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1973 San Francisco 49ers season

 

1973 San Francisco 49ers season

1973 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Dick Nolan
Home field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1972      1974 >

The 1973 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 24th in the National Football League. They began the season hoping to improve on their previous years' output of 8-5-1, and looking to make the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. However, the team finished 5-9[1] and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1973 at Miami Dolphins L 21-13
68,275
2 September 23, 1973 at Denver Broncos W 36-34
50,966
3 September 30, 1973 Los Angeles Rams L 40-20
57,487
4 October 7, 1973 at Atlanta Falcons W 13-9
51,107
5 October 14, 1973 Minnesota Vikings L 17-13
56,438
6 October 21, 1973 New Orleans Saints W 40-0
52,881
7 October 28, 1973 Atlanta Falcons L 17-3
56,825
8 November 4, 1973 at Detroit Lions L 30-20
49,531
9 November 11, 1973 at Washington Redskins L 33-9
54,381
10 November 18, 1973 at Los Angeles Rams L 31-13
78,358
11 November 26, 1973 Green Bay Packers W 20-6
49,244
12 December 2, 1973 Philadelphia Eagles W 38-28
51,155
13 December 9, 1973 at New Orleans Saints L 16-10
62,490
14 December 15, 1973 Pittsburgh Steelers L 37-14
52,252

Game summaries

Week 2

1 234Total
• 49ers 0 20106 36
Broncos 10 3714 34

[2]


Standings

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 12 2 0 .857 388 178 L-1
Atlanta Falcons 9 5 0 .643 318 224 W-1
San Francisco 49ers 5 9 0 .357 262 319 L-2
New Orleans Saints 5 9 0 .357 163 312 L-1

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