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1988 NFL Season

In 1988 the Buffalo Bills finished with the best record in the league at 12 and 4, but they did not make the Super Bowl. Dan Marino led the league in passing yards with 4,434, Eric Dickerson led the league in rushing yards with 1,659 and Henry Ellard lead the league in receiving yards with 1,414. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Randall Cunningham with 22.55 points per game, Dan Marino with 19.00 points per game and Jim Everett with 18.85 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Eric Dickerson with 39.90 points against the Denver Broncos, Roger Craig with 37.60 points against the Los Angeles Rams and Curt Warner with 37.10 points against the Denver Broncos.
1988 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Randall Cunningham was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1988. He produced 360.80 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 22.55 points a game. Statistically, he had 301 pass completions for 3,808 yards and 24 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Dan Marino with 4,434 passing yards and 28 td passes and Jim Everett with 3,964 yards passing and 31 td tosses.Warren Moon with 2,327 yards passing and 17 td tosses.Boomer Esiason with 3,572 yards passing and 28 td tosses.Neil Lomax with 3,395 yards passing and 20 td tosses.Bubby Brister with 2,634 yards passing and 11 td tosses.Joe Montana with 2,981 yards passing and 18 td tosses.Mark Rypien with 1,730 yards passing and 18 td tosses.Doug Williams with 2,609 yards passing and 15 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Randall Cunningham22.55
Dan Marino19.00
Jim Everett18.85
Warren Moon18.74
Boomer Esiason18.34
Neil Lomax17.23
Bubby Brister17.05
Joe Montana16.73
Mark Rypien16.62
Doug Williams16.50
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1988 was Eric Dickerson. He averaged 17.17 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 274.75 points. He also had 1,659 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Roger Craig with 1,502 rushing yards and 236.90 fantasy points and Greg Bell with 1,212 yards rushing and 235.40 fantasy points.Herschel Walker with 1,514 yards rushing and 218.65 fantasy points.Ickey Woods with 1,066 yards rushing and 206.55 fantasy points.James Brooks with 931 yards rushing and 191.45 fantasy points.Neal Anderson with 1,106 yards rushing and 201.15 fantasy points.Mike Rozier with 1,002 yards rushing and 171.15 fantasy points.Curt Warner with 1,025 yards rushing and 182.20 fantasy points.John Settle with 1,024 yards rushing and 178.90 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Eric Dickerson17.17
Roger Craig14.81
Greg Bell14.71
Herschel Walker13.67
Ickey Woods12.91
James Brooks12.76
Neal Anderson12.57
Mike Rozier11.41
Curt Warner11.39
John Settle11.18
Wide Receivers
Mark Clayton was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1988 with 86 receptions for 1,129 yards and 14 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 140.85 fantasy points for an average of 8.80 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Jerry Rice with 1,306 receiving yards on 64 receptions for 136.70 fantasy points and Henry Ellard with 1,414 yards receiving on 86 catches.Ricky Sanders with 1,148 yards receiving on 73 catches.Bruce Hill with 1,040 yards receiving on 58 catches.Drew Hill with 1,141 yards receiving on 72 catches.Eddie Brown with 1,273 yards receiving on 53 catches.Mark Jackson with 852 yards receiving on 46 catches.Louis Lipps with 973 yards receiving on 50 catches.Anthony Carter with 1,225 yards receiving on 72 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Mark Clayton8.80
Jerry Rice8.54
Henry Ellard8.21
Ricky Sanders8.18
Bruce Hill7.49
Drew Hill7.32
Eddie Brown7.32
Mark Jackson6.59
Louis Lipps6.33
Anthony Carter6.33
Tight Ends
Averaging 4.97 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Keith Jackson the top Fantasy Tight End of 1988. Statistically, he had 81 receptions for 6 touchdowns and 869 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1988 were Mickey Shuler with 70.25 fantasy points on 805 receiving yards and 70 receptions and Steve Jordan with 756 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.John Frank with 195 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Mark Bavaro with 672 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Damone Johnson with 350 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Jay Novacek with 569 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.James Jones with 259 yards receiving and 0 touchdowns.Pete Holohan with 640 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Clarence Kay with 352 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Keith Jackson4.97
Mickey Shuler4.68
Steve Jordan4.24
John Frank3.96
Mark Bavaro3.60
Damone Johnson3.34
Jay Novacek3.34
James Jones3.17
Pete Holohan3.13
Clarence Kay2.97
The top fantasy kicker of 1988 with 32 field goals and 33 extra points was Scott Norwood. These stats produced a 16 game total of 129.00 fantasy points for an average of 8.06 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Mike Cofer with 27 field goals and 40 extra points for an average of 7.56 points per game and Gary Anderson with 118.00 points on 28 field goals and 34 extra points.Raul Allegre with 44.00 points on 10 field goals and 14 extra points.Mike Lansford with 117.00 points on 24 field goals and 45 extra points.Luis Zendejas with 87.00 points on 19 field goals and 30 extra points.Tony Zendejas with 114.00 points on 22 field goals and 48 extra points.Dean Biasucci with 114.00 points on 25 field goals and 39 extra points.Pat Leahy with 113.00 points on 23 field goals and 43 extra points.Morten Andersen with 110.00 points on 26 field goals and 32 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Scott Norwood8.06
Mike Cofer7.56
Gary Anderson7.38
Raul Allegre7.33
Mike Lansford7.31
Luis Zendejas7.25
Tony Zendejas7.13
Dean Biasucci7.13
Pat Leahy7.06
Morten Andersen6.88
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