1997 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
13-3-0 1-1 5763 3586 2177 22 340 4716 3187 1529 42 277
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The San Francisco 49ers' fifty-second season was in 1997, playing their home games at 3Com Park. During the offseason they hired Steve Mariucci to lead the team. Mariucci previously was the quarterbacks coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1995 and has a total of five years of coaching in the NFL. They finished the year 13-3-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Green Bay Packers 23-10. At the end of the season, Dana Stubblefield was awarded with the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6-13
Week 2 @ St. Louis Rams 15-12
Week 3 New Orleans Saints 33-7
Week 4 Atlanta Falcons 34-7
Week 5 @ Carolina Panthers 34-21
Week 7 St. Louis Rams 30-10
Week 8 @ Atlanta Falcons 35-28
Week 9 @ New Orleans Saints 23-0
Week 10 Dallas Cowboys 17-10
Week 11 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24-12
Week 12 Carolina Panthers 27-19
Week 13 San Diego Chargers 17-10
Week 14 @ Kansas City Chiefs 9-44
Week 15 Minnesota Vikings 28-17
Week 16 Denver Broncos 34-17
Week 17 @ Seattle Seahawks 9-38


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Minnesota Vikings 38-22
Conference Championship Green Bay Packers 10-23

1997 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Steve Mariucci Assistant Head Coach: Bill McPherson Offensive Coordinator: Marty Mornhinweg Defensive Coordinator: John Marshall Special Teams Coordinator: George Stewart Quarterbacks Coach: Marty Mornhinweg Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Kirksey Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Running Backs Coach: Tom Rathman Tight Ends Coach: Pat Morris Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Pat Morris Offensive Quality Control Coach: Greg Knapp Defensive Line Coach: Dwaine Board Linebackers Coach: Richard Smith Defensive Secondary Coach: Michael Barnes Defensive Backs Coach: Jim L. Mora (Jr.) Defensive Quality Control Coach: Jaime Hill Physical Development Assistant: Jerry Attaway Strength Development: Michael Barnes Physical Development Coordinator: Jerry Attaway Assistant Equipment Manager: Kevin Lartigue