The Kansas City Chiefs are a National Football League team that is based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs play in the West Division of the American Football Conference. The Kansas City Chiefs have acquired former New York Giant free agent (lineman) Chris Bober and former Philadelphia Eagles guard/tackle John Welbourn, who they hope can either fill in offensive tackle John Tait's job or strengthen an offensive line that was weak in reserves a year ago.
Tait who moved to the Chicago Bears after $14 million contract. In other news, the Chiefs signed defensive back Isaac White, hired Fred Pagac
as linebackers coach, signed fullback
Marvin Brown and Punter Rodney Williams.
The Kansas City Chiefs started as an
American Football League franchise in
1960 and were named the Dallas Texans,
the team was then moved to Kansas City
in 1963 and the new name was selected by
a fan contest.
Formed in 1960 and known as the Dallas
Texans and were owned by Lamar Hunt, who
also owned the same League they played in
American Football League (AFL). In 1963 the
Texans moved to Kansas City and renamed the
team the Kansas City Chiefs. In 1970 the
team moved into the NFL. The team has won
Two American Football League Championships
1962 and 1969-70(Super Bowl IV), they have
won one Conference Championship in 1969, in
the AFL they have won three Division
Championships (1962, 1966, 1968(tie)) in the
NFL they have won four (1971, 1993, 1995 and
1997), the Chiefs have appeared in the
playoffs fourteen times. The team stadium
(Arrowhead Stadium), which has a capacity of
79,451 is located in Kansas City, Missouri.