1999 Seattle Seahawks season

The 1999 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 24th season in the National Football League, the last playing their home games at the Kingdome and the first under head 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.)

1999 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coachMike Holmgren
Home fieldKingdome
Results
Record9–7
Division place1st AFC West
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Dolphins) 20–17
Pro BowlersOT Walter Jones
DT Cortez Kennedy
LB Chad Brown
AP All-ProsPR Charlie Rogers (1st team)

Offseason

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]

NFL draft

1999 Seattle Seahawks draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 22 Lamar King  Defensive End Saginaw Valley State from Dallas
3 77 Brock Huard  Quarterback Washington from Oakland
3 82 Karstan Bailey  Wide Receiver Auburn from New England
4 115 Antonio Cochran  Defensive End Georgia
5 140 Floyd Wedderburn  Offensive Tackle Penn State from Carolina
5 152 Charlie Roger  Wide Receiver Georgia Tech
6 170 Steve Johnson  Cornerback Tennessee from Cleveland
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel

Staff

1999 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office

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

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, 4 Inactive, 5 Practice squad

[2]

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

Schedule

Preseason

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

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 at 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

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

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

Preseason

Week P4: at Indianapolis Colts

Regular season

Week 17: at New York Jets

Postseason

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

AFC Wild Card Playoff: vs. #6 Miami Dolphins

References

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

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