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1972 San Francisco 49ers season

1972 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Dick Nolan
Owner Josephine Morabito
Jane Morabito
Home field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 8–5–1
Division place 1st NFC West
Playoff finish Lost NFC Divisional Playoff
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< 1971 1973 >

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.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Main article: 1970 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season

Schedule

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

Standings

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 8 5 1 .607 3–2–1 6–4–1 353 249 W2
Atlanta Falcons 7 7 0 .500 3–3 5–5 269 274 L2
Los Angeles Rams 6 7 1 .464 4–2 5–5–1 291 286 L2
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .179 1–4–1 2–8–1 215 361 L3

Roster

Playoffs

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

Awards and records

Milestones

References