1999 Carolina Panthers season

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1999 Carolina Panthers season
Head coach George Seifert
Owner Jerry Richardson
Home field Ericsson Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 2nd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 Carolina Panthers season was the fifth season for the team in the National Football League. They tried to improve upon their 4–12 record in 1998, and make it to the playoffs for the second time in franchise history.

On January 4, 1999, George Seifert was hired as the second head coach in Panthers history.[1] Under George Seifert, who replaced Dom Capers as head coach, the Panthers went 8–8, their first exactly .500 record in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1999 NFL Draft

The 1999 NFL Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 17 and April 18, 1999. The Panthers selected Five players in seven rounds.

Round Pick Player Position College
2 34 Chris Terry Tackle Georgia
2 38 Mike Rucker Defensive End Nebraska
4 100 Hannibal Navies Outside Linebacker Colorado
6 175 Robert Daniel Defensive End Northwestern State, La.
7 211 Tony Booth Safety James Madison
  • The Panthers traded their first round pick to the Redskins in partial payment for the signing of Sean Gilbert

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1999 Carolina Panthers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Simmons
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Darrin Simmons

[2]

Roster[edit]

1999 Carolina Panthers final final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 9 Inactive, 3 Practice squad

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Results TV Time Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 12 at New Orleans Saints L 10–19 0–1 FOX 1:00 pm Louisiana Superdome
58,166
2 September 19 Jacksonville Jaguars L 20–22 0–2 CBS 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
64,261
3 September 26 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–3 1–2 CBS 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
61,269
4 October 3 at Washington Redskins L 36–38 1–3 FOX 1:00 pm Jack Kent Cooke Stadium
76,831
5 Bye
6 October 17 at San Francisco 49ers W 31–29 2–3 FOX 4:00 pm 3Com Park
68,151
7 October 24 Detroit Lions L 9–24 2–4 FOX 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
64,332
8 October 31 at Atlanta Falcons L 20–27 2–5 FOX 1:00 pm Georgia Dome
52,594
9 November 7 Philadelphia Eagles W 33–7 3–5 FOX 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
62,569
10 November 14 at St. Louis Rams L 10–35 3–6 FOX 1:00 pm Trans World Dome
65,595
11 November 21 at Cleveland Browns W 31–17 4–6 FOX 1:00 pm Cleveland Browns Stadium
72,818
12 November 28 Atlanta Falcons W 34–28 5–6 ESPN 8:30 pm Ericsson Stadium
55,507
13 December 5 St. Louis Rams L 21–34 5–7 FOX 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
62,285
14 December 12 at Green Bay Packers W 33–31 6–7 FOX 1:00 pm Lambeau Field
59,869
15 December 18 San Francisco 49ers W 41–24 7–7 FOX 4:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
62,373
16 December 26 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 20–30 7–8 FOX 1:00 pm Three Rivers Stadium
39,428
17 January 2 New Orleans Saints W 45–13 8–8 FOX 1:00 pm Ericsson Stadium
56,929

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. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 105
  2. ^ "Assistant Coaches". Panthers.com. Archived from the original on January 15, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2014.