1956 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
5-6-1 0-0 3813 1977 1836 31 221 4162 1970 2192 34 236
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The San Francisco 49ers' eleventh season was in 1956, playing their home games at Kezar Stadium. During the offseason they hired Frankie Albert to lead the team. Albert previously was the assistant coach/backfield tutor of the San Francisco 49ers and had one year of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 5-6-1, 3-3-0 at home and 2-3-1 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Giants 21-38
Week 2 Los Angeles Rams 33-30
Week 3 @ Chicago Bears 7-31
Week 4 @ Detroit Lions 17-20
Week 5 Chicago Bears 21-38
Week 6 Detroit Lions 13-17
Week 7 @ Los Angeles Rams 6-30
Week 8 @ Green Bay Packers 17-16
Week 9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-10
Week 10 @ Baltimore Colts 20-17
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 38-20
Week 12 Baltimore Colts 30-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Frankie Albert Chief of Offense: Bill Johnson Offensive Backs Coach: Red Hickey Offensive Ends Coach: Red Hickey Defensive Backs Coach: Mark Duncan Defense: Phil Bengtson Assistant Coach: Joe Vetrano Chief Scout: Joe Vetrano