1988 Pittsburgh Steelers

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1988 Pittsburgh Steelers

What was the record of the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a 5-11 record. They went 4-4 at home and 1-7 on the road.

What division did the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers play in?

The 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers played in the Central Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers?

During the regular season, the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers went 1-5 against their AFC Central opponents.

What was the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Houston Oilers 1-1 50% -17
Cleveland Browns 0-2 0% -34
Cincinnati Bengals 0-2 0% -40

What was the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers record by month?

The 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers had their best month in December, when they went 2-1 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 1-4 and had a 20% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 1-3 25% -11
October 1-4 20% -37
November 1-3 25% -50
December 2-1 66.7% +13

Did the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers make the Playoffs?

No, the Steelers didn't make the Playoffs in 1988.

What was the point differential for the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a point differential of -85. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Steelers could have been expected to have about 5.9 wins, or a 6-10 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers went 3-6. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Steelers went 2-2.

How did the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers perform in overtime games?

The 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers was a 2 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Steelers had during the 1988 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1988 Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 4, 1988 vs Dallas Cowboys Win 24 - 21
2 Sun, Sep 11, 1988 @ Washington Redskins Loss 29 - 30
3 Sun, Sep 18, 1988 vs Cincinnati Bengals Loss 12 - 17
4 Sun, Sep 25, 1988 @ Buffalo Bills Loss 28 - 36
5 Sun, Oct 2, 1988 vs Cleveland Browns Loss 9 - 23
6 Sun, Oct 9, 1988 @ Phoenix Cardinals Loss 14 - 31
7 Sun, Oct 16, 1988 vs Houston Oilers Loss 14 - 34
8 Sun, Oct 23, 1988 vs Denver Broncos Win 39 - 21
9 Sun, Oct 30, 1988 @ New York Jets Loss 20 - 24
10 Sun, Nov 6, 1988 @ Cincinnati Bengals Loss 7 - 42
11 Sun, Nov 13, 1988 vs Philadelphia Eagles Loss 26 - 27
12 Sun, Nov 20, 1988 @ Cleveland Browns Loss 7 - 27
13 Sun, Nov 27, 1988 vs Kansas City Chiefs Win 16 - 10
14 Sun, Dec 4, 1988 @ Houston Oilers Win 37 - 34
15 Sun, Dec 11, 1988 @ San Diego Chargers Loss 14 - 20
16 Sun, Dec 18, 1988 vs Miami Dolphins Win 40 - 24

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