1999 Cincinnati Bengals season

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1999 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head coach Bruce Coslet
Home field Cinergy Field
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 5th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 32nd year in professional football and its 30th with the National Football League. In what would be the final season of pro football being played at Riverfront Stadium, then known as Cinergy Field, the Bengals struggled out of the gates again losing 10 of their first 11 games. After winning two straight, the Bengals faced the expansion Cleveland Browns in the final game at Riverfront Stadium. The Bengals would win the game 44–28 before losing their final two games to finish with a 4–12 record.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1999 NFL Draft
1999 Cincinnati Bengals draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 3 Akili Smith  Quarterback Oregon
2 33 Charles Fisher  Defensive back West Virginia
3 65 Cory Hall  Defensive back Fresno State
4 98 Craig Yeast  Wide receiver Kentucky
5 135 Nick Luchey  Fullback Miami (FL)
6 173 Kelly Gregg  Defensive tackle Oklahoma
7 209 Tony Coats  Guard Washington
7 245 Scott Covington  Quarterback Miami (FL)
7 249 Donald Broomfield  Defensive tackle Clemson
      Made roster  

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1999 Cincinnati Bengals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Ken Anderson
  • Running Backs – Jim Anderson
  • Wide Receivers – Steve Mooshagian
  • Tight Ends – Frank Verducci
  • Offensive Line – Paul Alexander
Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Kim Wood

Roster[edit]

1999 Cincinnati Bengals roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad


Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1999 at Tennessee Titans L 36–35
65,272
2 September 19, 1999 San Diego Chargers L 34–7
47,660
3 September 26, 1999 at Carolina Panthers L 27–3
61,269
4 October 3, 1999 St. Louis Rams L 38–10
45,481
5 October 10, 1999 at Cleveland Browns W 18–17
73,048
6 October 17, 1999 Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–3
59,669
7 October 24, 1999 at Indianapolis Colts L 31–10
55,996
8 October 31, 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars L 41–10
49,138
9 November 7, 1999 at Seattle Seahawks L 37–20
66,303
10 November 14, 1999 Tennessee Titans L 24–14
46,017
11 November 21, 1999 Baltimore Ravens L 34–31
43,279
12 November 28, 1999 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–20
50,907
13 December 5, 1999 San Francisco 49ers W 44–30
53,463
14 December 12, 1999 Cleveland Browns W 44–28
59,972
15 Bye
16 December 26, 1999 at Baltimore Ravens L 22–0
68,036
17 January 2, 2000 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 24–7
70,532

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Jacksonville Jaguars 14 2 0 .875 396 217
Tennessee Titans 13 3 0 .813 392 324
Baltimore Ravens 8 8 0 .500 324 277
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 .375 317 320
Cincinnati Bengals 4 12 0 .250 283 460
Cleveland Browns 2 14 0 .125 217 437

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Team Leaders[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Att Comp Yds TD INT Rating
Jeff Blake 389 215 2670 16 12 77.6

Rushing[edit]

Player Att Yds YPC Long TD
Corey Dillon 263 1200 4.6 50 5

Receiving[edit]

Player Rec Yds Avg Long TD
Darnay Scott 68 1022 15.0 76 7

Defensive[edit]

Player Tackles Sacks INTs FF FR
Brian Simmons 111 3.0 0 0 1
Michael Bankston 56 6.0 0 0 0
Rodney Heath 46 0.0 3 2 1

Kicking/Punting[edit]

Player FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Points
Doug Pelfrey 27 18 66.7% 27 27 100.0% 81
Player Punts Yards Long Blkd Avg.
Will Brice 60 2475 72 2 41.3

Special Teams[edit]

Player KR KRYards KRAvg KRLong KRTD PR PRYards PRAvg PRLong PRTD
Tremain Mack 51 1382 27.1 99 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
Damon Griffin 15 296 19.7 42 0 23 195 8.5 34 0

Awards and records[edit]

Pro Bowl Selections[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 Cincinnati Bengals Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 436
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 440