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1998 San Francisco 49ers

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12-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.6, Offense: 8.8, Defense: 1.8, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 479 points (29.9/g), 3rd of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 328 points (20.5/g), 13th.
 Differential of 151 points (9.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.4-4.6.

Coach: Steve Mariucci (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Marty Mornhinweg
 Defensive Coordinator: John Marshall
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Mora (Secondary)

Stadium: 3Com Park
 Training Camp: Pacific (CA) University (Stockton, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr.
General Manager/Director of Football Operations Dwight Clark
Interim General Manager John McVay
Offensive Scheme West Coast
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 479 6800 1100 6.2 30 15 29 381 347 556 4256 41 15 7.0 223 491 2544 19 5.2 129
Team Defense 328 5343 1012 5.3 33 12 28 297 294 566 3733 25 21 6.1 178 395 1610 13 4.1 91
Lg Rank Offense 3 1 16 21 1 5 2 1 11 4 7 1 3 1
Lg Rank Defense 13 23 7 13 16 26 29 23 4 22 5 9 19 19

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore W OT 1-0 New York Jets 36 30 26 557 350 207 1 25 465 406 59 1
2 Mon September 14 boxscore W 2-0 @ Washington Redskins 45 10 28 504 294 210 17 322 182 140 3
3 Bye Week
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W 3-0 Atlanta Falcons 31 20 23 538 377 161 2 19 369 222 147 4
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 3-1 @ Buffalo Bills 21 26 23 377 312 65 4 21 352 237 115
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 4-1 @ New Orleans Saints 31 0 30 459 319 140 10 167 135 32 1
7 Sun October 18 boxscore W 5-1 Indianapolis Colts 34 31 36 448 321 127 2 15 336 231 105
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 6-1 @ St. Louis Rams 28 10 16 303 210 93 2 15 168 89 79 4
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 6-2 @ Green Bay Packers 22 36 19 266 132 134 2 15 372 274 98 3
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 7-2 Carolina Panthers 25 23 22 366 261 105 6 16 287 237 50 2
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L 7-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 19 31 18 383 307 76 2 19 298 184 114 1
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 8-3 New Orleans Saints 31 20 23 443 289 154 3 23 401 311 90 4
13 Mon November 30 boxscore W 9-3 New York Giants 31 7 23 466 229 237 18 344 224 120 2
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W OT 10-3 @ Carolina Panthers 31 28 22 474 238 236 2 22 429 226 203 3
15 Mon December 14 boxscore W 11-3 Detroit Lions 35 13 29 409 81 328 1 25 380 311 69 2
16 Sun December 20 boxscore L 11-4 @ New England Patriots 21 24 21 410 259 151 3 20 332 200 132 2
17 Sun December 27 boxscore W 12-4 St. Louis Rams 38 19 22 397 277 120 17 321 264 57 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 3 boxscore W 13-4 Green Bay Packers 30 27 20 347 169 178 3 24 403 282 121 4
Division Sat January 9 boxscore L 13-5 @ Atlanta Falcons 18 20 15 334 288 46 3 16 289 153 136 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
8 Steve Young* 37 QB 15 15 11-4-0 322 517 62.3 4170 36 7.0 12 2.3 81 8.1 8.4 13.0 278.0 101.1 48 234 6.97 7.28 8.5 3 4
11 Ty Detmer 31 qb 16 1 1-0-0 24 38 63.2 312 4 10.5 3 7.9 36 8.2 6.8 13.0 19.5 91.1 5 20 6.79 5.51 11.6 1 1
41 Terry Kirby 28 9 0 1 1 100.0 28 1 100.0 0 0.0 28 28.0 48.0 28.0 3.1 158.3 0 0 28.00 48.00 0.0
Team Total 28.0 16 12-4-0 347 556 62.4 4510 41 7.4 15 2.7 81 8.1 8.4 13.0 281.9 101.2 53 254 6.99 7.23 8.7 4 5
Opp Total 16 294 566 51.9 3992 25 4.4 21 3.7 7.1 6.27 13.6 249.5 74.0 51 259 6.1 5.3 8.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
20 Garrison Hearst* 27 RB 16 16 310 1570 7 96 5.1 98.1 19.4 39 535 13.7 2 81 2.4 33.4 2105 9 4
8 Steve Young* 37 QB 15 15 70 454 6 24 6.5 30.3 4.7 454 6 9
41 Terry Kirby 28 9 0 48 258 3 31 5.4 28.7 5.3 16 134 8.4 0 25 1.8 14.9 392 3 0
32 Chuck Levy 26 KR 12 0 25 112 1 21 4.5 9.3 2.1 15 64 4.3 0 13 1.3 5.3 176 1 0
44 Marc Edwards 24 FB 16 10 22 94 1 32 4.3 5.9 1.4 22 218 9.9 2 47 1.4 13.6 312 3 0
11 Ty Detmer 31 qb 16 1 8 7 0 10 0.9 0.4 0.5 7 0 1
81 Terrell Owens 25 wr 16 10 4 53 1 21 13.3 3.3 0.3 67 1097 16.4 14 79 4.2 68.6 1150 15 1
14 Jim Druckenmiller 26 2 0 3 -4 0 -1 -1.3 -2.0 1.5 -4 0 0
4 Reggie Roby 37 P 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
80 Jerry Rice* 36 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 82 1157 14.1 9 75 5.1 72.3 1157 9 2
83 J.J. Stokes 26 WR 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 63 770 12.2 8 33 3.9 48.1 770 8 0
82 Irv Smith 27 te 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 266 10.6 5 25 1.6 16.6 266 5 0
85 Greg Clark 26 TE 13 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 124 10.3 1 23 0.9 9.5 124 1 0
89 Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 25 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 67 22.3 0 35 0.4 9.6 67 0 0
88 Mark Harris 28 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 67 33.5 0 42 0.2 6.7 67 0 0
40 Fred Beasley 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.7 11 0 0
Team Total 28.0 16 491 2544 19 96 5.2 159.0 30.7 347 4510 13.0 41 81 21.7 281.9 7054 60 22
Opp Total 16 395 1610 13 4.1 100.6 24.7 294 3733 12.7 25 18.4 233.3 5343 38 24

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 R.W. McQuarters 22 PR/RCB 16 7 47 406 1 72 8.6 17 339 0 45 19.9 745
32 Chuck Levy 26 KR 12 0 22 383 0 30 17.4 559
41 Terry Kirby 28 9 0 17 340 0 33 20.0 732
82 Irv Smith 27 te 16 8 2 35 0 23 17.5 301
94 David Richie 25 8 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
Team Total 28.0 16 47 406 1 72 8.6 59 1108 0 45 18.8 8568
Opp Total 16 36 341 0 9.5 67 1296 0 19.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
7 Wade Richey 22 K 16 0 10 9 4 3 13 6 27 18 66.7% 51 49 96.1%
4 Reggie Roby 37 P 14 0 60 2511 66 0 41.9
2 Eddie Howard 26 p 2 0 9 324 45 0 36.0
Team Total 28.0 16 10 9 4 3 13 6 27 18 66.7% 51 49 96.1% 69 2835 66 0 41.1
Opp Total 16 32 19 59.4% 38 35 92.1% 83 3494 42.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
51 Ken Norton 32 RLB 16 16 2.0 2 0 3 12 0 93 22
46 Tim McDonald 33 SS 16 16 4.0 4 22 0 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 68 10
55 Winfred Tubbs* 28 MLB 16 15 1.0 1 7 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 0 60 26
97 Bryant Young 26 LDT 12 12 9.5 2 0 1 0 0 43 11
54 Lee Woodall 29 LLB 15 15 1 4 0 4 0 46 13
38 Darnell Walker 28 LCB/rcb 16 16 4 78 0 36 0 48 3
21 R.W. McQuarters 22 PR/RCB 16 7 0 4 2 0 0 45 4
36 Merton Hanks 30 FS 16 16 0.5 4 37 0 37 0 1 0 1 0 0 42 6
56 Chris Doleman 37 RDE 16 16 15.0 4 0 2 0 0 31 14
90 Junior Bryant 27 RDT 16 16 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 31 13
43 Antonio Langham 26 lcb 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 33 0
92 Roy Barker 29 LDE 16 16 12.0 1 -4 0 -4 0 2 0 0 0 0 24 4
31 Zack Bronson 24 db 11 1 4 34 0 28 0 17 0
23 Marquez Pope 28 db 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 17 3
99 Brentson Buckner 27 13 0 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 10 6
30 Lance Schulters 23 15 0 12 3
98 Gabe Wilkins 27 de 8 4 10 0
96 Jeff Posey 23 16 0 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 7 2
78 Shane Bonham 28 8 0 7 0
8 Steve Young* 37 QB 15 15 0 9 1 0 0
45 Tyrone Legette 28 7 0 4 0
20 Garrison Hearst* 27 RB 16 16 0 4 1 0 0
94 David Richie 25 8 0 1 1
81 Terrell Owens 25 wr 16 10 0 1 1 13 0
80 Jerry Rice* 36 WR 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
22 Tony Blevins 23 2 0 0 1
63 Derrick Deese 28 LT/rt 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
11 Ty Detmer 31 qb 16 1 0 1 0 0 0
57 Randy Kirk 34 16 0 0 1 0 -18 0
50 Tony Peterson 26 lb 16 1 1.0
71 Chris Ruhman 24 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 28.0 16 51.0 21 178 0 37 0 15 22 18 7 0 649 142
Opp Total 16 53 24 12 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Wade Richey 22 K 16 0 49 18 103
81 Terrell Owens 25 wr 16 10 1 14 15 1 92
80 Jerry Rice* 36 WR 16 16 9 9 2 58
20 Garrison Hearst* 27 RB 16 16 7 2 9 1 56
83 J.J. Stokes 26 WR 16 11 8 8 48
8 Steve Young* 37 QB 15 15 6 6 36
82 Irv Smith 27 te 16 8 5 5 30
44 Marc Edwards 24 FB 16 10 1 2 3 18
41 Terry Kirby 28 9 0 3 3 18
85 Greg Clark 26 TE 13 8 1 1 1 8
32 Chuck Levy 26 KR 12 0 1 1 6
21 R.W. McQuarters 22 PR/RCB 16 7 1 1 6
Team Total 28.0 16 19 41 1 61 5 49 18 479
Opp Total 16 13 25 1 35 19 1 328