The Kansas City Chiefs finished the regular season with a 10-3-1 record. They went 7-0 at home and 3-3-1 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Kansas City Chiefs went 10-4-1. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Miami Dolphins.
The 1971 Kansas City Chiefs played in the West Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1971 Kansas City Chiefs went 4-1-1 against their AFC West opponents.
Yes, the Kansas City Chiefs made the Playoffs in 1971. They lost their only game against the Miami Dolphins in the Divisional Round.
The Kansas City Chiefs finished the regular season with a point differential of +94. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Chiefs could have been expected to have about 9.9 wins, or a 10-4 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1971 Kansas City Chiefs went 4-2-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Chiefs went 1-1-1.
The 1971 Kansas City Chiefs did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971 Kansas City Chiefs was a 5 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Chiefs had during the 1971 regular season was 1 game, which occured 3 separate times.
= Playoff Team
= Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 19, 1971 Sun, Sep 19||@ San Diego Chargers Chargers||Loss L 14 - 21|
|2||Sun, Sep 26, 1971 Sun, Sep 26||@ Houston Oilers Oilers||Win W 20 - 16|
|3||Sun, Oct 3, 1971 Sun, Oct 3||@ Denver Broncos Broncos||Win W 16 - 3|
|4||Sun, Oct 10, 1971 Sun, Oct 10||vs San Diego Chargers Chargers||Win W 31 - 10|
|5||Mon, Oct 18, 1971 Mon, Oct 18||vs Pittsburgh Steelers Steelers||Win W 38 - 16|
|6||Sun, Oct 24, 1971 Sun, Oct 24||vs Washington Redskins Redskins||Win W 27 - 20|
|7||Sun, Oct 31, 1971 Sun, Oct 31||@ Oakland Raiders Raiders||Tie T 20 - 20|
|8||Sun, Nov 7, 1971 Sun, Nov 7||@ New York Jets Jets||Loss L 10 - 13|
|9||Sun, Nov 14, 1971 Sun, Nov 14||vs Cleveland Browns Browns||Win W 13 - 7|
|10||Sun, Nov 21, 1971 Sun, Nov 21||vs Denver Broncos Broncos||Win W 28 - 10|
|11||Thu, Nov 25, 1971 Thu, Nov 25||@ Detroit Lions Lions||Loss L 21 - 32|
|12||Mon, Dec 6, 1971 Mon, Dec 6||@ San Francisco 49ers 49ers||Win W 26 - 17|
|13||Sun, Dec 12, 1971 Sun, Dec 12||vs Oakland Raiders Raiders||Win W 16 - 14|
|14||Sun, Dec 19, 1971 Sun, Dec 19||vs Buffalo Bills Bills||Win W 22 - 9|
|Divisional Divisional Round||Sat, Dec 25, 1971 Sat, Dec 25||vs Miami Dolphins Dolphins||Loss L 24 - 27||OT|