1977 San Francisco 49ers season

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1977 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Ken Meyer
Home field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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< 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]

Offseason[edit]

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.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1977 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–0
48,046
2 September 25, 1977 Miami Dolphins L 19–15
40,503
3 October 2, 1977 at Los Angeles Rams L 34–14
55,466
4 October 9, 1977 Atlanta Falcons L 7–0
38,009
5 October 16, 1977 at New York Giants L 20–17
70,366
6 October 23, 1977 Detroit Lions W 28–7
39,392
7 October 30, 1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 20–10
34,700
8 November 6, 1977 at Atlanta Falcons W 10–3
46,577
9 November 13, 1977 at New Orleans Saints W 10–7
41,564
10 November 20, 1977 Los Angeles Rams L 23–10
56,779
11 November 27, 1977 New Orleans Saints W 20–17
33,702
12 December 4, 1977 at Minnesota Vikings L 28–27
40,745
13 December 12, 1977 Dallas Cowboys L 42–35
55,851
14 December 18, 1977 at Green Bay Packers L 16–14
44,902

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Los Angeles Rams(2) 10 4 0 .714 4–2 8–4 302 146
Atlanta Falcons 7 7 0 .500 3–3 7–5 179 129
San Francisco 49ers 5 9 0 .357 3–3 5–7 220 260
New Orleans Saints 3 11 0 .214 2–4 3–9 232 336

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