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1978 Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) 5th place American Football Conference Western Division 4-12-0 .250
Head Coach: Marv Levy
Defensive LineWalt Corey
ReceiversKay Dalton
Offensive BacksTom Pagna
Defensive BacksDick Roach
Kicking TeamsBobby Ross
Defensive Coordinator/LinebackersRod Rust
Offensive LineJoe Spencer
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
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
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
11Tony AdamsQB6'019228Texas; Riverside CC; Utah State162
7Zenon AndrusyshynP6'221030UCLA160
56Charlie AneC6'123726Michigan State160
39Mark BaileyFB6'323724California; Long Beach State135
26Gary BarbaroWS6'421024Nicholls State1616
85Ed BeckmanTE6'423223Florida State160
35Horace BeltonRHB5'820023Southeastern Louisiana161
79Larry BrownOT6'526423Miami (Florida)10
48Ted BurgmeierSS5'1018523Notre Dame82
44Tim CollierRCB6'017624Texas A&M-Commerce156
65Tom CondonROG6'326526Boston College1616
80Larry DorseyWR6'019025Tennessee State160
54Jimbo ElrodLILB6'022324Oklahoma162
77Charlie GettyROT6'427026Penn State1610
46Tim GraySS6'120526Navarro JC; Texas A&M1414
24Gary GreenLCB5'1118723Baylor1616
60Matt HerkenhoffLOT6'425627Minnesota1616
75Sylvester HicksRDE6'425223Tennessee State1616
52Tom HowardROLB6'221524Texas Tech1616
51Charles JacksonLB6'223623Washington160
72Stan JohnsonDE-NT6'427523Tennessee State100
82Bill KellarWR5'1118722Stanford50
42MacArthur LaneFB6'022036Merritt JC; Utah State163
71Dave LindstromDE6'624924Boston University160
10Mike LivingstonQB6'320933Southern Methodist1414
74Jeff LloydNT6'625524West Texas A&M164
89Henry MarshallWR6'221224Missouri1616
20Larry MarshallWR5'1019528Maryland20
22Ted McKnightRHB6'120924Minnesota-Duluth1616
83Jerrold McRaeWR6'018723Tennessee State40
27Ray MiloS5'1117824New Mexico State10
21Arnold MorgadoFB-RHB5'1120526Michigan State; Hawaii169
70Jim NicholsonROT6'727029Michigan State66
38Ricky OdomCB6'018322Southern California80
61Don ParrishNT6'225523Pittsburgh1512
64Whitney PaulLOLB6'422025Colorado1616
34Eddie PaytonRB5'817527Jackson State140
29Clyde PowersS6'119527Oklahoma10
32Tony ReedLHB5'1119723Antelope Valley JC; Colorado1616
55Dave RozumekLILB6'122224New Hampshire1616
58Jack RudnayC6'324031Northwestern1616
81Tony SamuelsTE6'422924Florida A&M; Bethune-Cookman160
50Clarence SandersLB6'423026Cincinnati161
73Bob SimmonsLOG6'425424Texas1615
86J.T. SmithWR6'218523North Texas60
59Gary SpaniRILB6'222922Kansas State1413
3Jan StenerudK6'218836Montana State160
67Art StillLDE6'725523Kentucky1616
18Emmitt ThomasRCB6'219235Bishop1610
76Rod WaltersLOG6'325824Iowa161
88Walter WhiteTE6'321627Mesa CC; Maryland1616
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Art Still12DEKentucky
Sylvester Hicks229DETennessee State
Gary Spani358LBKansas State
Danny Johnson485LBTennessee State
Pete Woods4104QBMissourifrom CHIB
Jerrold McRae5112WRTennessee State
Dwight Carey5118DTTexas-Arlingtonfrom PHI
Robert Woods5134WRGrambling Statefrom BAL
Ricky Odom7168DBSouthern California
Bill Kellar7184WRStanfordfrom WAS
John Henry White8195RBLouisiana Tech
Larry Brown9224TMiami (Florida)
Earl Bryant10251DEJackson State
Ray Milo11280DBNew Mexico State
Willie Brock12310CColorado
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals427062690
Opponents Totals64113479112
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals287160982910324841.51101048
Opponents Totals284138122249822643.499921
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 GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jan Stenerud203066.71/18/106/95/70/3
Team Totals203066.71/18/106/95/70/3
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 Livingston29015954.811815735.49.94451.7134.518171140257.4
Tony Adams794455.7324155.39.426t22.533.832738863.0
Walter White11100.004444.044.04400.000.00044118.8
Team Totals37020455.115020325.510.04471.9164.321198183459.2
Opponents Totals36521960.012528207.712.957t174.7215.829238258275.8
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
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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