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1972 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Dick Nolan
Home Field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 8–5–1
Place 1st NFC West
Playoff Finish Lost NFC Divisional Playoff
Uniform
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The 1972 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 23rd year with the National Football League. The 49ers appeared in the playoffs for the third consecutive year, each time being eliminated by the Dallas Cowboys.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1972 San Diego Chargers W 34-3
59,438
2 September 24, 1972 at Buffalo Bills L 27-20
45,845
3 October 1, 1972 at New Orleans Saints W 37-2
69,840
4 October 8, 1972 at Los Angeles Rams L 31-7
77,382
5 October 15, 1972 New York Giants L 23-17
58,606
6 October 22, 1972 New Orleans Saints T 20-20
59,167
7 October 29, 1972 at Atlanta Falcons W 49-14
58,850
8 November 5, 1972 at Green Bay Packers L 34-24
47,897
9 November 12, 1972 Baltimore Colts W 24-21
61,214
10 November 19, 1972 at Chicago Bears W 34-21
55,701
11 November 23, 1972 at Dallas Cowboys W 31-10
65,124
12 December 4, 1972 Los Angeles Rams L 26-16
61,214
13 December 10, 1972 Atlanta Falcons W 20-0
61,214
14 December 16, 1972 Minnesota Vikings W 20-17
61,214

StandingsEdit

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 8 5 1 .607 353 249 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 7 7 0 .500 269 274 L-2
Los Angeles Rams 6 7 1 .464 291 286 L-2
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .179 215 361 L-3

RosterEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 23, 1972 Dallas Cowboys L 30-28
61,214

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Washington
1972 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl VII

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