1988 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

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 Roster
1988 Dallas Cowboys Results

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.

Dallas chalked up 265 points, while the leaky defense allowed 381. Steve Pelluer threw for 3,139 yards. Ray Alexander hauled in 54 passes for 788 yards. Herschel Walker, Kelvin Martin and Michael Irvin each were targeted regularly as well.

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

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

Tom Landry coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Pelluer43524556.331397.2173.9194.4612111273.9
Kevin Sweeney783342.33144.033.856.42898040.2
Danny White422969.02746.512.437.12454765.0
Totals55530755.337276.7213.8274.961 35239


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker36115144.238 5
Steve Pelluer513146.227 2
Timmy Newsome32752.33
Darryl Clack11544.917 0
Kevin Sweeney6345.710 0
Todd Fowler362.00
Michael Irvin122.00
Kelvin Martin4-4-1.011 0
Totals46919954.338 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Alexander5478814.650 6
Herschel Walker535059.550 2
Kelvin Martin4962212.735 3
Michael Irvin3265420.461 5
Timmy Newsome302367.932 0
Thornton Chandler1818610.329 1
Darryl Clack171267.418 1
Everett Gay1520513.725 1
Doug Cosbie121129.321 0
Todd Fowler10646.413 0
Steve Folsom9849.320 2
Kelvin Edwards59318.627 0
Cornell Burbage25025.041 0
Nate Newton122.00
Totals307372712.161 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Roger Ruzek2727100.0221254.563
Luis Zendejas55100.03133.38


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Saxon80327140.955

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kelvin Martin443608.221 0
Everson Walls100.00
Totals453608.021 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darryl Clack3269021.640 0
Cornell Burbage2044822.453 0
Kelvin Martin1221017.531 0
Mark Higgs23115.517 0
Daryle Smith22412.013 0
Bob White177.00
Totals69141020.453 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Williams2189.012 0
Michael Downs231.50
Everson Walls200.00
Ron Francis12929.029 0
Danny Noonan11717.017 1
Bill Bates100.00
Manny Hendrix100.00
Totals10676.729 1


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Roger Ruzek1227063
Herschel Walker5200042
Ray Alexander600036
Michael Irvin0500030
Timmy Newsome3000018
Kelvin Martin030000018
Steve Folsom200012
Steve Pelluer200012
Luis Zendejas1508
Danny Noonan100018
Darryl Clack0100006
Everett Gay10006
Thornton Chandler10006


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