1996 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
12-4-0 1-1 5981 3948 2033 29 344 5154 3447 1707 38 300
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The San Francisco 49ers' fifty-first season was in 1996, and it was the eighth season George Seifert served as the head coach of the team. The 49ers played their home games at 3Com Park. He resigned from the 49ers on Thursday, January 16, 1997. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Green Bay Packers 35-14.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New Orleans Saints 27-11
Week 2 St. Louis Rams 34-0
Week 4 @ Carolina Panthers 7-23
Week 5 Atlanta Falcons 39-17
Week 6 @ St. Louis Rams 28-11
Week 7 @ Green Bay Packers 20-23
Week 8 Cincinnati Bengals 28-21
Week 9 @ Houston Oilers 10-9
Week 10 @ New Orleans Saints 24-17
Week 11 Dallas Cowboys 17-20
Week 12 Baltimore Ravens 38-20
Week 13 @ Washington Redskins 19-16
Week 14 @ Atlanta Falcons 34-10
Week 15 Carolina Panthers 24-30
Week 16 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 25-15
Week 17 Detroit Lions 24-14


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Philadelphia Eagles 14-0
Divisional Round @ Green Bay Packers 14-35

1996 San Francisco 49ers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: George Seifert Assistant Head Coach: Bill McPherson Offensive Coordinator: Marc Trestman Defensive Coordinator: Pete Carroll Special Teams Coordinator: George Stewart Quarterbacks Coach: Matt Cavanaugh, Marc Trestman Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Kirksey Offensive Line Coach: Bobb Mckittrick Running Backs Coach: Carl Jackson Tight Ends Coach: Mike Solari Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Solari Offensive Quality Control Coach: Greg Knapp Defensive Line Coach: Dwaine Board Linebackers Coach: John Marshall Defensive Secondary Coach: Michael Barnes Defensive Backs Coach: Johnnie Lynn Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark "Bo" Pelini Volunteer Quality Control Coach: Pat McPherson Assistant to Coaching Staff: Bill Walsh Physical Development Assistant: Jerry Attaway Strength Development: Michael Barnes Physical Development Coordinator: Jerry Attaway