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1969 Kansas City Chiefs

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11-3-0, Finished 2nd in AFL West Division  · 1969 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.9, Offense: 3.5, Defense: 8.4, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 359 points (25.6/g), 2nd of 10 in the AFL. Allowed 177 points (12.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 182 points (13.0/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 11.8-2.2.

Coach: Hank Stram (11-3-0)

Playoffs:
Won Divisional Round 13-6 vs. New York Jets
Won Conference Championship 17-7 vs. Oakland Raiders
Won Super Bowl 23-7 vs. Minnesota Vikings

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 Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 359 4607 899 5.1 39 19 258 196 351 2387 16 20 6.3 125 522 2220 19 4.3 129 62 757 4
Opp. Stats 177 3163 788 4.0 47 15 181 200 426 2072 10 32 4.4 111 314 1091 6 3.5 53 39 443 17
Lg Rank Offense 2 3 7 8 3 8 6 7 3 4 1 1 1 2
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 5 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 14 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Diego Chargers 27 9 14 273 206 67 3 16 295 250 45 5
2 Sun September 21 boxscore W 2-0 @ Boston Patriots 31 0 25 395 163 232 2 6 82 39 43 1
3 Sun September 28 boxscore L 2-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 19 24 17 265 139 126 3 7 301 209 92 4
4 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-1 @ Denver Broncos 26 13 19 350 182 168 15 212 132 80 1
5 Sun October 12 boxscore W 4-1 Houston Oilers 24 0 14 244 81 163 7 7 101 70 31 9
6 Sun October 19 boxscore W 5-1 Miami Dolphins 17 10 17 403 298 105 2 14 236 153 83 3
7 Sun October 26 boxscore W 6-1 Cincinnati Bengals 42 22 26 508 195 313 3 7 196 131 65 2
8 Sun November 2 boxscore W 7-1 @ Buffalo Bills 29 7 14 245 98 147 3 14 144 39 105 6
9 Sun November 9 boxscore W 8-1 San Diego Chargers 27 3 17 308 209 99 3 10 174 104 70 5
10 Sun November 16 boxscore W 9-1 @ New York Jets 34 16 23 424 285 139 1 22 410 333 77 5
11 Sun November 23 boxscore L 9-2 Oakland Raiders 24 27 26 436 238 198 7 15 262 142 120
12 Thu November 27 boxscore W 10-2 Denver Broncos 31 17 17 285 133 152 2 17 236 151 85 2
13 Sun December 7 boxscore W 11-2 Buffalo Bills 22 19 17 277 131 146 3 17 237 144 93 2
14 Sat December 13 boxscore L 11-3 @ Oakland Raiders 6 10 12 194 29 165 14 277 175 102 2
Playoffs
Division Sat December 20 boxscore W 12-3 @ New York Jets 13 6 14 276 177 99 19 235 148 87 4
Championship Sun January 4 boxscore W 13-3 @ Oakland Raiders 17 7 13 207 121 86 4 18 233 154 79 4
SuperBowl Sun January 11 boxscore W 14-3 N Minnesota Vikings 23 7 18 273 122 151 1 13 239 172 67 5

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* 34 QB 9 7 5-2-0 98 166 59.0 1323 9 5.4 13 7.8 55 8.0 5.5 13.5 147.0 69.9 13 89 6.89 4.63 7.3 1 2
10 Mike Livingston* 24 qb 9 6 6-0-0 84 161 52.2 1123 4 2.5 6 3.7 93 7.0 5.8 13.4 124.8 67.4 11 124 5.81 4.70 6.4 0 1
15 Jacky Lee 30 qb 3 1 0-1-0 12 20 60.0 109 1 5.0 1 5.0 31 5.5 4.2 9.1 36.3 70.6 2 38 3.23 2.09 9.1
6 Warren McVea 23 KR 11 0 1 3 33.3 50 1 33.3 0 0.0 50 16.7 23.3 50.0 4.5 121.5 0 0 16.67 23.33 0.0
12 Tom Flores 32 5 0 1 1 100.0 33 1 100.0 0 0.0 33 33.0 53.0 33.0 6.6 158.3 0 0 33.00 53.00 0.0
Team Total 26.8 14 11-3-0 196 351 55.8 2638 16 4.6 20 5.7 93 7.5 5.9 13.5 188.4 71.4 26 251 6.33 4.79 6.9 1 3
Opp Total 14 200 426 46.9 2491 10 2.3 32 7.5 5.8 2.94 12.5 177.9 42.1 48 419 4.4 1.8 10.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 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 25 HB 14 0 168 732 6 34 4.4 52.3 12.0 43 432 10.0 2 41 3.1 30.9 1164 8 4
45 Robert Holmes* 24 FB 14 0 150 612 2 25 4.1 43.7 10.7 26 266 10.2 3 33 1.9 19.0 878 5 9
6 Warren McVea 23 KR 11 0 106 500 7 80 4.7 45.5 9.6 7 71 10.1 0 22 0.6 6.5 571 7 1
38 Wendell Hayes 29 14 0 62 208 4 11 3.4 14.9 4.4 9 64 7.1 0 17 0.6 4.6 272 4 2
10 Mike Livingston* 24 qb 9 6 15 102 0 39 6.8 11.3 1.7 102 0 4
26 Paul Lowe 33 7 0 10 33 0 18 3.3 4.7 1.4 33 0 1
25 Frank Pitts 26 SE 14 0 5 28 0 11 5.6 2.0 0.4 31 470 15.2 2 51 2.2 33.6 498 2 0
89 Otis Taylor 27 FL 11 0 2 -2 0 10 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 41 696 17.0 7 79 3.7 63.3 694 7 1
84 Fred Arbanas 30 TE 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 16 258 16.1 0 44 1.1 18.4 259 0 0
16 Len Dawson* 34 QB 9 7 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 3 0 0
12 Tom Flores 32 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0 0
15 Jacky Lee 30 qb 3 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 1.0 0.3 3 0 0
30 Gloster Richardson 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 381 16.6 2 39 1.8 29.3 381 2 0
Team Total 26.8 14 522 2220 19 80 4.3 158.6 37.3 196 2638 13.5 16 79 14.0 188.4 4858 35 34
Opp Total 14 314 1091 6 3.5 77.9 22.4 200 2072 10.4 10 14.3 148.0 3163 16 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Willie Mitchell 29 PR 14 0 13 101 0 35 7.8 7 178 0 36 25.4 280
6 Warren McVea 23 KR 11 0 13 318 0 40 24.5 889
1 Noland Smith 26 6 0 9 107 0 64 11.9 4 125 0 37 31.3 232
21 Mike Garrett 25 HB 14 0 8 28 0 10 3.5 1192
14 Ed Podolak 22 4 0 7 165 0 28 23.6 165
26 Paul Lowe 33 7 0 5 116 0 30 23.2 149
38 Wendell Hayes 29 14 0 2 81 0 45 40.5 353
45 Robert Holmes* 24 FB 14 0 2 54 0 36 27.0 932
20 Goldie Sellers 27 14 0 2 15 0 8 7.5 34
78 Bobby Bell*+ 29 LLB 14 0 1 53 1 53 53.0 53
Team Total 26.8 14 32 251 0 64 7.8 41 1090 1 53 26.6 6249
Opp Total 14 43 502 0 11.7 59 1431 0 24.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
3 Jan Stenerud* 27 K 14 0 9 9 6 4 8 6 9 6 3 2 35 27 77.1% 38 38 100.0%
44 Jerrel Wilson 28 P 14 0 68 3022 62 0 44.4
Team Total 26.8 14 9 9 6 4 8 6 9 6 3 2 35 27 77.1% 38 38 100.0% 68 3022 62 0 44.4
Opp Total 14 27 15 55.6% 17 16 94.1% 84 3612 43.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
45 Robert Holmes* 24 FB 14 0 0 9 2 0 0
18 Emmitt Thomas 26 RCB 14 0 9 146 1 45 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Willie Mitchell 29 PR 14 0 1 27 0 27 0 0 4 3 1 0
42 Johnny Robinson+ 31 RS 14 0 8 158 0 33 0
46 Jim Kearney 26 LS 14 0 5 143 1 60 0 0 2 0 0 0
10 Mike Livingston* 24 qb 9 6 0 4 2 0 0
63 Willie Lanier* 24 MLB 14 0 4 70 0 44 0 0 0 1 5 0
21 Mike Garrett 25 HB 14 0 0 4 0 0 0
51 Jim Lynch 24 RLB 14 0 3 18 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Bobby Bell*+ 29 LLB 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
87 Aaron Brown 26 RDE 14 0 0 0 3 12 0
38 Wendell Hayes 29 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
14 Ed Podolak 22 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
20 Goldie Sellers 27 14 0 0 1 2 19 1
1 Noland Smith 26 6 0 0 2 1 0 0
60 George Daney 23 14 0 0 0 2 5 1
40 Jim Marsalis* 24 LCB 14 0 2 33 0 28 0
6 Warren McVea 23 KR 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
89 Otis Taylor 27 FL 11 0 0 1 1 8 0
24 Ceasar Belser 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Paul Lowe 33 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
66 Bob Stein 21 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.8 14 32 595 2 60 0 0 34 27 50 2
Opp Total 14 25 10 26 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Jan Stenerud* 27 K 14 0 38 38 27 35 119
21 Mike Garrett 25 HB 14 0 6 2 8 48
6 Warren McVea 23 KR 11 0 7 7 42
89 Otis Taylor 27 FL 11 0 7 7 42
45 Robert Holmes* 24 FB 14 0 2 3 5 30
38 Wendell Hayes 29 14 0 4 4 24
25 Frank Pitts 26 SE 14 0 2 2 12
30 Gloster Richardson 27 13 0 2 2 12
78 Bobby Bell*+ 29 LLB 14 0 1 1 6
60 George Daney 23 14 0 1 1 6
46 Jim Kearney 26 LS 14 0 1 1 6
20 Goldie Sellers 27 14 0 1 1 6
18 Emmitt Thomas 26 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.8 14 19 16 1 2 2 40 38 38 27 35 359
Opp Total 14 6 10 3 16 17 15 27 1 177

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1969-09-14 @ SDG W, 27-9 2 1 rush Wendell Hayes 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
2 1969-09-14 @ SDG W, 27-9 3 55 pass Otis Taylor 55 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
3 1969-09-14 @ SDG W, 27-9 4 9 pass Otis Taylor 9 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
4 1969-09-21 @ BOS W, 31-0 1 22 pass Mike Garrett 22 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
5 1969-09-21 @ BOS W, 31-0 1 16 pass Otis Taylor 16 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
6 1969-09-21 @ BOS W, 31-0 2 4 rush Mike Garrett 4 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
7 1969-09-21 @ BOS W, 31-0 3 1 rush Robert Holmes 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
8 1969-09-28 @ CIN L, 19-24 2 11 pass Gloster Richardson 11 yard pass from Jacky Lee (Jan Stenerud kick)
9 1969-09-28 @ CIN L, 19-24 4 10 rush Wendell Hayes 10 yard rush
10 1969-10-05 @ DEN W, 26-13 4 12 rush Warren McVea 12 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
11 1969-10-05 @ DEN W, 26-13 4 60 interception Jim Kearney 60 yard interception return (Jan Stenerud kick)
12 1969-10-12 HOU W, 24-0 1 2 rush Mike Garrett 2 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
13 1969-10-12 HOU W, 24-0 1 5 fumble George Daney 5 yard fumble return (Jan Stenerud kick)
14 1969-10-12 HOU W, 24-0 2 33 pass Robert Holmes 33 yard pass from Tom Flores (Jan Stenerud kick)
15 1969-10-19 MIA W, 17-10 1 14 pass Robert Holmes 14 yard pass from Mike Livingston (Jan Stenerud kick)
16 1969-10-19 MIA W, 17-10 2 9 rush Mike Garrett 9 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
17 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 1 4 rush Wendell Hayes 4 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
18 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 2 27 pass Robert Holmes 27 yard pass from Mike Livingston (Jan Stenerud kick)
19 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 2 10 pass Gloster Richardson 10 yard pass from Mike Livingston (Jan Stenerud kick)
20 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 3 10 pass Mike Garrett 10 yard pass from Mike Livingston (Jan Stenerud kick)
21 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 4 80 rush Warren McVea 80 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
22 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 4 21 fumble Goldie Sellers 21 yard fumble return (Jan Stenerud kick)
23 1969-11-02 @ BUF W, 29-7 4 34 rush Mike Garrett 34 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
24 1969-11-02 @ BUF W, 29-7 4 5 rush Mike Garrett 5 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
25 1969-11-09 SDG W, 27-3 2 5 rush Mike Garrett 5 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
26 1969-11-09 SDG W, 27-3 3 50 pass Frank Pitts 50 yard pass from Warren McVea (Jan Stenerud kick)
27 1969-11-09 SDG W, 27-3 4 2 rush Warren McVea 2 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
28 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 1 18 pass Otis Taylor 18 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
29 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 2 7 pass Otis Taylor 7 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
30 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 3 2 rush Warren McVea 2 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
31 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 4 10 pass Otis Taylor 10 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
32 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 1 5 rush Warren McVea 5 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
33 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 2 31 pass Otis Taylor 31 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
34 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 4 42 pass Frank Pitts 42 yard pass from Len Dawson (Jan Stenerud kick)
35 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 2 1 rush Warren McVea 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
36 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 2 1 rush Warren McVea 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
37 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 4 45 interception Emmitt Thomas 45 yard interception return (Jan Stenerud kick)
38 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 4 53 kickoff Bobby Bell 53 yard kickoff return (Jan Stenerud kick)
39 1969-12-07 BUF W, 22-19 1 3 rush Robert Holmes 3 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
40 1969-12-13 @ OAK L, 6-10 4 1 rush Wendell Hayes 1 yard rush (run failed)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1969-09-14 @ SDG W, 27-9 3 9 rush John Hadl 9 yard rush
2 1969-09-28 @ CIN L, 19-24 1 17 pass Eric Crabtree 17 yard pass from Greg Cook (Horst Muhlmann kick)
3 1969-09-28 @ CIN L, 19-24 4 80 pass Bob Trumpy 80 yard pass from Sam Wyche (Horst Muhlmann kick)
4 1969-09-28 @ CIN L, 19-24 4 10 rush Jess Phillips 10 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
5 1969-10-05 @ DEN W, 26-13 4 22 pass Al Denson 22 yard pass from Pete Liske (Bobby Howfield kick)
6 1969-10-19 MIA W, 17-10 4 9 rush Mercury Morris 9 yard rush (Karl Kremser kick)
7 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 2 59 pass Bob Trumpy 59 yard pass from Sam Wyche (Horst Muhlmann kick)
8 1969-10-26 CIN W, 42-22 3 70 interception Harry Gunner 70 yard interception return (Horst Muhlmann kick)
9 1969-11-02 @ BUF W, 29-7 1 14 pass Marlin Briscoe 14 yard pass from Dan Darragh (Bruce Alford kick)
10 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 2 40 pass George Sauer 40 yard pass from Joe Namath (Jim Turner kick)
11 1969-11-16 @ NYJ W, 34-16 4 10 pass Don Maynard 10 yard pass from Joe Namath (run failed)
12 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 2 22 interception George Atkinson 22 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
13 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 2 22 pass Warren Wells 22 yard pass from Daryle Lamonica (George Blanda kick)
14 1969-11-23 OAK L, 24-27 3 75 interception Dan Conners 75 yard interception return (George Blanda kick)
15 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 4 1 rush Fran Lynch 1 yard rush (Bobby Howfield kick)
16 1969-11-27 DEN W, 31-17 4 1 rush Wandy Williams 1 yard rush (Bobby Howfield kick)
17 1969-12-07 BUF W, 22-19 3 17 pass Marlin Briscoe 17 yard pass from Jack Kemp (Bruce Alford kick)
18 1969-12-07 BUF W, 22-19 4 32 rush O.J. Simpson 32 yard rush (pass failed)
19 1969-12-13 @ OAK L, 6-10 4 8 pass Charlie Smith 8 yard pass from Daryle Lamonica (George Blanda kick)