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.
The Chiefs won the AFC West in the 1971 season with a 10-3-1 record. The Raiders finished 1.5 games back with a 8-4-2 record. The Chargers finished 4.5 games back with a 6-8 record. The Broncos finished 6 games back with a 4-9-1 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|San Diego Chargers||1-1||50%||+14|
The 1971 Kansas City Chiefs had their best month in December, when they went 3-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-1 and had a 50% win percentage.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
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
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 19, 1971||@ San Diego Chargers||Loss 14 - 21|
|2||Sun, Sep 26, 1971||@ Houston Oilers||Win 20 - 16|
|3||Sun, Oct 3, 1971||@ Denver Broncos||Win 16 - 3|
|4||Sun, Oct 10, 1971||vs San Diego Chargers||Win 31 - 10|
|5||Mon, Oct 18, 1971||vs Pittsburgh Steelers||Win 38 - 16|
|6||Sun, Oct 24, 1971||vs Washington Redskins||Win 27 - 20|
|7||Sun, Oct 31, 1971||@ Oakland Raiders||Tie 20 - 20|
|8||Sun, Nov 7, 1971||@ New York Jets||Loss 10 - 13|
|9||Sun, Nov 14, 1971||vs Cleveland Browns||Win 13 - 7|
|10||Sun, Nov 21, 1971||vs Denver Broncos||Win 28 - 10|
|11||Thu, Nov 25, 1971||@ Detroit Lions||Loss 21 - 32|
|12||Mon, Dec 6, 1971||@ San Francisco 49ers||Win 26 - 17|
|13||Sun, Dec 12, 1971||vs Oakland Raiders||Win 16 - 14|
|14||Sun, Dec 19, 1971||vs Buffalo Bills||Win 22 - 9|
|Div Divisional Round||Sat, Dec 25, 1971||vs Miami Dolphins||Loss 24 - 27||OT|