1971 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
9-5-0 1-1 5230 2928 2302 45 277 4115 2176 1939 35 228
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The San Francisco 49ers' twenty-sixth season was in 1971, and it was the fourth season Dick Nolan served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 9-5-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Dallas Cowboys 14-3.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Atlanta Falcons 17-20
Week 2 @ New Orleans Saints 38-20
Week 3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 31-3
Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 13-20
Week 5 Chicago Bears 13-0
Week 6 @ St. Louis Cardinals 26-14
Week 7 New England Patriots 27-10
Week 8 @ Minnesota Vikings 13-9
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 20-26
Week 10 @ Los Angeles Rams 6-17
Week 11 @ New York Jets 24-21
Week 12 Kansas City Chiefs 17-26
Week 13 Atlanta Falcons 24-3
Week 14 Detroit Lions 31-27

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Washington Redskins 24-20
Conference Championship @ Dallas Cowboys 3-14

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