1988 Detroit Lions Schedule & Results

1988 Detroit Lions schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 6, 1988 FINAL
Detroit (0-1) 10
Cleveland (1-0) 13
Thursday, August 11, 1988 F/OT
Seattle (2-0) 16
Detroit (0-2) 13
Saturday, August 20, 1988 FINAL
Detroit (0-3) 7
Cincinnati (3-1) 24
Thursday, August 25, 1988 FINAL
Philadelphia (2-2) 27
Detroit (0-4) 9

Regular Season

Sun 9/4 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-1) 3001417
Detroit (1-0) 01014731
Pass
C. Miller (ATL), 36-24-205, 1 INT, 1 TD
C. Long (DET), 19-13-107, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 16-98
G. James (DET), 24-96, 1 TD
Rec
G. Riggs (ATL), 8-51
T. Paige (DET), 5-35
Sun 9/11 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-1) 370010
LA Rams (2-0) 0710017
Pass
C. Long (DET), 29-13-155, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Everett (LA), 27-17-141, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 12-32
G. Bell (LA), 27-139, 1 TD
Rec
G. Lee (DET), 6-71, 1 TD
A. Cox (LA), 4-43
Sun 9/18 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-1) 0712322
Detroit (1-2) 770014
Pass
B. Hebert (NO), 32-23-282, 1 INT, 1 TD
C. Long (DET), 33-20-274, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Hilliard (NO), 20-62, 1 TD
J. Jones (DET), 6-21
Rec
E. Martin (NO), 6-71
C. Bland (DET), 6-96, 2 TD
Sun 9/25 1234FINAL
NY Jets (3-1) 370717
Detroit (1-3) 307010
Pass
K. O'Brien (NYJ), 38-27-253, 1 INT, 2 TD
C. Long (DET), 21-10-119, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
F. McNeil (NYJ), 14-43
J. Jones (DET), 9-30
Rec
A. Toon (NYJ), 10-75
P. Mandley (DET), 4-65
Sun 10/2 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-4) 033713
San Francisco (4-1) 0107320
Pass
C. Long (DET), 19-11-139, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 30-19-182, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. James (DET), 12-30
R. Craig (SF), 18-90
Rec
P. Mandley (DET), 7-116, 1 TD
M. Wilson (SF), 6-59
Sun 10/9 1234FINAL
Chicago (5-1) 7100724
Detroit (1-5) 00707
Pass
M. Tomczak (CHI), 22-12-158, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Hilger (DET), 43-13-186, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
N. Anderson (CHI), 14-70, 1 TD
G. James (DET), 8-26
Rec
D. McKinnon (CHI), 4-49, 1 TD
G. Lee (DET), 5-55
Sun 10/16 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-6) 0100010
NY Giants (4-3) 0716730
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 28-9-130, 1 INT, 1 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 32-23-320, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. James (DET), 14-26
J. Morris (NYG), 15-49, 1 TD
Rec
G. James (DET), 4-77, 1 TD
M. Bavaro (NYG), 8-80, 1 TD
Sun 10/23 1234FINAL
Detroit (2-6) 07007
Kansas City (1-6-1) 03306
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 18-8-111, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Kenney (KC), 29-17-154, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Paige (DET), 12-47
C. Okoye (KC), 9-33
Rec
G. James (DET), 2-27
P. Palmer (KC), 7-30
Sun 10/30 12345F/OT
NY Giants (6-3) 0370313
Detroit (2-7) 0703010
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 36-22-227, 0 INT, 0 TD
R. Hilger (DET), 28-14-147, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Morris (NYG), 18-51, 1 TD
G. James (DET), 12-31
Rec
S. Baker (NYG), 7-82
T. Paige (DET), 5-50
Sun 11/6 1234FINAL
Detroit (2-8) 0107017
Minnesota (6-4) 76102144
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 22-8-63, 1 INT, 1 TD
W. Wilson (MIN), 35-28-391, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. James (DET), 8-28
R. Fenney (MIN), 6-48, 1 TD
Rec
P. Mandley (DET), 3-33, 1 TD
A. Carter (MIN), 8-188
Sun 11/13 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (3-8) 7301323
Detroit (2-9) 10001020
Pass
V. Testaverde (TB), 13-9-107, 2 INT, 0 TD
R. Hilger (DET), 41-20-212, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
L. Tate (TB), 18-106, 1 TD
J. Jones (DET), 9-40
Rec
M. Carrier (TB), 3-34
G. James (DET), 8-84, 1 TD
Sun 11/20 1234FINAL
Detroit (3-9) 3601019
Green Bay (2-10) 00369
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 20-10-119, 0 INT, 0 TD
D. Majkowski (GB), 44-30-327, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. James (DET), 12-76
B. Fullwood (GB), 6-22
Rec
G. James (DET), 4-42
K. Woodside (GB), 8-59
Thu 11/24 1234FINAL
Minnesota (9-4) 0203023
Detroit (3-10) 00000
Pass
W. Wilson (MIN), 21-16-186, 0 INT, 0 TD
R. Hilger (DET), 14-4-43, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Rice (MIN), 13-59
G. James (DET), 4-8
Rec
A. Carter (MIN), 7-84
J. Chadwick (DET), 2-30
Sun 12/4 1234FINAL
Green Bay (2-12) 0001414
Detroit (4-10) 10170330
Pass
R. Wright (GB), 52-29-284, 3 INT, 2 TD
R. Hilger (DET), 25-11-141, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Fullwood (GB), 11-65
G. James (DET), 14-49, 1 TD
Rec
K. Woodside (GB), 7-40
G. James (DET), 4-33
Sun 12/11 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-11) 033612
Chicago (12-3) 037313
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 28-13-195, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Harbaugh (CHI), 26-18-174, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
T. Paige (DET), 6-49
J. Harbaugh (CHI), 7-36, 1 TD
Rec
P. Mandley (DET), 4-46
D. McKinnon (CHI), 4-61
Sun 12/18 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-12) 0010010
Tampa Bay (5-11) 770721
Pass
R. Hilger (DET), 39-16-211, 3 INT, 1 TD
V. Testaverde (TB), 23-12-189, 3 INT, 3 TD
Rush
G. James (DET), 7-26
L. Tate (TB), 19-53
Rec
J. Chadwick (DET), 5-70, 1 TD
M. Carrier (TB), 3-71, 2 TD

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