1960-1962 Dallas Texans, 1963-present Kansas City Chiefs

Hall of Famer Lamar Hunt, a co-founder of the American Football League, located his team in Dallas.  By their third year, the Texans won the AFL title. Following that season, for the good of the league, the team was moved to Kansas City and became the Chiefs.  The franchise recorded the best record in the 10-year history of the AFL highlighted by a win in Super Bowl IV.

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
August 14, 1959 as the Dallas Texans and Charter Member of AFL

First Season:
1960

Moved to Kansas City and changed nickname:
1963

Stadium:
Arrowhead Stadium

Chairman and CEO:
Clark Hunt

General Manager:
John Dorsey

Head Coach:
Andy Reid

Super Bowl Championship:
IV

AFL Championships:
1962, 1966, 1969

AFL Western Division Championships:
1962, 1966, 1968 (tie)

AFC Western Division Championships:
1971, 1993, 1995, 1997

AFC West Division Championships:
2003, 2010

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2014 Season)
423-408-12

AFL Record:
92-50-5

NFL Record:
331-358-7

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 27-24 double-overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins in the 1971 AFC Divisional Playoff Game, 12/25/71.