1999 Seattle Seahawks Season
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1999 Seattle Seahawks Season
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)

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 as an American Football Conference (AFC) team. They would not return to the playoffs until 2003, after being moved to the National Football Conference.

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 Karsten 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 Rogers  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

Final roster

[2]

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

Schedule

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 14 Buffalo Bills L 10-24 0-1 Kingdome Recap
2 August 19 at San Francisco 49ers L 23-24 0-2 Candlestick Park Recap
3 August 28 Arizona Cardinals W 41-7 1-2 Kingdome Recap
4 September 2 at Indianapolis Colts L 28-31 1-3 RCA Dome Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides [3][4]

Regular season

Divisional matchups have the AFC West playing the NFC Central.

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 12 Detroit Lions L 20-28 0-1 Kingdome Recap
2 September 19 at Chicago Bears W 14-13 1-1 Soldier Field Recap
3 September 26 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 29-10 2-1 Three Rivers Stadium Recap
4 October 3 Oakland Raiders W 22-21 3-1 Kingdome Recap
5 Bye
6 October 17 at San Diego Chargers L 10-13 3-2 Qualcomm Stadium Recap
7 October 24 Buffalo Bills W 26-16 4-2 Kingdome Recap
8 November 1 at Green Bay Packers W 27-7 5-2 Lambeau Field Recap
9 November 7 Cincinnati Bengals W 37-20 6-2 Kingdome Recap
10 November 14 Denver Broncos W 20-17 7-2 Kingdome Recap
11 November 21 at Kansas City Chiefs W 31-19 8-2 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
12 November 28 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 3-16 8-3 Kingdome Recap
13 December 5 at Oakland Raiders L 21-30 8-4 Network Associates Coliseum Recap
14 December 12 San Diego Chargers L 16-19 8-5 Kingdome Recap
15 December 19 at Denver Broncos L 30-36 (OT) 8-6 Mile High Stadium Recap
16 December 26 Kansas City Chiefs W 23-14 9-6 Kingdome Recap
17 January 2 at New York Jets L 9-19 9-7 Giants Stadium Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1999 NFL season results [5]

Postseason

Playoff round Date Opponent (seed) Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
Wild Card January 9 Miami Dolphins (6) L 17-20 0-1 Kingdome Recap

This game was the last event held in the Kingdome (1976-2000). On March 26, 2000, the Kingdome was imploded 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 P1: vs. Buffalo Bills

Week P2: at San Francisco 49ers

Week P3: vs. Arizona Cardinals

Week P4: at Indianapolis Colts

Regular season

Week 1: vs. Detroit Lions

Week 2: at Chicago Bears

Week 3: at Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 4: vs. Oakland Raiders

Week 6: at San Diego Chargers

Week 7: vs. Buffalo Bills

Week 8: at Green Bay Packers

As of 2020, this remains the last time the Seahawks defeated the Packers at Lambeau Field.[6]

Week 9: vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Week 10: vs. Denver Broncos

Week 11: at Kansas City Chiefs

Week 12: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 13: at Oakland Raiders

Week 14: vs. San Diego Chargers

Week 15 at Denver Broncos

Week 16: vs. Kansas City Chiefs

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.
  6. ^ https://www.fox6now.com/sports/packers-beat-seahawks-28-23-face-49ers-for-nfc-championship

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