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What Happened On Wednesday Aug 16, 1988 In NFL


1988 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Randall Cunningham QB Eagles 22.55
Eric Dickerson RB Colts 17.17
Mark Clayton WR Dolphins 8.80
Alex Higdon TE Falcons 5.00
Scott Norwood K Bills 8.06
There were no professional football games played on Aug 16, 1988. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Patrick Cobbs who had 9.15 points on Aug 16, 2007 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

There was 1 player born on this date: Ryan Kerrigan, and 75 total players who share this birthday including: Homer Bliss, Chief Elkins and Walt Brewster.

The pro football champion in 1988 was the San Francisco 49ers who defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Dan Marino (pass yds), Eric Dickerson (rush yds) and Henry Ellard (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '88 were Randall Cunningham, Dan Marino, Jim Everett, Warren Moon and Boomer Esiason and the top fantasy games were: Eric Dickerson with 39.90 pts against the Denver Broncos, Roger Craig with 37.60 pts against the Los Angeles Rams and Curt Warner with 37.10 pts against the Denver Broncos.

The top pick in the 1988 draft was Aundray Bruce by the Atlanta Falcons, and the 1988 Hall of Fame Class Members were Jack Ham, Alan Page, Mike Ditka and Fred Biletnikoff.
Pro Football Players Born on Aug 16, 1988
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Ryan Kerrigan LB 0.20 2011 - 2014
Players Who Share This Birthday (Aug 16)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Homer BlissOL 1904 1928
Chief ElkinsDB 1905 1928 - 1933
Walt BrewsterOL 1907 1929
Frank SullivanLB 1912 1935 - 1940
Bobby WilsonDB 1913 1936
Ray WehbaDL 1916 1943 - 1944
Rocco CanaleOL 1920 1943 - 1947
Dick WildungDL 1921 1946 - 1953
Bob GarnerOL 1923 1945
Buddy TinsleyOL 1924 1949
Art WeinerDL 1924 1950
Frank GiffordDB 1930 1952 - 1964
Bobby GarrettQB 1932 1954
Bill GlassDL 1935 1958 - 1968
Monty SticklesTE 1938 1960 - 1968
Phil NugentDB 1939 1961
Lloyd McCoyOL 1942 1964
Woody PeoplesOL 1943 1968 - 1980
Jim WeatherfordDB 1946 1969
Chip HealyLB 1947 1969 - 1970
Ron HornsbyLB 1949 1971 - 1974
Bob NewtonOL 1949 1971 - 1981
Mack MitchellDL 1952 1975 - 1979
Mike McCoyDB 1953 1976 - 1983
Mike PleasantWR 1955 1984
Randy Poeschl 1956
Gregg RobinsonDL 1956 1978
Kirk SpringsDB 1958 1981 - 1985
Ron McCall 1958
Buford McGeeRB 1960 1984 - 1992
Christian OkoyeRB 1961 1987 - 1992
Tom ThayerOL 1961 1985 - 1993
Mark JenkinsOL 1962 1987
Jitter FieldsDB 1962 1984 - 1987
Frank SeurerQB 1962 1986 - 1987
Wade RussellTE 1963 1987
Pat FranklinRB 1963 1986 - 1987
Ray CriswellP 1963 1987 - 1988
Matt HanousekOL 1963 1987
Rusty RussellOL 1963 1984
Craig BirdsongDB 1964 1987
John HunterOL 1965 1989 - 1992
Shawn BealsWR 1966 1988
Matt VanderbeekLB 1967 1990 - 1996
Stacey HairstonDB 1967 1993 - 1995
Eric JonassenOL 1968 1992 - 1997
Ben CoatesTE 1969 1991 - 2000
Adrian HardyDB 1970 1993 - 1995
Eric SwannDL 1970 1991 - 2000
Willie JacksonWR 1971 1994 - 2002
Eddie GoinesWR 1972 1995 - 1996
Michael ReedDB 1972 1995 - 1996
Zach WiegertOL 1972 1995 - 2006
Ryan LongwellK 1974 1997 - 2012
Neil RackersK 1976 2000 - 2011
Rod ColemanDL 1976 1999 - 2007
Cleo LemonQB 1979 2004 - 2008
Lawrence SmithOL 1979 2002 - 2005
David GivensWR 1980 2002 - 2006
Kevin WilliamsDL 1980 2003 - 2014
Etric PruittDB 1981 2004 - 2006
Angelo CrowellLB 1981 2003 - 2009
Anthony OakleyOL 1981 2006 - 2007
Colt BrennanQB 1983 2008 - 2010
Jay MooreLB 1983 2008
Bryan RandallQB 1983 2006
Nick CollinsDB 1983 2005 - 2011
Isaiah StanbackWR 1984 2007 - 2012
Dominique CurryWR 1987 2010 - 2011
Ryan KerriganLB 1988 2011 - 2014
Donovan RichardLB 1989
Mike VanDerMeulenOL 1989
Brent RussellDL 1989
Tyler WilsonQB 1989 2013
Pierre WarrenDB 1992 2014
Aug 16, 1988 Football Games
No Games Played
Top Fantasy Games on Aug 16, 1988
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
Top Fantasy Games on this Day (Aug 16)
1988 Pro Football Champion
1988 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins Passing Yds 4,434
Jim Everett Los Angeles Rams Passing Tds 31
Eric Dickerson Indianapolis Colts Rushing Yds 1,659
Greg Bell Los Angeles Rams Rushing Tds 16
Henry Ellard Los Angeles Rams Receiving Yds 1,414
Mark Clayton Miami Dolphins Receiving Tds 14
Al Toon New York Jets Receptions 93
Scott Norwood Buffalo Bills FGs Made 32
Jim Breech Cincinnati Bengals XPs Made 56
1988 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Randall Cunningham QB Eagles 22.55
Dan Marino QB Dolphins 19.00
Jim Everett QB Rams 18.85
Warren Moon QB Oilers 18.74
Boomer Esiason QB Bengals 18.34
1988 Top Fantasy Games
1988 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Aundray Bruce TE Atlanta Falcons Auburn
1988 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Jack Ham Player
Alan Page Player
Mike Ditka Player
Fred Biletnikoff Player
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