1988 Buffalo Bills Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Marv Levy (12-4)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1988 Buffalo Bills Statistics
1988 Buffalo Bills Roster

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Buffalo ran up 329 points, while the rigid defensive squad conceded 237. Jim Kelly led the charge, throwing for 3,380 yards. Andre Reed hauled in 71 balls for 968 yards.

Thurman Thomas rushed for a team-leading 881 yards for the Bills.

Mark Kelso picked off 7 opponent throws. Bruce Smith topped the defensive unit with 11 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 46 sacks.

Marv Levy coached the team. The 1988 Buffalo Bills lost in the Conference Championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 329
Regular Season Points Against: 237

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 4, 1988 Minnesota Vikings 10 at Buffalo Bills 13 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 11, 1988 Miami Dolphins 6 at Buffalo Bills 9 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
September 18, 1988 Buffalo Bills 16 at New England Patriots 14 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
September 25, 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Buffalo Bills 36 W 3-0-0 1-0-0 4-0-0
October 2, 1988 Buffalo Bills 3 at Chicago Bears 24 L 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
October 9, 1988 Indianapolis Colts 23 at Buffalo Bills 34 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
October 17, 1988 Buffalo Bills 37 at New York Jets 14 W 4-0-0 2-1-0 6-1-0
October 23, 1988 New England Patriots 20 at Buffalo Bills 23 W 5-0-0 2-1-0 7-1-0
October 30, 1988 Green Bay Packers 0 at Buffalo Bills 28 W 6-0-0 2-1-0 8-1-0
November 6, 1988 Buffalo Bills 13 at Seattle Seahawks 3 W 6-0-0 3-1-0 9-1-0
November 14, 1988 Buffalo Bills 31 at Miami Dolphins 6 W 6-0-0 4-1-0 10-1-0
November 20, 1988 New York Jets 6 at Buffalo Bills 9 W 7-0-0 4-1-0 11-1-0 OT
November 27, 1988 Buffalo Bills 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 35 L 7-0-0 4-2-0 11-2-0
December 4, 1988 Buffalo Bills 5 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 L 7-0-0 4-3-0 11-3-0
December 11, 1988 Los Angeles Raiders 21 at Buffalo Bills 37 W 8-0-0 4-3-0 12-3-0
December 18, 1988 Buffalo Bills 14 at Indianapolis Colts 17 L 8-0-0 4-4-0 12-4-0
January 1, 1989 Houston Oilers 10 at Buffalo Bills 17 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 AFC Divisional Playoff
January 8, 1989 Buffalo Bills 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 21 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 AFC Championship


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