1987 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
13-2-0 0-1 6345 3993 2352 28 374 4492 2764 1728 39 272
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The San Francisco 49ers' forty-second season was in 1987, and it was the ninth season Bill Walsh served as the head coach of the team. The 49ers played their home games at Candlestick Park. They finished the year 13-2-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, but they lost their first playoff game to the Minnesota Vikings 36-24. At the end of the season, Jerry Rice was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17-30
Week 2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27-26
Week 4 @ New York Giants 41-21
Week 5 @ Atlanta Falcons 25-17
Week 6 St. Louis Cardinals 34-28
Week 7 @ New Orleans Saints 24-22
Week 8 @ Los Angeles Rams 31-10
Week 9 Houston Oilers 27-20
Week 10 New Orleans Saints 24-26
Week 11 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-10
Week 12 Cleveland Browns 38-24
Week 13 @ Green Bay Packers 23-12
Week 14 Chicago Bears 41-0
Week 15 Atlanta Falcons 35-7
Week 16 Los Angeles Rams 48-0


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Minnesota Vikings 24-36

1987 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Walsh Defensive Coordinator: George Seifert Quarterbacks Coach: Mike Holmgren Wide Receivers Coach: Dennis Green Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Running Backs Coach: Sherman Lewis Defensive Line Coach: Fred Von Appen Linebackers Coach: Bill McPherson 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