1988 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head Coach Buddy Ryan
Home Field Veterans Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Place 1st NFC East
Playoff Finish Lost Divisional Round
Timeline
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1987 1989

The 1988 Philadelphia Eagles season resulted in an appearance in the postseason for the first time since 1981.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Player Selections[edit | edit source]

The table shows the Eagles selections and what picks they had that were traded away and the team that ended up with that pick. It is possible the Eagles' pick ended up with this team via another team that the Eagles made a trade with. Not shown are acquired picks that the Eagles traded away.

= Pro Bowler [1] = Hall of Famer
Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Keith Jackson Tight End Oklahoma
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6 149 Don McPherson Quarterback Syracuse
6 176 Todd White Wide Receiver Cal State-Fullerton
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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Game Date Opponent Result Score Record Att.
1 Sept. 4 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 41-14 1–0
43,502
2 Sept. 11 Cincinnati Bengals Loss 24-28 1–1
66,459
3 Sept. 18 at Washington Redskins Loss 10-17 1–2
53,920
4 Sept. 25 at Minnesota Vikings Loss 21-23 1–3
56,012
5 Oct. 2 Houston Oilers Win 32-23 2–3
64,692
6 Oct. 10 New York Giants Win 24-13 3–3
63,736
7 Oct. 16 at Cleveland Browns Loss 3-19 3–4
78,787
8 Oct. 23 Dallas Cowboys Win 24-23 4–4
66,309
9 Oct. 30 Atlanta Falcons Loss 24-27 4–5
60,091
10 Nov. 6 Los Angeles Rams Win 30-24 5–5
65,624
11 Nov. 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers Win 27-26 6–5
46,026
12 Nov. 20 at New York Giants Win (OT) 23-17 7–5
43,621
13 Nov. 27 Phoenix Cardinals Win 31-21 8–5
57,918
14 Dec. 4 Washington Redskins Loss 19-20 8–6
65,947
15 Dec. 10 at Phoenix Cardinals Win 23-17 9–6
54,832
16 Dec. 18 at Dallas Cowboys Win 23-7 10–6
46,131

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Standings[edit | edit source]

NFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 379 319
New York Giants 10 6 0 .625 359 304
Washington Redskins 7 9 0 .438 345 387
Phoenix Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 344 398
Dallas Cowboys 3 13 0 .188 265 381

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

NFC Divisional Playoff[edit | edit source]

For more details on this topic, see Fog Bowl (American football).
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 6 3 0 12
Bears 7 10 0 3 20



Known as The Fog Bowl, the Bears defeated the Eagles, 20–12, in a contest in which a heavy, dense fog rolled over Chicago's Soldier Field during the second quarter and cut visibility to about 15–20 yards for the rest of the game.

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/results.nsf/Teams/1988-phi
  3. http://www.maxwellfootballclub.org/content/awards/bell/past_bell.htm
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