Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends
August 14, 1959 as the Dallas Texans and Charter Member of AFL
Moved to Kansas City and changed nickname:
Chairman and CEO:
Super Bowl Championship:
1962, 1966, 1969
AFL Western Division Championships:
1962, 1966, 1968 (tie)
AFC Western Division Championships:
1971, 1993, 1995, 1997
AFC West Division Championships:
(At Start of 2013 Season)
Retired Uniform Numbers:
#3 Jan Stenerud
#16 Len Dawson
#18 Emmitt Thomas
#28 Abner Haynes
#33 Stone Johnson
#36 Mack Lee Hill
#58 Derrick Thomas
#63 Willie Lanier
#78 Bobby Bell
#86 Buck Buchanan
Original Home/Name: The team originally played in Dallas and was known as the Texans (1960-62).
First Regular-Season Game: A 21-20 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, 9/10/60.
First Regular-Season Win: A 34-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders, 9/16/60.
First Winning Season: 1960 (8-6).
First Playoff Appearance: A 20-17 double-overtime victory over the Houston Oilers for the American Football League championship, 12/23/62.
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 35-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I, 1/15/67.
First Super Bowl Win: A 23-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV, 1/11/70.
First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Abner Haynes, 114 yards vs. the Denver Broncos, 11/13/60.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Abner Haynes, 1,049 yards (1962).
First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Len Dawson, 435 yards vs. the Denver Broncos, 11/1/64.
First to Gain 300 Yards Receiving: Stephone Paige, 309 yards vs. the San Diego Chargers, 12/22/85.
Most Career Rushing Yards: Priest Holmes, 6,070 yards (2001-07).
Most Career Passing Yards: Len Dawson, 28,507 yards (1962-1975).
Most Career Receptions: Tony Gonzalez, 916 receptions (1997-2008).
All-Time Leading Scorer: Nick Lowery, 1,466 points (1980-1993).
Longest Kickoff Return: 106 yards by Noland Smith vs. the Denver Broncos, 12/17/67.
First Chief Elected to the Hall of Fame: Owner Lamar Hunt, 1972.
Longest Game Played: A 20-17 double-overtime victory by the Dallas Texans over the Houston Oilers in the 1962 AFL Championship game, 12/23/62.