1968 Kansas City Chiefs Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the AFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Hank Stram (12-2)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1968 Kansas City Chiefs Roster
The Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the AFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The defense proved to be a force, as the Chiefs led the league with just 170 points allowed. Kansas City scored 371 points. Robert Holmes carried the ball for a team-leading 866 yards.
Len Dawson threw for 2,109 yards. Mike Garrett topped pass catchers, grabbing 33 passes, while Frank Pitts added 655 receiving yards. Gloster Van Richardson was targeted regularly, too.
The larcenous defense manufactured 49 turnovers, topping in the league. Johnny Robinson intercepted 6 opponent throws.
Hank Stram coached the team. The 1968 Kansas City Chiefs lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 371
Regular Season Points Against: 170
|September 9, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 26 at Houston Oilers 21||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 15, 1968||New York Jets 20 at Kansas City Chiefs 19||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 22, 1968||Denver Broncos 2 at Kansas City Chiefs 34||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|September 28, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 48 at Miami Dolphins 3||W||1-1-0||2-0-0||3-1-0|
|October 5, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 18 at Buffalo Bills 7||W||1-1-0||3-0-0||4-1-0|
|October 13, 1968||Cincinnati Bengals 3 at Kansas City Chiefs 13||W||2-1-0||3-0-0||5-1-0|
|October 20, 1968||Oakland Raiders 10 at Kansas City Chiefs 24||W||3-1-0||3-0-0||6-1-0|
|October 27, 1968||San Diego Chargers 20 at Kansas City Chiefs 27||W||4-1-0||3-0-0||7-1-0|
|November 3, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 21 at Oakland Raiders 38||L||4-1-0||3-1-0||7-2-0|
|November 10, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 16 at Cincinnati Bengals 9||W||4-1-0||4-1-0||8-2-0|
|November 17, 1968||Boston Patriots 17 at Kansas City Chiefs 31||W||5-1-0||4-1-0||9-2-0|
|November 28, 1968||Houston Oilers 10 at Kansas City Chiefs 24||W||6-1-0||4-1-0||10-2-0|
|December 8, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 40 at San Diego Chargers 3||W||6-1-0||5-1-0||11-2-0|
|December 14, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 30 at Denver Broncos 7||W||6-1-0||6-1-0||12-2-0|
|December 22, 1968||Kansas City Chiefs 6 at Oakland Raiders 41||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|