The San Francisco 49ers finished the regular season with a 9-5 record. They went 4-3 at home and 5-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the San Francisco 49ers went 10-6. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Dallas Cowboys.
The 1971 San Francisco 49ers played in the West Division of the National Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1971 San Francisco 49ers went 2-4 against their NFC West opponents.
The 49ers won the NFC West in the 1971 season with a 9-5 record. The Rams finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Falcons finished 1.5 games back with a 7-6-1 record. The Saints finished 4 games back with a 4-8-2 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|New Orleans Saints||1-1||50%||+12|
|Los Angeles Rams||0-2||0%||-18|
Yes, the San Francisco 49ers made the Playoffs in 1971. They won their first game against the Washington Redskins in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Dallas Cowboys in the Conference Championship.
The San Francisco 49ers finished the regular season with a point differential of +84. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the 49ers could have been expected to have about 9.6 wins, or a 10-4 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1971 San Francisco 49ers went 3-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the 49ers went 1-1.
The 1971 San Francisco 49ers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971 San Francisco 49ers was a 4 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the San Francisco 49ers had during the 1971 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 19, 1971||@ Atlanta Falcons||Loss 17 - 20|
|2||Sun, Sep 26, 1971||@ New Orleans Saints||Win 38 - 20|
|3||Sun, Oct 3, 1971||@ Philadelphia Eagles||Win 31 - 3|
|4||Sun, Oct 10, 1971||vs Los Angeles Rams||Loss 13 - 20|
|5||Sun, Oct 17, 1971||vs Chicago Bears||Win 13 - 0|
|6||Sun, Oct 24, 1971||@ St. Louis Cardinals||Win 26 - 14|
|7||Sun, Oct 31, 1971||vs New England Patriots||Win 27 - 10|
|8||Sun, Nov 7, 1971||@ Minnesota Vikings||Win 13 - 9|
|9||Sun, Nov 14, 1971||vs New Orleans Saints||Loss 20 - 26|
|10||Sun, Nov 21, 1971||@ Los Angeles Rams||Loss 6 - 17|
|11||Sun, Nov 28, 1971||@ New York Jets||Win 24 - 21|
|12||Mon, Dec 6, 1971||vs Kansas City Chiefs||Loss 17 - 26|
|13||Sun, Dec 12, 1971||vs Atlanta Falcons||Win 24 - 3|
|14||Sun, Dec 19, 1971||vs Detroit Lions||Win 31 - 27|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Dec 26, 1971||vs Washington Redskins||Win 24 - 20|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 2, 1972||@ Dallas Cowboys||Loss 3 - 14|