1999 Atlanta Falcons season

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1999 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Dan Reeves
Home field Georgia Dome
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's 34th in the National Football League (NFL). The Falcons were unable to match their previous season's output of 14–2, failed to reach the playoffs and therefore would not be the first team to host and play in the Super Bowl.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1999 NFL Draft
1999 Atlanta Falcons draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 30 Patrick Kerney *  Defensive end Virginia
2 42 Reggie Kelly *  Tight end Mississippi State
3 92 Jeff Paulk  Fullback Arizona State
4 126 Johndale Carty  Defensive back Utah State
5 164 Eugene Baker  Wide receiver Kent State
6 198 Jeff Kelly  Linebacker Kansas State
6 200 Eric Thigpen  Defensive back Iowa
7 237 Todd McClure  Center LSU
7 247 Rondel Menendez  Wide receiver Eastern Kentucky
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[2]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1999 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office
  • President – Taylor Smith
  • General Manager – Harold Richardson
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Ron Hill
  • Director of Player Personnel/College – Reed Johnson
  • Director of Player Personnel/Pro – Chuck Connor
  • Assistant to Head Coach/Pro Personnel – Marvin Bass

Head coaches

  • Executive Vice President of Football Operations/Head Coach – Dan Reeves
  • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator – Rich Brooks

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Rocky Colburn

Roster[edit]

1999 Atlanta Falcons final final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad

  • 79 Emil Ekiyor DE
  • 86 Brian Finneran WR
  • –– Adam Hernandez G
  • 50 Brian Smith LB


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 6 Inactive, 4 Practice squad

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 12, 1999 Minnesota Vikings L 17–14 FOX 4:00pm
69,555
2 September 20, 1999 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–7 ABC 9:00pm
63,663
3 September 26, 1999 at St. Louis Rams L 35–7 FOX 1:00pm
63,253
4 October 3, 1999 Baltimore Ravens L 19–13 CBS 1:00pm
50,712
5 October 10, 1999 at New Orleans Saints W 20–17 FOX 1:00pm
57,289
6 October 17, 1999 St. Louis Rams L 41–13 FOX 1:00pm
51,973
7 October 25, 1999 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 13–9 ABC 9:00pm
58,141
8 October 31, 1999 Carolina Panthers W 27–20 FOX 1:00pm
52,594
9 November 7, 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars L 30–7 CBS 4:00pm
68,466
10 Bye
11 November 21, 1999 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 19–10 FOX 1:00pm
65,158
12 November 28, 1999 at Carolina Panthers L 34–28 ESPN 8:15pm
55,507
13 December 5, 1999 New Orleans Saints W 35–12 FOX 1:00pm
62,568
14 December 12, 1999 at San Francisco 49ers L 26–7 FOX 4:00pm
67,465
15 December 19, 1999 at Tennessee Titans L 30–14 FOX 1:00pm
66,196
16 December 26, 1999 Arizona Cardinals W 37–14 FOX 1:00pm
47,074
17 January 3, 2000 San Francisco 49ers W 34–29 ABC 9:00pm
57,980

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA
(1) St. Louis Rams 13 3 0 .813 526 242
Carolina Panthers 8 8 0 .500 421 381
Atlanta Falcons 5 11 0 .313 285 380
San Francisco 49ers 4 12 0 .250 295 453
New Orleans Saints 3 13 0 .188 260 434

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 Atlanta Falcons Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "1999 Atlanta Falcons Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 

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