| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|8-5-1 ||0-1 ||4606 ||2885 ||1721 ||40 ||247 ||4428 ||2416 ||2012 ||41 ||243 |
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The San Francisco 49ers' twenty-seventh season was in 1972, and it was the fifth season Dick Nolan served as the head coach of the team. The 49ers played their home games at Candlestick Park. They finished the year 8-5-1 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 30-28.
1972 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Dick Nolan Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Jim Shofner Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel Offensive Backs Coach: Doug Scovil Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Linebackers Coach: Mike Giddings Defensive Secondary Coach: Don Heinrich Special Teams Coach: Chet Franklin Personnel Scout: Dick Gallagher