1988 Houston Oilers Schedule & Results

1988 Houston Oilers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1988 AFC Wild Card Game
Sat 12/24 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 01401024
Cleveland (10-6) 367723
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 26-16-213, 3 INT, 1 TD
M. Pagel (CLE), 25-17-179, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Pinkett (HOU), 14-82, 1 TD
E. Byner (CLE), 9-57
Rec
D. Hill (HOU), 5-73
R. Langhorne (CLE), 6-57
1988 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/1 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 030710
Buffalo (12-4) 077317
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 33-17-240, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Kelly (BUF), 33-19-244, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Highsmith (HOU), 5-57
T. Thomas (BUF), 7-75, 1 TD
Rec
H. Jeffires (HOU), 5-78
A. Reed (BUF), 6-91

Regular Season

Sun 9/4 12345F/OT
Houston (1-0) 7700317
Indianapolis (0-1) 7700014
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 15-11-137, 0 INT, 0 TD
G. Hogeboom (IND), 20-15-209, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 25-100, 1 TD
E. Dickerson (IND), 24-109
Rec
E. Givins (HOU), 4-54
E. Dickerson (IND), 6-98
Sun 9/11 1234FINAL
LA Raiders (1-1) 7210735
Houston (2-0) 71431438
Pass
S. Beuerlein (LAR), 24-10-129, 1 INT, 3 TD
C. Carlson (HOU), 34-21-276, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Allen (LAR), 22-70, 2 TD
A. Pinkett (HOU), 20-78, 3 TD
Rec
T. Brown (LAR), 3-23, 1 TD
E. Givins (HOU), 9-108, 1 TD
Sun 9/18 1234FINAL
Houston (2-1) 30003
NY Jets (2-1) 141431445
Pass
C. Carlson (HOU), 25-9-108, 2 INT, 0 TD
K. O'Brien (NYJ), 26-17-260, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 12-65
J. Hector (NYJ), 12-51
Rec
E. Givins (HOU), 3-57
W. Walker (NYJ), 6-129, 3 TD
Sun 9/25 1234FINAL
New England (1-3) 60006
Houston (3-1) 7771031
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 34-16-136, 4 INT, 0 TD
C. Carlson (HOU), 17-8-166, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Stephens (NE), 8-23
A. Pinkett (HOU), 14-70, 1 TD
Rec
C. James (NE), 5-31
D. Hill (HOU), 4-88
Sun 10/2 1234FINAL
Houston (3-2) 1600723
Philadelphia (2-3) 0209332
Pass
C. Carlson (HOU), 28-10-158, 1 INT, 0 TD
R. Cunningham (PHI), 38-24-289, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 8-20, 1 TD
K. Byars (PHI), 18-82
Rec
W. Drewrey (HOU), 2-21
K. Jackson (PHI), 8-76
Sun 10/9 1234FINAL
Kansas City (1-4-1) 33006
Houston (4-2) 00707
Pass
S. DeBerg (KC), 30-15-163, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Pease (HOU), 14-3-26, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
H. Heard (KC), 7-46
M. Rozier (HOU), 27-141
Rec
C. Carson (KC), 3-54
A. Highsmith (HOU), 1-9
Sun 10/16 1234FINAL
Houston (5-2) 6127934
Pittsburgh (1-6) 070714
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 19-11-174, 0 INT, 2 TD
T. Blackledge (PIT), 42-21-251, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 20-72, 1 TD
E. Jackson (PIT), 9-45
Rec
E. Givins (HOU), 5-104, 1 TD
L. Lipps (PIT), 8-109
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
Washington (5-4) 037717
Houston (6-3) 71771041
Pass
D. Williams (WAS), 31-15-188, 1 INT, 0 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 30-16-192, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
K. Bryant (WAS), 7-20
A. Highsmith (HOU), 8-75
Rec
R. Sanders (WAS), 8-74
D. Hill (HOU), 9-148, 3 TD
Mon 11/7 1234FINAL
Cleveland (6-4) 307717
Houston (7-3) 0714324
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 33-16-219, 0 INT, 1 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 17-11-182, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Langhorne (CLE), 1-20, 1 TD
M. Rozier (HOU), 23-76, 1 TD
Rec
R. Langhorne (CLE), 5-93
E. Givins (HOU), 6-89, 1 TD
Sun 11/13 1234FINAL
Houston (7-4) 737724
Seattle (6-5) 7371027
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 22-13-182, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. Krieg (SEA), 26-14-188, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Highsmith (HOU), 9-80
J. Williams (SEA), 13-102, 1 TD
Rec
D. Hill (HOU), 8-139, 1 TD
R. Butler (SEA), 3-41
Sun 11/20 1234FINAL
Phoenix (7-5) 077620
Houston (8-4) 7177738
Pass
C. Stoudt (PHO), 29-19-249, 2 INT, 3 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 31-17-266, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
S. Mitchell (PHO), 5-34
A. Highsmith (HOU), 10-38, 1 TD
Rec
J. Smith (PHO), 10-114, 1 TD
E. Givins (HOU), 5-118, 2 TD
Thu 11/24 1234FINAL
Houston (9-4) 01031225
Dallas (2-11) 737017
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 29-15-226, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. Pelluer (DAL), 32-17-203, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 16-77, 1 TD
H. Walker (DAL), 22-69, 1 TD
Rec
D. Hill (HOU), 9-113, 1 TD
R. Alexander (DAL), 5-89
Sun 12/4 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (4-10) 31471337
Houston (9-5) 01314734
Pass
B. Brister (PIT), 36-17-311, 0 INT, 3 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 39-19-269, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Hoge (PIT), 16-36, 1 TD
M. Rozier (HOU), 18-90
Rec
M. Hoge (PIT), 6-90, 1 TD
E. Givins (HOU), 5-93
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
Sun 12/18 1234FINAL
Houston (10-6) 1067023
Cleveland (10-6) 0771428
Pass
W. Moon (HOU), 35-20-287, 0 INT, 1 TD
D. Strock (CLE), 42-25-326, 3 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Rozier (HOU), 10-17
H. Fontenot (CLE), 13-42
Rec
E. Givins (HOU), 6-119
R. Langhorne (CLE), 6-68

Preseason

Thursday, August 4, 1988 FINAL
Buffalo (0-1) 9
Houston (1-0) 13
Saturday, August 13, 1988 FINAL
Houston (2-0) 27
New England (0-2) 14
Saturday, August 20, 1988 F/OT
Houston (3-0) 20
LA Rams (1-3) 17
Saturday, August 27, 1988 FINAL
Houston (4-0) 54
Dallas (2-2) 10

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