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1976 San Francisco 49ers

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8-6-0, NFC West Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.8, Offense: -1.3, Defense: 5.0, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (19.3/g), 13th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 190 points (13.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 80 points (5.7/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 9.8-4.2.

Coach: Monte Clark (8-6-0)

Stadium: Candlestick Park
 Training Camp: San Jose State (San Jose, California)

Team Info

Co-Owner Jane Morabito
Co-Owner Josephine Morabito
President/General Manager Louis Spadia
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 270 4085 916 4.5 33 12 20 242 155 306 1638 15 21 4.8 91 576 2447 14 4.2 131
Team Defense 190 3562 922 3.9 25 16 22 218 180 374 1776 13 9 4.1 102 487 1786 10 3.7 94
Lg Rank Offense 13 18 11 3 16 26 23 15 22 20 6 5 14 10
Lg Rank Defense 3 2 26 15 6 17 4 9 26 1 8 5 2 4

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ Green Bay Packers 26 14 17 314 104 210 1 17 227 102 125 3
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 12 19 16 190 112 78 3 15 259 92 167 2
3 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-1 @ Seattle Seahawks 37 21 19 381 239 142 1 29 421 291 130 3
4 Sun October 3 boxscore W 3-1 New York Jets 17 6 16 247 121 126 2 19 261 91 170 2
5 Mon October 11 boxscore W 4-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 16 0 15 270 162 108 2 13 196 104 92 3
6 Sun October 17 boxscore W 5-1 New Orleans Saints 33 3 18 309 176 133 2 9 95 95 3
7 Sat October 23 boxscore W 6-1 Atlanta Falcons 15 0 14 245 76 169 4 7 44 -39 83 3
8 Sun October 31 boxscore L OT 6-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 23 23 382 117 265 2 17 373 225 148 1
9 Sun November 7 boxscore L 6-3 Washington Redskins 21 24 19 385 112 273 2 23 403 283 120 2
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 6-4 @ Atlanta Falcons 16 21 21 302 143 159 4 15 289 90 199
11 Sun November 21 boxscore L 6-5 Los Angeles Rams 3 23 7 88 18 70 6 8 146 26 120 2
12 Mon November 29 boxscore W 7-5 Minnesota Vikings 20 16 17 331 14 317 1 16 282 169 113
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L OT 7-6 @ San Diego Chargers 7 13 18 281 96 185 1 19 267 97 170
14 Sun December 12 boxscore W 8-6 @ New Orleans Saints 27 7 22 360 148 212 2 11 299 245 54 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Jim Plunkett 29 QB 12 12 6-6-0 126 243 51.9 1592 13 5.3 16 6.6 85 6.6 4.7 12.6 132.7 63.0 26 249 4.99 3.28 9.7
19 Scott Bull 23 qb 14 2 2-0-0 21 48 43.8 252 2 4.2 4 8.3 30 5.3 2.3 12.0 18.0 39.6 5 44 3.92 1.28 9.4
14 Marty Domres 29 5 0 7 14 50.0 101 0 0.0 1 7.1 41 7.2 4.0 14.4 20.2 44.0 3 32 4.06 1.41 17.6
24 Delvin Williams* 25 RB 13 13 1 1 100.0 18 0 0.0 0 0.0 18 18.0 18.0 18.0 1.4 118.7 0 0 18.00 18.00 0.0
Team Total 26.5 14 8-6-0 155 306 50.7 1963 15 4.9 21 6.9 85 6.4 4.3 12.7 140.2 58.8 34 325 4.82 2.92 10.0 0 0
Opp Total 14 180 374 48.1 2349 13 3.5 9 2.4 6.3 5.89 13.1 167.8 69.9 61 573 4.1 3.7 14.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
24 Delvin Williams* 25 RB 13 13 248 1203 7 80 4.9 92.5 19.1 27 283 10.5 2 85 2.1 21.8 1486 9 6
40 Wilbur Jackson 25 FB 14 14 200 792 1 24 4.0 56.6 14.3 33 324 9.8 1 32 2.4 23.1 1116 2 3
47 Kermit Johnson 24 rb 11 1 32 99 1 16 3.1 9.0 2.9 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.0 110 1 1
48 Sammy Johnson 24 6 0 24 52 2 12 2.2 8.7 4.0 5 52 10.4 0 24 0.8 8.7 104 2 0
14 Jim Plunkett 29 QB 12 12 19 95 0 12 5.0 7.9 1.6 95 0 1
36 Paul Hofer 24 14 0 18 74 0 17 4.1 5.3 1.3 4 45 11.3 1 13 0.3 3.2 119 1 1
19 Scott Bull 23 qb 14 2 15 66 2 18 4.4 4.7 1.1 66 2 2
38 Bob Ferrell 24 10 0 9 28 1 11 3.1 2.8 0.9 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.9 37 1 2
14 Marty Domres 29 5 0 4 18 0 8 4.5 3.6 0.8 18 0 0
87 Jim Lash 25 WR 8 7 3 5 0 8 1.7 0.6 0.4 13 190 14.6 0 43 1.6 23.8 195 0 0
81 Willie McGee 26 wr 6 6 3 12 0 19 4.0 2.0 0.5 13 269 20.7 4 52 2.2 44.8 281 4 0
18 Gene Washington 29 WR 14 14 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 33 457 13.8 6 55 2.4 32.6 460 6 0
84 Tom Mitchell 32 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 240 12.0 1 27 1.4 17.1 240 1 1
83 Kenny Harrison 23 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 65 21.7 0 41 0.3 5.9 65 0 0
89 Jim Obradovich 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.8 11 0 0
80 Steve Rivera 22 wr 11 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 7 0 1
Team Total 26.5 14 576 2447 14 80 4.2 174.8 41.1 155 1963 12.7 15 85 11.1 140.2 4410 29 30
Opp Total 14 487 1786 10 3.7 127.6 34.8 180 1776 9.9 13 12.9 126.9 3562 23 37

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
42 Tony Leonard 23 KR/PR 14 1 35 293 1 60 8.4 26 553 0 39 21.3 846
23 Bruce Rhodes 24 fs 14 6 16 142 0 22 8.9 142
49 Ralph McGill 26 FS 10 9 10 103 1 50 10.3 103
36 Paul Hofer 24 14 0 5 91 0 23 18.2 210
47 Kermit Johnson 24 rb 11 1 4 114 0 40 28.5 224
44 Bruce Taylor 28 RCB 13 13 3 16 0 11 5.3 16
84 Tom Mitchell 32 TE 14 14 2 7 0 7 3.5 247
38 Bob Ferrell 24 10 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 49
80 Steve Rivera 22 wr 11 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 10
Team Total 26.5 14 65 557 2 60 8.6 38 777 0 40 20.4 5744
Opp Total 14 52 351 0 6.8 46 924 0 20.1

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
13 Tom Wittum 26 P 14 0 89 3634 68 2 40.8
10 Steve Mike-Mayer 29 K 14 0 3 3 8 5 8 4 8 4 1 28 16 57.1% 30 26 86.7%
Team Total 26.5 14 3 3 8 5 8 4 8 4 1 28 16 57.1% 30 26 86.7% 89 3634 68 2 40.8
Opp Total 14 21 6 28.6% 24 20 83.3% 108 4331 40.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
23 Bruce Rhodes 24 fs 14 6 3 42 0 18 0 0 3 2 0 0
24 Delvin Williams* 25 RB 13 13 0 6 2 0 0
42 Tony Leonard 23 KR/PR 14 1 0 5 2 0 0
72 Cleveland Elam* 24 RDT 14 14 0 1 4 69 1
40 Wilbur Jackson 25 FB 14 14 0 3 1 0 0
19 Scott Bull 23 qb 14 2 0 2 1 0 0
36 Paul Hofer 24 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
32 Mel Phillips 34 SS 14 14 2 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 5 0
52 Skip Vanderbundt 30 LLB 14 14 2 8 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0
50 Dave Washington* 28 RLB 14 14 0 0 3 6 0
38 Bob Ferrell 24 10 0 0 2 0 0 0
65 Steve Lawson 27 LG 14 14 0 0 2 2 0
49 Ralph McGill 26 FS 10 9 0 1 1 20 0
84 Tom Mitchell 32 TE 14 14 0 1 1 0 0
89 Jim Obradovich 23 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
80 Steve Rivera 22 wr 11 1 0 1 1 0 0
74 Jimmy Webb 24 LDT 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
62 Randy Cross 22 C 14 10 0 0 1 0 0
53 Tommy Hart* 32 LDE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 1
37 Jimmy Johnson 38 LCB 14 13 1 17 0 17 0
47 Kermit Johnson 24 rb 11 1 0 1 0 0 0
57 Frank Nunley 31 MLB 13 12 1 12 0 12 0
14 Jim Plunkett 29 QB 12 12 0 1 0 0 0
60 Bill Sandifer 24 13 1 0 0 1 0 0
44 Bruce Taylor 28 RCB 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.5 14 9 93 0 18 0 0 30 30 102 1 1
Opp Total 14 34 37 21 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
10 Steve Mike-Mayer 29 K 14 0 26 16 74
24 Delvin Williams* 25 RB 13 13 7 2 9 54
18 Gene Washington 29 WR 14 14 6 6 36
81 Willie McGee 26 wr 6 6 4 4 24
19 Scott Bull 23 qb 14 2 2 2 12
40 Wilbur Jackson 25 FB 14 14 1 1 2 12
48 Sammy Johnson 24 6 0 2 2 12
72 Cleveland Elam* 24 RDT 14 14 1 1 6
38 Bob Ferrell 24 10 0 1 1 6
36 Paul Hofer 24 14 0 1 1 6
47 Kermit Johnson 24 rb 11 1 1 1 6
42 Tony Leonard 23 KR/PR 14 1 1 1 6
49 Ralph McGill 26 FS 10 9 1 1 6
84 Tom Mitchell 32 TE 14 14 1 1 6
53 Tommy Hart* 32 LDE 14 14 1 2
Team Total 26.5 14 14 15 2 1 32 26 16 2 268
Opp Total 14 10 13 2 20 6 1 190