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1999 Pittsburgh Steelers

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6-10-0, AFC Central Division  · 1999 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.4, Offense: -2.2, Defense: -0.2, SoS: -2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 317 points (19.8/g), 17th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 320 points (20.0/g), 12th.
 Differential of -3 points (-0.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Bill Cowher (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Haslett
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Miller (Offensive Assistant) and Mike Mularkey (Tight Ends)

Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

General Manager/Director of Football Operations Tom Donahoe
Chairman Dan Rooney
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 317 4874 1067 4.6 25 7 25 295 301 535 2883 19 18 5.0 159 495 1991 14 4.0 111 200 29.0 12.0 Own 33.5 2:31 5.48 24.3 1.53
Team Defense 320 4884 953 5.1 28 14 26 260 245 463 2926 20 14 5.8 142 451 1958 10 4.3 92 193 25.9 12.4 Own 30.9 2:22 5.1 25.2 1.40
Lg Rank Offense 17 22 7 2 14 17 26 19 16 27 5 10 7 13 16 24 26 11 11 24 13
Lg Rank Defense 12 11 20 11 5 1 4 11 23 14 23 26 13 29 24 18 21 11 5 14 11

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ Cleveland Browns 43 0 33 464 247 217 2 40 31 9 4
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 2-0 @ Baltimore Ravens 23 20 19 270 121 149 16 292 167 125 3
3 Sun September 26 boxscore L 2-1 Seattle Seahawks 10 29 15 272 207 65 5 16 341 251 90 2
4 Sun October 3 boxscore L 2-2 Jacksonville Jaguars 3 17 14 216 99 117 2 13 204 80 124 1
5 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-3 @ Buffalo Bills 21 24 17 255 207 48 1 24 365 254 111 1
6 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17 3 18 255 125 130 14 261 177 84 3
7 Mon October 25 boxscore W 4-3 Atlanta Falcons 13 9 14 226 115 111 1 20 236 187 49 1
8 Bye Week
9 Sun November 7 boxscore W 5-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 27 6 14 271 130 141 16 313 90 223 2
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 5-4 Cleveland Browns 15 16 17 298 130 168 2 14 235 161 74 2
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 5-5 @ Tennessee Titans 10 16 14 267 161 106 1 17 261 149 112 1
12 Sun November 28 boxscore L 5-6 Cincinnati Bengals 20 27 20 391 280 111 3 18 415 235 180 1
13 Thu December 2 boxscore L 5-7 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 6 20 15 235 172 63 24 466 298 168 1
14 Sun December 12 boxscore L 5-8 Baltimore Ravens 24 31 21 352 243 109 1 12 374 242 132
15 Sat December 18 boxscore L 5-9 @ Kansas City Chiefs 19 35 21 376 269 107 4 16 363 145 218
16 Sun December 26 boxscore W 6-9 Carolina Panthers 30 20 21 293 82 211 1 17 375 256 119 3
17 Sun January 2 boxscore L 6-10 Tennessee Titans 36 47 22 433 295 138 4 21 343 203 140 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
10 Kordell Stewart 27 QB 16 12 5-6-0 160 275 58.2 1464 6 2.2 10 3.6 42 5.3 4.1 9.2 91.5 64.9 22 131 4.49 3.38 7.4 0 1
18 Mike Tomczak 37 qb 16 5 1-4-0 139 258 53.9 1625 12 4.7 8 3.1 49 6.3 5.8 11.7 101.6 75.8 15 104 5.57 5.13 5.5
36 Jerome Bettis 27 RB 16 16 1 1 100.0 21 1 100.0 0 0.0 21 21.0 41.0 21.0 1.3 158.3 0 0 21.00 41.00 0.0
7 Pete Gonzalez 25 1 0 1 1 100.0 8 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 100.0 0 0 8.00 8.00 0.0
Team Total 26.4 16 6-10-0 301 535 56.3 3118 19 3.6 18 3.4 49 5.8 5.0 10.4 194.9 71.1 37 235 5.04 4.29 6.5 0 1
Opp Total 16 245 463 52.9 3167 20 4.3 14 3.0 6.8 6.34 12.9 197.9 76.5 39 241 5.8 5.4 7.8

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
36 Jerome Bettis 27 RB 16 16 299 1091 7 35 3.6 68.2 18.7 21 110 5.2 0 17 1.3 6.9 1201 7 2
33 Richard Huntley 27 KR 16 2 93 567 5 52 6.1 35.4 5.8 27 253 9.4 3 25 1.7 15.8 820 8 3
10 Kordell Stewart 27 QB 16 12 56 258 2 21 4.6 16.1 3.5 9 113 12.6 1 28 0.6 7.1 371 3 4
21 Amos Zereoue 23 8 0 18 48 0 8 2.7 6.0 2.3 2 17 8.5 0 14 0.3 2.1 65 0 0
18 Mike Tomczak 37 qb 16 5 16 19 0 17 1.2 1.2 1.0 19 0 3
38 Jon Witman 27 FB 16 11 6 18 0 7 3.0 1.1 0.4 12 106 8.8 0 38 0.8 6.6 124 0 0
86 Hines Ward 23 WR 16 14 2 -2 0 3 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 61 638 10.5 7 42 3.8 39.9 636 7 1
7 Pete Gonzalez 25 1 0 2 -3 0 -1 -1.5 -3.0 2.0 -3 0 0
4 Josh Miller 29 P 16 0 2 -9 0 0 -4.5 -0.6 0.1 -9 0 1
45 Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 22 10 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.4 0.1 4 0 0
81 Troy Edwards 22 PR/wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 61 714 11.7 5 41 3.8 44.6 714 5 4
88 Courtney Hawkins 30 WR 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 285 9.5 0 23 2.7 25.9 285 0 0
82 Bobby Shaw 24 wr 15 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 387 13.8 3 49 1.9 25.8 387 3 0
89 Will Blackwell 24 wr 11 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 186 9.3 0 26 1.8 16.9 186 0 1
87 Mark Bruener 27 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 176 9.8 0 29 1.3 12.6 176 0 0
85 Mitch Lyons 29 te 14 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 81 10.1 0 25 0.6 5.8 81 0 0
80 Matt Cushing 24 te 7 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 29 14.5 0 22 0.3 4.1 29 0 0
83 Malcolm Johnson 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 23 11.5 0 18 0.3 3.8 23 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 495 1991 14 52 4.0 124.4 30.9 301 3118 10.4 19 49 18.8 194.9 5109 33 19
Opp Total 16 451 1958 10 4.3 122.4 28.2 245 2926 11.9 20 15.3 182.9 4884 30 29

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
81 Troy Edwards 22 PR/wr 16 6 25 234 0 48 9.4 13 234 0 44 18.0 1182
89 Will Blackwell 24 wr 11 1 1 39 0 39 39.0 14 282 0 37 20.1 507
33 Richard Huntley 27 KR 16 2 15 336 0 41 22.4 1156
88 Courtney Hawkins 30 WR 11 11 11 49 0 14 4.5 334
21 Amos Zereoue 23 8 0 7 169 0 35 24.1 234
82 Bobby Shaw 24 wr 15 1 4 53 0 17 13.3 440
85 Mitch Lyons 29 te 14 2 3 42 0 17 14.0 123
48 Tony Cline 28 2 0 2 8 0 8 4.0 8
86 Hines Ward 23 WR 16 14 1 2 0 2 2.0 1 24 0 24 24.0 662
45 Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 22 10 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 13
56 Mike Vrabel 24 10 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Team Total 26.4 16 42 377 0 48 9.0 57 1110 0 44 19.5 6596
Opp Total 16 33 342 1 10.4 67 1209 0 18.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
4 Josh Miller 29 P 16 0 84 3795 75 0 45.2
3 Kris Brown 23 K 16 0 2 2 5 5 10 9 11 8 1 1 29 25 86.2% 31 30 96.8%
Team Total 26.4 16 2 2 5 5 10 9 11 8 1 1 29 25 86.2% 31 30 96.8% 84 3795 75 0 45.2
Opp Total 16 26 20 76.9% 35 34 97.1% 92 3735 40.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
50 Earl Holmes 26 RILB 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 89 26
99 Levon Kirkland 30 LILB 16 16 2.0 1 23 0 23 0 4 0 2 0 0 89 22
41 Lee Flowers 26 SS 15 15 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 64 15
51 Carlos Emmons 26 ROLB 16 16 6.0 1 22 0 22 0 1 0 3 2 0 51 16
92 Jason Gildon 27 LOLB 16 16 8.5 1 0 0 0 0 42 15
20 Dewayne Washington 27 RCB 16 16 4 1 0 1 0 50 2
71 Orpheus Roye 26 LDE 16 16 4.5 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 41 17
27 Travis Davis 26 FS 16 16 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 102 1 43 15
30 Chad Scott 25 LCB 13 12 1 16 0 16 0 49 1
26 Deshea Townsend 24 db 16 4 27 4
76 Kevin Henry 31 RDE 16 13 1.0 22 8
93 Joel Steed 30 NT 14 14 3.0 0 0 1 4 0 16 14
47 Scott Shields 23 db 16 1 1.0 4 75 0 25 0 1 0 0 0 0 14 4
24 Chris Oldham 31 15 0 3.0 1 9 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 12 1
55 Joey Porter 22 16 0 2.0 1 0 2 50 1 10 0
94 Jeremy Staat 23 de 16 2 8 3
56 Mike Vrabel 24 10 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 4 1
74 Nolan Harrison 30 de 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 2
23 Jason Simmons 23 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1
81 Troy Edwards 22 PR/wr 16 6 0 4 3 0 0
36 Jerome Bettis 27 RB 16 16 0 2 3 1 0
10 Kordell Stewart 27 QB 16 12 0 4 1 0 0
33 Richard Huntley 27 KR 16 2 0 3 0 0 0
91 Aaron Smith 23 6 0 1 1
18 Mike Tomczak 37 qb 16 5 0 3 0 -6 0
87 Mark Bruener 27 TE 14 14 0 0 2 4 0
89 Will Blackwell 24 wr 11 1 0 1 0 0 0
29 Lance Brown 27 16 0 1.0
97 Chad Kelsay 22 6 0 0 1
4 Josh Miller 29 P 16 0 0 1 0 -11 0
86 Hines Ward 23 WR 16 14 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 39.0 14 149 0 25 0 13 19 24 146 2 639 169
Opp Total 16 37 29 15 5

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Kris Brown 23 K 16 0 30 25 105
33 Richard Huntley 27 KR 16 2 5 3 8 48
86 Hines Ward 23 WR 16 14 7 7 1 44
36 Jerome Bettis 27 RB 16 16 7 7 42
81 Troy Edwards 22 PR/wr 16 6 5 5 30
82 Bobby Shaw 24 wr 15 1 3 3 18
10 Kordell Stewart 27 QB 16 12 2 1 3 18
27 Travis Davis 26 FS 16 16 1 1 6
55 Joey Porter 22 16 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.4 16 14 19 2 35 1 30 25 317
Opp Total 16 10 20 1 2 3 34 20 5 320