1983 Kansas City Chiefs Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Mackovic (6-10)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1983 Kansas City Chiefs Roster
The Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.
The Chiefs racked up 386 points, and the defensive squad conceded 367. Bill Kenney led the charge, slinging for 4,348 yards. Carlos Carson grabbed 80 passes for 1,351 yards.
Billy Jackson carried the ball for a team-leading 499 yards for Kansas City, and Theotis Brown also aided the ground game.
The ball-hawking defense created 51 turnovers. Deron Cherry picked off 7 opponent throws. Mike Bell topped the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.
John Mackovic coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 386
Regular Season Points Against: 367
|September 4, 1983||Seattle Seahawks 13 at Kansas City Chiefs 17||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 12, 1983||San Diego Chargers 17 at Kansas City Chiefs 14||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 18, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 12 at Washington Redskins 27||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|September 25, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 6 at Miami Dolphins 14||L||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 2, 1983||St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Kansas City Chiefs 38||W||2-1-0||0-2-0||2-3-0|
|October 9, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 20 at Los Angeles Raiders 21||L||2-1-0||0-3-0||2-4-0|
|October 16, 1983||New York Giants 17 at Kansas City Chiefs 38||W||3-1-0||0-3-0||3-4-0|
|October 23, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 13 at Houston Oilers 10||W||3-1-0||1-3-0||4-4-0||OT|
|October 30, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 24 at Denver Broncos 27||L||3-1-0||1-4-0||4-5-0|
|November 6, 1983||Los Angeles Raiders 28 at Kansas City Chiefs 20||L||3-2-0||1-4-0||4-6-0|
|November 13, 1983||Cincinnati Bengals 15 at Kansas City Chiefs 20||W||4-2-0||1-4-0||5-6-0|
|November 20, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 21 at Dallas Cowboys 41||L||4-2-0||1-5-0||5-7-0|
|November 27, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 48 at Seattle Seahawks 51||L||4-2-0||1-6-0||5-8-0||OT|
|December 4, 1983||Buffalo Bills 14 at Kansas City Chiefs 9||L||4-3-0||1-6-0||5-9-0|
|December 11, 1983||Kansas City Chiefs 38 at San Diego Chargers 41||L||4-3-0||1-7-0||5-10-0|
|December 18, 1983||Denver Broncos 17 at Kansas City Chiefs 48||W||5-3-0||1-7-0||6-10-0|