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1981 Kansas City Chiefs

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9-7-0, AFC West Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.2, Offense: 0.4, Defense: 2.8, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 343 points (21.4/g), 12th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 290 points (18.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of 53 points (3.3/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 9.6-6.4.

Coach: Marv Levy (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust
 Other Notable Asst.: Ted Cottrell (Linebackers)

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

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 6 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 37 33 17 353 214 139 2 29 408 319 89 7
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 2-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19 10 13 256 99 157 17 298 286 12
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 2-1 San Diego Chargers 31 42 29 426 278 148 8 23 398 284 114 3
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W 3-1 @ Seattle Seahawks 20 14 26 381 227 154 2 23 359 277 82 1
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 3-2 @ New England Patriots 17 33 22 327 108 219 4 25 451 211 240 2
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 4-2 Oakland Raiders 27 0 20 454 278 176 2 13 230 151 79 3
7 Sun October 18 boxscore W 5-2 Denver Broncos 28 14 13 324 100 224 5 20 396 319 77 5
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 6-2 @ Oakland Raiders 28 17 22 330 211 119 4 21 342 225 117 6
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 6-3 @ San Diego Chargers 20 22 26 339 155 184 3 21 379 297 82 4
10 Sun November 8 boxscore L OT 6-4 Chicago Bears 13 16 18 249 84 165 6 15 278 77 201
11 Sun November 15 boxscore W 7-4 Houston Oilers 23 10 19 283 25 258 2 19 370 224 146 5
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 8-4 Seattle Seahawks 40 13 29 450 181 269 21 339 256 83 2
13 Thu November 26 boxscore L 8-5 @ Detroit Lions 10 27 14 245 129 116 3 21 285 114 171 1
14 Sun December 6 boxscore L 8-6 @ Denver Broncos 13 16 18 307 233 74 1 16 342 265 77 1
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 8-7 Miami Dolphins 7 17 16 276 185 91 2 16 253 160 93 3
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 9-7 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 6 13 273 133 140 2 16 245 161 84 4