1987 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
4-11-0 0-0 4418 2619 1799 41 265 5639 3306 2333 28 344
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The Kansas City Chiefs' twenty-eighth season was in 1987, playing their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Frank Gansz to lead the team. Gansz previously was the assistant head coach/special teams coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and had nine years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 4-11-0, 3-4-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Diego Chargers 20-13
Week 2 @ Seattle Seahawks 14-43
Week 4 @ Los Angeles Raiders 17-35
Week 5 @ Miami Dolphins 0-42
Week 6 Denver Broncos 17-26
Week 7 @ San Diego Chargers 21-42
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 28-31
Week 9 Pittsburgh Steelers 16-17
Week 10 New York Jets 9-16
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 3-23
Week 12 @ Detroit Lions 27-20
Week 13 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27-30
Week 14 Los Angeles Raiders 16-10
Week 15 @ Denver Broncos 17-20
Week 16 Seattle Seahawks 41-20

1987 Kansas City Chiefs Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Frank Gansz Offensive Coordinator: Homer Austin Smith Defensive Coordinator: John-Paul Young Quarterbacks Coach: Homer Austin Smith Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Wood Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Billie Matthews Tight Ends Coach: J.D. Helm Offensive Quality Control Coach: J.D. Helm Defensive Line Coach: Don Lawrence Linebackers Coach: John-Paul Young, Mark Hatley Secondary Coach: Dave Brazil Defensive Quality Control Coach: Mark Hatley Special Teams Coach: Ed Beckman Line Coach: Clarence T. Hewgley, Jr. Strength and Conditioning Coach: Clarence T. Hewgley, Jr.