1984 San Francisco 49ers season

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1984 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Bill Walsh
General manager John McVay
Owner Eddie DeBartolo, Jr.
Home field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 15–1
Division place 1st NFC West
Playoff finish Won Divisional Playoffs (Giants) 21–10
Won Conference Championship (Bears) 23–0
Won Super Bowl XIX (Dolphins) 38–16
Pro Bowlers G Randy Cross
T Keith Fahnhorst
S Dwight Hicks
CB Ronnie Lott
QB Joe Montana
C Fred Quillan
LB Keena Turner
RB Wendell Tyler
S Carlton Williamson
CB Eric Wright [1]
Uniform
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Timeline
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< 1983 1985 >

The 1984 San Francisco 49ers season was their 39th season in the National Football League. The season was highlighted by their second Super Bowl victory. The franchise had their best season ever with a record of 15 wins and only 1 loss. Quarterback Joe Montana would be awarded the Super Bowl’s Most Valuable Player Award for the second time in his career, joining Bart Starr and Terry Bradshaw as the only two time MVP’s.

The 1984 49ers became the first team to win fifteen games in the NFL's regular season since the league went to a sixteen game schedule in 1978.[2]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1984 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position College
1 24 Todd Shell LB Brigham Young
2 56 John Frank TE Ohio State
3 73 Guy McIntyre G Georgia
5 121 Michael Carter NT Southern Methodist
5 139 Jeff Fuller DB Texas A&M
9 239 Lee Miller Cal State-Fullerton
9 248 Derrick Harmon RB Cornell
10 275 Dave Moriz Iowa
11 304 Kirk Pendleton Brigham Young

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1984 San Francisco 49ers staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Bill Walsh

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Fred von Appen

Strength and conditioning

  • Physical Development Coordinator – Jerry Attaway

Roster[edit]

1984 San Francisco 49ers final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Pre season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Stadium Attendance Time Network Local TV
1 August 4, 1984 Los Angeles Raiders W 13–10 1–0 Candlestick Park 54,990
2 August 11, 1984 at Denver Broncos L 13–20 1–1 Mile High Stadium 70,211
3 August 18, 1984 at San Diego Chargers L 15–35 1–2 Jack Murphy Stadium 58,356
4 August 24, 1984 Seattle Seahawks W 23–21 2–2 Candlestick Park 49,219

Notes:

a All times in Pacific Time Zone.

Regular season[edit]

The 49ers advanced to their second Super Bowl in team history after becoming the first team ever to win 15 regular season games since the league expanded to a 16-game schedule in 1978. Much of the hype surrounding the team was their offense, which boasted 5 Pro Bowlers. Quarterback Joe Montana recorded 279 out of 432 completions for 3,630 yards, 28 touchdowns, and only 10 interceptions. Running back Roger Craig was one of the 49ers' major weapons, both rushing and receiving. Craig was the team's second leading rusher with 649 rushing yards and 7 touchdowns, and also caught 71 passes for 675 yards. Pro Bowl running back Wendell Tyler, who had rushed for a team record 1,262 yards during the regular season, recorded 7 rushing touchdowns, and also caught 28 passes for 230 yards and 2 touchdown receptions. Wide receivers Freddie Solomon and Dwight Clark also were deep threats, gaining a combined total of 1,617 yards and 16 touchdowns. Up front, 3 of the 49ers' 5 starting offensive linemen, Randy Cross, Fred Quillan, and Keith Fahnhorst, had been selected to play in the Pro Bowl. Overall, San Francisco's offense finished the season ranked second in the NFL in scoring (475 points) and fourth in total yards (6,544).

Although they did not get as much media attention as the offense, the 49ers defense led the league in fewest points allowed during the regular season (227). All 4 of the 49ers' starting defensive backs, Ronnie Lott, Eric Wright, Carlton Williamson, and Dwight Hicks, were selected to play in the Pro Bowl. Pro Bowl linebacker Keena Turner was also a major defensive weapon, recording 2 sacks and 4 interceptions for 51 yards. Defensive end Dwaine Board anchored the line, recording 10 sacks and 1 fumble recovery.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Stadium Attendance Time Network National Radio
1 September 2, 1984 at Detroit Lions W 30–27 1–0 Pontiac Silverdome
56,782
10:00 AM CBS
2 September 10, 1984 (Mon) Washington Redskins W 37–31 2–0 Candlestick Park
59,707
6:00 PM ABC
3 September 16, 1984 New Orleans Saints W 30–20 3–0 Candlestick Park
57,611
1:00 PM CBS
4 September 23, 1984 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–9 4–0 Veterans Stadium
62,771
10:00 AM CBS
5 September 30, 1984 Atlanta Falcons W 14–5 5–0 Candlestick Park
57,990
1:00 PM CBS
6 October 8, 1984 (Mon) at New York Giants W 31–10 6–0 Giants Stadium
76,112
6:00 PM ABC
7 October 14, 1984 Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–20 6–1 Candlestick Park
59,110
1:00 PM NBC
8 October 21, 1984 at Houston Oilers W 34–21 7–1 Astrodome
39,900
1:00 PM CBS
9 October 28, 1984 at Los Angeles Rams W 33–0 8–1 Anaheim Stadium
65,481
1:00 PM CBS
10 November 4, 1984 Cincinnati Bengals W 23–17 9–1 Candlestick Park
58,324
1:00 PM NBC
11 November 11, 1984 at Cleveland Browns W 41–7 10–1 Cleveland Stadium
60,092
10:00 AM CBS
12 November 18, 1984 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 24–17 11–1 Candlestick Park
57,704
1:00 PM CBS
13 November 25, 1984 at New Orleans Saints W 35–3 12–1 Louisiana Superdome
65,177
1:00 PM CBS
14 December 2, 1984 at Atlanta Falcons W 35–17 13–1 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
29,644
10:00 AM CBS
15 December 8, 1984 (Sat) Minnesota Vikings W 51–7 14–1 Candlestick Park
56,670
1:00 PM CBS
16 December 14, 1984 (Fri) Los Angeles Rams W 19–16 15–1 Candlestick Park
59,743
6:00 PM ABC

Notes:

a All times in Pacific Time Zone. (UTC–7 and UTC–8 starting October 28)

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Detroit Lions[edit]

Week One: San Francisco 49ers at Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 7 7 3 13 30
Lions 7 6 7 7 27

at Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • DET - Eddie Murray 39 yard field goal, (DET 10-7)
  • SF – Wendell Tyler 2 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 14-10)
  • DET - Eddie Murray 43 yard field goal, (SF 14-13)
Third quarter
  • DET - James Jones 2 yard pass from Gary Danielson, Eddie Murray kick (DET 20-14)
  • SF - Ray Wersching 42 yard field goal, (DET 20-17)
Fourth quarter
  • SF - Ray Wersching 53 yard field goal, (TIE 20-20)
  • SF – Wendell Tyler 9 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 27-20)
  • DET - Leonard Thompson 49 yard pass from Gary Danielson, Eddie Murray kick (TIE 27-27)
  • SF - Ray Wersching 22 yard field goal, (SF 30-27)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • DET –


Week 2: vs Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Two: Washington Redskins at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 3 14 14 31
49ers 14 13 0 10 37

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 19 yard field goal, (SF 17-0)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 46 yard field goal, (SF 20-0)
  • SF – Dwight Clark 51 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 27-0)
  • WAS – Mark Moseley 38 yard field goal, (SF 27-3)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Joe Montana 7 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 34-17)
  • WAS – John Riggins 1 yard run, Mark Moseley kick, (SF 34-24)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 38 yard field goal, (SF 37-24)
  • WAS – Virgil Seay 12 yard pass from Joe Theismann, Mark Moseley kick, (SF 37-31)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • WAS –
  • SF –


Week 3: vs New Orleans Saints[edit]

Week Three: New Orleans Saints at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Saints 0 10 10 0 20
49ers 7 10 0 13 30

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NO – Hoby Brenner 26 yard pass from Ken Stabler, Morten Andersen kick, (TIE 17-17)
  • NO – Morten Andersen 41 yard field goal, (NO 20-17)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Earl Cooper 23 yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 24-20)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 22 yard field goal, (SF 27-20)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 40 yard field goal, (SF 30-20)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • NO –
  • SF –


Week 4: at Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Four: San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 7 7 0 7 21
Eagles 0 6 3 0 9

at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Dwight Clark 51 yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 21-9)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • PHI –


Week 5: vs Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Week Five: Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 3 0 0 2 5
49ers 0 14 0 0 14

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter

no scoring

Fourth quarter
  • ATL - Safety, Max Runager stepped out of the end zone, (SF 14-5)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • ATL –
  • SF –


Week 6 at New York Giants[edit]

Week Six: San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 21 7 3 0 31
Giants 3 0 0 7 10

at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: Monday, October 8
  • Game time: 9:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: 60 °F (16 °C); wind 12
  • Game attendance: 76,112
  • TV announcers (ABC): Frank Gifford, Don Meredith and O.J. Simpson
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com [4]
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 8 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 28-3)
Third quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 37 yard field goal, (SF 31-3)
Fourth quarter
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • NYG –


Week 7: vs Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Week Seven: Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 3 0 10 20
49ers 0 7 0 10 17

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter

no scoring

Fourth quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 30 yard field goal, (TIE 10-10)
  • SF – Wendell Tyler 7 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 17-10)
  • PIT – John Stallworth 6 yard pass from Mark Malone, Gary Anderson kick, (TIE 17-17)
  • PIT – Gary Anderson 21 yard field goal, (PIT 20-17)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • PIT –
  • SF –

Week 8 at Houston Oilers[edit]

Week Eight: San Francisco 49ers at Houston Oilers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 10 7 3 14 34
Oilers 0 7 7 7 21

at Houston Astrodome, Houston, Texas

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 22 yard field goal, (SF 20-7)
  • HOU – Tim Smith 45 yard pass from Warren Moon, Florian Kempf kick, (SF 20-14)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 5 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 27-14)
  • HOU – Jamie Williams 20 yard pass from Warren Moon, Florian Kempf kick, (SF 27-21)
  • SF – Dwight Clark 80 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 34-21)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • HOU –

Week 9 at Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Week Nine: San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 3 16 7 7 33
Rams 0 0 0 0 0

at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 46 yard field goal, (SF 6-0)
  • SF – Roger Craig 64 yard pass from Joe Montana, pass failed, (SF 12-0)
  • SF – Freddie Solomon 6 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 19-0)
Third quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 6 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 26-0)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Dwight Clark 44 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 33-0)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • LRM –

Week 10: vs Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Week Ten: Cincinnati Bengals at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 3 14 0 0 17
49ers 0 7 3 13 23

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
  • CIN – Jim Breech 39 yard field goal, (CIN 3-0)
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 29 yard field goal, (CIN 17-10)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 35 yard field goal, (CIN 17-13)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 24 yard field goal, (CIN 17-16)
  • SF – Freddie Solomon 4 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 23-17)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • CIN –
  • SF –

Week 11 at Cleveland Browns[edit]

Week Eleven: San Francisco 49ers at Cleveland Browns – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 6 7 14 14 41
Saints 0 0 0 7 7

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Game information
First quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 47 yard field goal, (SF 3-0)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 26 yard field goal, (SF 6-0)
Second quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 20 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 13-0)
Third quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 2 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 20-0)
  • SF – Freddie Solomon 60 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 27-0)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Freddie Solomon 2 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 34-0)
  • SF – Bill Ring 5 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 41-0)
  • CLE – Bruce Davis 18 yard pass from Paul McDonald, Matt Bahr kick, (SF 41-7)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • CLE –

Week 12: vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Week Twelve: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Buccaneers 0 10 0 7 17
49ers 0 14 7 3 24

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter

no scoring

Second quarter
Third quarter
  • SF – Wendell Tyler 1 yard run, Ray Wersching]kick, (SF 21-10)
Fourth quarter
  • TB – Gerald Carter 9 yard pass from Steve DeBerg, Obed Ariri kick, (SF 21-17)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 39 yard field goal, (SF 24-17)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • TB –
  • SF –

Week 13: at New Orleans Saints[edit]

Week Thirteen: San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 7 14 14 35
Saints 0 3 0 0 3

at Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana

Game information
First quarter

no scoring

Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Todd Shell 53 yard interception return, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 28-3)
  • SF – Bill Ring 1 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 35-3)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • NO –

Week 14: at Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Week Fourteen: San Francisco 49ers at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 7 14 7 7 35
Falcons 3 7 7 0 17

at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SF – Dwight Clark 6 yard pass from Joe Montana, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 14-3)
  • ATL – Gerald Riggs 2 yard run, Mick Luckhurst kick, (SF 14-10)
  • SF – Gary Johnson 34 yard fumble return, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 21-10)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Roger Craig 5 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 35-17)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • SF –
  • ATL –

Week 15: vs Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Week Fifteen: Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 7 0 0 7
49ers 14 17 6 14 51

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 25 yard field goal, (SF 34-7)
  • SF – Ray Wersching 38 yard field goal, (SF 37-7)
Fourth quarter
  • SF – Derrick Harmon 3 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 44-7)
  • SF – Bill Ring 15 yard run, Ray Wersching kick, (SF 51-7)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • MIN –
  • SF –

Week 16: vs Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Week Sixteen: Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 10 0 3 16
49ers 14 3 0 2 19

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • SF – Ray Wersching 38 yard field goal, (SF 17-3)
  • LRM – Eric Dickerson 4 yard run, Mike Lansford kick, (SF 17-10)
  • LRM – Mike Lansford 28 yard field goal, (SF 17-13)
Third quarter

no scoring

Fourth quarter
  • LRM – Mike Lansford 28 yard field goal, (SF 17-16)
  • SF – Safety, Gary Johnson tackled Jeff Kemp in end zone, (SF 19-16)
Top passers
Top rushers
Top receivers
Top tacklers
  • LRM –
  • SF –

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers(1) 15 1 0 .938 6–0 12–0 475 227 W9
Los Angeles Rams(4) 10 6 0 .625 3–3 7–5 346 316 L1
New Orleans Saints 7 9 0 .438 1–5 4–8 298 361 W1
Atlanta Falcons 4 12 0 .250 2–4 3–9 281 382 W1

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Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Result Score Stadium Attendance Time Network National Radio
NFC Divisional Playoff December 29, 1984 (Sat) New York Giants W 21–10 Candlestick Park 60,303 1:00 PM CBS CBS
NFC Championship Game January 6, 1985 Chicago Bears W 23–0 Candlestick Park 61,040 1:00 PM CBS CBS
Super Bowl XIX January 20, 1985 Miami Dolphins W 38–16 Stanford Stadium 84,059 3:00 PM ABC CBS

Notes:

a All times in Pacific Time Zone.

NFC Divisional Playoff[edit]

San Francisco 49ers 21, New York Giants 10
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 10 0 0 10
49ers 14 7 0 0 21

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco

Quarterback Joe Montana threw for 309 yards and 3 touchdown passes as he led the 49ers to a victory, while receiver Dwight Clark caught 9 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown.

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

SF- Dwight Clark 21-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) SF 7–0

SF- Russ Francis 9-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) SF 14–0

2nd Quarter

NYG- Ali Haji-Sheikh 46-yard field goal SF 14–3

NYG- Harry Carson 14-yard interception return (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick) SF 14–10

SF- Freddie Solomon 29-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) SF 21–10

NFC Championship Game[edit]

San Francisco 49ers 23, Chicago Bears 0
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 0 0 0
49ers 3 3 7 10 23

at Candlestick Park, San Francisco

The 49ers passed for 228 yards while limiting the Bears to only 37 passing yards and no points.

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

SF- Ray Wersching 21-yard field goal SF 3–0

2nd Quarter

SF- Ray Wersching 22-yard field goal SF 6–0

3rd Quarter

SF- Wendell Tyler 9-yard rush (Ray Wersching kick) SF 13–0

4th Quarter

SF- Freddie Solomon 10-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) SF 20–0

SF- Ray Wersching 34-yard field goal SF 23–0

Super Bowl XIX[edit]

San Francisco 49ers 38, Miami Dolphins 16
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 10 6 0 0 16
49ers 7 21 10 0 38

at Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California

Scoring summary

1st Quarter

  • MIA – FG: Uwe von Schamann 37 yards 3–0 MIA
  • SF – TD: Carl Monroe 33-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) 7–3 SF
  • MIA – TD: Dan Johnson 2-yard pass from Dan Marino (Uwe von Schamann kick) 10–7 MIA

2nd Quarter

  • SF – TD: Roger Craig 8-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) 14–10 SF
  • SF – TD: Joe Montana 6-yard run (Ray Wersching kick) 21–10 SF
  • SF – TD: Roger Craig 2-yard run (Ray Wersching kick) 28–10 SF
  • MIA – FG: Uwe von Schamann 31 yards 28–13 SF
  • MIA – FG: Uwe von Schamann 30 yards 28–16 SF

3rd Quarter

  • SF – FG: Ray Wersching 27 yards 31–16 SF
  • SF – TD: Roger Craig 16-yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) 38–16 SF

Awards and records[edit]

1985 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ San Francisco 49ers 2008 Media Guide. San Francisco 49ers. p. 363. 
  2. ^ They were later joined by the 1985 Chicago Bears (15–1), the 1998 Minnesota Vikings (15–1), the 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers (15–1), the 2007 New England Patriots (16–0), and the 2011 Green Bay Packers (15–1), As of 2012.
  3. ^ San Francisco 49ers 2008 Media Guide. San Francisco 49ers. p. 372. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p San Francisco 49ers 2008 Media Guide. San Francisco 49ers. p. 302. 
  5. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 383. Retrieved February 24, 2011. 

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