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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)

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


Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Len Dawson* 34 12 7 98 for 166, 1,323 yards, 9 td, 13 int, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1957
HB Mike Garrett 25 3 0 168 rushes for 732 yards, 6 td, & 43 catches for 432 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 20th / 178th pick / 1966
FB Robert Holmes* 24 1 0 150 rushes for 612 yards, 2 td, & 26 catches for 266 yards and 3 td Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 375th pick / 1968
FL Otis Taylor 27 4 0 41 catches for 696 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for -2 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 29th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 203rd pick / 1965
SE Frank Pitts 26 4 0 31 catches for 470 yards, 2 td, & 5 rushes for 28 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1965
Chicago Bears / 16th / 213th pick / 1965
TE Fred Arbanas 30 7 0 16 catches for 258 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 7th / 54th pick / 1961
LT Jim Tyrer*+ 30 8 0 Dallas Texans / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 14th / 188th pick / 1961
LG Ed Budde*+ 29 6 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
C E.J. Holub 31 8 0 Dallas Texans / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
RG Mo Moorman 24 1 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 19th pick / 1968
RT Dave Hill 28 6 0 New York Giants / 5th / 62nd pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 24th / 192nd pick / 1963
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jerry Mays 30 8 0 Dallas Texans / 5th / 38th pick / 1961
Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 141st pick / 1961
LDT Curley Culp* 23 1 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1968
RDT Buck Buchanan*+ 30 6 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 1st pick / 1963
New York Giants / 19th / 265th pick / 1963
RDE Aaron Brown 26 3 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
LLB Bobby Bell*+ 29 6 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1963
MLB Willie Lanier* 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
RLB Jim Lynch 24 2 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1967
LCB Jim Marsalis* 24 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 23rd pick / 1969
RCB Emmitt Thomas 26 3 0 9 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LS Jim Kearney 26 4 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 11th / 151st pick / 1965
RS Johnny Robinson+ 31 9 0 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Jan Stenerud* 27 2 0 27 of 35 field goals & 38 of 38 extra points
P Jerrel Wilson 28 6 0 68 punts for a 44.4 average, 0 blocked Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
PR Willie Mitchell 29 5 0 13 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td
KR Warren McVea 23 1 0 13 kick returns for a 24.5 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 109th pick / 1968

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
84 Fred Arbanas 30 TE 14 0 240 6-3 Michigan St. 1/14/1939 7 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 7th / 54th pick / 1961
78 Bobby Bell*+ 29 LLB 14 0 228 6-4 Minnesota 6/17/1940 6 17 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1963
24 Ceasar Belser 25 14 0 205 6-0 Ark-Pine Bluff 9/13/1944 1 4 Washington Redskins / 10th / 145th pick / 1966
87 Aaron Brown 26 RDE 14 0 255 6-5 Minnesota 11/16/1943 3 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
86 Buck Buchanan*+ 30 RDT 14 0 270 6-7 Grambling St. 9/10/1939 6 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 1st pick / 1963
New York Giants / 19th / 265th pick / 1963
71 Ed Budde*+ 29 LG 14 0 265 6-5 Michigan St. 11/2/1940 6 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
61 Curley Culp* 23 LDT 14 0 265 6-2 Arizona St. 3/10/1946 1 11 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1968
60 George Daney 23 14 0 240 6-4 Detroit Mercy,Texas-El Paso 2/2/1946 1 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 22nd pick / 1968
16 Len Dawson* 34 QB 9 7 190 6-0 Purdue 6/20/1935 12 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 5th pick / 1957
12 Tom Flores 32 5 0 202 6-1 Pacific 3/21/1937 9 0
21 Mike Garrett 25 HB 14 0 191 5-9 USC 4/12/1944 3 11 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 20th / 178th pick / 1966
38 Wendell Hayes 29 14 0 220 6-1 Humboldt St. 8/5/1940 6 2
73 Dave Hill 28 RT 14 0 260 6-5 Auburn 2/1/1941 6 6 New York Giants / 5th / 62nd pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 24th / 192nd pick / 1963
45 Robert Holmes* 24 FB 14 0 221 5-9 Southern 10/5/1945 1 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 375th pick / 1968
55 E.J. Holub 31 C 14 0 236 6-4 Texas Tech 1/5/1938 8 10 Dallas Texans / 1st / 6th pick / 1961
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 16th pick / 1961
85 Chuck Hurston 27 14 0 240 6-6 Auburn 11/9/1942 4 5 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 91st pick / 1965
Green Bay Packers / 15th / 206th pick / 1965
46 Jim Kearney 26 LS 14 0 206 6-2 Prairie View 1/21/1943 4 8 Detroit Lions / 11th / 151st pick / 1965
63 Willie Lanier* 24 MLB 14 0 245 6-1 Morgan St. 8/21/1945 2 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
15 Jacky Lee 30 qb 3 1 189 6-1 Cincinnati 7/11/1939 9 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 61st pick / 1960
10 Mike Livingston* 24 qb 9 6 212 6-4 SMU 11/14/1945 1 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 48th pick / 1968
82 Ed Lothamer 27 13 0 270 6-5 Michigan St. 5/20/1942 5 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 26th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 5th / 64th pick / 1964
26 Paul Lowe 33 7 0 205 6-0 Oregon St. 9/27/1936 9 0
51 Jim Lynch 24 RLB 14 0 235 6-1 Notre Dame 8/28/1945 2 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1967
40 Jim Marsalis* 24 LCB 14 0 194 5-11 Tennessee St. 10/10/1945 Rook 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 23rd pick / 1969
75 Jerry Mays 30 LDE 14 0 252 6-4 SMU 11/24/1939 8 13 Dallas Texans / 5th / 38th pick / 1961
Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 141st pick / 1961
81 Mickey McCarty 23 3 0 255 6-5 TCU 11/15/1946 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 90th pick / 1968
32 Curtis McClinton 30 14 0 227 6-3 Kansas 6/25/1939 7 0 Dallas Texans / 14th / 110th pick / 1961
Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 110th pick / 1960
6 Warren McVea 23 11 0 182 5-9 Houston 7/30/1946 1 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 109th pick / 1968
22 Willie Mitchell 29 PR 14 0 185 6-0 Tennessee St. 8/28/1940 5 0
76 Mo Moorman 24 RG 11 0 252 6-5 Kentucky,Texas A&M 7/24/1945 1 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 19th pick / 1968
25 Frank Pitts 26 SE 14 0 199 6-3 Southern 11/12/1943 4 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 32nd pick / 1965
Chicago Bears / 16th / 213th pick / 1965
14 Ed Podolak 22 4 0 204 6-1 Iowa 9/1/1947 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 48th pick / 1969
65 Remi Prudhomme 27 14 0 250 6-4 LSU 4/24/1942 3 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 37th pick / 1964
Buffalo Bills / 14th / 108th pick / 1964
30 Gloster Richardson 27 13 0 200 6-2 Jackson St. 7/18/1942 2 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 50th pick / 1965
42 Johnny Robinson+ 31 RS 14 0 205 6-1 LSU 9/9/1938 9 15 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1960
20 Goldie Sellers 27 14 0 198 6-2 Grambling St. 1/9/1942 3 4 Denver Broncos / 8th / 66th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 20th / 302nd pick / 1966
1 Noland Smith 26 6 0 154 5-5 Tennessee St. 10/20/1943 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 156th pick / 1967
66 Bob Stein 21 14 0 235 6-3 Minnesota 1/22/1948 Rook 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 126th pick / 1969
3 Jan Stenerud* 27 K 14 0 187 6-2 Montana St. 11/26/1942 2 8
89 Otis Taylor 27 FL 11 0 215 6-3 Prairie View 8/11/1942 4 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 29th pick / 1965
Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 203rd pick / 1965
18 Emmitt Thomas 26 RCB 14 0 192 6-2 Bishop 6/3/1943 3 10
74 Gene Trosch 24 13 0 277 6-7 Miami (FL) 6/7/1945 2 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 24th pick / 1967
77 Jim Tyrer*+ 30 LT 14 0 280 6-6 Ohio St. 2/25/1939 8 11 Dallas Texans / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 14th / 188th pick / 1961
44 Jerrel Wilson 28 P 14 0 222 6-2 Southern Miss 10/4/1941 6 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
Team Total 26.8 14 224.7 6-2.4 4.0