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1971 Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) 1st place American Football Conference Western Division 10-3-1 .769
Head Coach: Hank Stram
Offensive BacksJohn Beake
Defensive BacksTom Bettis
ReceiversDarrel Brewster
Assistant CoachTommy O'Boyle
Defensive LineTom Pratt
Offensive LineBill Walsh
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/7/1971ABaltimore Colts10-7WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium16771
Sat8/14/1971HAtlanta Falcons12-10WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium37403
Sat8/21/1971ANew Orleans Saints27-7WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium70459
Mon8/30/1971HNew York Jets21-16WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium37650
Sat9/4/1971HSt. Louis Cardinals17-17TKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium36743
Sat9/11/1971ADallas Cowboys17-24LDallas, TXCotton Bowl74035
Sun9/19/1971ASan Diego Chargers14-21LSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium54061
Sun9/26/1971AHouston Oilers20-16WHouston, TXAstrodome46498
Sun10/3/1971ADenver Broncos16-3WDenver, COMile High Stadium51200
Sun10/10/1971HSan Diego Chargers31-10WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium50514
Mon10/18/1971HPittsburgh Steelers38-16WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium49533
Sun10/24/1971HWashington Redskins27-20WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium51989
Sun10/31/1971AOakland Raiders20-20TOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum54715
Sun11/7/1971ANew York Jets10-13LNew York, NYShea Stadium62812
Sun11/14/1971HCleveland Browns13-7WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium50388
Sun11/21/1971HDenver Broncos28-10WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium49945
Thu11/25/1971ADetroit Lions21-32LDetroit, MITiger Stadium54418
Mon12/6/1971ASan Francisco 49ers26-17WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park45306
Sun12/12/1971HOakland Raiders16-14WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium51215
Sun12/19/1971HBuffalo Bills22-9WKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium48121
Sat12/25/1971HMiami Dolphins24-27L2OTKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium45822AFC Divisional Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
32Mike AdamleRB5'919722Northwestern8
48Nate AllenRCB5'1017023Texas Southern4
78Bobby BellLLB6'422831Minnesota14
24Ceasar BelserRLB6'021227Arkansas-Pine Bluff14
84Bruce BergeyTE6'424025Glendale CC; UCLA6
87Aaron BrownRDE6'526328Minnesota13
86Buck BuchananRDT6'727932Grambling State14
71Ed BuddeLOG6'526131Michigan State14
61Curley CulpLDT6'126525Arizona State14
60George DaneyROG-C6'424025Detroit Mercy; Texas-El Paso14
16Len DawsonQB6'019036Purdue1413
83Willie FrazierTE6'423029Arkansas-Pine Bluff8
23Dave HadleyLCB-LS5'918923Alcorn State14
38Wendell HayesRB6'122131Oakland JC; Humboldt State14
73Dave HillROT6'525930Auburn14
45Robert HolmesRB5'922126Southern University6
21Dennis HomanWR6'118125Alabama8
7John HuarteQB6'018828Notre Dame1
41Bruce JankowskiWR5'1118522Ohio State5
46Jim KearneyLS-RCB6'220528Prairie View A&M14
63Willie LanierMLB6'124526Morgan State14
10Mike LivingstonQB6'320926Southern Methodist31
82Ed LothamerLDT6'526129Michigan State14
51Jim LynchRLB6'123226Notre Dame14
40Jim MarsalisLCB5'1119426Tennessee State14
6Warren McVeaRB5'1018225Houston12
76Mo MoormanROG6'523226Kentucky; Texas A&M9
50Mike OriardC6'422323Notre Dame14
35Jim OtisRB6'022023Ohio State13
14Ed PodolakRB6'120424Iowa13
15Kerry ReardonCB5'1118022Iowa6
42Johnny RobinsonRS-LS6'020033Louisiana State14
58Jack RudnayC6'324024Northwestern13
20Mike SensibaughRS5'1119122Ohio State7
70Sid SmithROT-LOT6'426023Southern California14
66Bob SteinLLB-MLB-LDE-RDE6'223523Minnesota14
3Jan StenerudK6'218829Montana State140
88Morris StroudTE6'1025525Clark Atlanta14
89Otis TaylorWR6'221529Prairie View A&M14
18Emmitt ThomasRCB-RS6'219228Bishop14
77Jim TyrerLOT6'628332Ohio State14
81Marv UpshawLDE6'325325Trinity (Texas)14
44Jerrel WilsonP6'422230Pearl River CC; Southern Mississippi140
17Elmo WrightWR6'019022Houston14
99Wilbur YoungLDE-RDT6'628522William Penn131
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Elmo Wright116WRHouston
Wilbur Young239DTWilliam Pennfrom SD
Scott Lewis242DEGrambling State
Dave Robinson494TEJacksonville State
Mike Adamle5120RBNorthwestern
Kerry Reardon6146DBIowa
Mike Sensibaugh8191DBOhio Statefrom DEN
Rick Telander8198DBNorthwestern
Alvin Hawes9224TMinnesota
Bruce Jankowski10250WROhio State
Nate Allen11276DBTexas Southern
Tony Esposito12302RBPittsburgh
Chuck Hixson13328QBSouthern Methodist
Bruce Bergey14354DEUCLA
Mike Montgomery15380DBTexas State
Darrell Jansonius16406GIowa State
Travis Hill17431DBPrairie View A&MDeclared Ineligible
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals611234870
Opponents Totals41712274
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2401081191372734
Opponents Totals223731252571751
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jan Stenerud03232100.0264459.10110
Ed Podolak90000054
Otis Taylor80000048
Warren McVea30000018
Elmo Wright30000018
Wendell Hayes20000012
Jim Otis20000012
Mike Adamle1000006
Bobby Bell1000006
Aaron Brown1000006
Morris Stroud1000006
Emmitt Thomas1000006
Bob Stein000010.000
Team Totals323232100.0264557.80302
Opponents Totals21202195.2203262.51208
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Stein010.00/00/00/10/00/0
Jan Stenerud264459.112/135/94/84/91/5
Team Totals264557.812/135/94/94/91/5
Opponents Totals203262.55/4/7/4/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ed Podolak1847083.8259
Wendell Hayes1325374.1271
Warren McVea682884.2193
Jim Otis491843.8140
Mike Adamle13433.3150
Robert Holmes21351.760
Otis Taylor12525.025t1
Len Dawson12242.080
Mike Livingston5112.250
Willie Frazier1-2-2.0-20
Elmo Wright1-10-10.0-100
Team Totals48718433.82714
Opponents Totals36713003.5289
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Len Dawson30116755.512125048.315.082155.0134.330303220181.6
Mike Livingston281242.9161304.610.83600.000.04399157.1
Ed Podolak22100.004221.021.02300.000.00042118.8
John Huarte6233.34183.09.02600.000.0151342.4
Team Totals33718354.314126948.014.782154.5133.935347234779.4
Opponents Totals41820950.018227036.512.953112.6276.528235246852.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Otis Taylor57111019.5827
Ed Podolak362527.0230
Elmo Wright2652820.369t3
Morris Stroud2245420.6541
Wendell Hayes161509.426t1
Jim Otis13816.2262
Warren McVea5-3-0.6100
Dennis Homan24723.5290
Willie Frazier24120.5230
Robert Holmes2168.0120
Sid Smith11212.0120
Mike Adamle166.06t1
Team Totals183269414.78215
Opponents Totals209270312.95311
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Emmitt Thomas814518.1361
Johnny Robinson45313.3290
Jim Kearney34615.3290
Jim Marsalis300.000
Willie Lanier23819.0210
Aaron Brown16868.068t1
Bobby Bell12626.026t1
Jim Lynch11010.0100
Buck Buchanan199.090
Bob Stein155.050
Wilbur Young133.030
Dave Hadley100.000
Team Totals2740314.968t3
Opponents Totals1316712.8500
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jerrel Wilson64286444.8681286
Team Totals64286444.8681286
Opponents Totals67272740.7560150
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ed Podolak149846.0230
Dennis Homan105616.1180
Mike Sensibaugh51-2-0.430
Kerry Reardon3551.740
Ceasar Belser1022.020
Team Totals33201504.6230
Opponents Totals4062867.2270
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Kerry Reardon1230825.7410
Warren McVea917719.7370
Robert Holmes717124.4410
Mike Adamle714921.3340
Wendell Hayes47518.8340
Mike Sensibaugh47117.8250
Ed Podolak36521.7250
Bruce Bergey11515.0150
Team Totals47103121.9410
Opponents Totals47107122.8440
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Len Dawson8303-140
Wendell Hayes110100
Robert Holmes100000
Dennis Homan110100
Jim Kearney00011200
Willie Lanier0003330
Mike Livingston1000-10
Jim Lynch0001140
Jim Marsalis0001100
Warren McVea100000
Jim Otis100000
Ed Podolak500000
Mike Sensibaugh200000
Sid Smith0010100
Otis Taylor0010100
Jim Tyrer0010100
Jerrel Wilson1101-110
Elmo Wright100000
Team Totals2314961510
Opponents Totals166813211
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