Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers 14 to 24

Monday, December 23, 1996, Week 17

The Detroit Lions played the San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco on Monday, December 23, 1996, Week 17 of the 1996 season. The 49ers won by a score of 24-14. With this game, the 49ers finished the season 6-2-0 at home, while the Lions finished 1-7-0 on the road for the 1996 season.

The 49ers finished the season with a record of 12-4-0, while the Lions finished the season at 5-11-0.

Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
277 88 189 0 18


Head Coach: Wayne Fontes Assistant Head Coach: Dave Levy Assistant Head Coach-Defense: John Teerlinck Offensive Coordinator: Tom Moore Defensive Coordinator: Jim Eddy Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Landry Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Sanders Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Maurice "Mo" Forte Tight Ends Coach: Steve Kazor Offensive Assistant Coach: Steve Kazor Linebackers Coach: Howard Tippett, Don Clemons Cornerbacks Coach: Don Clemons Defensive Backs Coach: John Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Bert Hill, Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Frank Novak Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill General Manager: Chuck Schmidt Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert College Scout: Thomas Dimitroff, Rick Spielman Pro Scout: Rick Spielman

San Francisco 49ers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
281 152 129 0 18


Head Coach: George Seifert Assistant Head Coach: Bill McPherson Offensive Coordinator: Marc Trestman Defensive Coordinator: Pete Carroll Special Teams Coordinator: George Stewart Quarterbacks Coach: Matt Cavanaugh, Marc Trestman Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Kirksey Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Running Backs Coach: Carl Jackson Tight Ends Coach: Mike Solari Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Solari Offensive Quality Control Coach: Greg Knapp Defensive Line Coach: Dwaine Board Linebackers Coach: John Marshall Defensive Secondary Coach: Michael Barnes Defensive Backs Coach: Johnnie Lynn Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark "Bo" Pelini Volunteer Quality Control Coach: Pat McPherson Assistant to Coaching Staff: Bill Walsh Physical Development Assistant: Jerry Attaway Strength Development: Michael Barnes Physical Development Coordinator: Jerry Attaway