1988 Detroit Lions Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Darryl Rogers (2-9)
Coach: Wayne Fontes (2-3)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1988 Detroit Lions Roster
1988 Detroit Lions Results

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Lions managed just 220 points, worst in the league, and the defense surrendered 313. Rusty Hilger threw for 1,558 yards. Pete Mandley topped pass catchers, hauling in 44 balls for 617 yards. Garry James contributed to the receiving game, too.

Garry James rushed for a team-leading 552 yards for Detroit.

George Jamison and Devon Mitchell each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Mike Cofer led pass rushers with 12 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 47 sacks.

Darryl Rogers and Wayne Fontes coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Rusty Hilger30612641.215585.172.3123.9563125148.9
Chuck Long1417553.28566.164.364.3401813468.2
Eric Hipple271244.41585.900.000.03132563.5
James Jones100.
Jim Arnold100.
John Witkowski100.
Totals47721344.725725.4132.7183.856 52410


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Garry James1825523.035 5
James Jones963143.313 0
Tony Paige522074.020 0
Pete Mandley6447.321 1
Carl Painter17422.513 0
Rusty Hilger18271.511 0
Chuck Long7223.111 0
Scott Williams9222.41
Eric Hipple155.00
Butch Woolfolk144.00
Carl Bland144.00
John Witkowski100.00
Totals39112433.235 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pete Mandley4461714.056 4
Garry James393829.839 2
James Jones292598.940 0
Gary Lee2226111.918 1
Carl Bland2130714.635 2
Jeff Chadwick2030415.232 3
Pat Carter1314511.231 0
Tony Paige111009.115 0
Stephen Starring58917.840 0
Scott Williams34615.332 0
Mark Lewis33210.723 1
Paco Craig22914.518 0
Carl Painter111.00
Totals213257212.156 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Eddie Murray232295.7212095.282


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Arnold97411042.469

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pete Mandley372877.825 0
Carl Bland55911.824 0
Totals423468.225 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Lee1835519.739 0
Carl Painter1734720.432 0
Carl Bland817922.429 0
Stephen Starring813016.222 0
Butch Woolfolk49924.846 0
Randall Morris24120.525 0
Eric Andolsek133.00
Dan Saleaumua100.00
Totals59115419.646 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Devon Mitchell310735.790 1
George Jamison35618.752 1
James Griffin23115.531 0
Bennie Blades2126.00
Raphel Cherry200.00
Jerry Holmes13232.032 0
Jimmy Williams155.00
Bruce McNorton144.00
Totals1524716.590 2


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Eddie Murray2022082
Garry James5200042
Pete Mandley14000030
Jeff Chadwick300018
Carl Bland020000012
George Jamison1100012
Gary Lee100006
Devon Mitchell10006
Mark Lewis10006
Scott Williams100006


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