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1983 Kansas City Chiefs

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6-10-0, AFC West Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.0, Offense: 1.7, Defense: 0.3, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 386 points (24.1/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 367 points (22.9/g), 21st.
 Differential of 19 points (1.2/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 8.5-7.5.

Coach: John Mackovic (6-10-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Lamar Hunt
General Manager Jim Schaaf
Defensive Alignment 3-4

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 386 5595 1074 5.2 38 19 23 314 369 641 4341 29 19 6.3 208 387 1254 13 3.2 83
Team Defense 367 5386 1089 4.9 51 21 25 319 261 500 3111 21 30 5.8 158 554 2275 18 4.1 136
Lg Rank Offense 8 9 11 15 12 1 3 5 9 8 28 28 21 27
Lg Rank Defense 21 14 3 4 17 15 10 13 2 11 22 20 20 13

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore W 1-0 Seattle Seahawks 17 13 18 365 245 120 1 13 308 198 110 2
2 Mon September 12 boxscore L 1-1 San Diego Chargers 14 17 13 267 222 45 2 27 443 251 192 3
3 Sun September 18 boxscore L 1-2 @ Washington Redskins 12 27 17 330 297 33 3 17 333 153 180 2
4 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-3 @ Miami Dolphins 6 14 8 155 92 63 5 20 279 100 179 7
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 2-3 St. Louis Cardinals 38 14 17 289 183 106 6 10 194 71 123 9
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-4 @ Los Angeles Raiders 20 21 20 291 236 55 2 21 271 157 114 3
7 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-4 New York Giants 38 17 25 432 335 97 1 16 324 246 78 5
8 Sun October 23 boxscore W OT 4-4 @ Houston Oilers 13 10 19 353 241 112 1 19 280 108 172 1
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-5 @ Denver Broncos 24 27 21 362 327 35 3 23 404 329 75 1
10 Sun November 6 boxscore L 4-6 Los Angeles Raiders 20 28 20 357 276 81 3 22 323 232 91 1
11 Sun November 13 boxscore W 5-6 Cincinnati Bengals 20 15 16 292 234 58 19 277 170 107 2
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L 5-7 @ Dallas Cowboys 21 41 29 434 391 43 3 18 421 229 192 2
13 Sun November 27 boxscore L OT 5-8 @ Seattle Seahawks 48 51 26 431 304 127 2 33 531 251 280 3
14 Sun December 4 boxscore L 5-9 Buffalo Bills 9 14 23 341 284 57 2 16 264 76 188 3
15 Sun December 11 boxscore L 5-10 @ San Diego Chargers 38 41 25 537 406 131 3 30 476 376 100 2
16 Sun December 18 boxscore W 6-10 Denver Broncos 48 17 17 359 268 91 1 15 258 164 94 5

Passing

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
9 Bill Kenney* 28 QB 16 16 6-10-0 346 603 57.4 4348 24 4.0 18 3.0 53 7.2 6.7 12.6 271.8 80.8 41 284 6.31 5.80 6.4 0 1
14 Todd Blackledge 22 4 0 20 34 58.8 259 3 8.8 0 0.0 43 7.6 9.4 13.0 64.8 112.3 4 50 5.50 7.08 10.5
31 Jewerl Thomas 26 rb 10 1 1 2 50.0 18 1 50.0 1 50.0 18 9.0 -3.5 18.0 1.8 81.2 0 0 9.00 -3.50 0.0
27 Theotis Brown 26 FB 12 9 1 1 100.0 11 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 11.0 11.0 11.0 0.9 112.5 0 0 11.00 11.00 0.0
88 Carlos Carson* 25 WR 16 16 1 1 100.0 48 1 100.0 0 0.0 48 48.0 68.0 48.0 3.0 158.3 0 0 48.00 68.00 0.0
89 Henry Marshall 29 WR 13 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 9 -9.00 -9.00 100.0
Team Total 25.5 16 6-10-0 369 641 57.6 4684 29 4.5 19 3.0 53 7.3 6.9 12.7 292.8 83.2 46 343 6.32 5.92 6.7 0 1
Opp Total 16 261 500 52.2 3361 21 4.2 30 6.0 6.7 4.86 12.9 210.1 62.6 35 250 5.8 4.1 6.5

Rushing & Receiving

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
43 Billy Jackson 24 RB 16 14 152 499 2 19 3.3 31.2 9.5 32 243 7.6 0 29 2.0 15.2 742 2 3
27 Theotis Brown 26 FB 12 9 124 467 8 49 3.8 38.9 10.3 47 418 8.9 2 53 3.9 34.8 885 10 3
31 Jewerl Thomas 26 rb 10 1 44 115 0 11 2.6 11.5 4.4 10 51 5.1 0 9 1.0 5.1 166 0 4
9 Bill Kenney* 28 QB 16 16 23 59 3 11 2.6 3.7 1.4 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.0 59 3 7
42 Lawrence Ricks 22 12 0 21 28 0 10 1.3 2.3 1.8 3 5 1.7 0 7 0.3 0.4 33 0 1
35 Ken Thomas 23 14 0 15 55 0 28 3.7 3.9 1.1 28 236 8.4 1 25 2.0 16.9 291 1 2
48 James Hadnot 26 5 0 4 10 0 7 2.5 2.0 0.8 2 18 9.0 0 16 0.4 3.6 28 0 0
88 Carlos Carson* 25 WR 16 16 2 20 0 18 10.0 1.3 0.1 80 1351 16.9 7 50 5.0 84.4 1371 7 2
81 Willie Scott 24 TE 16 16 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 29 247 8.5 6 22 1.8 15.4 248 6 0
14 Todd Blackledge 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0 1
89 Henry Marshall 29 WR 13 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 50 788 15.8 6 52 3.8 60.6 788 6 0
82 Anthony Hancock 23 KR/wr 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 584 15.8 1 50 2.3 36.5 584 1 2
83 Stephone Paige 22 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 528 17.6 6 43 1.9 33.0 528 6 1
85 Ed Beckman 28 te 15 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 130 10.0 0 20 0.9 8.7 130 0 1
86 J.T. Smith 28 PR 9 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 85 12.1 0 18 0.8 9.4 85 0 0
Team Total 25.5 16 387 1254 13 49 3.2 78.4 24.2 369 4684 12.7 29 53 23.1 292.8 5938 42 31
Opp Total 16 554 2275 18 4.1 142.2 34.6 261 3111 11.9 21 16.3 194.4 5386 39 35

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
82 Anthony Hancock 23 KR/wr 16 7 14 81 0 18 5.8 29 515 0 33 17.8 1180
86 J.T. Smith 28 PR 9 1 26 210 0 19 8.1 1 5 0 5 5.0 300
27 Theotis Brown 26 FB 12 9 15 301 0 46 20.1 1186
38 Durwood Roquemore 23 db 15 3 3 36 0 13 12.0 36
20 Deron Cherry* 24 FS 16 16 2 54 0 31 27.0 54
88 Carlos Carson* 25 WR 16 16 1 12 0 12 12.0 1383
50 Calvin Daniels 25 lb 16 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
71 Dave Lindstrom 29 de 16 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
35 Ken Thomas 23 14 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 297
Team Total 25.5 16 40 291 0 19 7.3 54 929 0 46 17.2 7158
Opp Total 16 54 559 1 10.4 75 1528 0 20.4

Kicking & Punting

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
6 Jim Arnold 22 P 16 0 93 3710 64 0 39.9
8 Nick Lowery 27 K 16 0 1 1 5 5 6 6 14 10 4 2 30 24 80.0% 45 44 97.8%
Team Total 25.5 16 1 1 5 5 6 6 14 10 4 2 30 24 80.0% 45 44 97.8% 93 3710 64 0 39.9
Opp Total 16 26 20 76.9% 44 43 97.7% 85 3502 41.2

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
29 Albert Lewis 23 db 16 1 4 42 0 34 0 0 0 2 0 0 36 0
20 Deron Cherry* 24 FS 16 16 1.5 7 100 0 41 0 0 2 2 4 0
99 Mike Bell 26 RDE 16 16 10.0 0 0 1 0 0
9 Bill Kenney* 28 QB 16 16 0 7 4 0 0
24 Gary Green* 28 LCB 16 16 6 59 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 0
51 Charles Jackson 28 ROLB 15 15 4.0 0 0 4 47 1
34 Lloyd Burruss 26 SS 12 12 0.5 4 46 0 27 0 0 0 2 26 0
74 Dino Mangiero 25 NT 16 11 5.0 0 0 1 32 0
43 Billy Jackson 24 RB 16 14 0 3 2 0 0
67 Art Still 28 LDE 15 12 4.0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Jewerl Thomas 26 rb 10 1 0 4 1 0 0
38 Durwood Roquemore 23 db 15 3 4 117 1 42 0
23 Lucious Smith 26 RCB 16 13 3 99 1 58 0 0 0 1 0 0
59 Gary Spani 27 RILB 10 9 3.0 0 0 1 5 0
27 Theotis Brown 26 FB 12 9 0 3 0 0 0
50 Calvin Daniels 25 lb 16 1 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
91 Ken Kremer 26 nt 16 5 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Bob Rush 28 C 15 15 0 2 1 0 0
35 Ken Thomas 23 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
88 Carlos Carson* 25 WR 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
82 Anthony Hancock 23 KR/wr 16 7 0 2 0 0 0
83 Stephone Paige 22 16 0 0 1 1 0 0
85 Ed Beckman 28 te 15 7 0 1 0 0 0
14 Todd Blackledge 22 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
45 Trent Bryant 24 db 16 2 1 19 0 19 0
56 Louis Haynes 23 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 Tom Howard 29 LOLB 16 16 1.0
71 Dave Lindstrom 29 de 16 3 1.0
58 Steve Potter 26 lb 16 1 1 0 0 0 0
79 Dean Prater 25 de 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
42 Lawrence Ricks 22 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.5 16 34.0 30 482 2 58 0 0 31 31 114 1 36 0
Opp Total 16 46 35 14

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
8 Nick Lowery 27 K 16 0 44 24 116
27 Theotis Brown 26 FB 12 9 8 2 10 60
88 Carlos Carson* 25 WR 16 16 7 7 42
89 Henry Marshall 29 WR 13 9 6 6 36
83 Stephone Paige 22 16 0 6 6 36
81 Willie Scott 24 TE 16 16 6 6 36
9 Bill Kenney* 28 QB 16 16 3 3 18
43 Billy Jackson 24 RB 16 14 2 2 12
82 Anthony Hancock 23 KR/wr 16 7 1 1 6
51 Charles Jackson 28 ROLB 15 15 1 1 6
38 Durwood Roquemore 23 db 15 3 1 1 6
23 Lucious Smith 26 RCB 16 13 1 1 6
35 Ken Thomas 23 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.5 16 13 29 1 2 45 44 24 386
Opp Total 16 18 21 1 2 2 43 20 367