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1966 Kansas City Chiefs

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11-2-1, Finished 1st in AFL West Division  · 1966 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.0, Offense: 9.8, Defense: 1.2, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 448 points (32.0/g), 1st of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 276 points (19.7/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 172 points (12.3/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.6-3.4.

Coach: Hank Stram (11-2-1)

Stadium: Kansas City Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: William Jewell College (Liberty, Missouri)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Lamar Hunt
Executive VP/General Manager Jack Steadman
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 448 5114 846 6.0 31 16 20 266 199 377 2840 31 15 7.0 140 439 2274 19 5.2 106
Team Defense 276 3970 873 4.5 41 8 22 222 226 494 2614 18 33 5.0 125 353 1356 10 3.8 75
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 2 8 1 9 6 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 2 2 2 7 3 8 4 3 1 2 2 3 3 4

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 @ Buffalo Bills 42 20 17 388 223 165 1 15 195 116 79 1
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-0 @ Oakland Raiders 32 10 11 224 85 139 1 17 341 245 96 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore W 3-0 @ Boston Patriots 43 24 22 395 319 76 2 17 308 164 144 4
4 Sun October 2 boxscore L 3-1 Buffalo Bills 14 29 11 265 214 51 3 20 361 214 147 1
5 Sat October 8 boxscore W 4-1 Denver Broncos 37 10 21 379 145 234 1 11 212 133 79 2
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 4-2 Oakland Raiders 13 34 15 209 133 76 3 14 371 288 83 2
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-2 @ Denver Broncos 56 10 26 614 234 380 1 12 211 183 28 7
8 Sun October 30 boxscore W 6-2 Houston Oilers 48 23 15 441 290 151 3 22 268 174 94 4
9 Sun November 6 boxscore W 7-2 San Diego Chargers 24 14 24 302 143 159 2 14 287 203 84 2
10 Sun November 13 boxscore W 8-2 Miami Dolphins 34 16 17 396 236 160 5 11 160 79 81 6
11 Sun November 20 boxscore T 8-2-1 Boston Patriots 27 27 21 359 286 73 4 19 361 245 116 2
11 Sun November 27 boxscore W 9-2-1 @ New York Jets 32 24 27 439 311 128 1 15 283 252 31 1
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 10-2-1 @ Miami Dolphins 19 18 17 316 128 188 2 14 286 123 163 4
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 11-2-1 @ San Diego Chargers 27 17 22 387 93 294 2 19 326 195 131 2
Playoffs
ConfChamp Sun January 1 boxscore W 12-2-1 @ Buffalo Bills 31 7 14 277 164 113 9 255 215 40 4
SuperBowl Sun January 15 boxscore L 12-3-1 N Green Bay Packers 10 35 17 239 167 72 1 21 358 228 130 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Len Dawson*+ 31 QB 14 14 11-2-1 159 284 56.0 2527 26 9.2 10 3.5 89 8.9 9.1 15.9 180.5 101.7 1 1
10 Pete Beathard 24 14 0 39 90 43.3 578 4 4.4 4 4.4 77 6.4 5.3 14.8 41.3 61.3
23 Bert Coan 26 14 0 1 1 100.0 18 1 100.0 0 0.0 18 18.0 38.0 18.0 1.3 158.3
21 Mike Garrett* 22 HB/PR 14 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
89 Otis Taylor*+ 24 FL 14 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 26.4 14 11-2-1 199 377 52.8 3123 31 8.2 15 4.0 89 8.3 8.1 15.7 223.1 91.4 1 1
Opp Total 14 226 494 45.7 2876 18 3.6 33 6.7 5.8 3.54 12.7 205.4 48.8 26 262 5.0 2.9 5.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
21 Mike Garrett* 22 HB/PR 14 0 147 801 6 77 5.4 57.2 10.5 15 175 11.7 1 36 1.1 12.5 976 7 5
32 Curtis McClinton* 27 FB 14 0 140 540 4 49 3.9 38.6 10.0 19 285 15.0 5 68 1.4 20.4 825 9 2
23 Bert Coan 26 14 0 96 521 7 57 5.4 37.2 6.9 18 131 7.3 2 20 1.3 9.4 652 9 3
16 Len Dawson*+ 31 QB 14 14 24 167 0 18 7.0 11.9 1.7 167 0 5
10 Pete Beathard 24 14 0 20 152 1 52 7.6 10.9 1.4 152 1 3
45 Gene Thomas 24 14 0 7 53 1 28 7.6 3.8 0.5 53 1 1
44 Jerrel Wilson 25 P 14 0 3 7 0 5 2.3 0.5 0.2 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.5 14 0 0
89 Otis Taylor*+ 24 FL 14 0 2 33 0 19 16.5 2.4 0.1 58 1297 22.4 8 89 4.1 92.6 1330 8 0
88 Chris Burford 28 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 758 13.1 8 38 4.1 54.1 758 8 1
84 Fred Arbanas+ 27 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 305 13.9 4 36 1.6 21.8 305 4 0
80 Reggie Carolan 27 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 154 22.0 3 45 0.5 11.0 154 3 0
25 Frank Pitts 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.8 11 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 439 2274 19 77 5.2 162.4 31.4 199 3123 15.7 31 89 14.2 223.1 5397 50 21
Opp Total 14 353 1356 10 3.8 96.9 25.2 226 2614 11.6 18 16.1 186.7 3970 28 21

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
18 Emmitt Thomas 23 KR 14 3 9 56 0 19 6.2 29 673 0 63 23.2 729
21 Mike Garrett* 22 HB/PR 14 0 17 139 1 79 8.2 14 323 0 62 23.1 1438
35 Smokey Stover 28 14 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0
45 Gene Thomas 24 14 0 3 62 0 27 20.7 115
87 Aaron Brown 23 14 0 1 43 0 43 43.0 1 6 0 6 6.0 49
89 Otis Taylor*+ 24 FL 14 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 1330
38 Solomon Brannan 24 3 0 1 24 0 24 24.0 24
23 Bert Coan 26 14 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 674
22 Willie Mitchell 26 RCB 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
14 Bobby Ply 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
24 Fred Williamson 29 LCB 12 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
Team Total 26.4 14 30 255 1 79 8.5 54 1148 0 63 21.3 6800
Opp Total 14 36 359 1 10.0 84 2045 1 24.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
44 Jerrel Wilson 25 P 14 0 62 2715 69 1 43.8
15 Mike Mercer 31 K 10 0 5 5 8 6 5 4 7 4 1 1 26 20 76.9% 35 33 94.3%
81 Tommy Brooker 27 4 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 100.0% 13 13 100.0%
17 Fletcher Smith 23 11 0 4 2 50.0%
Team Total 26.4 14 6 6 9 7 5 4 7 4 1 1 28 22 78.6% 52 48 92.3% 62 2715 69 1 43.8
Opp Total 14 28 18 64.3% 28 28 100.0% 69 2850 41.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Bobby Hunt 26 LS 14 0 10 113 0 33 0
42 Johnny Robinson*+ 28 RS 14 0 10 136 1 29 0
16 Len Dawson*+ 31 QB 14 14 0 5 0 0 0
21 Mike Garrett* 22 HB/PR 14 0 0 5 0 0 0
24 Fred Williamson 29 LCB 12 0 4 20 0 19 0
10 Pete Beathard 24 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
23 Bert Coan 26 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
22 Willie Mitchell 26 RCB 14 0 3 97 1 60 0
78 Bobby Bell*+ 26 LLB 14 0 2 14 0 13 0
69 Sherrill Headrick* 29 MLB 14 0 2 22 0 15 0
32 Curtis McClinton* 27 FB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
88 Chris Burford 28 SE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 Bobby Ply 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
60 Al Reynolds 28 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 Smokey Stover 28 14 0 1 6 0 6 0
45 Gene Thomas 24 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 33 408 2 60 0 0 21 0 0 1
Opp Total 14 30 21 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
15 Mike Mercer 31 K 10 0 33 20 93
23 Bert Coan 26 14 0 7 2 9 54
32 Curtis McClinton* 27 FB 14 0 4 5 9 54
88 Chris Burford 28 SE 14 0 8 8 48
21 Mike Garrett* 22 HB/PR 14 0 6 1 1 8 48
89 Otis Taylor*+ 24 FL 14 0 8 8 48
84 Fred Arbanas+ 27 TE 14 0 4 4 1 26
81 Tommy Brooker 27 4 0 13 2 19
80 Reggie Carolan 27 14 0 3 3 18
10 Pete Beathard 24 14 0 1 1 6
78 Bobby Bell*+ 26 LLB 14 0 1 1 6
22 Willie Mitchell 26 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
42 Johnny Robinson*+ 28 RS 14 0 1 1 6
45 Gene Thomas 24 14 0 1 1 6
17 Fletcher Smith 23 11 0 2 2
44 Jerrel Wilson 25 P 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.4 14 19 31 1 1 2 1 55 2 48 22 442
Opp Total 14 10 18 1 1 2 28 18 276