1988 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (10-6)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1988 Cleveland Browns Roster
The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The Browns chalked up 304 points, and the solid defense conceded 288. Bernie Kosar tossed for 1,890 yards. Earnest Byner topped the receiving corps, snagging 59 passes, while Reggie Langhorne added 780 receiving yards. Brian Brennan contributed to the receiving game, too.
Earnest Byner ran for a team-leading 576 yards for Cleveland, and Kevin Mack also contributed to the rushing attack.
Felix Wright picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Clay Matthews and Michael Perry each dropped quarterbacks 6 times.
Marty Schottenheimer coached the team. The 1988 Cleveland Browns lost in the Wild Card.
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Regular Season Points For: 304
Regular Season Points Against: 288
|September 4, 1988||Cleveland Browns 6 at Kansas City Chiefs 3||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 11, 1988||New York Jets 23 at Cleveland Browns 3||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 19, 1988||Indianapolis Colts 17 at Cleveland Browns 23||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 25, 1988||Cleveland Browns 17 at Cincinnati Bengals 24||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 2, 1988||Cleveland Browns 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 9||W||1-1-0||2-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 9, 1988||Seattle Seahawks 16 at Cleveland Browns 10||L||1-2-0||2-1-0||3-3-0|
|October 16, 1988||Philadelphia Eagles 3 at Cleveland Browns 19||W||2-2-0||2-1-0||4-3-0|
|October 23, 1988||Cleveland Browns 29 at Phoenix Cardinals 21||W||2-2-0||3-1-0||5-3-0|
|October 30, 1988||Cincinnati Bengals 16 at Cleveland Browns 23||W||3-2-0||3-1-0||6-3-0|
|November 7, 1988||Cleveland Browns 17 at Houston Oilers 24||L||3-2-0||3-2-0||6-4-0|
|November 13, 1988||Cleveland Browns 7 at Denver Broncos 30||L||3-2-0||3-3-0||6-5-0|
|November 20, 1988||Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at Cleveland Browns 27||W||4-2-0||3-3-0||7-5-0|
|November 27, 1988||Cleveland Browns 17 at Washington Redskins 13||W||4-2-0||4-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 4, 1988||Dallas Cowboys 21 at Cleveland Browns 24||W||5-2-0||4-3-0||9-5-0|
|December 12, 1988||Cleveland Browns 31 at Miami Dolphins 38||L||5-2-0||4-4-0||9-6-0|
|December 18, 1988||Houston Oilers 23 at Cleveland Browns 28||W||6-2-0||4-4-0||10-6-0|
|December 25, 1988||Houston Oilers 24 at Cleveland Browns 23||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||AFC Wild Card Playoff|