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1976 Kansas City Chiefs

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.7, Offense: 2.2, Defense: -6.9, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 290 points (20.7/g), 12th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 376 points (26.9/g), 25th.
 Differential of -86 points (-6.1/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 4.9-9.1.

Coach: Paul Wiggin (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Chet Franklin
 Defensive Coordinator: Vince Costello

Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium
 Training Camp: William Jewell College (Liberty, Missouri)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Lamar Hunt
General Manager Jim Schaaf
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 290 4802 959 5.0 33 16 20 275 229 419 2929 15 17 6.4 152 498 1873 18 3.8 103
Team Defense 376 5357 952 5.6 43 20 16 309 215 375 2496 25 23 6.3 132 555 2861 24 5.2 161
Lg Rank Offense 12 7 11 10 5 4 2 15 13 6 18 22 6 22
Lg Rank Defense 25 27 6 9 27 19 24 26 7 24 22 27 28 28

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 12 boxscore L 0-1 San Diego Chargers 16 30 19 330 217 113 4 27 467 200 267
2 Mon September 20 boxscore L 0-2 Oakland Raiders 21 24 18 280 165 115 1 25 446 235 211 2
3 Sun September 26 boxscore L 0-3 New Orleans Saints 17 27 18 270 105 165 19 425 126 299 2
4 Sun October 3 boxscore L 0-4 @ Buffalo Bills 17 50 22 502 341 161 6 25 446 180 266
5 Sun October 10 boxscore W 1-4 @ Washington Redskins 33 30 20 443 324 119 26 438 264 174 4
6 Sun October 17 boxscore W OT 2-4 @ Miami Dolphins 20 17 21 453 267 186 2 27 441 262 179 5
7 Sun October 24 boxscore L 2-5 Denver Broncos 26 35 29 467 298 169 2 24 395 203 192 5
8 Sun October 31 boxscore W 3-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 19 22 318 182 136 3 16 196 182 14 1
9 Sun November 7 boxscore L 3-6 Pittsburgh Steelers 0 45 14 257 223 34 6 26 451 121 330 1
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-7 @ Oakland Raiders 10 21 17 289 174 115 1 20 339 128 211 4
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 3-8 Cincinnati Bengals 24 27 16 251 125 126 21 373 104 269 6
12 Sun November 28 boxscore W 4-8 @ San Diego Chargers 23 20 20 368 191 177 2 24 400 190 210 4
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L 4-9 @ Denver Broncos 16 17 13 188 129 59 3 13 269 187 82 3
14 Sun December 12 boxscore W 5-9 Cleveland Browns 39 14 26 386 188 198 3 16 271 114 157 6

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
10 Mike Livingston 31 QB 14 14 5-9-0 189 338 55.9 2682 12 3.6 13 3.8 57 7.9 6.9 14.2 191.6 77.6 31 284 6.50 5.56 8.4 3 3
11 Tony Adams 26 14 0 36 71 50.7 575 3 4.2 4 5.6 49 8.1 6.4 16.0 41.1 68.7 9 79 6.20 4.70 11.3
7 Mike Nott 24 1 0 4 10 40.0 46 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 4.6 4.6 11.5 46.0 54.6 1 9 3.36 3.36 9.1
42 MacArthur Lane 34 FB 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 -2.00 -2.00 100.0
Team Total 26.4 14 5-9-0 229 419 54.7 3303 15 3.6 17 4.1 57 7.9 6.8 14.4 235.9 75.5 42 374 6.35 5.34 9.1 3 3
Opp Total 14 215 375 57.3 2684 25 6.7 23 6.1 7.2 5.73 12.5 191.7 76.3 22 188 6.3 4.9 5.5

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
42 MacArthur Lane 34 FB 14 14 162 542 5 20 3.3 38.7 11.6 66 686 10.4 1 44 4.7 49.0 1228 6 9
21 Tommy Reamon 24 rb 11 4 103 314 4 14 3.0 28.5 9.4 10 136 13.6 1 49 0.9 12.4 450 5 7
14 Ed Podolak 29 rb 10 4 88 371 5 22 4.2 37.1 8.8 13 156 12.0 0 23 1.3 15.6 527 5 2
27 Woody Green 25 RB 6 6 73 322 1 27 4.4 53.7 12.2 9 100 11.1 0 31 1.5 16.7 422 1 2
10 Mike Livingston 31 QB 14 14 31 89 2 19 2.9 6.4 2.2 89 2 4
22 Glynn Harrison 22 8 0 16 41 0 7 2.6 5.1 2.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.5 53 0 1
45 Pat McNeil 22 12 0 8 26 0 7 3.3 2.2 0.7 2 33 16.5 0 18 0.2 2.8 59 0 1
89 Henry Marshall 22 WR 14 14 5 101 1 59 20.2 7.2 0.4 28 443 15.8 2 31 2.0 31.6 544 3 1
11 Tony Adams 26 14 0 5 46 0 21 9.2 3.3 0.4 46 0 1
83 Larry Brunson 27 PR/WR 14 14 3 -1 0 5 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 33 656 19.9 1 57 2.4 46.9 655 1 2
88 Walter White 25 te 14 5 2 15 0 8 7.5 1.1 0.1 47 808 17.2 7 41 3.4 57.7 823 7 0
31 Jeff Kinney 27 1 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7.0 1.0 7 0 0
3 Jan Stenerud 34 K 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
84 Billy Masters 32 TE 10 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 269 14.9 3 30 1.8 26.9 269 3 0
77 Charlie Getty 24 LG 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -5 -5.0 0 -5 0.1 -0.4 -5 0 0
80 Lawrence Williams 23 KR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.8 9 0 1
Team Total 26.4 14 498 1873 18 59 3.8 133.8 35.6 229 3303 14.4 15 57 16.4 235.9 5176 33 32
Opp Total 14 555 2861 24 5.2 204.4 39.6 215 2496 11.6 25 15.4 178.3 5357 49 35

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
83 Larry Brunson 27 PR/WR 14 14 31 387 0 48 12.5 1042
80 Lawrence Williams 23 KR 12 0 25 688 0 64 27.5 697
21 Tommy Reamon 24 rb 11 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 19 424 0 35 22.3 874
22 Glynn Harrison 22 8 0 13 278 0 35 21.4 331
27 Woody Green 25 RB 6 6 3 82 0 30 27.3 504
80 Reggie Craig 23 1 0 2 45 0 23 22.5 45
45 Pat McNeil 22 12 0 2 21 0 18 10.5 80
53 Billy Andrews 31 LLB 14 14 1 38 0 38 38.0 38
89 Henry Marshall 22 WR 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 544
15 Kerry Reardon 27 LCB 14 14 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
Team Total 26.4 14 34 429 0 48 12.6 65 1538 0 64 23.7 7143
Opp Total 14 39 376 1 9.6 55 1263 0 23.0

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
3 Jan Stenerud 34 K 14 0 12 7 8 6 15 7 3 1 38 21 55.3% 33 27 81.8% 1 28 28 0 28.0
44 Jerrel Wilson 35 P 14 0 65 2729 62 1 42.0
7 Mike Nott 24 1 0 1 35 35 0 35.0
Team Total 26.4 14 12 7 8 6 15 7 3 1 38 21 55.3% 33 27 81.8% 67 2792 62 1 41.7
Opp Total 14 18 9 50.0% 51 43 84.3% 64 2502 39.1

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
42 MacArthur Lane 34 FB 14 14 0 9 2 0 0
21 Tommy Reamon 24 rb 11 4 0 7 1 0 0
46 Tim Gray 24 SS 12 11 4 19 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 Willie Lanier 31 MLB 14 11 3 28 0 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
15 Kerry Reardon 27 LCB 14 14 5 26 0 22 0
26 Gary Barbaro 22 FS 14 14 3 27 0 16 0 0 0 1 3 0
10 Mike Livingston 31 QB 14 14 0 4 0 0 0
53 Billy Andrews 31 LLB 14 14 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 2 22 0
83 Larry Brunson 27 PR/WR 14 14 0 2 1 0 0
37 Tim Collier 22 db 13 2 2 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Woody Green 25 RB 6 6 0 2 1 0 0
51 Jim Lynch 31 RLB 14 14 2 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jan Stenerud 34 K 14 0 0 1 2 -13 0
99 Wilbur Young 27 RDE 14 12 0 0 3 0 0
11 Tony Adams 26 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
22 Glynn Harrison 22 8 0 0 1 1 0 0
78 Willie Lee 26 dt 14 3 0 0 2 0 0
87 John Lohmeyer 25 LDT 13 10 0 0 2 0 0 1
45 Pat McNeil 22 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
14 Ed Podolak 29 rb 10 4 0 2 0 0 0
18 Emmitt Thomas 33 RCB 14 14 2 30 0 29 0
80 Lawrence Williams 23 KR 12 0 0 1 1 3 0
57 Jimbo Elrod 22 lb 6 3 1 3 0 3 0
77 Charlie Getty 24 LG 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
60 Matt Herkenhoff 25 LT 14 12 0 0 1 0 0
89 Henry Marshall 22 WR 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
70 Jim Nicholson 27 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
64 Whitney Paul 23 LDE 14 8 0 0 1 0 0
55 Dave Rozumek 22 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.4 14 23 161 0 29 0 0 32 31 15 0 1
Opp Total 14 42 35 15

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
3 Jan Stenerud 34 K 14 0 27 21 90
88 Walter White 25 te 14 5 7 7 42
42 MacArthur Lane 34 FB 14 14 5 1 6 36
14 Ed Podolak 29 rb 10 4 5 5 30
21 Tommy Reamon 24 rb 11 4 4 1 5 30
89 Henry Marshall 22 WR 14 14 1 2 3 18
84 Billy Masters 32 TE 10 9 3 3 18
10 Mike Livingston 31 QB 14 14 2 2 12
83 Larry Brunson 27 PR/WR 14 14 1 1 6
27 Woody Green 25 RB 6 6 1 1 6
87 John Lohmeyer 25 LDT 13 10 1 2
Team Total 26.4 14 18 15 33 27 21 1 290
Opp Total 14 24 25 1 1 43 9 376