The Cincinnati Bengals handily defeated the Buffalo Bills, 21 to 10, in the 1988 AFC Championship game on January 8, 1989.

1988 Cincinnati Bengals

Final

BUF

Bills

1-1-0

10

CIN

Bengals

2-0-0

21

1

0

7

2

10

7

3

0

0

4

0

7

Total

10

21

1st quarter

BUF

CIN

Bengals

Ickey Woods 1-yard run (Jim Breech kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

BUF

CIN

Bills

Andre Reed 9-yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)

7

7

Bengals

James Brooks 10-yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)

7

14

Bills

Scott Norwood 39-yard field goal

10

14

4th quarter

BUF

CIN

Bengals

Ickey Woods 1-yard run (Jim Breech kick)

10

21

Bills

Bengals

1st Downs

10

23

Passing 1st Downs

8

5

Rushing 1st Downs

2

15

1st downs from penalties

0

3

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

50

73

Total Yards

181

249

Yards per play

3.6

3.4

Passing

136

74

Comp - Att

14 - 30

11 - 20

Yards per pass

4.1

3.2

Interceptions thrown

3

2

Sacks - Yards lost

3 - 27

3 - 20

Rushing

45

175

Rushing Attempts

17

50

Yards per rush

2.6

3.5

Penalties

5

4

Turnovers

3

2

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

3

2

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jim Kelly 14 30 163 5.4 1 3 3 35.1
Team 14 30 136 5.4 1 3 3 35.1

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Jamie Mueller 8 21 2.6 0
Jim Kelly 2 10 5.0 0
Thurman Thomas 4 6 1.5 0
Robb Riddick 1 4 4.0 0
Carl Byrum 1 3 3.0 0
Ronnie Harmon 1 1 1.0 0
Team 17 45 2.6 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Andre Reed 5 55 11.0 1
Trumaine Johnson 2 48 24.0 0
Robb Riddick 3 28 9.3 0
Ronnie Harmon 3 18 6.0 0
Pete Metzelaars 1 14 14.0 0
Team 14 163 5.4 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Bruce Smith 2.0
Art Still 1.0
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Scott Norwood 1 2 1 4
Team 1 2 1 4

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
John Kidd 6 271 45.2 50
Team 6 271 45.2

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ronnie Harmon 2 45 22.5 0 23
Erroll Tucker 1 12 12.0 0 12
Team 3 57 19.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Erroll Tucker 1 2 2.0 0 2
Team 1 2 2.0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Boomer Esiason 11 20 94 4.7 1 2 3 44.6
Team 11 20 74 4.7 1 2 3 44.6

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Ickey Woods 29 102 3.5 2
Stanley Wilson 5 29 5.8 0
Boomer Esiason 7 26 3.7 0
Stanford Jennings 2 12 6.0 0
James Brooks 7 6 0.9 0
Team 50 175 3.5 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Rodney Holman 4 38 9.5 0
James Brooks 2 21 10.5 1
Jim Riggs 2 16 8.0 0
Tim McGee 2 14 7.0 0
Cris Collinsworth 1 5 5.0 0
Team 11 94 4.7 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Jason Buck 1.0
David Grant 1.0
Reggie Williams 1.0
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jim Breech 0 0 3 3
Team 0 0 3 3

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Lee Johnson 6 221 36.8 58
Team 6 221 36.8

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Stanford Jennings 1 19 19.0 0 19
Ira Hillary 2 11 5.5 0 11
Team 3 30 10.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Ira Hillary 2 24 12.0 0 15
Rickey Dixon 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team 3 24 8.0 0

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2,309

Burrow

Joe Burrow

RUSH

1,034

Mixon

Joe Mixon

REC

1,216

Chase

Ja'Marr Chase

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PPG

21.5

16th

OPP PPG

22.6

21st

RUSH YDS/G

89.8

31st

PASS YDS/G

250.4

12th

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TEAM W L T PCT
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13 4 0 .765
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
Steelers Steelers
10 7 0 .588
Bengals Bengals
9 8 0 .529

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CIN Bengals

9-8-0

31

Final

14

CLE Browns

11-6-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

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AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529