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. The Chiefs played their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. 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