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1990 Kansas City Chiefs

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFC West Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.7, Offense: 2.7, Defense: 4.1, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 369 points (23.1/g), 6th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 257 points (16.1/g), 5th.
 Differential of 112 points (7.0/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Cowher
 Other Notable Asst.: Tony Dungy (Defensive Backs) and Herman Edwards (Scout)

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Lamar Hunt
President/General Manager Carl Peterson
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 369 5215 975 5.3 19 14 23 280 260 449 3267 23 5 6.9 153 504 1948 11 3.9 104
Team Defense 257 4881 945 5.2 45 25 19 268 267 512 3241 16 20 5.7 164 373 1640 12 4.4 85
Lg Rank Offense 6 7 2 10 13 18 9 9 1 4 5 10 18 18
Lg Rank Defense 5 16 1 1 9 21 17 5 8 12 3 12 12 22

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore W 1-0 Minnesota Vikings 24 21 18 304 190 114 1 20 354 224 130 3
2 Mon September 17 boxscore L 1-1 @ Denver Broncos 23 24 22 441 363 78 1 18 399 250 149 2
3 Sun September 23 boxscore W 2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 17 3 14 271 118 153 1 17 257 136 121 4
4 Sun September 30 boxscore W 3-1 Cleveland Browns 34 0 14 259 182 77 1 13 270 202 68 3
5 Sun October 7 boxscore L 3-2 @ Indianapolis Colts 19 23 13 255 177 78 4 15 231 143 88 3
6 Sun October 14 boxscore W 4-2 Detroit Lions 43 24 25 566 256 310 1 20 328 192 136 2
7 Sun October 21 boxscore L 4-3 @ Seattle Seahawks 7 19 15 248 179 69 3 16 260 124 136 4
8 Bye Week
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-3 Los Angeles Raiders 9 7 11 169 45 124 1 12 234 138 96 3
10 Sun November 11 boxscore L 5-4 Seattle Seahawks 16 17 16 229 115 114 13 297 236 61 2
11 Sun November 18 boxscore W 6-4 San Diego Chargers 27 10 16 297 165 132 21 286 187 99 5
12 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-4 @ Los Angeles Raiders 27 24 16 239 142 97 20 366 211 155 3
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W 8-4 @ New England Patriots 37 7 20 471 321 150 1 12 231 167 64 2
14 Sun December 9 boxscore W 9-4 Denver Broncos 31 20 19 365 254 111 1 26 374 300 74 3
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 9-5 Houston Oilers 10 27 17 350 249 101 2 22 563 505 58 1
16 Sun December 23 boxscore W 10-5 @ San Diego Chargers 24 21 21 368 251 117 17 255 151 104 2
17 Sat December 29 boxscore W 11-5 @ Chicago Bears 21 10 23 383 260 123 2 6 176 75 101 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 5 boxscore L 11-6 @ Miami Dolphins 16 17 16 367 264 103 1 23 311 213 98 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
17 Steve DeBerg 36 QB 16 16 11-5-0 258 444 58.1% 3444 23 5.2 4 0.9 90 7.8 8.4 13.3 215.3 96.3 22 191 6.98 7.58 4.7 2 3
11 Steve Pelluer 28 13 0 2 5 40.0% 14 0 0.0 1 20.0 11 2.8 -6.2 7.0 1.1 8.3 0 0 2.80 -6.20 0.0
Team Total 27.1 16 11-5-0 260 449 57.9% 3458 23 5.1 5 1.1 90 7.7 8.2 13.3 216.1 94.9 22 191 6.94 7.44 4.7 2 3
Opp Total 16 267 512 52.1% 3662 16 3.1 20 3.9 7.2 6.02 13.7 228.9 69.5 60 421 5.7 4.7 10.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
35 Christian Okoye 29 FB 14 13 245 805 7 32 3.3 57.5 17.5 4 23 5.8 0 8 0.3 1.6 828 7 6
23 Barry Word 27 RB 16 3 204 1015 4 53 5.0 63.4 12.8 4 28 7.0 0 10 0.3 1.8 1043 4 4
17 Steve DeBerg 36 QB 16 16 21 -5 0 6 -0.2 -0.3 1.3 -5 0 9
48 Todd McNair 25 KR 15 1 14 61 0 13 4.4 4.1 0.9 40 507 12.7 2 65 2.7 33.8 568 2 1
43 Bill Jones 24 rb 16 5 10 47 0 14 4.7 2.9 0.6 19 137 7.2 5 19 1.2 8.6 184 5 0
11 Steve Pelluer 28 13 0 5 6 0 5 1.2 0.5 0.4 6 0 0
21 James Saxon 24 6 0 3 15 0 8 5.0 2.5 0.5 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.2 0.8 20 0 1
80 Fred Jones 23 6 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.2 0.8 4 0 1
2 Kelly Goodburn 28 p 3 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 1.7 0.3 5 0 0
83 Stephone Paige 29 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 65 1021 15.7 5 86 4.1 63.8 1021 5 3
86 Emile Harry 27 wr 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 519 12.7 2 60 2.6 32.4 519 2 0
81 Robb Thomas 24 WR 16 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 545 13.3 4 47 2.6 34.1 545 4 0
88 J.J. Birden 25 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 352 23.5 3 90 1.4 32.0 352 3 1
87 Alfredo Roberts 25 TE 16 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 119 10.8 0 37 0.7 7.4 119 0 0
85 Jonathan Hayes 28 te 12 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 83 9.2 1 21 0.8 6.9 83 1 0
89 Pete Mandley 29 wr 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 97 13.9 0 24 1.4 19.4 97 0 1
82 Danta Whitaker 26 te 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 17 8.5 1 16 0.1 1.1 17 1 1
Team Total 27.1 16 504 1948 11 53 3.9 121.8 31.5 260 3458 13.3 23 90 16.3 216.1 5406 34 30
Opp Total 16 373 1640 12 4.4 102.5 23.3 267 3241 12.1 16 16.7 202.6 4881 28 38

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
84 Naz Worthen 24 PR 9 0 25 180 0 37 7.2 11 226 0 32 20.5 406
48 Todd McNair 25 KR 15 1 14 227 0 23 16.2 795
88 J.J. Birden 25 11 0 10 72 0 22 7.2 1 14 0 14 14.0 438
80 Fred Jones 23 6 0 9 175 0 46 19.4 179
21 James Saxon 24 6 0 5 81 0 23 16.2 101
89 Pete Mandley 29 wr 5 2 4 51 0 23 12.8 148
86 Emile Harry 27 wr 16 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 521
87 Alfredo Roberts 25 TE 16 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 119
82 Danta Whitaker 26 te 16 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 17
23 Barry Word 27 RB 16 3 1 10 0 10 10.0 1053
Team Total 27.1 16 37 254 0 37 6.9 46 784 0 46 17.0 6444
Opp Total 16 44 411 2 9.3 81 1391 0 17.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
8 Nick Lowery*+ 34 K 16 0 2 2 5 5 22 21 7 6 1 37 34 91.9%% 38 37 97.4%%
4 Bryan Barker 26 P 13 0 64 2479 56 0 38.7
2 Kelly Goodburn 28 p 3 0 17 653 58 0 38.4
Team Total 27.1 16 2 2 5 5 22 21 7 6 1 37 34 91.9%% 38 37 97.4%% 81 3132 58 0 38.7
Opp Total 16 20 16 80.0%% 30 29 96.7%% 72 2664 37.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
97 Dan Saleaumua 26 NT 16 16 7.0 0 0 6 0 1 88 0
57 Chris Martin 30 LOLB 16 16 5.5 0 0 4 3 0 74 0
58 Derrick Thomas*+ 23 ROLB 15 15 20.0 6 0 2 14 0 63 0
90 Neil Smith 24 LDE 16 15 9.5 4 0 1 0 0 68 0
31 Kevin Ross* 28 RCB 16 15 5 97 0 40 0 0 0 3 0 0 64 0
29 Albert Lewis*+ 30 LCB 15 14 2 15 0 15 0 0 0 3 1 0 58 0
17 Steve DeBerg 36 QB 16 16 0 9 3 -31 0
35 Christian Okoye 29 FB 14 13 0 6 1 0 0
63 Bill Maas 28 RDE 16 15 5.5 0 0 1 0 0 1
56 Dino Hackett 26 RILB 16 15 3.0 0 0 2 0 0
23 Barry Word 27 RB 16 3 0 4 1 0 0
83 Stephone Paige 29 WR 16 16 0 3 1 0 0
98 Leonard Griffin 28 de 16 2 3.5
20 Deron Cherry 31 fs 9 6 3 40 0 21 0
42 Jeff Donaldson 28 FS 16 9 3 28 0 14 0
45 Stan Petry 24 db 16 2 3 33 1 33 0
59 Percy Snow 23 LILB 15 14 2.0 1 0 0 0 0
99 Mike Bell 33 de 16 2 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Lloyd Burruss 33 db 16 1 1 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 2 0
55 Louis Cooper 27 16 0 2.0
80 Fred Jones 23 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
48 Todd McNair 25 KR 15 1 0 1 1 0 0
24 J.C. Pearson 27 lcb 16 5 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Kevin Porter 24 SS 16 14 1 13 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
52 Tracy Rogers 23 10 0 1 0
65 Frank Winters 26 lg 16 6 0 0 2 0 0
84 Naz Worthen 24 PR 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
77 Rich Baldinger 31 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
88 J.J. Birden 25 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
89 Pete Mandley 29 wr 5 2 0 1 0 0 0
69 Greg Meisner 31 16 0 1.0
21 James Saxon 24 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
79 Dave Szott 23 LG 16 11 0 0 1 0 0
53 Mike Webster 38 c 9 7 0 0 1 0 0
82 Danta Whitaker 26 te 16 3 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.1 16 60.0 20 250 1 40 0 10 30 39 -11 1 416 0 1
Opp Total 16 22 38 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
8 Nick Lowery*+ 34 K 16 0 37 34 139
35 Christian Okoye 29 FB 14 13 7 7 42
43 Bill Jones 24 rb 16 5 5 5 30
83 Stephone Paige 29 WR 16 16 5 5 30
81 Robb Thomas 24 WR 16 12 4 4 24
23 Barry Word 27 RB 16 3 4 4 24
88 J.J. Birden 25 11 0 3 3 18
86 Emile Harry 27 wr 16 1 2 2 12
48 Todd McNair 25 KR 15 1 2 2 12
85 Jonathan Hayes 28 te 12 11 1 1 6
57 Chris Martin 30 LOLB 16 16 1 1 6
45 Stan Petry 24 db 16 2 1 1 6
31 Kevin Ross* 28 RCB 16 15 1 1 6
97 Dan Saleaumua 26 NT 16 16 1 1 6
82 Danta Whitaker 26 te 16 3 1 1 6
63 Bill Maas 28 RDE 16 15 1 2
Team Total 27.1 16 11 23 1 1 2 38 37 34 1 369
Opp Total 16 12 16 2 29 16 257

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 MIN W, 24-21 1 4 pass Bill Jones 4 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
2 1990-09-09 MIN W, 24-21 1 22 pass Todd McNair 22 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
3 1990-09-09 MIN W, 24-21 4 2 rush Christian Okoye 2 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
4 1990-09-17 @ DEN L, 23-24 4 16 pass Stephone Paige 16 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
5 1990-09-17 @ DEN L, 23-24 4 83 pass Stephone Paige 83 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
6 1990-09-23 @ GNB W, 17-3 2 5 rush Christian Okoye 5 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
7 1990-09-23 @ GNB W, 17-3 4 33 interception Stan Petry 33 yard interception return (Nick Lowery kick)
8 1990-09-30 CLE W, 34-0 1 47 pass Robb Thomas 47 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
9 1990-09-30 CLE W, 34-0 2 31 blocked punt Chris Martin 31 yard blocked punt return (Nick Lowery kick)
10 1990-09-30 CLE W, 34-0 2 6 pass Emile Harry 6 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
11 1990-09-30 CLE W, 34-0 3 4 blocked punt Kevin Ross 4 yard blocked punt return (Nick Lowery kick)
12 1990-10-07 @ IND L, 19-23 1 21 pass Robb Thomas 21 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
13 1990-10-14 DET W, 43-24 2 1 pass Jonathan Hayes 1 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
14 1990-10-14 DET W, 43-24 2 4 rush Christian Okoye 4 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
15 1990-10-14 DET W, 43-24 3 1 rush Christian Okoye 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
16 1990-10-14 DET W, 43-24 4 53 rush Barry Word 53 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
17 1990-10-14 DET W, 43-24 4 1 rush Barry Word 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
18 1990-10-21 @ SEA L, 7-19 2 33 pass J.J. Birden 33 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
19 1990-11-11 SEA L, 16-17 3 0 fumble Dan Saleaumua 0 yard fumble return (Nick Lowery kick)
20 1990-11-18 SDG W, 27-10 1 90 pass J.J. Birden 90 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
21 1990-11-18 SDG W, 27-10 2 2 pass Bill Jones 2 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
22 1990-11-18 SDG W, 27-10 4 6 pass Bill Jones 6 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
23 1990-11-25 @ RAI W, 27-24 2 19 pass Emile Harry 19 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
24 1990-11-25 @ RAI W, 27-24 3 11 pass Bill Jones 11 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
25 1990-11-25 @ RAI W, 27-24 4 11 pass Bill Jones 11 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
26 1990-12-02 @ NWE W, 37-7 1 86 pass Stephone Paige 86 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
27 1990-12-02 @ NWE W, 37-7 2 11 pass Robb Thomas 11 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
28 1990-12-02 @ NWE W, 37-7 3 1 rush Christian Okoye 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
29 1990-12-02 @ NWE W, 37-7 4 1 rush Christian Okoye 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
30 1990-12-09 DEN W, 31-20 1 49 pass Stephone Paige 49 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
31 1990-12-09 DEN W, 31-20 3 1 rush Barry Word 1 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
32 1990-12-09 DEN W, 31-20 4 1 pass Danta Whitaker 1 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
33 1990-12-09 DEN W, 31-20 4 27 pass Robb Thomas 27 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
34 1990-12-16 HOU L, 10-27 2 62 pass J.J. Birden 62 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
35 1990-12-23 @ SDG W, 24-21 1 8 pass Stephone Paige 8 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
36 1990-12-23 @ SDG W, 24-21 2 11 rush Barry Word 11 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
37 1990-12-23 @ SDG W, 24-21 2 40 pass Todd McNair 40 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Nick Lowery kick)
38 1990-12-29 @ CHI W, 21-10 3 3 rush Christian Okoye 3 yard rush

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 MIN L, 21-24 1 6 pass Herschel Walker 6 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
2 1990-09-09 MIN L, 21-24 2 26 pass Steve Jordan 26 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
3 1990-09-09 MIN L, 21-24 3 8 pass Herschel Walker 8 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
4 1990-09-17 @ DEN W, 24-23 1 37 rush Bobby Humphrey 37 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
5 1990-09-17 @ DEN W, 24-23 2 6 rush Bobby Humphrey 6 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
6 1990-09-17 @ DEN W, 24-23 3 2 rush John Elway 2 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
7 1990-10-07 @ IND W, 23-19 2 9 pass Albert Bentley 9 yard pass from Jack Trudeau (Dean Biasucci kick)
8 1990-10-07 @ IND W, 23-19 4 10 rush Albert Bentley 10 yard rush (Dean Biasucci kick)
9 1990-10-14 DET L, 24-43 1 47 pass Barry Sanders 47 yard pass from Bob Gagliano (Rich Karlis kick)
10 1990-10-14 DET L, 24-43 1 13 rush Barry Sanders 13 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
11 1990-10-14 DET L, 24-43 4 8 pass James Wilder 8 yard pass from Andre Ware (Rich Karlis kick)
12 1990-10-21 @ SEA W, 19-7 4 4 rush John Williams 4 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
13 1990-11-04 RAI L, 7-9 4 2 rush Steve Smith 2 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
14 1990-11-11 SEA W, 17-16 3 54 pass Jeff Chadwick 54 yard pass from Dave Krieg (Norm Johnson kick)
15 1990-11-11 SEA W, 17-16 4 25 pass Paul Skansi 25 yard pass from Dave Krieg (Norm Johnson kick)
16 1990-11-18 SDG L, 10-27 3 2 pass Derrick Walker 2 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
17 1990-11-25 @ RAI L, 24-27 2 3 rush Marcus Allen 3 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
18 1990-11-25 @ RAI L, 24-27 3 10 rush Marcus Allen 10 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
19 1990-11-25 @ RAI L, 24-27 4 5 rush Marcus Allen 5 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
20 1990-12-02 @ NWE L, 7-37 3 2 pass Marv Cook 2 yard pass from Tom Hodson (Jason Staurovsky kick)
21 1990-12-09 DEN L, 20-31 2 5 pass Shannon Sharpe 5 yard pass from John Elway
22 1990-12-09 DEN L, 20-31 2 16 pass Mike Young 16 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
23 1990-12-09 DEN L, 20-31 4 2 rush Bobby Humphrey 2 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
24 1990-12-16 HOU W, 27-10 1 24 pass Tony Jones 24 yard pass from Warren Moon (Teddy Garcia kick)
25 1990-12-16 HOU W, 27-10 3 87 pass Haywood Jeffires 87 yard pass from Warren Moon (Teddy Garcia kick)
26 1990-12-16 HOU W, 27-10 4 2 pass Tony Jones 2 yard pass from Warren Moon (Teddy Garcia kick)
27 1990-12-23 @ SDG L, 21-24 1 5 pass Anthony Miller 5 yard pass from Billy Joe Tolliver (John Carney kick)
28 1990-12-23 @ SDG L, 21-24 3 3 rush Rod Bernstine 3 yard rush (John Carney kick)
29 1990-12-23 @ SDG L, 21-24 4 55 punt Kitrick Taylor 55 yard punt return (John Carney kick)
30 1990-12-29 @ CHI L, 10-21 2 95 punt Johnny Bailey 95 yard punt return (Kevin Butler kick)