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1988 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field
Results
Record 6-10
Place 5th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1987 1989

The 1988 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 23rd as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins failed to improve upon their previous season's output of 8-7, winning only six games[1] and failing to reach the playoffs for the third straight season.

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 4, 1988 at Chicago Bears L 34-7
2 September 11, 1988 at Buffalo Bills L 9-6
3 September 18, 1988 Green Bay Packers W 24-17
4 September 25, 1988 at Indianapolis Colts L 15-13
5 October 2, 1988 Minnesota Vikings W 24-7
6 October 9, 1988 at Los Angeles Raiders W 24-14
7 October 16, 1988 San Diego Chargers W 31-28
8 October 23, 1988 New York Jets L 44-30
9 October 30, 1988 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17-14
10 November 6, 1988 at New England Patriots L 21-10
11 November 14, 1988 Buffalo Bills L 31-6
12 November 20, 1988 New England Patriots L 6-3
13 November 27, 1988 at New York Jets L 38-34
14 December 4, 1988 Indianapolis Colts L 31-28
15 December 12, 1988 Cleveland Browns W 38-31
16 December 18, 1988 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 40-24

Standings

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 12 4 0 .750 329 237 L-1
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 250 284 L-1
Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 .563 354 315 W-1
New York Jets 8 7 1 .531 372 354 W-2
Miami Dolphins 6 10 0 .375 319 380 L-1

Awards and records

  • October 23, 1988: Dan Marino set a franchise record for most throwing yards in one game (521)[2]
  • November 6, 1988: Jim Jensen set a franchise record for most receptions in one game (12) [2]

References

  1. ^ 1988 Miami Dolphins
  2. ^ a b NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.60
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Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Phoenix Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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