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1998 Kansas City Chiefs

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC West Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.1, Offense: -0.7, Defense: -2.4, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 327 points (20.4/g), 14th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 363 points (22.7/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -36 points (-2.2/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 7.0-9.0.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jimmy Raye
 Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike McCarthy (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium
 Training Camp: UW River Falls (River Falls, Wisconsin)

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 Rich Gannon 33 11 10 206 for 354, 2,305 yards, 10 td, 6 int, & 44 rushes for 168 yards and 3 td New England Patriots / 4th / 98th pick / 1987
RB Donnell Bennett 26 4 10 148 rushes for 527 yards, 5 td, & 16 catches for 91 yards and 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 58th pick / 1994
FB Kimble Anders 32 7 15 58 rushes for 230 yards, 1 td, & 64 catches for 462 yards and 2 td
WR Derrick Alexander 27 4 14 54 catches for 992 yards, 4 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 29th pick / 1994
WR Andre Rison 31 9 13 40 catches for 542 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 12 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
TE Tony Gonzalez 22 1 16 59 catches for 621 yards, 2 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
LT Jeff Criswell 34 11 14
LG Glenn Parker 32 8 15 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 69th pick / 1990
C Tim Grunhard 30 8 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 40th pick / 1990
RG Will Shields* 27 5 16 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1993
RT Victor Riley 24 Rook 15 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 27th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Leslie O'Neal 34 12 13 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1986
NT Tom Barndt 26 2 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 207th pick / 1995
RDE Chester McGlockton 29 6 9 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 16th pick / 1992
LOLB Derrick Thomas 31 9 10 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 4th pick / 1989
LILB Wayne Simmons 29 5 10 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1993
RILB Donnie Edwards 25 2 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 98th pick / 1996
ROLB Anthony Davis 29 5 16 4.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 11th / 301st pick / 1992
LCB Mark McMillian 28 6 10 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 272nd pick / 1992
RCB James Hasty 33 10 14 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 74th pick / 1988
SS Reggie Tongue 25 2 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 58th pick / 1996
FS Jerome Woods 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 28th pick / 1996
 Special Teams Starters
K Pete Stoyanovich 31 9 0 27 of 32 field goals & 34 of 34 extra points Miami Dolphins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1989
P Louie Aguiar 32 7 0 75 punts for a 43.0 average, 1 blocked
PR Tamarick Vanover 24 3 0 27 punt returns for a 9.8 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 81st pick / 1995
KR Tamarick Vanover 24 3 0 41 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 td Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 81st pick / 1995

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
5 Louie Aguiar 32 P 16 0 215 6-2 Utah St. 6/30/1966 7 2
82 Derrick Alexander 27 WR 15 14 195 6-2 Michigan 11/6/1971 4 9 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 29th pick / 1994
38 Kimble Anders 32 FB 16 15 225 5-11 Houston 9/10/1966 7 6
71 Tom Barndt 26 NT 16 16 301 6-3 Pittsburgh 3/14/1972 2 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 207th pick / 1995
30 Donnell Bennett 26 RB 16 10 242 6-0 Miami (FL) 9/14/1972 4 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 58th pick / 1994
45 Bucky Brooks 27 6 0 192 6-0 North Carolina 1/22/1971 4 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 48th pick / 1994
93 John Browning 25 LDE 8 8 297 6-5 West Virginia 9/30/1973 2 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 68th pick / 1996
34 Dale Carter 29 LCB 11 9 194 6-1 Tennessee 11/28/1969 6 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 20th pick / 1992
41 Keith Crawford 28 8 0 188 6-2 Howard Payne 11/21/1970 5 0
69 Jeff Criswell 34 LT 14 14 291 6-7 Graceland College (IA) 3/7/1964 11 7
50 Anthony Davis 29 ROLB 16 16 235 6-0 Utah 3/7/1969 5 8 Houston Oilers / 11th / 301st pick / 1992
56 Ernest Dixon 27 1 0 243 6-1 South Carolina 10/17/1971 4 0
90 Ronnie Dixon 27 4 0 301 6-3 Cincinnati 5/10/1971 5 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 165th pick / 1993
59 Donnie Edwards 25 RILB 15 15 227 6-2 UCLA 4/6/1973 2 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 98th pick / 1996
54 Greg Favors 24 lb 16 4 242 6-1 Mississippi St. 9/30/1974 Rook 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 120th pick / 1998
12 Rich Gannon 33 QB 12 10 210 6-3 Delaware 12/20/1965 11 9 New England Patriots / 4th / 98th pick / 1987
55 Ron George 28 16 0 243 6-2 Air Force,Stanford 3/20/1970 5 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 121st pick / 1993
88 Tony Gonzalez 22 TE 16 16 251 6-5 California 2/27/1976 1 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
11 Elvis Grbac 28 qb 8 6 232 6-5 Michigan 8/13/1970 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 219th pick / 1993
61 Tim Grunhard 30 C 16 16 311 6-2 Notre Dame 5/17/1968 8 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 40th pick / 1990
40 James Hasty 33 RCB 16 14 203 6-0 Central Washington,Washington St. 5/23/1965 10 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 74th pick / 1988
98 Eric Hicks 22 3 0 280 6-6 Maryland 6/17/1976 Rook 0
99 Darius Holland 25 6 0 330 6-5 Colorado 11/10/1973 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 65th pick / 1995
84 Joe Horn 26 wr 16 1 206 6-1 Itawamba JC 1/16/1972 2 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 135th pick / 1996
83 Danan Hughes 28 16 0 205 6-2 Iowa 12/11/1970 5 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 186th pick / 1993
35 Melvin Johnson 26 db 7 1 198 6-0 Kentucky 4/15/1972 3 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1995
24 Jason Kaiser 25 1 0 190 6-0 Culver-Stockton 11/9/1973 Rook 0
81 Kevin Lockett 24 wr 13 3 186 6-0 Kansas St. 9/8/1974 1 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 47th pick / 1997
51 Greg Manusky 32 lb 16 1 238 6-1 Colgate 8/12/1966 10 2
77 Pellom McDaniels 30 lb 11 2 284 6-3 Oregon St. 2/21/1968 5 2
75 Chester McGlockton 29 RDE 10 9 334 6-3 Clemson 9/16/1969 6 5 Los Angeles Raiders / 1st / 16th pick / 1992
29 Mark McMillian 28 LCB 16 10 154 5-7 Alabama 4/29/1970 6 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 272nd pick / 1992
39 Bam Morris 26 rb 10 5 244 6-0 Texas Tech 1/13/1972 4 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1994
91 Leslie O'Neal 34 LDE 16 13 275 6-4 Oklahoma St. 5/7/1964 12 7 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 8th pick / 1986
62 Glenn Parker 32 LG 15 15 305 6-5 Arizona 4/22/1966 8 8 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 69th pick / 1990
97 Ty Parten 29 lde 16 6 278 6-5 Arizona 10/13/1969 5 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1993
48 Ted Popson 32 te 12 1 250 6-4 Portland St. 9/10/1966 4 1 New York Giants / 11th / 306th pick / 1991
95 Derrick Ransom 22 7 0 306 6-3 Cincinnati 9/13/1976 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 181st pick / 1998
49 Tony Richardson 27 fb 14 1 238 6-1 Auburn 12/17/1971 3 0
66 Victor Riley 24 RT 16 15 328 6-5 Auburn 11/4/1974 Rook 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 27th pick / 1998
89 Andre Rison 31 WR 14 13 188 6-1 Michigan St. 3/18/1967 9 5 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
85 Brian Roche 25 te 4 1 255 6-4 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,San Jose St. 5/5/1973 2 0 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1996
22 Rashaan Shehee 23 16 0 205 5-10 Washington 6/20/1975 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 88th pick / 1998
68 Will Shields* 27 RG 16 16 315 6-3 Nebraska 9/15/1971 5 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 74th pick / 1993
72 Ricky Siglar 32 4 0 308 6-7 San Jose St. 6/14/1966 8 0
56 Wayne Simmons 29 LILB 10 10 245 6-2 Clemson 12/15/1969 5 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 15th pick / 1993
65 Jeff Smith 25 c 11 3 322 6-3 Tennessee 5/25/1973 1 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 241st pick / 1996
70 Marcus Spears 27 12 0 320 6-4 NW State (LA) 9/28/1971 2 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 1994
10 Pete Stoyanovich 31 K 16 0 187 5-11 Indiana 4/28/1967 9 4 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1989
79 Dave Szott 31 g 1 1 289 6-4 Penn St. 12/12/1967 8 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 180th pick / 1990
64 Ralph Tamm 32 16 0 280 6-4 West Chester 3/11/1966 8 1 New York Jets / 9th / 230th pick / 1988
80 Willy Tate 26 1 0 251 6-3 Oregon 9/7/1972 2 0
58 Derrick Thomas 31 LOLB 15 10 243 6-3 Alabama 1/1/1967 9 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 4th pick / 1989
25 Reggie Tongue 25 SS 15 15 204 6-0 Oregon St. 4/11/1973 2 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 58th pick / 1996
87 Tamarick Vanover 24 KR 12 0 220 6-0 Florida St. 2/25/1974 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 81st pick / 1995
27 Bracy Walker 28 8 0 202 6-0 North Carolina 10/28/1970 4 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 127th pick / 1994
44 Eric Warfield 22 12 0 200 6-0 Nebraska 3/3/1976 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 216th pick / 1998
57 Jerrott Willard 26 1 0 233 6-1 California 7/11/1972 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 164th pick / 1995
46 Robert Williams 21 db 16 1 177 5-10 North Carolina 5/29/1977 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 128th pick / 1998
21 Jerome Woods 25 FS 16 16 205 6-3 Memphis 3/17/1973 2 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 28th pick / 1996
Team Total 27.6 16 245.3 6-2.1 4.4