Who Won the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999?

Who won the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999? That would be Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Peter Warrick.

Peyton Manning

In 1999, Peyton Manning was drafted as the first overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He would go on to have one of the most successful NFL careers, winning multiple MVP awards and a Super Bowl.

Drafted by the Colts in 1998

Peyton Manning was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Tennessee, where he was a two-time All-American and won the Maxwell Award as a senior. He is the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and older brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

Manning holds many NFL records, including: most touchdown passes in a season (55 in 2013), most passing yards in a season (5,477 in 2010), most passing touchdowns in a career (539), and most career passing yards (71,940). He also has the second highest career passer rating (96.5) and was named to 14 Pro Bowls throughout his 18 NFL seasons.

Named NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999

Peyton Manning was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft. He went on to have one of the most successful rookie seasons in NFL history, throwing for 3,739 yards and 26 touchdowns with only 28 interceptions. He was named the NFL Rookie of the Year and was selected for the Pro Bowl.

Randy Moss

Randy Moss was the 1999 NFL Rookie of the Year. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he caught 69 passes for 1,313 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Drafted by the Vikings in 1998

Randy Moss was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He immediately made an impact, winning the NFL Rookie of the Year award. He was instrumental in leading the Vikings to the NFC Championship game that year. In his second season, he helped the Vikings set a then-NFL record for most points scored in a season.

Named NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999

Moss was named NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999 after a season in which he caught 69 passes for 1,313 yards and an NFL-rookie record 17 touchdowns. He was 1000 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns shy of the NFL record for most receiving yards and touchdowns in a season, set by Jerry Rice in his rookie year of 1986.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady was the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1999. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the NFL draft. Brady played college football at the University of Michigan.

Drafted by the Patriots in 2000

In the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots selected Tom Brady with the 199th pick overall. Brady, who played college football at Michigan, was seen as a backup quarterback behind starter Drew Bledsoe. He would sit for his first season and then, in Week 2 of the 2001 season, Bledsoe was injured and Brady stepped in as the starter. The rest, as they say, is history.

Brady would go on to win that year’s Super Bowl (his first of five), as well as being named NFL Rookie of the Year. He has gone on to have one of the most decorated careers in NFL history, winning three MVP awards and being named to 14 Pro Bowls.

Named NFL Rookie of the Year in 2001

Tom Brady was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. In his first season, he did not play in any regular season games. In 2001, his second season, Brady took over as the Patriots’ starting quarterback after an injury to Drew Bledsoe. He led the team to a 13-3 record and won Super Bowl XXXVI, earning him the title of NFL Rookie of the Year.

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