1989 San Francisco 49ers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
14-2-0 3-0 7574 5123 2451 28 429 5326 3767 1559 49 329
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The San Francisco 49ers' forty-fourth season was in 1989, playing their home games at Candlestick Park. During the offseason they promoted George Seifert to lead the team. Seifert previously was the defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers and had nine years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 14-2-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Denver Broncos 55-10, the team's fourth championship win. At the end of the season Joe Montana earned Super Bowl Most Valuable Player and AP Offensive Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Indianapolis Colts 30-24
Week 2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-16
Week 3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 38-28
Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 12-13
Week 5 @ New Orleans Saints 24-20
Week 6 @ Dallas Cowboys 31-14
Week 7 New England Patriots 37-20
Week 8 @ New York Jets 23-10
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 31-13
Week 10 Atlanta Falcons 45-3
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 17-21
Week 12 New York Giants 34-24
Week 13 @ Atlanta Falcons 23-10
Week 14 @ Los Angeles Rams 30-27
Week 15 Buffalo Bills 21-10
Week 16 Chicago Bears 26-0


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Minnesota Vikings 41-13
Conference Championship Los Angeles Rams 30-3
Super Bowl vs. Denver Broncos 55-10

1989 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: George Seifert Offensive Coordinator: Mike Holmgren Defensive Coordinator: Bill McPherson Quarterbacks Coach: Mike Holmgren Wide Receivers Coach: Sherman Lewis Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Running Backs Coach: Al Lavan Tight Ends Coach: Lynn Stiles Defensive Line Coach: John Marshall Linebackers Coach: Bob Zeman Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Rhodes Defensive Assistant Coach: Tommy Hart Special Teams Coach: Lynn Stiles Physical Development Assistant: Jerry Attaway Physical Development Coordinator: Jerry Attaway Coaching Administrator: Neal Dahlen Scouting Intern: Terry McDonough