1990 Kansas City Chiefs schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 0-1 5582 3531 2051 20 296 5192 3454 1738 47 291
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The Kansas City Chiefs' thirty-first season was in 1990, and it was the second season Marty Schottenheimer served as the head coach of the team. The Chiefs played their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Miami Dolphins 17-16. At the end of the season, Barry Word was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Minnesota Vikings 24-21
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 23-24
Week 3 @ Green Bay Packers 17-3
Week 4 Cleveland Browns 34-0
Week 5 @ Indianapolis Colts 19-23
Week 6 Detroit Lions 43-24
Week 7 @ Seattle Seahawks 7-19
Week 9 Los Angeles Raiders 9-7
Week 10 Seattle Seahawks 16-17
Week 11 San Diego Chargers 27-10
Week 12 @ Los Angeles Raiders 27-24
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 37-7
Week 14 Denver Broncos 31-20
Week 15 Houston Oilers 10-27
Week 16 @ San Diego Chargers 24-21
Week 17 @ Chicago Bears 21-10


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Miami Dolphins 16-17

1990 Kansas City Chiefs Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marty Schottenheimer Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry Defensive Coordinator: Bill Cowher Wide Receivers Coach: Al Saunders Offensive Line Coach: Howard Mudd Running Backs Coach: Bruce Arians Tight Ends Coach: Jim Erkenbeck Offense: Jim Erkenbeck Defensive Line Coach: Tom Pratt Linebackers Coach: Bill Cowher Defensive Backs Coach: Tony Dungy Defensive Assistant Coach: Darvin Wallis Special Teams Coach: Kurt Schottenheimer Quality Control Coach: Darvin Wallis Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Russ Ball General Manager: Carl Peterson Scout: Herman Edwards