1970 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
10-3-1 1-1 5099 3362 1737 29 266 4532 2387 2145 47 249
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The San Francisco 49ers' twenty-fifth season was in 1970, and it was the third season Dick Nolan served as the head coach of the team. The 49ers played their home games at Kezar Stadium. They finished the year 10-3-1 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Dallas Cowboys 17-10. At the end of the season, Bruce Taylor was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Washington Redskins 26-17
Week 2 Cleveland Browns 34-31
Week 3 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-21
Week 4 @ Los Angeles Rams 20-6
Week 5 New Orleans Saints 20-20
Week 6 Denver Broncos 19-14
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 26-10
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 37-16
Week 9 @ Houston Oilers 30-20
Week 10 @ Detroit Lions 7-28
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 13-30
Week 12 Atlanta Falcons 24-20
Week 13 @ New Orleans Saints 38-27
Week 14 @ Oakland Raiders 38-7


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Minnesota Vikings 17-14
Conference Championship Dallas Cowboys 10-17

1970 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dick Nolan Chief of Offense: Ed Hughes Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Jim Shofner Offensive Line Coach: Ernie Zwahlen Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Linebackers Coach: Mike Giddings Defensive Backs Coach: Burnie Miller Special Teams Coach: Doug Scovil Backs Coach: Ed Hughes Personnel Scout: Dick Gallagher