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

1999 San Diego Chargers season
Head coachMike Riley
General managerBobby Beathard
OwnerAlex Spanos
Home fieldQualcomm Stadium
Results
Record8–8
Division place3rd AFC West
Playoff finishdid not qualify
Pro BowlersLB Junior Seau

Before the season, Ryan Leaf wound up suffering a shoulder injury during the Chargers’ first training camp and would miss the entire season. Following a 4–1 start, the Chargers suffered six straight losses before winning four of their final five games to finish 8–8.

OffseasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

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

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

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

RosterEdit

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
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result TV TV Time (PT) Attendance
1 Bye
2 September 19, 1999 at Cincinnati Bengals W 34–7 CBS 10:00am
47,660
3 September 26, 1999 Indianapolis Colts L 27–19 CBS 1:05pm
56,942
4 October 3, 1999 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–14 CBS 1:15pm
58,099
5 October 10, 1999 at Detroit Lions W 20–10 CBS 10:00am
61,481
6 October 17, 1999 Seattle Seahawks W 13–10 CBS 1:05pm
59,432
7 October 24, 1999 Green Bay Packers L 31–3 FOX 1:05pm
68,274
8 October 31, 1999 at Kansas City Chiefs L 34–0 CBS 10:00am
78,473
9 November 7, 1999 Denver Broncos L 33–17 CBS 1:15pm
61,204
10 November 14, 1999 at Oakland Raiders L 28–9 CBS 1:05pm
43,353
11 November 21, 1999 Chicago Bears L 23–20 (OT) FOX 1:15pm
56,055
12 November 28, 1999 at Minnesota Vikings L 35–27 CBS 10:00am
64,232
13 December 5, 1999 Cleveland Browns W 23–10 CBS 1:15pm
53,147
14 December 12, 1999 at Seattle Seahawks W 19–16 CBS 1:05pm
66,318
15 December 19, 1999 at Miami Dolphins L 12–9 CBS 10:00am
73,765
16 December 26, 1999 Oakland Raiders W 23–20 CBS 1:05pm
63,846
17 January 2, 2000 at Denver Broncos W 12–6 CBS 1:15pm
69,278

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