1961 San Francisco 49ers season

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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
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< 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[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

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

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

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[edit]

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

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Roster[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 398
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 299