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1972 San Francisco 49ers

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8-5-1, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.4, Offense: 4.9, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 353 points (25.2/g), 4th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 249 points (17.8/g), 9th.
 Differential of 104 points (7.4/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 9.7-4.3.

Coach: Dick Nolan (8-5-1)

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 Training Camp: UC-Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 San Diego Chargers 34 3 18 295 178 117 2 13 258 171 87 5
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 1-1 @ Buffalo Bills 20 27 10 202 169 33 4 17 233 56 177 1
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 2-1 @ New Orleans Saints 37 2 14 318 192 126 3 8 84 77 7 7
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 2-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 7 31 13 250 131 119 2 22 513 211 302 1
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 2-3 New York Giants 17 23 18 342 257 85 5 18 269 129 140 2
6 Sun October 22 boxscore T 2-3-1 New Orleans Saints 20 20 14 340 274 66 3 19 367 273 94 2
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 3-3-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 49 14 19 348 159 189 3 13 152 97 55 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 3-4-1 @ Green Bay Packers 24 34 16 327 306 21 3 13 338 141 197
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 4-4-1 Baltimore Colts 24 21 19 310 105 205 1 18 297 213 84 1
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 5-4-1 @ Chicago Bears 34 21 20 376 266 110 15 356 223 133 3
11 Thu November 23 boxscore W 6-4-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 31 10 17 280 157 123 1 19 308 201 107 4
12 Mon December 4 boxscore L 6-5-1 Los Angeles Rams 16 26 19 304 246 58 3 15 313 175 138
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 7-5-1 Atlanta Falcons 20 0 19 276 66 210 14 265 116 149 4
14 Sat December 16 boxscore W 8-5-1 Minnesota Vikings 20 17 18 383 229 154 7 17 273 96 177 2
Playoffs
Division Sat December 23 boxscore L 8-6-1 Dallas Cowboys 28 30 13 255 150 105 3 22 402 237 165 5