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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Mike Livingston 31 8 14 189 for 338, 2,682 yards, 12 td, 13 int, & 31 rushes for 89 yards and 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 48th pick / 1968
RB Woody Green 25 2 6 73 rushes for 322 yards, 1 td, & 9 catches for 100 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 16th pick / 1974
FB MacArthur Lane 34 8 14 162 rushes for 542 yards, 5 td, & 66 catches for 686 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
WR Larry Brunson 27 2 14 33 catches for 656 yards, 1 td, & 3 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 11th / 263rd pick / 1972
WR Henry Marshall 22 Rook 14 28 catches for 443 yards, 2 td, & 5 rushes for 101 yards and 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 79th pick / 1976
TE Billy Masters 32 9 9 18 catches for 269 yards, 3 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 77th pick / 1967
LT Matt Herkenhoff 25 Rook 12 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1974
LG Charlie Getty 24 2 14 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1974
C Jack Rudnay* 29 6 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 101st pick / 1969
RG Tom Condon 24 2 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 250th pick / 1974
RT Jim Nicholson 27 2 14 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 219th pick / 1973
 Defensive Starters
LDE Whitney Paul 23 Rook 8 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
LDT John Lohmeyer 25 3 10 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 89th pick / 1973
RDT Bob Maddox 27 2 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 171st pick / 1973
RDE Wilbur Young 27 5 12 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 39th pick / 1971
LLB Billy Andrews 31 9 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 13th / 333rd pick / 1967
MLB Willie Lanier 31 9 11 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
RLB Jim Lynch 31 9 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1967
LCB Kerry Reardon 27 5 14 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 146th pick / 1971
RCB Emmitt Thomas 33 10 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Tim Gray 24 1 11 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 21st pick / 1975
FS Gary Barbaro 22 Rook 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1976
 Special Teams Starters
K Jan Stenerud 34 9 0 21 of 38 field goals & 27 of 33 extra points
P Jerrel Wilson 35 13 0 65 punts for a 42.0 average, 1 blocked Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
PR Larry Brunson 27 2 14 31 punt returns for a 12.5 average and 0 td Denver Broncos / 11th / 263rd pick / 1972
KR Lawrence Williams 23 Rook 0 25 kick returns for a 27.5 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 7th / 172nd pick / 1975

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
11 Tony Adams 26 14 0 198 6-0 Texas,Utah St. 3/19/1950 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 14th / 343rd pick / 1973
53 Billy Andrews 31 LLB 14 14 220 6-0 SE Louisiana 6/14/1945 9 5 Cleveland Browns / 13th / 333rd pick / 1967
56 Charlie Ane 24 c 14 1 233 6-1 Michigan St. 8/12/1952 1 2
26 Gary Barbaro 22 FS 14 14 203 6-4 Nicholls St. 2/11/1954 Rook 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1976
83 Larry Brunson 27 PR 14 14 180 5-11 Mesa,Colorado 8/11/1949 2 7 Denver Broncos / 11th / 263rd pick / 1972
71 Ed Budde 36 11 0 265 6-5 Michigan St. 11/2/1940 13 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 8th pick / 1963
37 Tim Collier 22 db 13 2 172 6-0 Texas A&M-Commerce 5/31/1954 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 249th pick / 1976
65 Tom Condon 24 RG 14 13 255 6-3 Boston Col. 10/26/1952 2 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 250th pick / 1974
80 Reggie Craig 23 1 0 187 6-1 Arkansas 6/10/1953 1 0
57 Jimbo Elrod 22 lb 6 3 220 6-0 Oklahoma 5/25/1954 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 144th pick / 1976
74 Larry Estes 30 de 14 3 255 6-6 Alcorn St. 12/9/1946 6 1 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 192nd pick / 1970
77 Charlie Getty 24 LG 14 14 265 6-4 Penn St. 7/24/1952 2 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1974
46 Tim Gray 24 SS 12 11 200 6-1 Texas A&M 11/11/1952 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 21st pick / 1975
27 Woody Green 25 RB 6 6 205 6-0 Arizona St. 6/20/1951 2 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 16th pick / 1974
22 Glynn Harrison 22 8 0 191 5-11 Georgia 5/25/1954 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 251st pick / 1976
60 Matt Herkenhoff 25 LT 14 12 267 6-4 Minnesota 4/2/1951 Rook 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 94th pick / 1974
31 Jeff Kinney 27 1 0 215 6-2 Nebraska 11/1/1949 4 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 23rd pick / 1972
42 MacArthur Lane 34 FB 14 14 220 6-1 Utah St. 3/16/1942 8 12 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
63 Willie Lanier 31 MLB 14 11 245 6-1 Morgan St. 8/21/1945 9 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 50th pick / 1967
78 Willie Lee 26 dt 14 3 249 6-5 Bethune-Cookman 7/13/1950 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 137th pick / 1976
10 Mike Livingston 31 QB 14 14 212 6-4 SMU 11/14/1945 8 12 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 48th pick / 1968
87 John Lohmeyer 25 LDT 13 10 229 6-4 Emporia St. 1/15/1951 3 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 89th pick / 1973
51 Jim Lynch 31 RLB 14 14 235 6-1 Notre Dame 8/28/1945 9 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1967
75 Bob Maddox 27 RDT 8 7 237 6-5 Frostburg St. 5/2/1949 2 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 171st pick / 1973
89 Henry Marshall 22 WR 14 14 214 6-2 Missouri 8/9/1954 Rook 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 79th pick / 1976
84 Billy Masters 32 TE 10 9 240 6-5 LSU 3/15/1944 9 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 77th pick / 1967
45 Pat McNeil 22 12 0 208 5-9 Baylor 2/28/1954 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 472nd pick / 1976
70 Jim Nicholson 27 RT 14 14 269 6-6 Michigan St. 2/28/1949 2 8 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 219th pick / 1973
7 Mike Nott 24 1 0 203 6-3 Santa Clara 5/19/1952 Rook 0
52 Orrin Olsen 23 14 0 245 6-1 BYU 7/7/1953 Rook 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 222nd pick / 1976
64 Whitney Paul 23 LDE 14 8 220 6-3 Colorado 10/8/1953 Rook 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 277th pick / 1976
85 Barry Pearson 26 8 0 185 5-11 Northwestern 2/4/1950 4 0
14 Ed Podolak 29 rb 10 4 204 6-1 Iowa 9/1/1947 7 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 48th pick / 1969
21 Tommy Reamon 24 rb 11 4 192 5-10 Missouri 3/12/1952 Rook 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 223rd pick / 1974
15 Kerry Reardon 27 LCB 14 14 180 5-11 Iowa 5/6/1949 5 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 146th pick / 1971
55 Dave Rozumek 22 8 0 215 6-1 New Hampshire 4/25/1954 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 415th pick / 1976
58 Jack Rudnay* 29 C 14 13 240 6-3 Northwestern 11/20/1947 6 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 101st pick / 1969
72 Keith Simons 22 rdt 6 6 254 6-3 Minnesota 4/26/1954 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1976
3 Jan Stenerud 34 K 14 0 187 6-2 Montana St. 11/26/1942 9 2
48 Steve Taylor 23 14 1 204 6-3 Kansas 12/27/1953 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 166th pick / 1976
18 Emmitt Thomas 33 RCB 14 14 192 6-2 Bishop 6/3/1943 10 5
76 Rod Walters 22 14 3 258 6-3 Iowa 2/27/1954 Rook 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1976
54 Clyde Werner 29 14 0 225 6-4 Washington 12/10/1947 6 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1970
88 Walter White 25 te 14 5 216 6-3 Maryland 7/19/1951 1 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1975
80 Lawrence Williams 23 KR 12 0 173 5-10 Texas Tech 9/3/1953 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 172nd pick / 1975
44 Jerrel Wilson 35 P 14 0 222 6-2 Southern Miss 10/4/1941 13 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 88th pick / 1963
Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 225th pick / 1963
73 Jim Wolf 24 ldt 14 7 240 6-2 Prairie View 3/4/1952 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 149th pick / 1974
99 Wilbur Young 27 RDE 14 12 285 6-6 William Penn 4/20/1949 5 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 39th pick / 1971
Team Total 26.4 14 221.4 6-2.0 3.4