Established in 1959 the Kansas City Chiefs compete in the AFC West Division of the National Football League. The Kansas City Chiefs was originally established as the Dallas Texans and one of the inaugural teams in the American Football League(created to rival the National Football League in 1960). Since the AFL-NFL merger came into effect in 1970, they have appeared in 21 playoffs. The Kansas City Chiefs appeared in the first ever Super Bowl, as the American Football League Champions.
The Chiefs have won 3 Super Bowl titles with their most recent win in 2023. After 1971, the Kansas City Chiefs were absent from the playoffs for a long time. Since 1990, the Chiefs returned to the postseason games. The Chiefs secured a playoff position in the 2022-23 season by topping the AFC West division table. With an active streak of 8 consecutive playoff appearances (since 2015), the Chiefs have appeared at the Super Bowl thrice. Here is a look back at the playoff appearances from the Kansas City Chiefs since they started competing.
- Kansas City Chiefs Playoff Appearances by Year
- Playoff Games Won by Kansas City Chiefs
- How many playoff games has Patrick Mahomes played at the Arrowhead Stadium?
- How many times have the Kansas City Chiefs made the playoffs with Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce?
- Kansas City Chiefs Championships and Rings Won
- Kansas City Chiefs Playoff Stats
- Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Stats
- How many times have the Kansas City Chiefs made it to the NFL Playoffs consecutively?
- Popularly Asked Questions
Kansas City Chiefs Playoff Appearances by Year
2022- Won the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles (38-35)
2021 - Lost Conference Championship to the Cincinnati Bengals (24-27)
2020 - Lost Super Bowl (9-31) to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2019- Won the Super Bowl by defeating the San Francisco 49ers (31-20)
2018- Lost Conference Championship to New England Patriots during overtime (31-37)
2017- Lost the Wild Card round to the Tennessee Titans (21-22)
2016- Lost the Divisional round (16-18) to the Pittsburgh Steelers
2015 -Lost (20-27) in the Divisional round against the New England Patriots
2013 - Knocked out in the Wild Card round against the Indianapolis Colts (44-45)
2010 -Lost the Wild Card round to the Baltimore Ravens with a blowout score of (7-30)
2006 - Lost Wild Card round against the Indianapolis Colts (8-23)
2003 -Lost Divisional round to the Indianapolis Colts (31-38)
1997 -Lost the Divisional round 10-14 to the Denver Broncos (10-`4)
1995 -Lost the Divisional round against the Indianapolis Colts (7-10)
1994 - Lost the Wild Card round to Miami Dolphins (17-27)
1993 - Lost (13-30) in the Conference Championship against Buffalo Bills
1992 -Lost the Wild Card round to the San Diego Chargers (now known as L.A. Chargers)
1991 - Lost the Divisional round to Buffalo Bills (14-37)
1990 - Lost the Wild Card round (16-17) against the Miami Dolphins
1986 -Lost Wild Card round to the New York Jets (15-35)
1971 -Lost the Divisional round (24-27) against the Miami Dolphins in overtime
1969 - Won the Super Bowl by defeating the Minnesota Vikings with a blowout (23-7)
1968 -Lost the Divisional round against the Oakland Raiders (now known as the Las Vegas Raiders)
1966 - Lost the Super Bowl against the Green Bay Packers (10-35)
1962 - Won the NFL Championship (20-17) by defeating the Houston Oilers (now known as the Tennessee Titans)
Playoff Games Won by Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs have played a total of 41 playoff games.
Playoff games win-loss record: 20-21
Wild Card round wins: 4 (out of 8 appearances)
Divisional round wins: 8 (out of 15 appearances)
Conference Championship wins: 5 (out of 8 appearances)
Super Bowl wins: 3 (out of 5 appearances)
NFL Championship wins (pre-1966 merger): 1 win (out of 1 appearance)
How many playoff games has Patrick Mahomes played at the Arrowhead Stadium?
The Kansas City Chiefs have been enjoying one of the best runs of form for NFL playoff appearances since 2015. One of the aces for the Kansas City Chiefs has been quarterback Patrick Mahomes. He was a Round 1 draft pick by the Chiefs in 2017 and became a regular starter in 2018.
In his short career span, Patrick Mahomes already has the highest passer rating of (109.8) in NFL playoff history. He has played a total of 8 playoff games as of 2021. Out of the 8 playoff games, Patrick Mahomes has appeared in 6 of them at the Arrowhead Stadium (home stadium of the Chiefs). The young quarterback is a blitzkrieg and he has already bagged one Super Bowl title with the Chiefs in 2019. Mahomes is on his path to be one of the greatest to have ever played the game with 4 Pro Bowl appearances since 2018.
How many times have the Kansas City Chiefs made the playoffs with Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce?
The Kansas City Chiefs have their most successful playoff form in the recent years of the NFL. Three players who heralded the Chiefs to this success are Patrick Mahomes (quarterback), Tyreek Hill ( wide receiver), and Travis Kelce (tight end). Although Tyreek Hill has departed from the Chiefs, he was an instrumental part in their earlier Super Bowl wins.
8-time Pro-Bowler, Kelce has been playing for the Chiefs since 2013 and has been a part of their consecutive playoff appearances since 2015. Tyreek Hill finished the 2020 season with a career-high of 24 catches. Along with the man in form Patrick Maholmes, Hill and Kelce have ushered the Chiefs to very successful playoff performances. Let us take a look at the games where Mahomes, Hill and Kelce featured together:
|Week||Date||Opponent||Points Scored||Points Allowed||Stadium|
|2020 Playoffs- Divisional round||Jan 7, 2021||Cleveland Browns||22||17||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
|2020 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 24, 2021||Buffalo Bills||38||24||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
|2020 Playoffs- NFL Super Bowl||Feb 7, 2021||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||9||31||Raymond James Stadium, Florida|
|2019 Playoffs- Divisional round||Jan 12, 2020||Houston Texans||51||31||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
|2019 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 19, 2020||Tennessee Titans||35||24||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
|2019 Playoffs- NFL Super Bowl||Feb 2, 2020||San Francisco 49ers||31||20||Hard Rock Stadium, Florida|
|2018 Playoffs- Divisional round||Jan 12, 2019||Indianapolis Colts||31||13||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
|2018 Playoffs- Conference Championship||Jan 20, 2019||New England Patriots||31||37||Arrowhead Stadium, Missouri|
Kansas City Chiefs Championships and Rings Won
The Kansas City Chiefs have won 5 Championship Rings with 3 Super Bowl wins and 2 AFL Championships.
1962 (AFL Championship)
1966 (AFL Championship)
1969 (Super Bowl IV)
2019 (Super Bowl LIV)
2022 (Super Bowl LVII)
Kansas City Chiefs Playoff Stats
Total Playoff Games Played: 41
Overall Playoff Record (Wins-Losses): 20-21
Total Super Bowl Wins: 3 (5 Appearances)
All-time Passing Leader: Len Dawson 2,115/3,696, 28,507 yds, 237 TD
All-time Rushing Leader: Jamaal Charles 1,332 att, 7,260 yds, 43 TD
All-time Receiving Leader: Tony Gonzalez 916 rec, 10,940 yds, 76 TD
All-time Scoring Leader: Nick Lowery 1,466 points
All-time AV Leader: Will Shields 157 AV
Winningest Coach: Hank Stram 124-76-10
Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Stats
Total Super Bowl Appearances: 5
Super Bowls Won: 3
Super Bowl Winning Seasons: 1969, 2019, 2022
Most Scoring Super Bowl Win: 23-7 win against the Minnesota Vikings in 1969
Lowest Scoring Super Bowl Loss: 9-31 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020
How many times have the Kansas City Chiefs made it to the NFL Playoffs consecutively?
The Kansas City Chiefs are currently on a streak of eight consecutive NFL Playoff appearances (2015-2022). They have managed to make it to three Super Bowl appearances, winning the Vince Lombardi trophy on two occassions.
Popularly Asked Questions
1. How many Divisional TItles have the Kansas City Chiefs won?
Since the franchise's alignment to the NFL in 1970, they have won ten division titles, with five straight from 2016 to 2020, and eight wild card playoff berths, four of which were between 1990 and 1997 when the team never lost as many games as it won.
2. When did the Chiefs go 13-0 in their season?
The Kansas City Chiefs went 13-0 in the 2013 NFL season.
3. How many Super Bowls have the Kansas City Chiefs lost?
The Chiefs have appeared in a total of four Super Bowls and have lost them on two occassions.
4. How many years in a row did Kansas City go to the Superbowl?
The Kansas City Chiefs have made it to the Super Bowl twice in a row. They made it to the Super Bowl consecutively in 2019 and 2020.
5. What is the value of the Kansas City Chiefs?
The Kansas City Chiefs are currently valued at around $3.7 billion.
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