1988 Cincinnati Bengals Schedule & Results

1988 Cincinnati Bengals schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1988 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sat 12/31 1234FINAL
Seattle (9-7) 0001313
Cincinnati (12-4) 7140021
Pass
D. Krieg (SEA), 50-24-297, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 19-7-108, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Warner (SEA), 8-11
I. Woods (CIN), 23-126, 1 TD
Rec
J. Williams (SEA), 11-137, 1 TD
R. Holman (CIN), 3-44
1988 AFC Championship Game
Sun 1/8 1234FINAL
Buffalo (12-4) 0100010
Cincinnati (12-4) 770721
Pass
J. Kelly (BUF), 30-14-163, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 20-11-94, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Mueller (BUF), 8-21
I. Woods (CIN), 29-102, 2 TD
Rec
A. Reed (BUF), 5-55, 1 TD
R. Holman (CIN), 4-38
Super Bowl XXIII
Sun 1/22 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (12-4) 0310316
San Francisco (10-6) 3031420
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 25-11-144, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 36-23-357, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
I. Woods (CIN), 20-79
R. Craig (SF), 17-71
Rec
E. Brown (CIN), 3-32
J. Rice (SF), 11-215, 1 TD

Regular Season

Sun 9/4 1234FINAL
Phoenix (0-1) 077014
Cincinnati (1-0) 077721
Pass
N. Lomax (PHO), 31-21-227, 2 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 26-17-271, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
S. Mitchell (PHO), 22-110
J. Brooks (CIN), 9-75
Rec
J. Smith (PHO), 7-98
E. Brown (CIN), 6-143, 1 TD
Sun 9/11 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (2-0) 7701428
Philadelphia (1-1) 1403724
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 32-20-363, 1 INT, 4 TD
R. Cunningham (PHI), 36-25-261, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Brooks (CIN), 9-42
R. Cunningham (PHI), 9-85
Rec
R. Holman (CIN), 6-98
K. Jackson (PHI), 10-76, 1 TD
Sun 9/18 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (3-0) 073717
Pittsburgh (1-2) 207312
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 27-15-223, 1 INT, 2 TD
B. Brister (PIT), 30-15-235, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Brooks (CIN), 19-88
D. Stone (PIT), 14-50
Rec
R. Holman (CIN), 5-53
L. Lipps (PIT), 5-59, 1 TD
Sun 9/25 1234FINAL
Cleveland (2-2) 370717
Cincinnati (4-0) 7170024
Pass
M. Pagel (CLE), 48-24-254, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 23-8-183, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
K. Mack (CLE), 14-39, 1 TD
J. Brooks (CIN), 17-83
Rec
E. Byner (CLE), 8-64
E. Brown (CIN), 4-127
Sun 10/2 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (5-0) 32114745
LA Raiders (2-3) 0701421
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 28-21-332, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Schroeder (LAR), 44-17-324, 4 INT, 2 TD
Rush
I. Woods (CIN), 12-48, 1 TD
M. Allen (LAR), 11-53
Rec
J. Brooks (CIN), 4-49
M. Allen (LAR), 5-32
Sun 10/9 1234FINAL
NY Jets (3-2-1) 937019
Cincinnati (6-0) 61371036
Pass
K. O'Brien (NYJ), 38-18-151, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 20-10-220, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
F. McNeil (NYJ), 13-50
I. Woods (CIN), 30-139, 2 TD
Rec
M. Shuler (NYJ), 5-50
E. Brown (CIN), 5-103, 2 TD
Sun 10/16 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (6-1) 0014721
New England (3-4) 776727
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 28-18-239, 5 INT, 2 TD
D. Flutie (NE), 14-10-165, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
I. Woods (CIN), 13-43, 1 TD
J. Stephens (NE), 16-56
Rec
R. Holman (CIN), 4-53
L. Dawson (NE), 3-57
Sun 10/23 1234FINAL
Houston (5-3) 0714021
Cincinnati (7-1) 2807944
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 32-13-158, 2 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 20-11-154, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 18-73, 1 TD
J. Brooks (CIN), 16-102, 3 TD
Rec
D. Hill (HOU), 6-79, 1 TD
I. Woods (CIN), 3-25
Sun 10/30 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (7-2) 0103316
Cleveland (6-3) 3710323
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 25-12-173, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 28-18-210, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Brooks (CIN), 10-65
T. Manoa (CLE), 23-89, 1 TD
Rec
E. Brown (CIN), 6-91
C. Weathers (CLE), 7-140
Sun 11/6 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (2-8) 70007
Cincinnati (8-2) 14714742
Pass
B. Brister (PIT), 29-11-147, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 23-16-318, 2 INT, 3 TD
Rush
M. Hoge (PIT), 15-46
I. Woods (CIN), 10-110
Rec
M. Hoge (PIT), 4-37
E. Brown (CIN), 7-216, 2 TD
Sun 11/13 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (8-3) 7714028
Kansas City (2-8-1) 63101231
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 22-11-157, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. DeBerg (KC), 37-22-285, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
I. Woods (CIN), 13-76, 1 TD
C. Okoye (KC), 16-102, 1 TD
Rec
E. Brown (CIN), 3-28
C. Carson (KC), 7-86
Sun 11/20 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (9-3) 7177738
Dallas (2-10) 3071424
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 29-16-205, 0 INT, 3 TD
S. Pelluer (DAL), 23-16-185, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Brooks (CIN), 16-148, 1 TD
H. Walker (DAL), 27-131, 1 TD
Rec
R. Holman (CIN), 6-81, 2 TD
D. Clack (DAL), 4-40
Sun 11/27 1234FINAL
Buffalo (11-2) 077721
Cincinnati (10-3) 7147735
Pass
J. Kelly (BUF), 35-24-265, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 25-18-238, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Thomas (BUF), 10-71
I. Woods (CIN), 26-129, 3 TD
Rec
R. Harmon (BUF), 8-94, 1 TD
I. Woods (CIN), 5-38
Sun 12/4 1234FINAL
San Diego (4-10) 307010
Cincinnati (11-3) 1377027
Pass
M. Malone (SD), 37-14-138, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 19-10-178, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Spencer (SD), 10-44
I. Woods (CIN), 19-141, 2 TD
Rec
J. Holland (SD), 6-65
R. Holman (CIN), 3-60
Sun 12/11 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (11-4) 03306
Houston (10-5) 71731441
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 22-10-131, 1 INT, 0 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 25-14-254, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
I. Woods (CIN), 10-71
M. Rozier (HOU), 22-126, 3 TD
Rec
I. Woods (CIN), 3-25
D. Hill (HOU), 6-97, 1 TD
Sat 12/17 12345F/OT
Washington (7-9) 3770017
Cincinnati (12-4) 01007320
Pass
D. Williams (WAS), 22-17-217, 1 INT, 2 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 19-10-187, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Morris (WAS), 45-152
I. Woods (CIN), 18-115
Rec
A. Monk (WAS), 6-52
T. McGee (CIN), 3-49, 1 TD

Preseason

Hall of Fame Game
Saturday, July 30, 1988 FINAL
Cincinnati (1-0) 14
LA Rams (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 6, 1988 FINAL
Cincinnati (1-1) 21
Kansas City (1-0) 34
Saturday, August 13, 1988 FINAL
Cincinnati (2-1) 24
Buffalo (0-2) 13
Saturday, August 20, 1988 FINAL
Detroit (0-3) 7
Cincinnati (3-1) 24
Friday, August 26, 1988 FINAL
Cincinnati (4-1) 27
New England (1-3) 21

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