1978 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
4-12-0 0-0 4820 1834 2986 34 287 4968 2582 2386 35 284
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The Kansas City Chiefs' nineteenth season was in 1978, playing their home games at Arrowhead Stadium. During the offseason they hired Marv Levy to lead the team. Levy previously was the assistant coach of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1969 and has a total of one year of coaching in the NFL. They finished the season 4-12-0, 3-5-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24-23
Week 2 Houston Oilers 17-20
Week 3 @ New York Giants 10-26
Week 4 Denver Broncos 17-23
Week 5 @ Buffalo Bills 13-28
Week 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-30
Week 7 @ Oakland Raiders 6-28
Week 8 Cleveland Browns 17-3
Week 9 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24-27
Week 10 Oakland Raiders 10-20
Week 11 @ San Diego Chargers 23-29
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 10-13
Week 13 San Diego Chargers 23-0
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 14-10
Week 15 @ Denver Broncos 3-24
Week 16 @ Seattle Seahawks 19-23

Coaches

Head Coach: Marv Levy Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Wide Receivers Coach: Kay Dalton Offensive Line Coach: Joe Spencer Offensive Backfield Coach: Tom Pagna Defensive Line Coach: Walt Corey Linebackers Coach: Rod Rust Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Special Teams Coach: Bobby Ross