1983 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
6-10-0 0-0 5595 4341 1254 38 314 5386 3111 2275 51 319
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The Kansas City Chiefs' twenty-fourth season was in 1983, playing their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. During the offseason they hired John Mackovic to lead the team. Mackovic previously was the quarterbacks coach of the Dallas Cowboys and had two years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 6-10-0, 5-3-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Seattle Seahawks 17-13
Week 2 San Diego Chargers 14-17
Week 3 @ Washington Redskins 12-27
Week 4 @ Miami Dolphins 6-14
Week 5 St. Louis Cardinals 38-14
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 20-21
Week 7 New York Giants 38-17
Week 8 @ Houston Oilers 13-10
Week 9 @ Denver Broncos 24-27
Week 10 Los Angeles Raiders 20-28
Week 11 Cincinnati Bengals 20-15
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys 21-41
Week 13 @ Seattle Seahawks 48-51
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 9-14
Week 15 @ San Diego Chargers 38-41
Week 16 Denver Broncos 48-17

1983 Kansas City Chiefs Coaching Staff

Head Coach: John Mackovic Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson Offensive Run Game Coordinator: Rod Humenuik Quarterbacks Coach: Pete McCulley Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Williamson Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Offensive Backs Coach: Willie Peete Offensive Assistant Coach: J.D. Helm Defensive Line Coach: Walt Corey Outside Linebackers Coach: Jim Vechiarella Inside Linebackers Coach: Dan Daniel Defensive Backs Coach: Bud Carson, Douglas Graber Defensive Quality Control Coach: Douglas Graber Special Teams Coach: Jim Vechiarella Line Coach: Clarence T. Hewgley, Jr. Quality Control Coach: J.D. Helm Strength and Conditioning Coach: Clarence T. Hewgley, Jr.