1999 Seattle Seahawks season

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1999 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Mike Holmgren
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 9–7
Division place 1st AFC West
Playoff finish Lost Miami 20–17
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 24th season with the National Football League.

The 1999 season was the final season the Seahawks played at the Kingdome, and the first season with Seattle for coach Mike Holmgren. It was also the first season that Seattle made the playoffs in eleven seasons. (It would be Seattle's last playoff appearance until 2003.)

Offseason[edit]

After the 1998 season, head coach Mike Holmgren left Green Bay to become the coach of the Seahawks. Holmgren was hired on January 8, 1999 to be the Executive Vice President, General Manager and Head Coach.[1]

1999 NFL Draft[edit]

1999 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/22 Lamar King Defensive End Saginaw Valley State
3/77 Brock Huard Quarterback Washington
3/82 Karsten Bailey Wide Receiver Auburn
4/115 Antonio Cochran Defensive End Georgia
5/140 Floyd Wedderburn Offensive Tackle Penn State
5/152 Charlie Rogers Wide Receiver Georgia Tech
6/170 Steve Johnson Cornerback Tennessee

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1999 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office
  • Chairman – Paul Allen
  • President – Bob Whitsitt
  • Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager – Mike Holmgren
  • Senior Vice President – Mike Reinfeldt
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Randy Mueller
  • Director of Player Personnel – John Dorsey
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Will Lewis
  • Director of College Scouting – Don Deisch

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Mike Holmgren
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line – Tom Lovat

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Kent Johnston
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Rod Springer

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance Notes
1 September 12, 1999 Detroit Lions L 20–28 Kingdome 0–1 66,238 Jon Kitna had two touchdowns
2 September 19, 1999 at Chicago Bears W 14–13 Soldier Field 1–1 66,944 Glenn Foley threw two touchdowns in fourth quarter; Bears missed 48-yard field goal attempt in final thirteen seconds
3 September 26, 1999 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 29–10 Three Rivers Stadium 2–1 57,881 Merton Hanks scored on 40-yard pick six
4 October 3, 1999 Oakland Raiders W 22–21 Kingdome 3–1 66,400 Seahawks erased 21-9 gap
5 Bye
6 October 17, 1999 at San Diego Chargers L 10–13 Qualcomm Stadium 3–2 59,432 Chargers won despite four Erik Kramer interceptions
7 October 24, 1999 Buffalo Bills W 26–16 Kingdome 4–2 66,301
8 November 1, 1999 at Green Bay Packers W 27–7 Lambeau Field 5–2 59,869
9 November 7, 1999 Cincinnati Bengals W 37–20 Kingdome 6–2 66,303
10 November 14, 1999 Denver Broncos W 20–17 Kingdome 7–2 66,314
11 November 21, 1999 at Kansas City Chiefs W 31–19 Arrowhead Stadium 8–2 78,714
12 November 28, 1999 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 3–16 Kingdome 8–3 66,314
13 December 5, 1999 at Oakland Raiders L 21–30 Network Associates Coliseum 8–4 44,716
14 December 12, 1999 San Diego Chargers L 16–19 Kingdome 8–5 66,318
15 December 19, 1999 at Denver Broncos L 30–36 OT Mile High Stadium 8–6 65,987
16 December 26, 1999 Kansas City Chiefs W 23–14 Kingdome 9–6 66,332
17 January 2, 2000 at New York Jets L 9–19 The Meadowlands 9–7 78,154

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 338 298 L-1
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 390 322 L-2
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 269 316 W-2
Oakland Raiders 8 8 0 .500 390 329 W-1
Denver Broncos 6 10 0 .375 314 318 L-1

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
WC January 9, 2000 Miami Dolphins L 17–20 Kingdome 66,170

This game was the last event held in the Kingdome (1976–2000). On March 26, 2000, the Kingdome was imploded (demolished) to make way for Seahawks Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.87

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