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1999 Green Bay Packers season

1999 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Ray Rhodes
Home field Lambeau Field
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1998 2000 >
Green Bay hosts the Denver Broncos in preseason at Camp Randall Stadium, August 23, 1999

The 1999 Green Bay Packers season was the first and last season for head coach Ray Rhodes.[1] The Packers finished 8–8, posting their worst record since Brett Favre took over the helm as the Packers' starting quarterback.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
    • 1999 NFL draft 1.1
  • Personnel 2
    • Staff 2.1
  • Preseason 3
  • Regular season 4
    • Schedule 4.1
    • Game summaries 4.2
      • Week 1 4.2.1
  • Standings 5
  • Awards and records 6
    • Milestones 6.1
  • References 7

Offseason

1999 NFL draft

In the 1999 NFL draft, the Packers selected free safety Antuan Edwards in the first round (25th overall).[2] Notably, the Packers drafted future Pro Bowl wide receiver Donald Driver in the seventh round (213th overall).[2]

1999 NFL Draft selections
Round Sel# Player Pos. College
1 25 Antuan Edwards FS Clemson
2 47 Fred Vinson CB Vanderbilt
3 87 Mike McKenzie CB Memphis
3 94 Cletidus Hunt DT Kentucky State
4 131 Aaron Brooks QB Virginia
4 133 Josh Bidwell P Oregon
5 159 De'mond Parker RB Oklahoma
5 163 Craig Heimburger G Missouri
6 196 Dee Miller WR Ohio State
6 203 Scott Curry T Montana
7 212 Chris Akins FS Arkansas-Pine Bluff
7 213 Donald Driver WR Alcorn State

Players highlighted in yellow indicate players selected to the Pro Bowl during their NFL career.

Personnel

Staff

[3]

Preseason

Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
August 14, 1999 New York Jets W 27–16 Lambeau Field 1–0
59,815
August 23, 1999 vs Denver Broncos W 27–12 Camp Randall Stadium 2–0
78,184
August 28, 1999 at New Orleans Saints W 38–17 Louisiana Superdome 3–0
53,074
September 2, 1999 Miami Dolphins W 25–17 Lambeau Field 4–0
59,810

Regular season

The Packers finished with an 8–8 record in 4th place in the NFC Central division, behind the 8–8 Detroit Lions due to a conference record tiebreaker.[4]

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 12, 1999 Oakland Raiders W 28–24 Lambeau Field 1–0
59,872
2 September 19, 1999 at Detroit Lions L 15–23 Pontiac Silverdome 1–1
76,202
3 September 26, 1999 Minnesota Vikings W 23–20 Lambeau Field 2–1
59,868
4 Bye
5 October 10, 1999 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 26–23 Lambeau Field 3–1
59,868
6 October 17, 1999 at Denver Broncos L 10–31 Mile High Stadium 3–2
73,352
7 October 24, 1999 at San Diego Chargers W 31–3 Qualcomm Stadium 4–2
68,274
8 November 1, 1999 Seattle Seahawks L 7–27 Lambeau Field 4–3
59,869
9 November 7, 1999 Chicago Bears L 13–14 Lambeau Field 4–4
59,867
10 November 14, 1999 at Dallas Cowboys L 13–27 Texas Stadium 4–5
64,634
11 November 21, 1999 Detroit Lions W 26–17 Lambeau Field 5–5
59,869
12 November 29, 1999 at San Francisco 49ers W 20–3 3Com Park 6–5
68,304
13 December 5, 1999 at Chicago Bears W 35–19 Soldier Field 7–5
66,944
14 December 12, 1999 Carolina Panthers L 31–33 Lambeau Field 7–6
59,869
15 December 20, 1999 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–24 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 7–7
64,203
16 December 26, 1999 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 10–29 Raymond James Stadium 7–8
65,273
17 January 2, 2000 Arizona Cardinals W 49–24 Lambeau Field 8–8
59,818

Game summaries

Week 1

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 3 7 7 7 24
• Packers 7 0 7 14 28

[5]

Standings

Awards and records

  • Brett Favre, NFC Leader, Attempts (595)

Milestones

  • Brett Favre, Third 4,000 Yard Passing Season (finished season with 4,091)

References


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local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
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