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1971 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Dick Nolan
Home Field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 9–5
Place 1st NFC West
Playoff Finish Lost NFC Championship Game
Uniform
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Timeline
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1970 1972

The 1971 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 22nd year with the National Football League. The 49ers appeared in the NFC Championship Game for the second consecutive year. The team moved into a new home, Candlestick Park.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1971 at Atlanta Falcons L 20-17
56,990
2 September 26, 1971 at New Orleans Saints W 38-20
81,595
3 October 3, 1971 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31-3
65,358
4 October 10, 1971 Los Angeles Rams L 20-13
44,000
5 October 17, 1971 Chicago Bears W 13-0
44,000
6 October 24, 1971 at St. Louis Cardinals W 26-14
50,419
7 October 31, 1971 New England Patriots W 27-10
45,092
8 November 7, 1971 at Minnesota Vikings W 13-9
49,784
9 November 14, 1971 New Orleans Saints L 26-20
45,138
10 November 21, 1971 at Los Angeles Rams L 17-6
80,050
11 November 28, 1971 at New York Jets W 24-21
63,936
12 December 6, 1971 Kansas City Chiefs L 26-17
45,306
13 December 12, 1971 Atlanta Falcons W 24-3
44,582
14 December 19, 1971 Detroit Lions W 31-27
45,580

StandingsEdit

NFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
San Francisco 49ers 950.643300216
Los Angeles Rams 851.615313260
Atlanta Falcons 761.538274277
New Orleans Saints 482.333266347
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RosterEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 26, 1971 Washington Redskins W 24-20
45,327
Conference Championship January 2, 1972 at Dallas Cowboys L 14-3
63,409

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 297
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