1999 Detroit Lions schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
8-8-0 0-1 5189 3899 1290 24 283 5680 3926 1754 34 328
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The Detroit Lions' seventieth season was in 1999, and it was the third season Bobby Ross served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. They finished the year 8-8-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Washington Redskins 27-13.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Seattle Seahawks 28-20
Week 2 Green Bay Packers 23-15
Week 3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-31
Week 5 San Diego Chargers 10-20
Week 6 Minnesota Vikings 25-23
Week 7 @ Carolina Panthers 24-9
Week 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3
Week 9 St. Louis Rams 31-27
Week 10 @ Arizona Cardinals 19-23
Week 11 @ Green Bay Packers 17-26
Week 12 Chicago Bears 21-17
Week 13 Washington Redskins 33-17
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-23
Week 15 @ Chicago Bears 10-28
Week 16 Denver Broncos 7-17
Week 17 @ Minnesota Vikings 17-24


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Washington Redskins 13-27

1999 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bobby Ross Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Zorn Wide Receivers Coach: Jerry Sullivan Offensive Line Coach: Jack Henry Running Backs Coach: Frank Falks Tight Ends Coach: Danny Smith Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Bert Hill Offensive Quality Control Coach: John Misciagna Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Gary Moeller Defensive Secondary Coach: Dick Selcer Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Dennis Murphy Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Chuck Priefer Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rob Graf General Manager: Chuck Schmidt Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert Advance Scout: Dennis Murphy Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Bruce Talley