1988 Chicago Bruisers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-1-1
Finishing 1st in the Arena League
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Perry Moss (10-1-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 48,026, Avg. 8,004 in 6 home dates
1988 Chicago Bruisers Roster
The Chicago Bruisers of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 10 wins and 1 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
On offense, the Bruisers topped the league with 526 points. Meanwhile, the defense surrendered 374 points. Ben Bennett passed for 2,304 yards. Carl Aikens snagged 51 passes for 934 yards, while Reggie Smith contributed to the receiving game, too.
Osia Lewis ran for a team-best 206 yards.
Durwood Roquemore snatched 11 errant tosses from the opposition. Jeff Faulkner dropped quarterbacks 8 times, leading the way for a team which created 32 sacks.
Perry Moss coached the team. The 1988 Chicago Bruisers lost in the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 526
Regular Season Points Against: 374
|April 29, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 60 at New England Steamrollers 35||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|May 6, 1988||Los Angeles Cobras 35 at Chicago Bruisers 46||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|May 14, 1988||New York Knights 7 at Chicago Bruisers 30||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0|
|May 19, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 35 at Detroit Drive 29||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0|
|May 27, 1988||Detroit Drive 31 at Chicago Bruisers 36||W||3-0-0||2-0-0||5-0-0|
|June 3, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 30 at New England Steamrollers 21||W||3-0-0||3-0-0||6-0-0|
|June 13, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 64 at New York Knights 34||W||3-0-0||4-0-0||7-0-0|
|June 20, 1988||Pittsburgh Gladiators 25 at Chicago Bruisers 46||W||4-0-0||4-0-0||8-0-0|
|June 24, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 54 at Pittsburgh Gladiators 47||W||4-0-0||5-0-0||9-0-0|
|July 1, 1988||New England Steamrollers 25 at Chicago Bruisers 68||W||5-0-0||5-0-0||10-0-0|
|July 9, 1988||Los Angeles Cobras 48 at Chicago Bruisers 20||L||5-1-0||5-0-0||10-1-0|
|July 14, 1988||Chicago Bruisers 37 at Los Angeles Cobras 37||T||5-1-0||5-0-1||10-1-1||OT|
|July 23, 1988||Los Angeles Cobras 16 at Chicago Bruisers 29||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Playoff|
|July 30, 1988||Detroit Drive 24 at Chicago Bruisers 13||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0||ArenaBowl 2|