2004 Kansas City Chiefs season

Last updated

2004 Kansas City Chiefs season
Kansas City Chiefs wordmark.svg
Owner Lamar Hunt
Head coach Dick Vermeil
General manager Carl Peterson
Home field Arrowhead Stadium
Results
Record7–9
Division place3rd AFC West
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro Bowlers FB Tony Richardson
TE Tony Gonzalez
OT Willie Roaf
G Brian Waters
G Will Shields
LS Kendall Gammon

The 2004 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 45th season, their 42nd in Kansas City, and 35th in the National Football League.

Contents

The 2004 season proved not to be as successful as the team's previous season. Though the Chiefs finished the regular season with the most yards and the second highest number of points, they also had a losing record of 7–9 and no playoff appearance. In fact, the Chiefs' 483 points-scored was the highest total in NFL history for a team that finished the season with a losing record. [1] The Chiefs joined the 1975 Buffalo Bills as the only teams in NFL history to score an average of at least 30 points per game and miss the playoffs.

Roster

2004 Kansas City Chiefs final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics

Schedule

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentResultRecordVenueRecap
1August 13at New York Giants L 24–340–1 Giants Stadium Recap
2August 23 St. Louis Rams W 24–71–1 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
3August 28 Cleveland Browns L 19–211–2Arrowhead Stadium Recap
4September 2at Dallas Cowboys L 20–241–3 Texas Stadium Recap

Regular season

WeekDateOpponentResultRecordVenueRecap
1September 12at Denver Broncos L 24–340–1 Invesco Field at Mile High Recap
2September 19 Carolina Panthers L 17–280–2 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
3September 26 Houston Texans L 21–240–3Arrowhead Stadium Recap
4October 4at Baltimore Ravens W 27–241–3 M&T Bank Stadium Recap
5 Bye
6October 17at Jacksonville Jaguars L 16–221–4 Alltel Stadium Recap
7October 24 Atlanta Falcons W 56–102–4Arrowhead Stadium Recap
8October 31 Indianapolis Colts W 45–353–4Arrowhead Stadium Recap
9November 7at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 31–343–5 Raymond James Stadium Recap
10November 14at New Orleans Saints L 20–273–6 Louisiana Superdome Recap
11November 22 New England Patriots L 19–273–7Arrowhead Stadium Recap
12November 28 San Diego Chargers L 31–343–8Arrowhead Stadium Recap
13December 5at Oakland Raiders W 34–274–8 McAfee Coliseum Recap
14December 13at Tennessee Titans W 49–385–8 The Coliseum Recap
15December 19 Denver Broncos W 45–176–8Arrowhead Stadium Recap
16 December 25 Oakland Raiders W 31–307–8Arrowhead Stadium Recap
17January 2at San Diego Chargers L 17–247–9 Qualcomm Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

AFC West
WLTPCTDIVCONFPFPASTK
(4) San Diego Chargers 1240.7505–19–3446313W1
(6) Denver Broncos 1060.6253–37–5381304W2
Kansas City Chiefs 790.4383–36–6483435L1
Oakland Raiders 5110.3131–53–9320422L2

Related Research Articles

Jason Elam

Jason Elam is a former American football placekicker. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft and played 15 seasons with the Broncos and two with the Atlanta Falcons.

Peyton Manning American football quarterback

Peyton Williams Manning is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons. Considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, he spent 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and four with the Denver Broncos. Manning is also one of the NFL's most recognizable players, earning the nickname "the Sheriff" due to his tendency to audible prior to the snap. The second son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and older brother of former NFL quarterback Eli Manning, he played college football at the University of Tennessee, with whom he won the 1997 SEC Championship Game and earned MVP honors.

Jim Otto

James Edwin Otto is an American former professional football player who was a center for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980, his first year of eligibility.

Andy Reid American football coach

Andrew Walter Reid is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Reid was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012. From 2001 to 2012, he was also the Eagles' executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team's general manager. He began his professional coaching career as an offensive assistant for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 1998, with whom he won a Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXI.

Herm Edwards American football player, coach and analyst

Herman Edwards Jr. is an American football coach, sports analyst, and former cornerback who is the head football coach at Arizona State. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons, primarily with the Philadelphia Eagles. Edwards was also a head coach in the NFL from 2001 to 2008 with the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. Following the conclusion of his NFL coaching career, Edwards was a football analyst at ESPN from 2009 to 2017. He returned to coaching in 2018 when he was named the head coach of Arizona State's football team.

Marty Schottenheimer American football coach

Martin Edward Schottenheimer was an American football linebacker and coach who served as a head coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1984 to 2006. He was the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs for ten seasons, the Cleveland Browns and the San Diego Chargers for five each, and the Washington Redskins for one. Eighth in career wins at 205 and seventh in regular season wins at 200, Schottenheimer has the most wins of an NFL head coach to not win a championship. After coaching in the NFL, he won a 2011 championship in his one season with the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League (UFL). He was inducted to the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame in 2010.

AFC Championship Game Semi-final championship football game in NFL

The AFC Championship Game is the annual championship game of the American Football Conference (AFC) and one of the two semi-final playoff games of the National Football League (NFL), the largest professional American football league in the United States. The game is played on the penultimate Sunday in January by the two remaining playoff teams, following the AFC postseason's first two rounds. The AFC champion then advances to face the winner of the NFC Championship Game in the Super Bowl.

Edward Peter Murray is a Canadian former professional football player who was a kicker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins. He played college football at Tulane University.

The 2003 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 34th season in the National Football League, the 44th overall and the third under head coach Dick Vermeil.

The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football franchise that began play in 1960 as the Dallas Texans. The team was a charter member of the American Football League (AFL), and now play in the National Football League (NFL).

The 1995 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 26th season in the National Football League, the 33rd as the Kansas City Chiefs and the 36th overall. The team improved on their 9–7 record from 1994 and finished the regular season with a 13–3 record and the AFC West division championship. However, the Chiefs suffered a devastating loss in the divisional round of the 1995–96 AFC playoffs when placekicker Lin Elliott missed three crucial field goals, which gave the Indianapolis Colts an upset win by the score of 10–7.

The 1990 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 21st season in the National Football League, the 28th as the Kansas City Chiefs and the 31st overall. The team improved from an 8–7–1 record to an 11–5 record and Wild Card spot in the 1991 playoffs. In Marty Schottenheimer's first playoff appearance with the Chiefs, they lost to the Miami Dolphins 17–16 in the Wild Card round. Starting with the home opener, the Chiefs began an NFL-record 19 consecutive seasons with every home game sold out. The streak was finally broken in the final home game of the 2009 Kansas City Chiefs season versus Cleveland.

The 1965 Kansas City Chiefs season was the 6th season for the Kansas City Chiefs as a professional AFL franchise; they finished with a 7–5–2 record and missed the AFL playoffs.

Eric Berry American football safety

Eric Berry is a former American football safety. He played college football at Tennessee, where he was a two-time unanimous All-American and recognized as the best collegiate defensive back in the country. He was then drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs fifth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. Berry has been voted to the Pro Bowl five times and has been named to the First Team All-Pro three times.

The 1991 Phoenix Cardinals season was the 72nd season the team was in the National Football League (NFL). The team failed to improve on their previous output of 5–11, winning only four games. After beginning the season 2–0, the Cardinals suffered a tough schedule and lost their last eight matches to finish 4–12. This was the ninth consecutive season the Cardinals failed to qualify to the playoffs.

Kansas City Chiefs National Football League franchise in Kansas City, Missouri

The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. They compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's American Football Conference (AFC) West division.

2013 Kansas City Chiefs season

The 2013 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 54th season and the first under the head coach/general manager tandem of Andy Reid and John Dorsey. After their 26–16 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3, which was also coach Andy Reid's first visit to Philadelphia since the Eagles fired him the season prior, the Chiefs vastly improved on their 2–14 record from 2012 just three weeks into the season. After defeating the New York Giants 31–7 in Week 4, the Chiefs became the first team in NFL history to win two or fewer games in the previous season, and win the first four games the next. On October 13, 2013 against the Oakland Raiders, Chiefs fans broke the Guinness World Record for loudest crowd roar at an outdoor stadium with 137.5 decibels. Seattle Seahawks fans later reclaimed the record on December 2, 2013, with a roar of 137.6 decibels. After the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos in Week 7, the Chiefs were the final undefeated team in the NFL. They were the first team in NFL history to earn the number one draft pick and be the last undefeated team in consecutive years.

Harrison Butker American football placekicker

Harrison Butker, nicknamed Butt Kicker, is an American football kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Tech. He is second in NFL history in career field goal percentage with 90.3%, trailing only Justin Tucker.

References