1972 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
8-5-1 0-0 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. They finished the year 8-5-1 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 30-28.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Diego Chargers 34-3
Week 2 @ Buffalo Bills 20-27
Week 3 @ New Orleans Saints 37-2
Week 4 @ Los Angeles Rams 7-31
Week 5 New York Giants 17-23
Week 6 New Orleans Saints 20-20
Week 7 @ Atlanta Falcons 49-14
Week 8 @ Green Bay Packers 24-34
Week 9 Baltimore Colts 24-21
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 34-21
Week 11 @ Dallas Cowboys 31-10
Week 12 Los Angeles Rams 16-26
Week 13 Atlanta Falcons 20-0
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 20-17

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Dallas Cowboys 28-30

Coaches

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