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1977 San Francisco 49ers season

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1977 San Francisco 49ers season

1977 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Ken Meyer
Home field Candlestick Park
Record 5–9
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Previous season      Next season
< 1976      1978 >

The 1977 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 28th season in the National Football League. The team was again unable to qualify for the playoffs, this time posting a record of only 5-9, including starting the season 0-5.[1]


Before the season started, the team was purchased by Edward DeBartolo, Sr., who in turn gave management of the team to his son, Edward DeBartolo, Jr. The team also hired a new general manager, Joe Thomas, and a new head coach, Ken Meyer.


Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1977 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 27-0
2 September 25, 1977 Miami Dolphins L 19-15
3 October 2, 1977 at Los Angeles Rams L 34-14
4 October 9, 1977 Atlanta Falcons L 7-0
5 October 16, 1977 at New York Giants L 20-17
6 October 23, 1977 Detroit Lions W 28-7
7 October 30, 1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 20-10
8 November 6, 1977 at Atlanta Falcons W 10-3
9 November 13, 1977 at New Orleans Saints W 10-7
10 November 20, 1977 Los Angeles Rams L 23-10
11 November 27, 1977 New Orleans Saints W 20-17
12 December 4, 1977 at Minnesota Vikings L 28-27
13 December 12, 1977 Dallas Cowboys L 42-35
14 December 18, 1977 at Green Bay Packers L 16-14



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