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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)

Contents

OffseasonEdit

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 draftEdit

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

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

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 rosterEdit

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.

ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

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 seasonEdit

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]

PostseasonEdit

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.

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

Game SummariesEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week P1: vs. Buffalo BillsEdit

Preseason Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bills 0 3 14724
Seahawks 3 0 7010

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 49ersEdit

Preseason Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 3 7 7623
49ers 0 3 02124

at 3Com Park, San Francisco

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

Week P3: vs. Arizona CardinalsEdit

Preseason Week Three: Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 0 0 077
Seahawks 7 10 141041

at Kingdome, Seattle

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

Week P4: at Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Preseason Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 6 7 9628
Colts 3 14 01431

at RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Regular seasonEdit

Week 1: vs. Detroit LionsEdit

Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Lions 3 22 0328
Seahawks 0 7 7620

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: September 12
  • Game time: 1:15pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,238
  • Referee: Dick Hantak
  • TV announcers (Fox): Paul Kennedy and Dave Lapham
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 2: at Chicago BearsEdit

Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 0 01414
Bears 0 10 3013

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 announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Sam Wyche
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 3: at Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Week Three: Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 17 9 0329
Steelers 0 0 01010

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 announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Sam Wyche
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 4: vs. Oakland RaidersEdit

Week Four: Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Raiders 7 7 7021
Seahawks 3 6 10322

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: October 3
  • Game time: 5:24pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,400
  • Referee: Bernie Kukar
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 6: at San Diego ChargersEdit

Week Six: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 3 7010
Chargers 0 7 0613

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 announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Mark May
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 7: vs. Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Seven: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bills 0 3 6716
Seahawks 13 10 0326

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: October 24
  • Game time: 1:15pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,301
  • Referee: Tom White
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel and Phil Simms
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 8: at Green Bay PackersEdit

Week Eight: Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 7 7 7627
Packers 0 7 007

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Game information

Week 9: vs. Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Week Nine: Seattle Seahawks vs. Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bengals 10 0 3720
Seahawks 14 14 3637

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: November 7
  • Game time: 1:16pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,303
  • Referee: Tony Corrente
  • TV announcers (CBS): Don Criqui and Steve Tasker
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 10: vs. Denver BroncosEdit

Week Ten: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Broncos 0 0 17017
Seahawks 3 7 01020

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: November 14
  • Game time: 5:21pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,314
  • Referee: Ed Hochuli
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 11: at Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Week Eleven: Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 14 10731
Chiefs 3 10 0619

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 announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Sam Wyche
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 12: vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Week Twelve: Seattle Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Buccaneers 0 6 01016
Seahawks 3 0 003

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: November 28
  • Game time: 1:07pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,314
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV announcers (Fox): Dick Stockton and Matt Millen
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 13: at Oakland RaidersEdit

Week Thirteen: Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 7 7721
Raiders 3 14 7630

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 announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel and Phil Simms
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 14: vs. San Diego ChargersEdit

Week Fourteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Chargers 10 3 0619
Seahawks 3 6 7016

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: December 12
  • Game time: 1:05pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,318
  • Referee: Walt Coleman
  • TV announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Sam Wyche
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 15 at Denver BroncosEdit

Week Fifteen: Seattle Seahawks at Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Seahawks 7 7 313030
Broncos 14 3 67636

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 ChiefsEdit

Week Sixteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Chiefs 0 7 7014
Seahawks 10 7 6023

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: December 26
  • Game time: 1:05pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 66,332
  • Referee: Bill Carollo
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Mark May
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 17: at New York JetsEdit

Week Seventeen: Seattle Seahawks at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 6 0 309
Jets 3 10 3319

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 announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Sam Wyche
  • Gamebook
Game information

PostseasonEdit

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

AFC Wild Card Playoff: vs. #6 Miami DolphinsEdit

AFC Wild Card Playoff: #3 Seattle Seahawks vs #6 Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Dolphins 3 0 10720
Seahawks 7 3 7017

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

ReferencesEdit

  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.

External linksEdit