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1999 Minnesota Vikings

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division  · 1999 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.4, Offense: 5.2, Defense: -0.8, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 399 points (24.9/g), 5th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 335 points (20.9/g), 18th.
 Differential of 64 points (4.0/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 9.6-6.4.

Coach: Dennis Green (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ray Sherman
 Defensive Coordinator: Foge Fazio
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Tice (Offensive Line)

Stadium: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
 Training Camp: Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jeff George 32 9 10 191 for 329, 2,816 yards, 23 td, 12 int, & 16 rushes for 41 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
RB Robert Smith 27 6 12 221 rushes for 1,015 yards, 2 td, & 24 catches for 166 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1993
WR Cris Carter*+ 34 12 16 90 catches for 1,241 yards, 13 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
WR Randy Moss* 22 1 16 80 catches for 1,413 yards, 11 td, & 4 rushes for 43 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
WR Jake Reed 32 8 8 44 catches for 643 yards, 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
TE Andrew Glover 32 8 13 28 catches for 327 yards, 1 td Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 274th pick / 1991
LT Todd Steussie 29 5 16 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1994
LG Randall McDaniel* 35 11 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
C Jeff Christy* 30 6 16 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
RG David Dixon 30 5 16 New England Patriots / 9th / 232nd pick / 1992
RT Korey Stringer 25 4 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 24th pick / 1995
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Randle 32 9 16 10.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered
LDT Jerry Ball 35 12 10 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1987
RDT Tony Williams 24 2 12 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 151st pick / 1997
RDE Chris Doleman 38 14 12 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
LLB Kailee Wong 23 1 8 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1998
MLB Ed McDaniel 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 125th pick / 1992
RLB Dwayne Rudd 23 2 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 20th pick / 1997
LCB Kenny Wright 22 Rook 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 120th pick / 1999
RCB Jimmy Hitchcock 29 4 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 88th pick / 1995
SS Robert Griffith 29 5 16 4.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Orlando Thomas 27 4 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1995
 Special Teams Starters
K Gary Anderson 40 17 0 19 of 30 field goals & 46 of 46 extra points Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
P Mitch Berger* 27 5 0 61 punts for a 45.4 average, 0 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 193rd pick / 1994
PR Randy Moss* 22 1 16 17 punt returns for a 9.5 average and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
KR David Palmer 27 5 2 27 kick returns for a 23.0 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 1994

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
1 Gary Anderson 40 K 16 0 193 5-11 Syracuse 7/16/1959 17 1 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
49 Obafemi Ayanbadejo 24 2 0 235 6-2 San Diego St. 3/5/1975 1 0
96 Jerry Ball 35 LDT 13 10 330 6-1 SMU 12/15/1964 12 5 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1987
30 Antonio Banks 26 db 6 1 203 5-10 Virginia Tech 3/12/1973 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 113th pick / 1997
32 Anthony Bass 24 db 14 3 192 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 3/27/1975 1 2
17 Mitch Berger* 27 P 16 0 220 6-4 Colorado 6/24/1972 5 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 193rd pick / 1994
78 Matt Birk 23 15 0 300 6-4 Harvard 7/23/1976 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 173rd pick / 1998
91 John Burrough 27 de 10 2 275 6-5 Washington St.,Wyoming 5/17/1972 4 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 245th pick / 1995
80 Cris Carter*+ 34 WR 16 16 202 6-3 Ohio St. 11/25/1965 12 12 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
62 Jeff Christy* 30 C 16 16 284 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/3/1969 6 11 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
92 Duane Clemons 25 LDE 16 9 275 6-5 California 5/23/1974 3 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 16th pick / 1996
99 Stalin Colinet 25 dt 3 1 281 6-6 Boston Col. 7/17/1974 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 78th pick / 1997
87 Carlester Crumpler 28 te 11 1 260 6-6 East Carolina 9/5/1971 5 0 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 202nd pick / 1994
12 Daunte Culpepper 22 1 0 264 6-4 Central Florida 1/28/1977 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 11th pick / 1999
7 Randall Cunningham 36 qb 6 6 212 6-4 UNLV 3/27/1963 14 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 37th pick / 1985
50 Antico Dalton 24 2 0 240 6-1 Hampton 12/31/1975 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 1999
27 Kevin Devine 25 2 0 179 5-9 California 12/11/1974 2 0
71 David Dixon 30 RG 16 16 343 6-5 Arizona St. 1/5/1969 5 9 New England Patriots / 9th / 232nd pick / 1992
56 Chris Doleman 38 RDE 14 12 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 14 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
3 Jeff George 32 QB 12 10 218 6-4 Purdue,Illinois 12/8/1967 9 11 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
82 Andrew Glover 32 TE 16 13 250 6-6 Grambling St. 8/12/1967 8 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 274th pick / 1991
24 Robert Griffith 29 SS 16 16 197 5-11 San Diego St. 11/30/1970 5 11
95 Martin Harrison 32 4 0 252 6-5 Washington 9/20/1967 9 0 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 276th pick / 1990
89 Matthew Hatchette 25 13 0 200 6-3 Mercyhurst,Langston 5/1/1974 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 235th pick / 1997
37 Jimmy Hitchcock 29 RCB 16 16 190 5-10 North Carolina 11/9/1970 4 7 New England Patriots / 3rd / 88th pick / 1995
44 Leroy Hoard 31 rb 15 3 225 5-11 Michigan 5/15/1968 9 6 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 45th pick / 1990
51 Rob Holmberg 28 16 0 230 6-3 Navy,Penn St. 5/6/1971 5 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 217th pick / 1994
55 Olrick Johnson 22 5 0 244 6-0 Florida A&M 8/20/1977 Rook 0
85 Andrew Jordan 27 te 11 1 260 6-6 West. Carolina 6/21/1972 5 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 179th pick / 1994
40 Jim Kleinsasser 22 fb 13 7 272 6-3 North Dakota 1/31/1977 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 1999
63 Corbin Lacina 29 14 0 302 6-4 Augustana (SD) 11/2/1970 5 1 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 167th pick / 1993
53 Kivuusama Mays 24 11 0 247 6-3 North Carolina 1/7/1975 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 110th pick / 1998
58 Ed McDaniel 30 MLB 16 16 230 5-11 Clemson 2/23/1969 7 8 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 125th pick / 1992
64 Randall McDaniel* 35 LG 16 16 276 6-3 Arizona St. 12/19/1964 11 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
34 Ramos McDonald 23 lcb 5 5 195 5-11 New Mexico 4/30/1976 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 80th pick / 1998
55 Corey Miller 31 lb 5 2 252 6-2 South Carolina 10/25/1968 8 1 New York Giants / 6th / 167th pick / 1991
45 John Henry Mills 30 15 0 226 6-0 Wake Forest 10/31/1969 6 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 131st pick / 1993
31 Don Morgan 24 2 0 202 5-11 Nevada 9/18/1975 Rook 0
68 Mike Morris 38 16 0 276 6-5 Truman St. 2/22/1961 12 1
33 Harold Morrow 26 16 0 232 5-11 Auburn 2/24/1973 3 0
84 Randy Moss* 22 PR 16 16 215 6-4 Marshall 2/13/1977 1 15 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
19 Yo Murphy 26 1 0 187 5-10 Idaho 5/11/1973 Rook 0
22 David Palmer 27 KR 8 2 173 5-8 Alabama 11/19/1972 5 0 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 1994
75 Joe Phillips 36 nt 16 2 298 6-5 Oregon St.,SMU 7/15/1963 13 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 93rd pick / 1986
93 John Randle 32 LDE 16 16 290 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/12/1967 9 9
86 Jake Reed 32 WR 16 8 216 6-3 Grambling St. 9/28/1967 8 6 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
29 Chris Rogers 22 db 10 4 192 5-10 Howard 1/3/1977 Rook 2
57 Dwayne Rudd 23 RLB 16 16 235 6-2 Alabama 2/3/1976 2 8 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 20th pick / 1997
97 Talance Sawyer 23 2 0 270 6-2 UNLV 6/14/1976 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 185th pick / 1999
26 Robert Smith 27 RB 13 12 212 6-2 Ohio St. 3/4/1972 6 10 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1993
73 Todd Steussie 29 LT 16 16 320 6-6 California 12/1/1970 5 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1994
77 Korey Stringer 25 RT 16 16 350 6-4 Ohio St. 5/8/1974 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 24th pick / 1995
28 Robert Tate 26 db 16 1 188 5-10 Cincinnati 10/19/1973 2 3 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 183rd pick / 1997
27 Keith Thibodeaux 25 3 0 189 5-11 NW State (LA) 5/16/1974 2 0 Washington Redskins / 5th / 140th pick / 1997
42 Orlando Thomas 27 FS 13 12 222 6-1 La-Lafayette 10/21/1972 4 6 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1995
81 Chris Walsh 31 wr 16 1 194 6-1 Stanford 12/12/1968 7 0 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 251st pick / 1992
21 Moe Williams 25 14 0 205 6-1 Kentucky 7/26/1974 3 2 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 75th pick / 1996
94 Tony Williams 24 RDT 16 12 296 6-2 Memphis 7/9/1975 2 6 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 151st pick / 1997
52 Kailee Wong 23 LLB 13 8 250 6-2 Stanford 5/23/1976 1 4 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1998
20 Kenny Wright 22 LCB 16 12 205 6-1 Arkansas,NW State (LA) 9/14/1977 Rook 5 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 120th pick / 1999
Team Total 27.8 16 241.0 6-2.0 4.8