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 Wild Card Playoffs (Dolphins) 20–17

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]

Main article: 1999 NFL Draft
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

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

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

Final roster[edit]

1999 Seattle Seahawks 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
60 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 Practice squad

[2]

  • Starters in bold.
  • (*) Denotes players that were selected for the 2000 Pro Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 August 14 6:00pm PDT Buffalo Bills L 10-24 0–1 Kingdome 66,285 -- [ Recap]
2 August 19 5:00pm PDT at San Francisco 49ers L 23-24 0–2 Candlestick Park 66,193 ESPN [ Recap]
3 August 28 7:00pm PDT Arizona Cardinals W 41-7 1–2 Kingdome 66,277 -- [ Recap]
4 September 2 5:00pm PDT at Indianapolis Colts L 28-31 1–3 RCA Dome 41,074 -- [ Recap]
Source: Seahawks Media Guides [3][4]

Regular season[edit]

Divisional matchups have the AFC West playing the NFC Central.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 September 12 1:15pm PDT Detroit Lions L 20–28 0–1 Kingdome 66,238 Fox Recap
2 September 19 10:00am PST at Chicago Bears W 14–13 1–1 Soldier Field 66,944 CBS Recap
3 September 26 10:00am PST at Pittsburgh Steelers W 29–10 2–1 Three Rivers Stadium 57,881 CBS Recap
4 October 3 5:20pm PDT Oakland Raiders W 22–21 3–1 Kingdome 66,400 ESPN Recap
5 Bye
6 October 17 1:05pm PDT at San Diego Chargers L 10–13 3–2 Qualcomm Stadium 59,432 CBS Recap
7 October 24 1:15pm PST Buffalo Bills W 26–16 4–2 Kingdome 66,301 CBS Recap
8 November 1 6:00pm PST at Green Bay Packers W 27–7 5–2 Lambeau Field 59,869 ABC Recap
9 November 7 1:15pm PST Cincinnati Bengals W 37–20 6–2 Kingdome 66,303 CBS Recap
10 November 14 5:20pm PST Denver Broncos W 20–17 7–2 Kingdome 66,314 ESPN Recap
11 November 21 10:00am PST at Kansas City Chiefs W 31–19 8–2 Arrowhead Stadium 78,714 CBS Recap
12 November 28 1:05pm PST Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 3–16 8–3 Kingdome 66,314 Fox Recap
13 December 5 1:15pm PST at Oakland Raiders L 21–30 8–4 Network Associates Coliseum 44,716 CBS Recap
14 December 12 1:05pm PST San Diego Chargers L 16–19 8–5 Kingdome 66,318 CBS Recap
15 December 19 1:15pm PST at Denver Broncos L 30–36 OT 8–6 Mile High Stadium 65,987 CBS Recap
16 December 26 1:05pm PST Kansas City Chiefs W 23–14 9–6 Kingdome 66,332 CBS Recap
17 January 2 10:00am PST New York Jets L 9–19 9–7 Giants Stadium 78,154 CBS Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1999 NFL season results [5]

Postseason[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999–2000 NFL playoffs.
Week Date Kickoff Opponent (seed) Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
WC January 9 1:05pm PST Miami Dolphins (6) L 17–20 0–1 Kingdome 66,170 CBS Recap

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.

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

Game Summaries[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week P1: vs. Buffalo Bills[edit]

Preseason Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 3 14 7 24
Seahawks 3 0 7 0 10

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: August 14
  • Game time: 6:00pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,285
  • TV: KING

Week P2: at San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Preseason Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 7 7 6 23
49ers 0 3 0 21 24

at 3Com Park, San Francisco

  • Date: August 19
  • Game time: 5:00pm local
  • Game attendance: 66,193
  • TV: ESPN, KING

Week P3: vs. Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Preseason Week Three: Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 0 0 7 7
Seahawks 7 10 14 10 41

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: August 28
  • Game time: 7:00pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,277
  • TV: KING

Week P4: at Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Preseason Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 6 7 9 6 28
Colts 3 14 0 14 31

at RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Date: September 2
  • Game time: 8:00pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 41,074
  • TV: KING

Regular season[edit]

Week 1: vs. Detroit Lions[edit]

Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 3 22 0 3 28
Seahawks 0 7 7 6 20

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 2: at Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 0 14 14
Bears 0 10 3 0 13

at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: September 19
  • Game time: 12:03pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 76 °F (24 °C), 34% humidity, wind SW 15 miles per hour (24 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 66,944
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 3: at Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Week Three: Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 17 9 0 3 29
Steelers 0 0 0 10 10

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: September 26
  • Game time: 1:01pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 61 °F (16 °C), wind S 8 miles per hour (13 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 57,881
  • Referee: Phil Luckett
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 4: vs. Oakland Raiders[edit]

Week Four: Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 7 7 7 0 21
Seahawks 3 6 10 3 22

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 6: at San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Six: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 3 7 0 10
Chargers 0 7 0 6 13

at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

  • Date: October 17
  • Game time: 1:05pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 78 °F (26 °C), 47% humidity, wind WSW 9 miles per hour (14 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 59,432
  • Referee: Bill Carollo
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 7: vs. Buffalo Bills[edit]

Week Seven: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 3 6 7 16
Seahawks 13 10 0 3 26

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 8: at Green Bay Packers[edit]

Week Eight: Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 7 7 7 6 27
Packers 0 7 0 0 7

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Game information

Week 9: vs. Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Week Nine: Seattle Seahawks vs. Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 10 0 3 7 20
Seahawks 14 14 3 6 37

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 10: vs. Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Ten: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 0 0 17 0 17
Seahawks 3 7 0 10 20

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 11: at Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week Eleven: Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 14 10 7 31
Chiefs 3 10 0 6 19

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: November 21
  • Game time: 12:01pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 60 °F (16 °C), 51% humidity, wind S 16 miles per hour (26 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 78,714
  • Referee: Jeff Triplette
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 12: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Twelve: Seattle Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Buccaneers 0 6 0 10 16
Seahawks 3 0 0 0 3

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 13: at Oakland Raiders[edit]

Week Thirteen: Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 7 7 7 21
Raiders 3 14 7 6 30

at Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland, California

  • Date: December 5
  • Game time: 1:15pm local
  • Game weather: partly cloudy, 61 °F (16 °C), 49% humidity, wind NW 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 44,716
  • Referee: Dick Hantak
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 14: vs. San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Fourteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Chargers 10 3 0 6 19
Seahawks 3 6 7 0 16

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 15 at Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Fifteen: Seattle Seahawks at Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Seahawks 7 7 3 13 0 30
Broncos 14 3 6 7 6 36

at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado

  • Date: December 19
  • Game time: 2:15pm local
  • Game weather: cloudy, 27 °F (−3 °C), 51% humidity, wind NE 12 miles per hour (19 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 65,987
  • Referee: Bob McElwee
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle & Mark May
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 16: vs. Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week Sixteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Chiefs 0 7 7 0 14
Seahawks 10 7 6 0 23

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 17: at New York Jets[edit]

Week Seventeen: Seattle Seahawks at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 6 0 3 0 9
Jets 3 10 3 3 19

at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: January 2
  • Game time: 1:03pm local
  • Game weather: hazy, 52 °F (11 °C), 88% humidity, wind SW 4 miles per hour (6.4 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 78,154
  • Referee: Johnny Grier
  • TV: CBS
  • Gamebook
Game information

Postseason[edit]

Seattle entered the postseason as the #3 seed in the AFC.

AFC Wild Card Playoff: vs. #6 Miami Dolphins[edit]

AFC Wild Card Playoff: #3 Seattle Seahawks vs #6 Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 3 0 10 7 20
Seahawks 7 3 7 0 17

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.87
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com
  3. ^ 1999 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ 2000 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  5. ^ 1999 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.

External links[edit]