World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1961 San Francisco 49ers season

 

1961 San Francisco 49ers season

1961 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Howard Hickey
Home field Kezar Stadium
Results
Record 7-6-1
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1960      1962 >

The 1961 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 12th year with the National Football League. The 49ers won seven games and lost six, with one game ending in a tie. As a result, the team finished in fifth-place in the NFL Western Conference. The 49ers had three first round picks in the NFL Draft.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
6 San Francisco 49ers (Pick acquired from the Pittsburgh Steelers) Jimmy Johnson Back UCLA
9 San Francisco 49ers Bernie Casey Back Bowling Green
11 San Francisco 49ers (Pick acquired from the Baltimore Colts) Billy Kilmer Quarterback UCLA
[1]

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1961 Washington Redskins W 35-3
43,412
2 September 24, 1961 at Green Bay Packers L 30-10
38,624
3 October 1, 1961 at Detroit Lions W 49-0
53,155
4 October 8, 1961 Los Angeles Rams W 35-0
59,004
5 October 15, 1961 at Minnesota Vikings W 38-24
34,415
6 October 22, 1961 at Chicago Bears L 31-0
49,070
7 October 29, 1961 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 20-10
19,686
8 November 5, 1961 Detroit Lions T 20-20
56,878
9 November 12, 1961 at Los Angeles Rams L 17-7
63,766
10 November 19, 1961 Chicago Bears W 41-31
52,972
11 November 26, 1961 Minnesota Vikings W 38-28
48,905
12 December 3, 1961 at Baltimore Colts L 20-17
57,641
13 December 10, 1961 Green Bay Packers W 22-21
55,722
14 December 16, 1961 Baltimore Colts L 27-24
45,517

Standings

Western Conference
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Green Bay Packers 11 3 0 .786 391 223
Detroit Lions 8 5 1 .615 270 258
Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 .571 302 307
Chicago Bears 8 6 0 .571 326 302
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 346 272
Los Angeles Rams 4 10 0 .286 263 333
Minnesota Vikings 3 11 0 .214 285 407
[2]

Roster

Awards and records

Milestones

References

  • 49ers on Pro Football Reference
  • 49ers Schedule on jt-sw.com

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.