1974 Kansas City Chiefs Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Hank Stram (5-9)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1974 Kansas City Chiefs Roster
1974 Kansas City Chiefs Results

The Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Kansas City scored 233 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 293. Woody Green carried the ball for a team-leading 509 yards for the Chiefs, and Ed Podolak also aided the ground game.

Len Dawson passed for 1,573 yards. Ed Podolak topped pass catchers, grabbing 43 passes, while Barry Pearson added 387 receiving yards. Otis Taylor and Larry Brunson were targeted regularly as well.

The opportunistic defense created 44 turnovers. Emmitt Thomas intercepted 12 opponent throws.

Hank Stram coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Len Dawson23513858.715736.773.0135.5842519965.8
Mike Livingston1416646.87325.242.8107.1481010142.6
Dean Carlson15746.71167.700.016.73421345.4
Jerrel Wilson200.
David Jaynes200.000.000.0150.00000.0
Totals39521153.424216.1112.8256.384 37313


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Woody Green1355093.843 3
Ed Podolak1013863.814 2
Jeff Kinney632494.021 0
Wendell Hayes572063.619 2
Cleo Miller401864.647 0
Willie Ellison371143.111 2
Mike Livingston9283.10
Len Dawson11282.510 0
Elmo Wright3268.717 1
Dean Carlson2178.511 0
Otis Taylor166.00
Barry Pearson111.00
David Jaynes100.00
Bill Thomas3-3-1.00
Larry Brunson5-33-6.60
Totals46917203.747 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Podolak433067.126 1
Barry Pearson2738714.348 1
Woody Green262479.569 1
Otis Taylor2437515.664 2
Larry Brunson2237417.084 2
Jeff Kinney181055.816 1
Cleo Miller1414910.634 0
Elmo Wright1320916.151 1
Morris Stroud1214111.825 2
Willie Ellison56412.826 0
Wendell Hayes4235.80
Andy Hamilton22512.519 0
John Strada11616.016 0
Totals211242111.584 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jan Stenerud262492.3241770.875


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jerrel Wilson83346241.764

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Podolak151348.954 0
Larry Brunson191115.829 0
Kerry Reardon4307.519 0
Woody Green5214.20
Donnie Joe Morris100.00
Totals442966.754 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Thomas2557122.833 0
Cleo Miller1431022.129 0
Larry Brunson1228023.357 0
Donnie Joe Morris11717.017 0
Woody Green11616.016 0
Tom Keating11010.010 0
Tommy Humphrey177.00
Doug Jones100.00
Totals56121121.657 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emmitt Thomas1221417.873 2
Mike Sensibaugh48521.233 0
Kerry Reardon400.00
Willie Lanier22814.014 0
Wilbur Young15252.052 1
Nate Allen15252.052 0
Marvin Upshaw15252.052 1
Bobby Bell12828.028 1
Doug Jones11313.013 0
Clyde Werner177.00
Totals2853119.073 5

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jan Stenerud1724075
Woody Green310000024
Ed Podolak21000018
Emmitt Thomas200012
Larry Brunson020000012
Wendell Hayes2000012
Elmo Wright1100012
Morris Stroud200012
Otis Taylor0200012
Willie Ellison2000012
Marvin Upshaw10006
Bobby Bell10006
Wilbur Young10006
Jeff Kinney010006
Barry Pearson010006
Willie Lanier000012


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