1999 San Diego Chargers season

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1999 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Mike Riley
General manager Bobby Beathard
Owner Alex Spanos
Home field Qualcomm Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers LB Junior Seau

The 1999 San Diego Chargers season was the franchise's 30th season in the National Football League (NFL) and the 40th overall and the first under head coach Mike Riley.

Before the season, Ryan Leaf wound up suffering a shoulder injury during the Chargers' first training camp and missed the remainder of the season. Following a 4-1 start, the team suffered six straight losses before winning four of their final five games to finish 8-8.

Offseason[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

1999 San Diego Chargers draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
2 60 Jermaine Fazande  Running back Oklahoma from Atlanta
3 69 Steve Heiden  Tight end South Dakota State
4 104 Jason Perry  Safety North Carolina State
5 139 Adrian Dingle  Defensive End Clemson from Chicago
5 141 Reggie Nelson  Tackle McNeese State
6 178 Tyrone Bell  Cornerback North Alabama
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1999 San Diego Chargers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Bruce Read
  • Special Teams Assistant – Johnny Thomas

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – John Hastings
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Mike Schleelein

Roster[edit]

1999 San Diego Chargers 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, 5 Inactive, 5 Practice squad

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result TV Attendance
1 Bye
2 September 19, 1999 at Cincinnati Bengals W 34–7 CBS
47,660
3 September 26, 1999 Indianapolis Colts L 27–19 CBS
56,942
4 October 3, 1999 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–14 CBS
58,099
5 October 10, 1999 at Detroit Lions W 20–10 CBS
61,481
6 October 17, 1999 Seattle Seahawks W 13–10 CBS
59,432
7 October 24, 1999 Green Bay Packers L 31–3 FOX
68,274
8 October 31, 1999 at Kansas City Chiefs L 34–0 CBS
78,473
9 November 7, 1999 Denver Broncos L 33–17 CBS
61,204
10 November 14, 1999 at Oakland Raiders L 28–9 CBS
43,353
11 November 21, 1999 Chicago Bears L 23–20 FOX
56,055
12 November 28, 1999 at Minnesota Vikings L 35–27 CBS
64,232
13 December 5, 1999 Cleveland Browns W 23–10 CBS
53,147
14 December 12, 1999 at Seattle Seahawks W 19–16 CBS
66,318
15 December 19, 1999 at Miami Dolphins L 12–9 CBS
73,765
16 December 26, 1999 Oakland Raiders W 23–20 CBS
63,846
17 January 2, 2000 at Denver Broncos W 12–6 CBS
69,278

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(3) Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 .563 338 298 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 390 322 L2
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 269 316 W2
Oakland Raiders 8 8 0 .500 390 329 W1
Denver Broncos 6 10 0 .375 314 318 L1

References[edit]