1981 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
9-7-0 0-0 5273 2640 2633 46 315 5373 3626 1747 47 316
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The Kansas City Chiefs' twenty-second season was in 1981, and it was the fourth season Marv Levy served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 9-7-0, 5-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 37-33
Week 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-10
Week 3 San Diego Chargers 31-42
Week 4 @ Seattle Seahawks 20-14
Week 5 @ New England Patriots 17-33
Week 6 Oakland Raiders 27-0
Week 7 Denver Broncos 28-14
Week 8 @ Oakland Raiders 28-17
Week 9 @ San Diego Chargers 20-22
Week 10 Chicago Bears 13-16
Week 11 Houston Oilers 23-10
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 40-13
Week 13 @ Detroit Lions 10-27
Week 14 @ Denver Broncos 13-16
Week 15 Miami Dolphins 7-17
Week 16 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-6

Coaches

Head Coach: Marv Levy Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Quarterbacks Coach: Kay Dalton Wide Receivers Coach: Kay Dalton Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Running Backs Coach: Don Lawrence Tight Ends Coach: Frank Gansz Offensive Backs Coach: Bobby Ross Linebackers Coach: Rod Rust, Ted Cottrell Defensive Backs Coach: Walt Corey Special Teams Coach: Frank Gansz Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rick Abernethy