1988 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jerry Burns (11-5)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1988 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1988 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Minnesota piled up points with 406 points, while the solid defense surrendered 233. Wade Wilson threw for 2,746 yards. Anthony Carter snagged 72 passes for 1,225 yards. Steve Jordan was targeted regularly, too.

Darrin Nelson carried the ball for a team-best 380 yards for the Vikings, while Allen Rice and Alfred Anderson also buoyed the ground attack.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 53 turnovers, topping in the league. Carl Lee seized 8 opponent throws. Chris Doleman and Keith Millard each sacked quarterbacks 8 times.

Jerry Burns coached the team. The 1988 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Wade Wilson33220461.427468.3154.592.7683322791.5
Tommy Kramer1738348.012647.352.995.247116260.5
Rich Gannon15746.7906.000.000.01932266.0
Totals52029456.541007.9203.8183.568 47311


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darrin Nelson1123803.427 1
Allen Rice1103222.924 6
Alfred Anderson873003.418 7
Rick Fenney552714.928 3
D.J. Dozier421674.019 2
Darryl Harris341514.434 1
Wade Wilson361363.815 2
Anthony Carter44110.221 0
Rich Gannon4297.215 0
Tommy Kramer1480.60
Hassan Jones177.00
Bucky Scribner100.00
Mike Mularkey1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals50118063.634 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Anthony Carter72122517.067 6
Steve Jordan5775613.338 5
Hassan Jones4077819.468 5
Allen Rice302799.338 0
Alfred Anderson2324210.519 1
Darrin Nelson161056.627 0
Jim Gustafson1523115.447 1
Rick Fenney1522414.942 0
Leo Lewis1114112.846 1
Darryl Harris6305.00
D.J. Dozier5499.820 0
Mike Mularkey33913.019 0
Carl Hilton111.01
Totals294410013.968 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Chuck Nelson494898.0252080.0108


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bucky Scribner84338740.355

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis585509.564 0
Anthony Carter133.00
Totals595539.464 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darryl Harris3983321.430 0
Darrin Nelson921023.330 0
D.J. Dozier510521.027 0
Leo Lewis11212.012 0
Allen Rice100.00
Anthony Carter100.00
Totals56116020.730 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Lee811814.858 2
Joey Browner5295.818 0
Jesse Solomon48421.078 1
Najee Mustafaa36321.036 0
Darrell Fullington35719.040 0
John Harris34615.327 0
David Howard3165.310 0
Brad Edwards24723.537 1
Issiac Holt2157.515 0
Walker Ashley19494.094 1
Wymon Henderson11313.013 0
Henry Thomas177.00
Totals3658916.494 5


Player No. Yds Avg.
Keith Millard8.00.0
Chris Doleman8.00.0
Henry Thomas6.00.0
Al Baker5.50.0
Doug Martin3.00.0
Jesse Solomon2.50.0
David Howard1.00.0
Tim Newton1.00.0
Chris Martin1.00.0
Scott Studwell1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Chuck Nelson20480108
Alfred Anderson7100048
Allen Rice60000036
Anthony Carter060000036
Steve Jordan500030
Hassan Jones0500030
Rick Fenney3000018
Carl Lee200012
Wade Wilson200012
D.J. Dozier20000012
Walker Ashley10006
Darrin Nelson1000006
Henry Thomas010006
Jesse Solomon10006
Darryl Harris1000006
Chris Martin10006
Jim Gustafson10006
Brad Edwards10006
Leo Lewis1000006
Carl Hilton10006
Issiac Holt000012


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