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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS TRIVIA

1) What was the original name of the Kansas City Chiefs?


The team was founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans.

2) Which Chiefs QB holds the team record for most passing yards in a single game?


On November 5, 2000, Elvis Grbac completed 39 of 53 passes for 504 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions but was outdueled by his former backup Rich Gannon as the Chiefs fell to Gannon's Raiders, 49-31.

3) Who did the Chiefs defeat in Super Bowl IV?


The Chiefs became the second AFL team (after the New York Jets) to defeat an NFL team in an AFL-NFL World Championship Game, when they defeated the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV.

4) Which Chiefs player was nicknamed "The Nigerian Nightmare"?


born in Enugu, Nigeria, Okoye was known for his powerful running style and ability to break tackles.

5) Who did Derrick Thomas sack seven times during a single game in 1990?


Thomas set a single game record, sacking Seattle's Dave Krieg 7 times on Veterans Day, 1990.

6) What number did Len Dawson wear?


The Chiefs retired Dawson's number: 16.

7) Which player was named MVP of Super Bowl IV?


Len Dawson became the fourth consecutive winning quarterback to be named Super Bowl MVP. He completed 12 of 17 passes for 142 yards and one touchdown, with one interception.

8) Which Chiefs RB holds the team record for most rushing touchdowns in a season?


In 2003, Priest Holmes broke Marshall Faulk's NFL record for total touchdowns in a season with 27, which was subsequently broken by Shaun Alexander with 28 in 2005 and broken again by LaDainian Tomlinson with 31 in 2006. Holmes and Emmitt Smith are the only two running backs in NFL history to have back to back seasons with 20 or more rushing touchdowns.

9) Who founded the Kansas City Chiefs?


A charter member of the American Football League, the team was founded by Lamar Hunt.

10) Which player established Chiefs career records for sacks, safeties, fumble recoveries, and forced fumbles?


Derrick Thomas was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

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