1979 Kansas City Chiefs Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Marv Levy (7-9)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1979 Kansas City Chiefs Statistics
1979 Kansas City Chiefs Roster

The Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Kansas City stumbled, scoring only 238 points, while the solid defense allowed 262. Ted McKnight carried the ball for a team-leading 755 yards for the Chiefs.

Steve Fuller passed for 1,484 yards. Ted McKnight grabbed 38 passes, while J.T. Smith added 444 receiving yards, while Tony Reed was targeted regularly as well.

Gary Barbaro picked off 7 opponent throws.

Marv Levy coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 238
Regular Season Points Against: 262

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 2, 1979 Baltimore Colts 0 at Kansas City Chiefs 14 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 9, 1979 Cleveland Browns 27 at Kansas City Chiefs 24 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
September 16, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 6 at Houston Oilers 20 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
September 23, 1979 Oakland Raiders 7 at Kansas City Chiefs 35 W 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-2-0
September 30, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Seattle Seahawks 6 W 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 7, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 7 W 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
October 14, 1979 Denver Broncos 24 at Kansas City Chiefs 10 L 2-2-0 2-1-0 4-3-0
October 21, 1979 New York Giants 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 17 L 2-3-0 2-1-0 4-4-0
October 28, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 3 at Denver Broncos 20 L 2-3-0 2-2-0 4-5-0
November 4, 1979 San Diego Chargers 20 at Kansas City Chiefs 14 L 2-4-0 2-2-0 4-6-0
November 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers 30 at Kansas City Chiefs 3 L 2-5-0 2-2-0 4-7-0
November 18, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Oakland Raiders 21 W 2-5-0 3-2-0 5-7-0
November 25, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 7 at San Diego Chargers 28 L 2-5-0 3-3-0 5-8-0
December 2, 1979 Seattle Seahawks 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 37 W 3-5-0 3-3-0 6-8-0
December 9, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 10 at Baltimore Colts 7 W 3-5-0 4-3-0 7-8-0
December 16, 1979 Kansas City Chiefs 0 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 L 3-5-0 4-4-0 7-9-0


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