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By Mark Stallard

ISBN-10: 1886110883

ISBN-13: 9781886110885

Hint the historical past of the Kansas urban Chiefs. try your Chiefs wisdom with trivialities questions about avid gamers and coaches from Len Dawson and Hank Stram.

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Chris Burford catches 10 passes for 171 receiving yards. Page 33 November 18-Len Dawson and Tommy Brooker hook up on a 92-yard touchdown pass as the Texans beat the Broncos, 24-3. December 1-Using the draft choice they received from Oakland in the Cotton Davidson trade, the Texans choose Buck Buchanan of Grambling College as the number one pick in the AFL draft and sign him immediately. December 16-Dallas wins the season finale, beating the Chargers, 26-17, at the Cotton Bowl. The Texans finish with an 11-3 record and first place in the AFL West.

Len Dawson, ignoring false gambling allegations that were made earlier in the week, played brilliantly and was named the game's MVP. April 15-Season ticket sales for Arrowhead Stadium begin, which eventually results in an NFL record 70,000 tickets. July 31-As the defending World Champions, the Chiefs take on the College All-Stars in Chicago and win easily, 24-3. September 20-Vikings revenge. In a Super Bowl IV rematch, the Chiefs travel to Minnesota and are thumped, 27-10. September 28-In only the second telecast ever, the Chiefs make their first appearance on Monday Night Football, and whomp the Colts in Baltimore, 44-24.

March 14-First AFL-NFL draft. The Chiefs selected Gene Trosch, defensive lineman from the University of Miami, as their number one pick. The team picked up Willie Lanier and Jim Lynch in the second round. August 23-NFL ambushed. Hungry for revenge and redemption for their loss to Green Bay in the first Super Bowl, the Chiefs destroy the Chicago Bears at Municipal Stadium, 66-24, in a pre-season game. ''This proves we're capable of winning any time we play anyone," Hank Stram said following the game.

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