1989 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
8-7-1 0-0 5265 3038 2227 41 304 4293 2527 1766 33 252
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The Kansas City Chiefs' thirtieth season was in 1989, playing their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. During the offseason they hired Marty Schottenheimer to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for four years. They finished the season 8-7-1, 5-3-0 at home and 3-4-1 on the road. At the end of the season, Derrick Thomas was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Denver Broncos 20-34
Week 2 Los Angeles Raiders 24-19
Week 3 @ San Diego Chargers 6-21
Week 4 Cincinnati Bengals 17-21
Week 5 @ Seattle Seahawks 20-16
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 14-20
Week 7 Dallas Cowboys 36-28
Week 8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17-23
Week 9 Seattle Seahawks 20-10
Week 10 Denver Broncos 13-16
Week 11 @ Cleveland Browns 10-10
Week 12 Houston Oilers 34-0
Week 13 Miami Dolphins 26-21
Week 14 @ Green Bay Packers 21-3
Week 15 San Diego Chargers 13-20
Week 16 @ Miami Dolphins 27-24

1989 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 Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Herman Edwards