NFL team Kansas City Chiefs logo seen at the Los Angeles Convention Center during the Super Bowl Experience
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The Kansas City Chiefs is a professional football team that competes in the NFL’s AFC West division and is based in Kansas City, Mo.

In 1960, businessman Lamar Hunt founded the team, which was originally called the Dallas Texans and was a charter member of the AFL.

The team relocated in 1963 to Kansas City, where it remains today. In 1970, the Chiefs joined the NFL. Today, Hunt’s son, Clark Hunt, is the CEO and chairman.


  • Established: 1960
  • Super Bowl championships: 2 (1970 and 2020)
  • Additional achievements: The Kansas City Chiefs won three AFL championships (1962, 1966, and 1969); it was the second AFL team (the New York Jets were first) to defeat an NFL team in the AFL-NFL World Championship Game
  • Arena: Arrowhead Stadium
  • Colors: Red and gold
  • Head Coach: Andy Reid

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