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1967 Kansas City Chiefs

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFL West Division  · 1967 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.3, Offense: 6.0, Defense: 4.2, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 408 points (29.1/g), 2nd of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 254 points (18.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 154 points (11.0/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.6-3.4.

Coach: Hank Stram (9-5-0)

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
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 408 4490 876 5.1 27 8 18 251 213 382 2472 26 19 6.0 117 462 2018 18 4.4 116
Team Defense 254 3944 843 4.7 49 18 16 221 229 462 2536 13 31 5.1 132 343 1408 10 4.1 73
Lg Rank Offense 2 4 1 2 3 7 4 3 2 4 2 2 2 2
Lg Rank Defense 3 4 1 1 5 8 5 2 1 5 1 3 3 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 9 boxscore W 1-0 @ Houston Oilers 25 20 20 312 171 141 1 17 336 158 178 2
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 @ Miami Dolphins 24 0 20 349 97 252 1 8 124 101 23 5
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-1 @ Oakland Raiders 21 23 12 243 150 93 3 16 306 206 100 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 Miami Dolphins 41 0 15 335 220 115 17 206 113 93 6
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 3-2 @ San Diego Chargers 31 45 20 445 324 121 4 24 452 307 145 2
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 3-3 Houston Oilers 19 24 19 323 166 157 3 7 127 43 84 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 4-3 Denver Broncos 52 9 22 444 268 176 1 10 268 215 53 6
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 5-3 New York Jets 42 18 24 392 178 214 1 22 340 274 66 4
10 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-3 @ Boston Patriots 33 10 20 297 186 111 3 12 318 226 92 5
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 6-4 San Diego Chargers 16 17 16 297 222 75 20 327 139 188 3
11 Thu November 23 boxscore L 6-5 Oakland Raiders 22 44 13 192 136 56 4 26 459 303 156 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 7-5 Buffalo Bills 23 13 18 257 128 129 1 8 242 211 31 4
12 Sun December 10 boxscore W 8-5 @ New York Jets 21 7 13 204 80 124 2 17 167 84 83 3
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 9-5 @ Denver Broncos 38 24 19 400 146 254 3 17 272 156 116 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Len Dawson* 32 QB 14 14 9-5-0 206 357 57.7% 2651 24 6.7 17 4.8 71 7.4 6.6 12.9 189.4 83.7 0 1
15 Jacky Lee 28 5 0 6 19 31.6% 105 1 5.3 2 10.5 29 5.5 1.8 17.5 21.0 29.4
21 Mike Garrett*+ 23 HB 14 0 1 4 25.0% 17 1 25.0 0 0.0 17 4.3 9.3 17.0 1.2 84.4
10 Pete Beathard 25 1 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.6 14 9-5-0 213 382 55.8% 2773 26 6.8 19 5.0 71 7.3 6.4 13.0 198.1 80.8 0 1
Opp Total 14 229 462 49.6% 2890 13 2.8 31 6.7 6.3 3.80 12.6 206.4 50.9 38 354 5.1 2.8 7.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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*+ 23 HB 14 0 236 1087 9 58 4.6 77.6 16.9 46 261 5.7 1 34 3.3 18.6 1348 10 6
32 Curtis McClinton* 28 FB 14 0 97 392 2 34 4.0 28.0 6.9 26 219 8.4 1 25 1.9 15.6 611 3 2
23 Bert Coan 27 12 0 63 275 4 38 4.4 22.9 5.3 5 41 8.2 0 24 0.4 3.4 316 4 2
45 Gene Thomas 25 14 0 35 133 1 19 3.8 9.5 2.5 13 99 7.6 2 27 0.9 7.1 232 3 0
16 Len Dawson* 32 QB 14 14 20 68 0 24 3.4 4.9 1.4 68 0 6
89 Otis Taylor 25 FL 14 0 5 29 1 24 5.8 2.1 0.4 59 958 16.2 11 71 4.2 68.4 987 12 1
25 Frank Pitts 24 14 0 3 19 1 15 6.3 1.4 0.2 4 131 32.8 1 59 0.3 9.4 150 2 1
1 Noland Smith 24 KR/PR 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.6 0.1 1 42 42.0 0 42 0.1 3.0 50 0 6
15 Jacky Lee 28 5 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.6 0.2 -3 0 1
44 Jerrel Wilson 26 P 10 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 1.0 0.1 10 0 0
88 Chris Burford 29 SE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 389 15.6 3 55 1.9 29.9 389 3 0
84 Fred Arbanas* 28 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 295 14.8 5 43 1.4 21.1 295 5 0
30 Gloster Richardson 25 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 312 26.0 2 56 0.9 24.0 312 2 0
80 Reggie Carolan 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 26 13.0 0 23 0.1 1.9 26 0 0
Team Total 26.6 14 462 2018 18 58 4.4 144.1 33.0 213 2773 13.0 26 71 15.2 198.1 4791 44 28
Opp Total 14 343 1408 10 4.1 100.6 24.5 229 2536 11.1 13 16.4 181.1 3944 23 34

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Noland Smith 24 KR/PR 14 0 26 212 0 59 8.2 41 1148 1 106 28.0 1410
45 Gene Thomas 25 14 0 6 56 0 17 9.3 288
21 Mike Garrett*+ 23 HB 14 0 4 22 0 14 5.5 1370
18 Emmitt Thomas 24 lcb 11 6 2 8 0 5 4.0 8
86 Buck Buchanan*+ 28 RDT 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
80 Reggie Carolan 28 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 28
23 Bert Coan 27 12 0 1 29 0 29 29.0 345
73 Dave Hill 26 RT 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
63 Willie Lanier 22 RLB 10 10 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
82 Ed Lothamer 25 LDT 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
42 Johnny Robinson*+ 29 RS 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
25 Frank Pitts 24 14 0 0 9 0 9 159
Team Total 26.6 14 33 245 0 59 7.4 53 1245 1 106 23.5 6281
Opp Total 14 31 331 0 10.7 55 1207 1 21.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
3 Jan Stenerud 25 K 14 0 4 4 9 7 8 5 9 3 6 2 36 21 58.3%% 45 45 100.0%%
44 Jerrel Wilson 26 P 10 0 41 1739 59 1 42.4
68 Wayne Walker 23 p 4 0 19 736 56 0 38.7
80 Reggie Carolan 28 14 0 1 42 42 0 42.0
Team Total 26.6 14 4 4 9 7 8 5 9 3 6 2 36 21 58.3%% 45 45 100.0%% 61 2517 59 1 41.3
Opp Total 14 25 14 56.0%% 28 28 100.0%% 64 2752 43.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1 Noland Smith 24 KR/PR 14 0 0 6 5 -10 0
16 Len Dawson* 32 QB 14 14 0 6 4 -6 0
21 Mike Garrett*+ 23 HB 14 0 0 6 3 0 0
42 Johnny Robinson*+ 29 RS 14 0 5 17 0 10 0 0 1 3 7 0
78 Bobby Bell*+ 27 LLB 14 0 4 82 1 32 0 0 0 2 0 0
17 Fletcher Smith 24 13 0 6 150 0 57 0
20 Bobby Hunt 27 LS 14 0 5 71 0 39 0
18 Emmitt Thomas 24 lcb 11 6 4 60 1 57 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Willie Mitchell 27 RCB 9 0 4 88 1 55 0
52 Bud Abell 27 14 0 0 0 3 17 0
25 Frank Pitts 24 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
88 Chris Burford 29 SE 13 0 0 0 2 7 0
23 Bert Coan 27 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
99 Ernie Ladd 29 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
51 Jim Lynch 22 lb 14 3 1 26 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Jerry Mays* 28 LDE 14 0 0 0 2 13 0
32 Curtis McClinton* 28 FB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
89 Otis Taylor 25 FL 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
10 Pete Beathard 25 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
61 Dennis Biodrowski 27 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Tony DiMidio 25 t 12 2 0 0 1 0 0
66 Wayne Frazier 28 7 0 0 0 1 4 0
69 Sherrill Headrick 30 MLB 12 0 1 7 0 7 0
73 Dave Hill 26 RT 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
70 Bob Kelly 27 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 Willie Lanier 22 RLB 10 10 0 0 1 0 0
15 Jacky Lee 28 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 Bobby Ply 27 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 Jim Tyrer+ 28 LT 14 0 0 0 1 3 0
24 Fred Williamson 30 LCB 11 0 1 77 1 77 0
Team Total 26.6 14 31 578 4 77 0 0 28 38 35 0
Opp Total 14 32 34 16 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Jan Stenerud 25 K 14 0 45 21 108
89 Otis Taylor 25 FL 14 0 1 11 12 72
21 Mike Garrett*+ 23 HB 14 0 9 1 10 60
84 Fred Arbanas* 28 TE 14 0 5 5 30
23 Bert Coan 27 12 0 4 4 24
32 Curtis McClinton* 28 FB 14 0 2 1 3 1 20
88 Chris Burford 29 SE 13 0 3 3 18
45 Gene Thomas 25 14 0 1 2 3 18
25 Frank Pitts 24 14 0 1 1 2 12
30 Gloster Richardson 25 13 0 2 2 12
78 Bobby Bell*+ 27 LLB 14 0 1 1 6
22 Willie Mitchell 27 RCB 9 0 1 1 6
1 Noland Smith 24 KR/PR 14 0 1 1 6
18 Emmitt Thomas 24 lcb 11 6 1 1 6
24 Fred Williamson 30 LCB 11 0 1 1 6
80 Reggie Carolan 28 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.6 14 18 26 1 4 49 2 45 21 1 406
Opp Total 14 10 13 1 1 5 28 14 1 254

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1967-09-09 @ HOU W, 25-20 2 2 rush Mike Garrett 2 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
2 1967-09-09 @ HOU W, 25-20 2 16 pass Fred Arbanas 16 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
3 1967-09-09 @ HOU W, 25-20 3 32 interception Bobby Bell 32 yard interception return (two point pass successful)
4 1967-09-24 @ MIA W, 24-0 2 34 pass Mike Garrett 34 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
5 1967-09-24 @ MIA W, 24-0 2 2 rush Bert Coan 2 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
6 1967-09-24 @ MIA W, 24-0 4 57 pass Otis Taylor 57 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
7 1967-10-01 @ OAK L, 21-23 2 20 pass Gene Thomas 20 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
8 1967-10-01 @ OAK L, 21-23 4 17 pass Otis Taylor 17 yard pass from Mike Garrett (Jan Stenerud kick)
9 1967-10-01 @ OAK L, 21-23 4 6 rush Mike Garrett 6 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
10 1967-10-08 MIA W, 41-0 1 71 pass Otis Taylor 71 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
11 1967-10-08 MIA W, 41-0 2 17 pass Fred Arbanas 17 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
12 1967-10-08 MIA W, 41-0 2 10 pass Otis Taylor 10 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
13 1967-10-08 MIA W, 41-0 3 25 pass Fred Arbanas 25 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
14 1967-10-08 MIA W, 41-0 4 50 pass Gloster Richardson 50 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
15 1967-10-15 @ SDG L, 31-45 1 24 rush Otis Taylor 24 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
16 1967-10-15 @ SDG L, 31-45 2 1 rush Mike Garrett 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
17 1967-10-15 @ SDG L, 31-45 4 16 pass Chris Burford 16 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
18 1967-10-15 @ SDG L, 31-45 4 15 rush Frank Pitts 15 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
19 1967-10-22 HOU L, 19-24 2 5 rush Mike Garrett 5 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
20 1967-10-22 HOU L, 19-24 3 2 rush Mike Garrett 2 yard rush (pass failed)
21 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 1 1 rush Curtis McClinton 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
22 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 1 14 pass Fred Arbanas 14 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
23 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 2 30 pass Otis Taylor 30 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
24 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 2 20 rush Mike Garrett 20 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
25 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 2 8 rush Mike Garrett 8 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
26 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 2 5 pass Gene Thomas 5 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
27 1967-10-29 DEN W, 52-9 4 15 rush Bert Coan 15 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
28 1967-11-05 NYJ W, 42-18 1 27 interception Willie Mitchell 27 yard interception return (two point pass successful)
29 1967-11-05 NYJ W, 42-18 3 14 pass Otis Taylor 14 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
30 1967-11-05 NYJ W, 42-18 3 8 rush Bert Coan 8 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
31 1967-11-05 NYJ W, 42-18 3 20 pass Fred Arbanas 20 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
32 1967-11-05 NYJ W, 42-18 4 3 rush Mike Garrett 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
33 1967-11-12 @ BOS W, 33-10 1 9 pass Curtis McClinton 9 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
34 1967-11-12 @ BOS W, 33-10 2 5 rush Mike Garrett 5 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
35 1967-11-12 @ BOS W, 33-10 2 57 interception Emmitt Thomas 57 yard interception return (run failed)
36 1967-11-12 @ BOS W, 33-10 2 5 pass Chris Burford 5 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
37 1967-11-19 SDG L, 16-17 3 35 pass Gloster Richardson 35 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
38 1967-11-23 OAK L, 22-44 1 59 pass Frank Pitts 59 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
39 1967-11-23 OAK L, 22-44 4 13 pass Otis Taylor 13 yard pass from Jacky Lee (Jan Stenerud kick)
40 1967-12-03 BUF W, 23-13 3 3 rush Gene Thomas 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
41 1967-12-03 BUF W, 23-13 4 34 pass Otis Taylor 34 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
42 1967-12-10 @ NYJ W, 21-7 3 1 rush Curtis McClinton 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
43 1967-12-10 @ NYJ W, 21-7 3 11 pass Chris Burford 11 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
44 1967-12-10 @ NYJ W, 21-7 4 77 interception Fred Williamson 77 yard interception return (Jan Stenerud kick)
45 1967-12-17 @ DEN W, 38-24 1 4 rush Bert Coan 4 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
46 1967-12-17 @ DEN W, 38-24 1 21 pass Otis Taylor 21 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
47 1967-12-17 @ DEN W, 38-24 2 26 pass Otis Taylor 26 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
48 1967-12-17 @ DEN W, 38-24 2 42 pass Otis Taylor 42 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
49 1967-12-17 @ DEN W, 38-24 3 106 kickoff Noland Smith 106 yard kickoff return (Jan Stenerud kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1967-09-09 @ HOU L, 20-25 2 4 rush Hoyle Granger 4 yard rush (John Wittenborn kick)
2 1967-09-09 @ HOU L, 20-25 3 7 rush Sid Blanks 7 yard rush (John Wittenborn kick)
3 1967-09-09 @ HOU L, 20-25 4 28 pass Hoyle Granger 28 yard pass from Jacky Lee (pass failed)
4 1967-10-01 @ OAK W, 23-21 2 1 pass Clem Daniels 1 yard pass from Daryle Lamonica (George Blanda kick)
5 1967-10-01 @ OAK W, 23-21 4 29 pass Billy Cannon 29 yard pass from Daryle Lamonica (George Blanda kick)
6 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 1 1 rush John Hadl 1 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
7 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 1 35 fumble Speedy Duncan 35 yard fumble return (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
8 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 2 100 interception Speedy Duncan 100 yard interception return (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
9 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 3 67 rush Dickie Post 67 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
10 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 3 60 pass Lance Alworth 60 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
11 1967-10-15 @ SDG W, 45-31 4 5 pass Lance Alworth 5 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
12 1967-10-22 HOU W, 24-19 1 92 kickoff Zeke Moore 92 yard kickoff return (John Wittenborn kick)
13 1967-10-22 HOU W, 24-19 2 39 pass Sid Blanks 39 yard pass from Pete Beathard (John Wittenborn kick)
14 1967-10-22 HOU W, 24-19 2 23 interception Jim Norton 23 yard interception return (John Wittenborn kick)
15 1967-10-29 DEN L, 9-52 2 48 pass Al Denson 48 yard pass from Steve Tensi (Bob Humphreys kick)
16 1967-11-05 NYJ L, 18-42 2 1 rush Billy Joe 1 yard rush (two point pass successful)
17 1967-11-05 NYJ L, 18-42 4 4 pass Bill Mathis 4 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
18 1967-11-12 @ BOS L, 10-33 2 3 pass Gino Cappelletti 3 yard pass from Babe Parilli (Gino Cappelletti kick)
19 1967-11-19 SDG W, 17-16 1 4 rush Dickie Post 4 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
20 1967-11-19 SDG W, 17-16 4 2 pass Lance Alworth 2 yard pass from John Hadl (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
21 1967-11-23 OAK W, 44-22 1 5 pass Fred Biletnikoff 5 yard pass from Daryle Lamonica (George Blanda kick)
22 1967-11-23 OAK W, 44-22 1 25 interception Willie Brown 25 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
23 1967-11-23 OAK W, 44-22 3 1 rush Pete Banaszak 1 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
24 1967-11-23 OAK W, 44-22 4 33 interception Warren Powers 33 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
25 1967-11-23 OAK W, 44-22 4 4 rush Larry Todd 4 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
26 1967-12-03 BUF L, 13-23 1 18 pass Keith Lincoln 18 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Mike Mercer kick)
27 1967-12-10 @ NYJ L, 7-21 4 1 rush Mark Smolinski 1 yard rush (Jim Turner kick)
28 1967-12-17 @ DEN L, 24-38 2 76 pass Eric Crabtree 76 yard pass from Steve Tensi (Bob Humphreys kick)
29 1967-12-17 @ DEN L, 24-38 3 9 rush Wendell Hayes 9 yard rush (Bob Humphreys kick)
30 1967-12-17 @ DEN L, 24-38 4 70 interception Nemiah Wilson 70 yard interception return (Bob Humphreys kick)