NAME                NO  POS  HGT WGT COLLEGE         YR PR AG  G HOW ACQUIRED
Louie Aguiar        10    P 6- 2 220 Utah State       1  9 33 15 1999 FA - K City (1998)
Joe Andruzzi        70    G 6- 3 310 S.Connecticut St 2  2 24  8 1998 FA
Jahine Arnold       88   WR 6- 0 180 Fresno State     1  3 26  1 1999 FA - Pitt (1998)
Rodney Artmore      46    S 6- 0 210 Baylor           1  1 25  5 1998 FA
Roy Barker          94   DE 6- 5 290 North Carolina   1  8 30  1 1999 FA - Cleveland
Tyrone Bell         47   CB 6- 2 210 North Alabama    1  1 24  1 1999 FA
Vaughn Booker       96DE-DT 6- 5 300 Cincinnati       2  6 31 14 1998 Trade - Kan City
Corey Bradford      85   WR 6- 1 205 Jackson State    2  2 23 16 1998 Draft - 5th round
Gilbert Brown       93   NT 6- 2 345 Kansas           7  7 28 16 1993 FA - Minnesota
LeRoy Butler        36    S 6- 0 203 Florida State   10 10 31 16 1990 Draft - 2nd round
Mark Chmura         89   TE 6- 5 255 Boston College   7  7 30  2 1992 Draft - 6th round
Keith Crawford      45   CB 6- 2 198 Howard Payne     2  6 28  3 1999 FA - K City (1998)
Scott Curry         61    T 6- 5 300 Montana          1  1 23  5 1999 Draft - 6th round
Anthony Davis       50   LB 6- 0 235 Utah             1  7 30 14 1999 UFA - KC (1999)
Rob Davis           60   LS 6- 3 285 Shippensburg     3  4 30 16 1997 FA - Chi (1996)
Tyrone Davis        81   TE 6- 4 255 Virginia         3  5 27 16 1997 Trade - NY Jets
Antonio Dingle      74   DT 6- 2 315 Virginia         1  1 22  6 1999 FA
Earl Dotson         72    T 6- 3 310 Texas A&I        7  7 28 15 1993 Draft - 3rd round
Santana Dotson      71   DT 6- 5 290 Baylor           4  8 29 12 1996 UFA - Tampa Bay
Donald Driver       80   WR 6- 0 175 Alcorn State     1  1 24  6 1999 Draft - 7th round
Antuan Edwards      24   CB 6- 1 205 Clemson          1  1 22 16 1999 Draft - 1st round
Brett Favre          4   QB 6- 2 220 S. Mississippi   8  9 29 16 1992 Trade - Atlanta
Mike Flanagan       58    C 6- 5 295 UCLA             2  2 25 15 1996 Draft - 3rd round
Antonio Freeman     86   WR 6- 0 198 Virginia Tech    5  5 27 16 1995 Draft - 3rd round
Lamont Hall         88   TE 6- 4 260 Clemson          1  1 23 14 1999 FA
Chris Hanson         7    P 6- 1 214 Marshall         1  1 22  1 1999 FA
Bernardo Harris     55   LB 6- 2 250 North Carolina   5  5 27 16 1995 FA
Matt Hasselbeck     11   QB 6- 4 220 Boston College   1  1 24 16 1998 Draft - 6th round
Craig Heimburger    75  G-T 6- 2 318 Missouri         1  1 22  2 1999 Draft - 5th round
William Henderson   30   FB 6- 1 250 North Carolina   5  5 28 16 1995 Draft - 3rd round
Vonnie Holliday     90   DE 6- 5 300 North Carolina   2  2 23 16 1998 Draft - 1st round
Desmond Howard      82   WR 5-10 180 Michigan         2  8 29  8 1999 FA - Oak (1998)
Cletidus Hunt       97   DE 6- 4 295 Kentucky State   1  1 23 11 1999 Draft - 3rd round
Charles Jordan      82   WR 5-10 175 Long Beach CC    3  6 29  4 1999 FA - Seattle
George Koonce       53   LB 6- 1 245 East Carolina    8  8 30 15 1992 FA
Dorsey Levens       25   RB 6- 1 228 Georgia Tech     6  6 29 14 1994 Draft - 5th round
Ryan Longwell        8    K 6- 0 197 California       3  3 25 16 1997 FA - San Francisco
Billy Lyon          98   DT 6- 5 300 Marshall         2  2 25 16 1997 FA
Kivuusama Mays      56   LB 6- 3 248 North Carolina   1  2 24  3 1999 FA - Minnesota
Tod McBride         27   DB 6- 1 208 UCLA             1  1 23 15 1999 FA
Scott McGarrahan    43    S 6- 1 197 New Mexico       2  2 25 13 1998 Draft - 6th round
Keith McKenzie      95   DE 6- 3 266 Ball State       4  4 25 13 1996 Draft - 7th round
Mike McKenzie       34   CB 6- 0 190 Memphis          1  1 23 16 1999 Draft - 3rd round
Raleigh McKenzie    63    G 6- 2 290 Tennessee        1 15 36 16 1999 UFA - SD (1998)
Basil Mitchell      28   RB 5-10 200 TCU              1  1 23 16 1999 FA
Jim Nelson          57   LB 6- 1 238 Penn State       1  1 27 16 1998 FA
De'Mond Parker      22   RB 5-10 188 Oklahoma         1  1 22 11 1999 Draft - 5th round
Marco Rivera        62    G 6- 4 305 Penn State       3  3 27 16 1996 Draft - 6th round
Bill Schroeder      84   WR 6- 2 205 UW-La Crosse     3  3 28 16 1996 FA - New England
Darren Sharper      42   DB 6- 2 210 William & Mary   3  3 23 16 1997 Draft - 2nd round
Jermaine Smith      99   DT 6- 3 298 Georgia          2  2 27 10 1997 Draft - 4th round
Matt Snider         38   FB 6- 2 243 Richmond         1  1 23  8 1999 FA
Jeff Thomason       83   TE 6- 4 255 Oregon           5  7 29 14 1995 FA - Cin (1993)
Ross Verba          78    T 6- 4 308 Iowa             3  3 25 11 1997 Draft - 1st round
TRADES AND TRANSACTIONS
FEBRUARY 9 - Lost RB Michael Blair to CLEVELAND in the NFL Expansion Draft
APRIL 18 - Traded a 1999 6th-round draft choice (DT Daren Yancey) and past considerations to OAKLAND for a 1999 5th-round selection (C Craig Heimburger)
JUNE 23 - Traded LB Mike Morton to ST. LOUIS for a 2001 7th-round selection (later dealt to San Francisco)
AUGUST 21 - Traded QB Rick Mirer to NY JETS for a 2000 6th-round selection (later traded to Seattle)
AUGUST 31 - Traded WR Derrick Mayes to SEATTLE for a 2000 7th-round selection (DT Ron Moore)
SEPTEMBER 7 - Traded CB Craig Newsome to SAN FRANCISCO for a 2000 5th-round selection (later dealt back to 49ers)
1999 IN REVIEW
With Ray Rhodes now holding the coaching reigns, the Packers got off to a 3-1 start winning all three games in the final minute. After losing four of their next five as Brett Favre played through a sprained
thumb, the Packers looked to have the playoffs sewn up. However, three straight losses would drop them out of the playoffs, as they won their last game of the season to finish 8-8. Saying that the Packers
lacked the toughness and fire he desired, GM Ron Wolf relieved Rhodes on his head coaching duties the evening of the team's final game, also firing all of the assistant coaches.
RAY RHODES - WHAT WENT WRONG?
Ray Rhodes and Scooter McLean remain the only two men to spend one season as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. McLean's tenure was a 1-10-1 disaster, despite the fact he had a roster filled
with future stars. Rhodes found himself with an 8-8 team that was a Super Bowl participant two years earlier. He was fired one year after signing a four-year, $4 million contract to replace Mike Holmgren.
So what went wrong in Green Bay? With less than a month to go in the season, Packer GM Ron Wolf dismissed as "ludicrous" the idea that he would fire Rhodes. Yet, Wolf fired Rhodes just hours after
Green Bay missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years. "This decision was extremely difficult because of the respect and admiration I have for all the coaches and families involved," general
manager Ron Wolf said today. "For whatever reason, our players did not respond to this program. We will begin our search for a new coach at once." Wolf sounded like a man who had hired a coach who
did not deliver what he promised or projected. "Is he a different coach than I thought he was?" he said of Rhodes. "Yes, the answer to that is yes. What I think we have to have here is a well disciplined,
tough, hard-nosed football team. That's the way you're successful in this business. We have to develop that. We don't have that here." When asked what Rhodes' response to his dismissal was, Wolf said:
"I don't think he's very pleased with it, but I think he understood. We had a long and involved conversation last night." The Packers started out 4-2, but two three-game losing streaks sent the season down
in flames. As the streaks occurred, grumblings began that Rhodes didn't assert enough control over his players. It was an ironic twist for the players, who quietly criticized Holmgren for being too dictatorial
when he left Green Bay a year ago. Even Brett Favre sounded a bit like a player who did not completely understand where the wheels fell off. "This is a total surprise," Favre told the Green Bay Press-Gazette after the firing. "I thought he was a real good coach. Guys related to him well because he was a former player. I think what happened, to a certain degree, guys took advantage. And Ray, he wanted to trust in guys." Packer president Bob Harlan, in his autobiography, explained, to the best account we have found so far, the final steps in the end of the Rhodes era: He (Wolf) pretty much stuck with Ray until we got into December, and then his whole attitude changed. The college football season had ended, giving Ron time to go down to the practice field where he could watch the team during the week. After we lost back-to-back games to Carolina and Minnesota, alarm had really set in with him, and he told me, "I think we're going to make a change, but let's see where we are."  I asked him what had changed his mind, and he said, "He's a different coach than I thought he was." He told me that things looked good when he watched the team during training camp, but there was a different pulse on the practice field now and it was being reflected in our play. "These players aren't having any fun," he said. "There's no drive down there. Ray has lost the team." 
NAME                NO  POS  HGT WGT COLLEGE         YR PR AG  G HOW ACQUIRED
Fred Vinson         31   CB 5-11 180 Vanderbilt       1  1 23 16 1999 Draft - 2nd round
Jude Waddy          54   LB 6- 2 220 William & Mary   2  2 23 16 1998 FA
Mike Wahle          68    G 6- 6 306 Navy             2  2 22 16 1998 Sup Dr - 2nd round
Brian Williams      51   LB 6- 1 245 USC              5  5 26  7 1995 Draft - 3rd round
Tyrone Williams     37   CB 5-11 195 Nebraska         4  4 26 16 1996 Draft - 3rd round
Frank Winters       52    C 6- 3 305 West Illinois    7 12 34 16 1992 Plan B - K City
NO - Jersey Number POS - Position HGT - Height WGT - Weight YR - Years with Packers PR - Years of Professional Football AGE - Age on September 1 G - Games  Played FA - Free Agent
1999 PACKERS PRACTICE SQUAD
NAME                POS COLLEGE           HOW ACQUIRED
Chris Akins           S AR-Pine Bluff     1999 FA - 7th round
Tyrone Bell          CB North Alabama     1999 FA - San Diego (1999 - 6th round)
Tyrone Goodson       WR Auburn            1999 FA
Lamont Hall          TE Clemson           1999 FA
Carl Hansen       DE-DT Stanford          1999 FA - Seattle (1998 - 6th round)
Chris Hanson          P Marshall          1999 FA
Lawrence Hart        TE Southern          1999 FA - NY Jets (1998 - 7th round)
Craig Heimburger      G Missouri          1999 Draft - 5th round
Deon Humphrey        LB Florida State     1999 FA
Steve Johnson        CB Tennessee         1999 FA - Seattle (1999 - 6th round)
Doug Karczewski     G-T Virginia          1999 FA - NY Jets (1998 - 5th round)
Gerald Williams      WR Oklahoma          1999 FA
Bold Italics - Made Active Roster
1999 PACKERS DRAFT (April 17-18, 1999)
RND-PCK NAME                POS COLLEGE       NOTES
1    25 Antuan Edwards       CB Clemson 
2    47 Fred Vinson          CB Vanderbilt    (A) 
2    51 For Mike Wahle in 1998 Supplemental Draft
3a   87 Mike McKenzie        CB Memphis 
3b   94 Cletidus Hunt        DT Kentucky St.  (B) 
4a  122 Traded to Buffalo for Darick Holmes
4b  131 Aaron Brooks         QB Virginia      (B)
4c  133 Josh Bidwell          P Oregon        (B)
5a  159 De'Mond Parker       RB Oklahoma      
5b  163 Craig Heimburger      G Missouri      (C) 
6a  188 From Oakland in 1998 trade, later traded back
6b  196 Dee Miller           WR Ohio State 
6c  203 Scott Curry           T Montana       (B)
7a  212 Chris Akins           S AR-Pine Bluff (D) 
7b  213 Donald Driver        WR Alcorn State  (E) 
A-From Seattle for Mike Holmgren B-Free agency compensatory pick C-From Oakland D-From St.Louis for Steve Bono E-From Chicago for Glyn Milburn
Bold Italics - Played for the Green Bay Packers
FREE AGENCY - UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
PLAYERS SIGNED - LB Anthony Davis (Kansas City), G/C Raleigh McKenzie (San Diego), LB Mike Morton (Oakland)
PLAYERS LOST - LB Lamont Hollinquest (Kansas City), RB Darick Holmes (Indianapolis), RB Travis Jervey (San Francisco), DT Bob Kuberski (Atlanta), P Sean Landeta (Philadelphia), CB/S Roderick Mullen (Carolina), QB Doug Pederson (Philadelphia), G Adam Timmerman (St. Louis)
FREE AGENCY - RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
PLAYERS LOST - None
FRANCHISE PLAYER DESIGNATION
WR Antonio Freeman
1999 PRE-SEASON RESULTS (4-0)
AUGUST (3-0)                           RESULT       RECORD    ATT STARTING QB             LEADING RUSHER              LEADING PASSER              LEADING RECEIVER
14 NEW YORK JETS                      W 27-16       1- 0-0 59,815 Brett Favre             Basil Mitchell (66)         Matt Hasselbeck (119)       Jahine Arnold (2-78)
23 DENVER BRONCOS (at Madison)        W 27-12       2- 0-0 78,184 Brett Favre             Edwin Watson (33)           Matt Hasselbeck (127)       Bill Schroeder (4-85)
28 at New Orleans Saints              W 38-17       3- 0-0 53,074 Brett Favre             De'Mond Parker (55)         Brett Favre (162)           Bill Schroeder (4-82)
SEPTEMBER (1-0)
2  MIAMI DOLPHINS                     W 25-17       4- 0-0 59,810 Brett Favre             De'Mond Parker (45)         Matt Hasselbeck (97)        Basil Mitchell (3-60)
1999 REGULAR SEASON RESULTS (8-8)
SEPTEMBER (2-1)
12 OAKLAND RAIDERS (0-0)              W 28-24       1- 0-0 59,872 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (78)          Brett Favre (333)           Antonio Freeman (7-111)
19 at Detroit Lions (1-0)             L 15-23       1- 1-0 76,202 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (153)         Brett Favre (288)           Antonio Freeman (6-85)
26 MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-1)            W 23-20       2- 1-0 59,868 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (49)          Brett Favre (304)           Dorsey Levens (9-84)
OCTOBER (2-1)
3  Bye Week 
10 TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-1)         W 26-23       3- 1-0 59,868 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (99)          Brett Favre (390)           Bill Schroeder (7-158)
17 at Denver Broncos (1-4)            L 10-31       3- 2-0 73,352 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (12)          Brett Favre (120)           Bill Schroeder (3-41)
24 at San Diego Chargers (4-2)        W 31- 3       4- 2-0 68,274 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (77)          Brett Favre (173)           Antonio Freeman (5-82)
NOVEMBER (2-3)
1  SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (4-2)             L  7-27       4- 3-0 59,869 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (104)         Brett Favre (180)           Corey Bradford (3-106)
7  CHICAGO BEARS (3-5)                L 13-14       4- 4-0 59,867 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (79)          Brett Favre (267)           Antonio Freeman (8-71)
14 at Dallas Cowboys (4-4)            L 13-27       4- 5-0 64,634 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (31)          Brett Favre (260)           Dorsey Levens (8-40)
21 DETROIT LIONS (6-3)                W 26-17       5- 5-0 59,869 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (47)          Brett Favre (309)           Dorsey Levens (10-99)
29 at San Francisco 49ers (3-7)       W 20- 3       6- 5-0 68,304 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (56)          Brett Favre (236)           Antonio Freeman (7-73)
DECEMBER (1-3)
5  at Chicago Bears (5-7)             W 35-19       7- 5-0 66,944 Brett Favre             De'Mond Parker (113)        Brett Favre (155)           Antonio Freeman (6-97)
12 CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-7)            L 31-33       7- 6-0 59,869 Brett Favre             Basil Mitchell (49)         Brett Favre (302)           Bill Schroeder (6-84)
20 at Minnesota Vikings (7-6)         L 20-24       7- 7-0 64,203 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (99)          Brett Favre (229)           Bill Schroeder (6-71)
26 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5)      L 10-29       7- 8-0 65,273 Brett Favre             Brett Favre (8)             Brett Favre (234)           Dorsey Levens (9-47)
JANUARY 2000 (1-0)
2  ARIZONA CARDINALS (6-9)            W 49-24       8- 8-0 59,818 Brett Favre             Dorsey Levens (146)         Brett Favre (311)           Bill Schroeder (6-93)
Ray Rhodes, who directed the Eagles to two wild-card berths in 1995-96 before the club's regression in 1997-98, had the unfortunate task of following Mike Holmgren in Green Bay. In 1999, the Rhodes-led Packers finished a disappointing 8-8, prompting his dismissal after one season and ushering in the Mike Sherman era, where Green Bay captured four straight division titles from 2001 to '04. Unfortunately for Rhodes, the '99 season would be his last as an NFL head coach.
The 1999 Green Bay Packers - 8-8 (3rd - NFC Central)
Head Coach: Ray Rhodes
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