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1987 Kansas City Chiefs

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4-11-0, Finished 5th in AFC West Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.0, Offense: -3.2, Defense: -4.8, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 273 points (18.2/g), 23rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (25.9/g), 27th.
 Differential of -115 points (-7.7/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 4.5-10.5.

Coach: Frank Gansz (4-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Homer Smith
 Defensive Coordinator: John Paul

Stadium: Arrowhead 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 Bill Kenney 32 7 8 154 for 273, 2,107 yards, 15 td, 9 int, & 12 rushes for -2 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 12th / 333rd pick / 1978
RB Herman Heard 26 3 6 82 rushes for 466 yards, 3 td, & 14 catches for 118 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 61st pick / 1984
FB Christian Okoye 26 Rook 12 157 rushes for 660 yards, 3 td, & 24 catches for 169 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 35th pick / 1987
WR Carlos Carson* 29 7 12 55 catches for 1,044 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 114th pick / 1980
WR Stephone Paige 26 4 11 43 catches for 707 yards, 4 td
TE Jonathan Hayes 25 2 7 21 catches for 272 yards, 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1985
LT John Alt 25 3 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 21st pick / 1984
LG Rich Baldinger 28 5 11 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 10th / 270th pick / 1982
C Tom Baugh 24 1 6 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 87th pick / 1986
RG Mark Adickes 26 1 12 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1984 Supp
RT Irv Eatman 26 1 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 204th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Art Still 32 9 12 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1978
NT Bill Maas* 25 3 11 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1984
RDE Mike Bell 30 8 12 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1979
LOLB Louis Cooper 24 2 6 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 305th pick / 1985
LILB Aaron Pearson 23 1 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 285th pick / 1986
RILB Dino Hackett 23 1 11 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 35th pick / 1986
ROLB Jack Del Rio 24 2 7 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
LCB Albert Lewis* 27 4 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 61st pick / 1983
RCB Kevin Ross 25 3 11 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
SS Lloyd Burruss 30 6 11 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 78th pick / 1981
FS Deron Cherry* 28 6 8 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Lowery 31 9 0 19 of 23 field goals & 26 of 26 extra points
P Kelly Goodburn 25 Rook 0 59 punts for a 40.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Michael Clemons 22 Rook 0 19 punt returns for a 8.5 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 218th pick / 1987
KR Paul Palmer 23 Rook 1 38 kick returns for a 24.3 average and 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 19th pick / 1987

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
93 Bill Acker 31 nt 2 2 255 6-3 Texas 11/7/1956 7 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 142nd pick / 1980
61 Mark Adickes 26 RG 12 12 278 6-4 Baylor 4/22/1961 1 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1984 Supp
65 Kevin Adkins 22 2 0 250 6-1 Oklahoma 8/27/1965 Rook 0
76 John Alt 25 LT 9 9 298 6-8 Iowa 5/30/1962 3 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 21st pick / 1984
87 Walt Arnold 29 te 5 4 228 6-3 New Mexico 8/31/1958 7 0
91 Gary Baldinger 24 7 0 264 6-3 Wake Forest 10/4/1963 1 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 229th pick / 1986
77 Rich Baldinger 28 LG 12 11 285 6-4 Wake Forest 12/31/1959 5 5 New York Giants / 10th / 270th pick / 1982
58 Tom Baugh 24 C 12 6 274 6-3 Southern Illinois 12/1/1963 1 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 87th pick / 1986
99 Mike Bell 30 RDE 12 12 255 6-4 Colorado St. 8/30/1957 8 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1979
67 James Black 31 1 0 280 6-4 South Carolina St. 11/4/1956 Rook 0
14 Todd Blackledge 26 qb 3 2 225 6-3 Penn St. 2/25/1961 4 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 7th pick / 1983
86 Eric Brown 23 wr 2 1 180 6-2 Tulsa 9/7/1964 Rook 1
45 Trent Bryant 28 db 3 2 180 5-10 Arkansas 8/14/1959 6 1 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 259th pick / 1981
34 Lloyd Burruss 30 SS 11 11 204 6-0 Maryland 10/31/1957 6 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 78th pick / 1981
88 Carlos Carson* 29 WR 12 12 180 5-11 LSU 12/28/1958 7 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 114th pick / 1980
20 Deron Cherry* 28 FS 8 8 197 5-11 Rutgers 9/12/1959 6 5
46 Michael Clemons 22 PR 8 0 166 5-5 William & Mary 1/15/1965 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 218th pick / 1987
22 Sherman Cocroft 26 db 12 1 195 6-1 San Jose St. 8/29/1961 2 1
84 Paul Coffman 31 te 12 1 222 6-3 Kansas St. 3/29/1956 9 0
54 Tim Cofield 24 rolb 12 5 243 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 5/18/1963 1 2
81 Darrell Colbert 23 12 0 174 5-10 Texas Southern 11/16/1964 Rook 0
5 Lewis Colbert 24 2 0 182 5-11 Auburn 8/23/1963 1 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 196th pick / 1986
48 Jeff Colter 26 1 0 171 5-10 Kansas 4/23/1961 3 0
55 Louis Cooper 24 LOLB 12 6 240 6-2 West. Carolina 8/5/1963 2 3 Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 305th pick / 1985
50 Jack Del Rio 24 ROLB 10 7 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 2 3 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
51 Rick Donnalley 29 c 6 6 261 6-2 North Carolina 12/11/1958 5 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1981
66 Dan Doubiago 27 3 0 283 6-5 Utah 9/25/1960 Rook 0
26 Cornelius Dozier 23 2 0 190 6-2 SMU 2/5/1964 Rook 0
75 Irv Eatman 26 RT 12 8 293 6-7 UCLA 1/1/1961 1 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 204th pick / 1983
25 Jack Epps 24 db 3 2 197 6-0 Kansas St. 3/20/1963 Rook 1
12 Alex Espinoza 23 1 0 193 6-1 Cal State-Fullerton,Iowa St. 5/31/1964 Rook 0
84 Richard Estell 24 2 0 210 6-2 Kansas 10/12/1963 Rook 0
41 James Evans 24 2 0 220 6-0 Southern 8/17/1963 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 10th / 271st pick / 1987
90 Jeff Faulkner 23 de 3 1 305 6-4 Southern 4/4/1964 Rook 0
40 Jitter Fields 25 5 0 185 5-8 Texas 8/16/1962 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 123rd pick / 1984
95 Randy Frazier 23 3 0 235 6-3 Morehead St. 6/18/1964 Rook 0
71 Lee Getz 23 3 0 250 6-3 Rutgers 4/2/1964 Rook 0
2 Kelly Goodburn 25 P 13 0 195 6-2 Emporia St.,Iowa St. 4/14/1962 Rook 3
98 Leonard Griffin 25 de 12 2 268 6-4 Grambling St. 9/22/1962 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1986
39 Stephen Griffin 23 1 0 205 5-10 Tennessee St. 8/14/1964 Rook 0
56 Dino Hackett 23 RILB 11 11 228 6-3 Appalachian St. 6/28/1964 1 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 35th pick / 1986
4 James Hamrick 24 3 0 177 5-11 Rice 8/31/1963 Rook 1
50 James Harrell 30 lb 11 4 224 6-1 Florida 7/19/1957 8 2
92 Bob Harris 27 lb 3 3 219 6-2 Auburn 11/11/1960 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 211th pick / 1983
64 James Harvey 22 g 3 3 265 6-3 Jackson St. 11/27/1965 Rook 1
85 Jonathan Hayes 25 TE 12 7 248 6-5 Iowa 8/11/1962 2 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1985
44 Herman Heard 26 RB 12 6 184 5-10 Fort Lewis,Southern Colorado 11/24/1961 3 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 61st pick / 1984
23 Greg Hill 26 4 0 194 6-1 Oklahoma St. 2/12/1961 4 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 86th pick / 1983
89 Eric Hodges 23 1 0 190 6-0 Florida 6/3/1964 Rook 0
93 Eric Holle 27 nt 8 1 260 6-5 Texas 9/5/1960 3 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 117th pick / 1984
97 Tony Holloway 23 de 1 1 222 6-2 Nebraska 4/21/1964 Rook 0
57 Bruce Holmes 22 lb 3 3 235 6-2 Minnesota 10/24/1965 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 325th pick / 1987
79 Doug Hoppock 27 t 3 3 280 6-4 Kansas St. 1/30/1960 Rook 2
53 Todd Howard 22 12 0 235 6-2 Texas A&M 2/18/1965 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1987
11 Doug Hudson 23 qb 1 1 201 6-2 Nicholls St. 9/11/1964 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 186th pick / 1987
52 Glenn Hyde 36 t 8 1 253 6-3 Pittsburgh 3/14/1951 11 1
60 Byron Ingram 23 1 0 295 6-2 East. Kentucky 11/17/1964 Rook 0
97 Ken Johnson 32 de 2 1 253 6-5 Knoxville 3/25/1955 8 0 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 83rd pick / 1979
96 Fred Jones 22 2 0 240 6-3 Florida St. 9/2/1965 Rook 0
81 Rod Jones 23 te 3 1 240 6-4 Washington 3/3/1964 Rook 1 New York Giants / 8th / 223rd pick / 1987
73 Brian Jozwiak 24 g 10 1 304 6-5 West Virginia 6/20/1963 1 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 7th pick / 1986
80 Mark Keel 26 te 7 2 228 6-4 Arizona 10/1/1961 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 9th / 240th pick / 1983
9 Bill Kenney 32 QB 11 8 211 6-4 Arizona St.,Northern Colorado 1/20/1955 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 333rd pick / 1978
74 Pete Koch 25 nt 6 6 270 6-6 Maryland 1/23/1962 3 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 16th pick / 1984
80 Stein Koss 24 te 2 2 225 6-2 Arizona St. 8/21/1963 Rook 0
40 Ken Lacy 27 rb 3 1 222 6-0 Tulsa 11/1/1960 3 0
48 Garcia Lane 26 db 1 1 180 5-9 Ohio St. 12/31/1961 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 61st pick / 1984 Supp
29 Albert Lewis* 27 LCB 12 12 196 6-2 Grambling St. 10/6/1960 4 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 61st pick / 1983
60 Chris Lindstrom 27 de 3 3 260 6-7 Boston Univ. 8/3/1960 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 205th pick / 1982
8 Nick Lowery 31 K 12 0 215 6-4 Dartmouth 5/27/1956 9 5
72 Dave Lutz 28 rt 12 7 305 6-6 Georgia Tech 12/20/1959 4 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1983
63 Bill Maas* 25 NT 11 11 271 6-5 Pittsburgh 3/2/1962 3 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1984
89 Henry Marshall 33 12 0 214 6-2 Missouri 8/9/1954 11 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 79th pick / 1976
94 Ken McAlister 27 1 0 220 6-5 San Francisco 4/15/1960 5 0
87 Dave Montagne 23 wr 3 2 184 6-2 Oregon St. 4/18/1964 Rook 0
32 Larry Moriarty 29 rb 12 4 240 6-1 Notre Dame 4/24/1958 4 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 114th pick / 1983
53 Gary Moten 26 1 0 210 6-1 SMU 4/3/1961 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 175th pick / 1983
91 Lloyd Mumphrey 26 de 3 2 260 6-3 Miss. Valley St. 2/14/1961 Rook 1
85 Kenny Nash 25 1 0 193 6-2 San Jose St. 10/28/1962 Rook 0
70 Mark Nelson 23 1 0 270 6-4 Iowa St.,Bowling Green 6/22/1964 Rook 0
49 Teddy Nelson 22 db 3 3 203 5-10 UNLV 1/1/1965 Rook 1
35 Christian Okoye 26 FB 12 12 253 6-1 Azusa Pacific 8/16/1961 Rook 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 35th pick / 1987
83 Stephone Paige 26 WR 12 11 184 6-2 Fresno St. 10/15/1961 4 6
26 Paul Palmer 23 KR 12 1 184 5-9 Temple 10/14/1964 Rook 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 19th pick / 1987
43 Robert Parker 24 rb 3 2 201 6-1 BYU 1/7/1963 Rook 1
96 Aaron Pearson 23 LILB 12 9 239 6-0 Mississippi St. 8/22/1964 1 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 285th pick / 1986
24 J.C. Pearson 24 db 12 2 187 5-11 Cal Poly-Pomona,Washington 8/17/1963 1 1
62 Jim Pietrzak 34 c 2 2 260 6-5 East. Michigan 2/21/1953 13 1 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1974
41 Woodie Pippens 24 2 0 225 5-11 Thiel 2/7/1963 Rook 0
30 Mark Robinson 25 db 12 4 206 5-11 Penn St. 9/13/1962 3 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 90th pick / 1984
77 Steve Rogers 28 t 3 3 260 6-4 Oregon St.,BYU 1/9/1959 Rook 2
31 Kevin Ross 25 RCB 12 11 185 5-9 Temple 1/16/1962 3 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
10 Frank Seurer 25 qb 8 2 195 6-1 Kansas 8/16/1962 1 1 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 76th pick / 1984 Supp
47 Chris Smith 24 rb 3 3 232 6-1 Notre Dame 6/1/1963 1 1
27 Eric Smith 28 db 3 1 190 5-10 SMU 12/22/1959 Rook 1
52 Angelo Snipes 24 4 0 222 6-0 West Georgia 1/11/1963 1 0
94 Gary Spann 24 lb 2 1 218 6-1 TCU 2/3/1963 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 263rd pick / 1986
1 Matt Stevens 23 qb 3 2 190 6-0 UCLA 7/30/1964 Rook 1
67 Art Still 32 LDE 12 12 253 6-7 Kentucky 12/5/1955 9 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1978
21 Ralph Stockemer 25 2 0 212 6-1 Baylor 12/20/1962 Rook 0
38 Carlton Thomas 24 db 4 2 200 6-0 Elizabeth City St. 11/25/1963 Rook 1
58 Arland Thompson 30 g 3 3 265 6-4 Baylor 9/19/1957 7 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 1980
83 John Trahan 26 wr 3 3 160 5-9 Southern Colorado 4/19/1961 Rook 0
98 John Walker 26 nt 3 2 270 6-6 Nebraska-Omaha 9/12/1961 Rook 1 New York Jets / 5th / 136th pick / 1983
88 Riley Walton 25 2 0 245 6-4 Tennessee St. 8/6/1962 Rook 0
70 Ray Woodard 26 6 0 290 6-6 Texas 8/20/1961 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 199th pick / 1984
23 Kevin Wyatt 23 2 0 199 5-10 Arkansas 3/14/1964 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 136th pick / 1986
Team Total 25.7 15 228.1 6-1.9 2.3