|2018 Kansas City Chiefs season|
|Owner||The Hunt family|
|Head Coach||Andy Reid|
|Home Field||Arrowhead Stadium|
|Place||1st AFC West|
|Playoff Finish||Won Divisional Playoffs (Colts) 31–13|
Lost AFC Championship (Patriots) 37–31 (OT)
|Previous Season||Next Season|
The 2018 Kansas City Chiefs season will be the franchise's upcoming 49th season in the National Football League, the 59th overall, the sixth under head coach Andy Reid, and second under general manager Brett Veach. Template:TOC limit
NFL Top 100
|24||Travis Kelce||TE||Template:Increase 2|
|40||Tyreek Hill||WR||Template:Decrease 4|
- Main article: 2018 NFL Draft
|2||46||Breeland Speaks||Defensive end||Ole Miss|
|3||75||Derrick Nnadi||Defensive tackle||Florida State|
|4||124||Armani Watts||Safety||Texas A&M|
|6||196||Tremon Smith||Cornerback||Central Arkansas|
|198||Kahlil McKenzie||Defensive tackle||Tennessee|
- The Chiefs traded their first round selection (No. 22 overall), along with their 2017 first and third round selections to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for the Bills' 2017 first-round selection.
- The Chiefs received a third round selection (No. 78 overall) and cornerback Kendall Fuller from the Washington Redskins in exchange for quarterback Alex Smith.
- The Chiefs traded their fifth round selection (159th overall) to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for offensive tackle Cameron Erving.
- The Chiefs traded their seventh round selection (240th overall) to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for cornerback Kenneth Acker.
- The Chiefs received a seventh round draft selection (233rd overall) from the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for cornerback Marcus Cooper.
- The Chiefs traded cornerback Marcus Peters and their sixth round selection (209th overall) to the Los Angeles Rams for their fourth round selection (124th overall) and their second round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft.
- The Chiefs received a seventh round draft selection (243rd Overall) from the Tennessee Titans in exchange for defensive tackle David King. 
- The Chiefs received a 2nd round pick (46th overall) and a 3rd round pick (100th overall) from the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for the Chiefs' 2nd round pick (54th overall) and 3rd round pick (78th overall).
- The Chiefs received a 3rd round pick (75th overall) from the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for their 3rd round pick (86th overall) and their 4th round pick (122nd overall)
- The Chiefs a 6th round pick (198th overall) from the New England Patriots in exchange for two 7th round picks (233rd overall and 243rd Overall)
Kansas City Chiefs current staff
Special Teams Coaches
Coaching Support Staff
Strength and Conditioning
Kansas City Chiefs current roster
Rookies in italics
The Chiefs' preseason opponents were announced in April.
|1||August 9||Houston||L 10-17||0-1||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|2||August 16||at Atlanta||W 28-14||1-1||Mercedes-Benz Stadium||Recap|
|3||August 23||at Chicago||L 20-27||1-2||Soldier Field||Recap|
|4||August 30||Green Bay||W 33-21||2-2||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|1||September 9||at LA Chargers||38-28||1-0||Stubhub Center||Recap|
|2||September 16||at Pittsburgh||42-37||2-0||Heinz Field||Recap|
|3||September 23||San Francisco||38-27||3-0||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|4||October 1||at Denver||27-23||4-0||Mile High||Recap|
|5||October 7||Jacksonville||14-30||5-0||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|6||October 14||at New England||40-43||5-1||Gillette Stadium||Recap|
|7||October 21||Cincinnati||45-10||6-1||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|8||October 28||Denver||30-23||7-1||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|9||November 4||at Cleveland||37-21||8-1||FirstEnergy Stadium||Recap|
|10||November 11||Arizona||26-14||9-1||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|11||November 19||at LA Rams||51-54||9-2||LA Coliseum||Recap|
|13||December 2||at Oakland||40-33||10-2||Oakland Coliseum||Recap|
|14||December 9||Baltimore||27-24 (OT)||11-2||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|15||December 13||LA Chargers||28-29||11-3||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|16||December 23||at Seattle||31-38||11-4||CenturyLink Field||Recap|
|17||December 30||Oakland||35-3||12-4||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
- Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
- Networks and times from Weeks 5–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling, for the exceptions of Week 11 (Monday Night Football) and Week 15 (Thursday Night Football).
|Playoff round||Date||Opponent (seed)||Result||Record||Game site||NFL.com|
|Divisional||January 12||Indianapolis (6)||W 31–13||1–0||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|AFC Championship||January 20||New England (2)||L 31–37 (OT)||1–1||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
AFC Divisional Playoffs: vs. #6 Indianapolis Colts
AFC Divisional Playoffs: (#6) Indianapolis Colts at (#1) Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary|
AFC Championship: vs. #2 New England Patriots
AFC Championship: (#2) New England Patriots at (#1) Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary|
- "For first time since ’83, Chiefs draft quarterback in first round: Patrick Mahomes", The Kansas City Star, April 27, 2017. Retrieved on January 1, 2018.
- "Chiefs trade Alex Smith to Washington, saving $15.6 million", The Kansas City Star, January 30, 2018. Retrieved on January 31, 2018.
- Sessler, Marc (August 30, 2017). Browns ship Cameron Erving to Chiefs for fifth-rounder.
- 49ers Trade CB Kenneth Acker.
- Urban, Darren (September 2, 2016). Cardinals Trade For CB Marcus Cooper. Retrieved on November 27, 2016.
- Patra, Kevin (February 26, 2018). Chiefs net 2nd, 4th-round picks for Marcus Peters.
- Wyatt, Jim (September 1, 2017). Titans Trade for Chiefs DL David King.
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