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1978 Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)

5th place • American Football Conference • Western Division • 4-12-0 .250
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Head Coach: Marv Levy
Walt CoreyDefensive Line
Kay DaltonReceivers
Tom PagnaOffensive Backs
Dick RoachDefensive Backs
Bobby RossKicking Teams
Rod RustDefensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Joe SpencerOffensive Line
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sat8/5/1978AGreen Bay Packers17-14WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field54453
Sat8/12/1978HMinnesota Vikings17-13WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium41092
Sun8/20/1978ANew England Patriots7-24LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium39043
Sat8/26/1978HSt. Louis Cardinals7-12LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium40884
Sun9/3/1978ACincinnati Bengals24-23WCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium41810
Sun9/10/1978HHouston Oilers17-20LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium40213
Sun9/17/1978ANew York Giants10-26LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium70546
Sun9/24/1978HDenver Broncos17-23LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium60593
Sun10/1/1978ABuffalo Bills13-28LOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium47310
Sun10/8/1978HTampa Bay Buccaneers13-30LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium38201
Sun10/15/1978AOakland Raiders6-28LOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum50759
Sun10/22/1978HCleveland Browns17-3WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium41157
Sun10/29/1978APittsburgh Steelers24-27LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium48185
Sun11/5/1978HOakland Raiders10-20LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium75418
Sun11/12/1978ASan Diego Chargers23-29LOTSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium41395
Sun11/19/1978HSeattle Seahawks10-13LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium35252
Sun11/26/1978HSan Diego Chargers23-0WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium26248
Sun12/3/1978HBuffalo Bills14-10WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium25781
Sun12/10/1978ADenver Broncos3-24LDenver, COMile High Stadium74149
Sun12/17/1978ASeattle Seahawks19-23LSeattle, WAKingdome58490

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Tony Adams11QB6-019228Texas; Riverside CC; Utah State162
Zenon Andrusyshyn7P6-221030UCLA160
Charlie Ane56C6-123726Michigan State160
Mark Bailey39FB6-323724California; Long Beach State135
Gary Barbaro26WS6-421024Nicholls State1616
Ed Beckman85TE6-423223Florida State160
Horace Belton35RHB5-820023Southeastern Louisiana161
Larry Brown79OT6-526423Miami (Florida)10
Ted Burgmeier48SS5-1018523Notre Dame82
Tim Collier44RCB6-017624Texas A&M-Commerce156
Tom Condon65ROG6-327526Boston College1616
Larry Dorsey80WR6-019025Tennessee State160
Jimbo Elrod54LILB6-022324Oklahoma162
Charlie Getty77ROT6-427026Penn State1610
Tim Gray46SS6-120526Navarro JC; Texas A&M1414
Gary Green24LCB5-1118723Baylor1616
Matt Herkenhoff60LOT6-425627Minnesota1616
Sylvester Hicks75RDE6-425223Tennessee State1616
Tom Howard52ROLB6-221524Texas Tech1616
Charles Jackson51LB6-223623Washington160
Stan Johnson72DE-NT6-427523Tennessee State100
Bill Kellar82WR5-1118722Stanford50
MacArthur Lane42FB6-022036Merritt JC; Utah State163
Dave Lindstrom71DE6-624924Boston University160
Mike Livingston10QB6-320933Southern Methodist1414
Jeff Lloyd74NT6-625524West Texas A&M164
Henry Marshall89WR6-221224Missouri1616
Larry Marshall20WR5-1019528Maryland20
Ted McKnight22RHB6-120924Minnesota-Duluth1616
Jerrold McRae83WR6-018723Tennessee State40
Ray Milo27S5-1117824New Mexico State10
Arnold Morgado21FB-RHB5-1120526Michigan State; Hawaii169
Jim Nicholson70ROT6-727029Michigan State66
Ricky Odom38CB6-018322Southern California80
Don Parrish61NT6-225523Pittsburgh1512
Whitney Paul64LOLB6-321925Colorado1616
Eddie Payton34RB5-817527Jackson State140
Clyde Powers29S6-119527Oklahoma10
Tony Reed32LHB5-1119723Antelope Valley JC; Colorado1616
Dave Rozumek55LILB6-122224New Hampshire1616
Jack Rudnay58C6-324031Northwestern1616
Tony Samuels81TE6-422924Florida A&M; Bethune-Cookman160
Clarence Sanders50LB6-423026Cincinnati161
Bob Simmons73LOG6-425424Texas1615
J.T. Smith86WR6-218523North Texas60
Gary Spani59RILB6-222922Kansas State1413
Jan Stenerud3K6-218836Montana State160
Art Still67LDE6-725523Kentucky1616
Emmitt Thomas18RCB6-219235Bishop1610
Rod Walters76LOG6-325824Iowa161
Walter White88TE6-321627Mesa CC; Maryland1616
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
12Art StillDEKentucky
229Sylvester HicksDETennessee State
358Gary SpaniLBKansas State
485Danny JohnsonLBTennessee State
4104Pete WoodsQBMissouri
5112Jerrold McRaeWRTennessee State
5118Dwight CareyDTTexas-Arlington
5134Robert WoodsWRGrambling State
7168Ricky OdomDBSouthern California
7184Bill KellarWRStanford
8195John Henry WhiteRBLouisiana Tech
9224Larry BrownTMiami (Florida)
10251Earl BryantDEJackson State
11280Ray MiloDBNew Mexico State
12310Willie BrockCColorado
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOTPTS
Team Totals427062690243
Opponents Totals64113479112327
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2871609829103/248 41.5%/ %1101048
Opponents Totals2841381222498/226 43.4%/ %99921
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jan Stenerud0252696.2203066.7085
Ted McKnight70000042
Arnold Morgado70000042
Tony Reed60000036
Larry Dorsey20000012
Henry Marshall20000012
Mike Livingston1000006
Walter White1000006
Ed Beckman0000012
Team Totals26252696.2203066.71243
Opponents Totals42334082.5141877.80327
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jan Stenerud203066.72471/18/106/95/70/3
Team Totals203066.72471/18/106/95/70/3
Opponents Totals141877.81/4/3/6/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tony Reed20610535.162t5
Ted McKnight1046276.041t6
Arnold Morgado1605933.7187
Mark Bailey832983.6170
MacArthur Lane522775.3300
Horace Belton24793.380
Mike Livingston23492.1181
Tony Adams9151.760
Zenon Andrusyshyn100.000
Henry Marshall1-5-5.0-50
Team Totals66329864.562t19
Opponents Totals60223844.05521
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Mike Livingston29015915911815735.49.94451.7134.518171140257.4
Tony Adams794444324155.39.426t22.533.832738863.0
Walter White11104444.044.04400.000.00044118.8
Team Totals37020420415020325.510.04471.9164.321198183459.2
Opponents Totals36521921912528207.712.957t174.7215.829238258275.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Tony Reed4848310.1441
Walter White423408.1241
MacArthur Lane362797.8440
Henry Marshall2643316.7402
Ted McKnight14835.9191
Horace Belton11888.0220
Larry Dorsey916918.8332
Arnold Morgado7476.7150
Tony Samuels69716.2380
Mark Bailey5132.6150
Team Totals204203210.0447
Opponents Totals219282012.957t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tim Gray611819.7610
Gary Barbaro39230.7350
Tim Collier33812.7230
Whitney Paul3217.0100
Dave Rozumek252.530
Emmitt Thomas200.000
Gary Green100.000
Tom Howard100.000
Team Totals2127413.0610
Opponents Totals1620913.1521
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Zenon Andrusyshyn79324741.1611718538256932.1
Team Totals80324740.6611718538256932.1
Opponents Totals76303339.96801021488234530.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Payton32236411.4390
Henry Marshall60518.5200
Ted Burgmeier425914.8550
Gary Green1066.060
Clarence Sanders1055.050
Larry Dorsey1033.030
Team Totals45448810.8550
Opponents Totals50453810.8530
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Payton3077525.8660
Horace Belton922725.2410
Larry Marshall717324.7400
Arnold Morgado510020.0250
Ed Beckman37424.7340
Ted McKnight36521.7240
Clarence Sanders2157.5130
Gary Green12727.0270
Whitney Paul100.000
Team Totals61145623.9660
Opponents Totals54108720.1860
SACKSNOYDS
Art Still7.0
Sylvester Hicks6.5
Tom Howard4.5
Whitney Paul3.5
Don Parrish2.0
Jimbo Elrod2.0
Dave Rozumek1.5
Jeff Lloyd1.0
Dave Lindstrom1.0
Team Totals29.0238.0
Opponents Totals21.0198.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Zenon Andrusyshyn1101-10
Charlie Ane1000-320
Gary Barbaro0001100
Horace Belton101100
Ted Burgmeier1213240
Gary Green0002200
Sylvester Hicks0001100
Tom Howard0001100
MacArthur Lane100000
Mike Livingston8404-250
Jeff Lloyd0001100
Larry Marshall200000
Ted McKnight210100
Arnold Morgado200000
Don Parrish0001100
Whitney Paul101100
Eddie Payton630300
Tony Reed610100
Dave Rozumek0001100
Jack Rudnay0010120
Clarence Sanders0001100
Gary Spani0001160
Art Still0001100
Team Totals3219131427-260
Opponents Totals30141318312
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