

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  2. ^ "All Time Coaches Database". Packers.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
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