1988 Dallas Cowboys Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-13
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Tom Landry (3-13)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1988 Dallas Cowboys Statistics
1988 Dallas Cowboys Roster

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 3 wins and 13 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Cowboys chalked up 265 points, but the leaky defense allowed 381. Steve Pelluer threw for 3,139 yards. Ray Alexander hauled in 54 passes for 788 yards. Michael Irvin, Kelvin Martin and Herschel Walker each contributed to the receiving game as well.

Herschel Walker ran for a team-best 1,514 yards for Dallas.

Robert Williams, Everson Walls and Michael Downs each seized 2 opponent throws. Garry Cobb and Danny Noonan each sacked quarterbacks 7.5 times, topping a defense credited with 46 sacks.

Tom Landry coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 265
Regular Season Points Against: 381

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 4, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 21 at Pittsburgh Steelers 24 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 12, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 17 at Phoenix Cardinals 14 W 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
September 18, 1988 New York Giants 12 at Dallas Cowboys 10 L 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0
September 25, 1988 Atlanta Falcons 20 at Dallas Cowboys 26 W 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 3, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 17 at New Orleans Saints 20 L 1-1-0 1-2-0 2-3-0
October 9, 1988 Washington Redskins 35 at Dallas Cowboys 17 L 1-2-0 1-2-0 2-4-0
October 16, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 7 at Chicago Bears 17 L 1-2-0 1-3-0 2-5-0
October 23, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 23 at Philadelphia Eagles 24 L 1-2-0 1-4-0 2-6-0
October 30, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals 16 at Dallas Cowboys 10 L 1-3-0 1-4-0 2-7-0
November 6, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 21 at New York Giants 29 L 1-3-0 1-5-0 2-8-0
November 13, 1988 Minnesota Vikings 43 at Dallas Cowboys 3 L 1-4-0 1-5-0 2-9-0
November 20, 1988 Cincinnati Bengals 38 at Dallas Cowboys 24 L 1-5-0 1-5-0 2-10-0
November 24, 1988 Houston Oilers 25 at Dallas Cowboys 17 L 1-6-0 1-5-0 2-11-0
December 4, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 21 at Cleveland Browns 24 L 1-6-0 1-6-0 2-12-0
December 11, 1988 Dallas Cowboys 24 at Washington Redskins 17 W 1-6-0 2-6-0 3-12-0
December 18, 1988 Philadelphia Eagles 23 at Dallas Cowboys 7 L 1-7-0 2-6-0 3-13-0


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