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The 1999 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 40th season in the National Football League, and the 30th overall. The season began with the promotion of Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham to Head coach following the resignation of Marty Schottenheimer after the 7-9 Chiefs' 1998 season losing record.

1999 Kansas City Chiefs season
Head coachGunther Cunningham
Home fieldArrowhead Stadium
Results
Record9–7
Division place2nd AFC West
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro BowlersTE Tony Gonzalez
G Will Shields
C Tim Grunhard
CB James Hasty

The team finished with a 9–7 winning record and 2nd place in the AFC West.

In the final game of the season against the Oakland Raiders, the Chiefs were denied a trip to the playoffs and an AFC West division title when Raiders kicker Joe Nedney kicked a field-goal in overtime. This game also was the final game future hall of fame linebacker Derrick Thomas played in before his death on February 8, 2000.

OffseasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

1999 Kansas City Chiefs draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 14 John Tait  Offensive tackle BYU
2 54 Mike Cloud  Running back Boston College
3 75 Gary Stills *  Linebacker West Virginia
3 84 Larry Atkins  Defensive back UCLA
4 108 Larry Parker  Wide receiver USC
7 220 Eric King  Guard Richmond
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[1]

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1999 Kansas City Chiefs staff
Front office
  • Founder – Lamar Hunt
  • Chairman of the Board – Jack Steadman
  • President/General Manager/Chief Executive Officer – Carl Peterson
  • Executive Vice President/Assistant General Manager – Dennis Thum

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

RosterEdit

1999 Kansas City Chiefs roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1999 at Chicago Bears L 20–17
58,381
2 September 19, 1999 Denver Broncos W 26–10
78,683
3 September 26, 1999 Detroit Lions W 31–21
78,384
4 October 3, 1999 at San Diego Chargers L 21–14
58,099
5 October 10, 1999 New England Patriots W 16–14
78,636
6 Bye
7 October 21, 1999 at Baltimore Ravens W 35–8
68,771
8 October 31, 1999 San Diego Chargers W 34–0
78,473
9 November 7, 1999 at Indianapolis Colts L 25–17
56,689
10 November 14, 1999 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–10
64,927
11 November 21, 1999 Seattle Seahawks L 31–19
78,714
12 November 28, 1999 at Oakland Raiders W 37–34
48,632
13 December 5, 1999 at Denver Broncos W 16–10
73,855
14 December 12, 1999 Minnesota Vikings W 31–28
78,932
15 December 18, 1999 Pittsburgh Steelers W 35–19
78,697
16 December 26, 1999 at Seattle Seahawks L 23–14
66,332
17 January 2, 2000 Oakland Raiders L 41–38
79,026

StandingsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1999 Kansas City Chiefs draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 5, 2014.