1979 Kansas City Chiefs Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|