SF – Solomon 14 pass from Montana (Wersching kick) SF 24–23
Quarterback Joe Montana hits Freddie Solomon with a 14-yard touchdown pass with 1:23 left in the game as the 49ers hold off the Lions 24-23. Lions kicker Eddie Murray misses a 43-yard field goal with 5 seconds left in the game, one of two misses by him in the 4th quarter. Five interceptions of Lions Quarterback Gary Danielson played a major role in the 49ers win.
WAS – Brown 70 pass from Theismann (Moseley kick) WAS 21–0
SF – Wilson 5 pass from Montana (Wersching kick) WAS 21–7
SF – Solomon 76 pass from Montana (Wersching kick) WAS 21–14
SF – Wilson 12 pass from Montana (Wersching kick) 21–21
WAS – field goal Moseley 25 WAS 24–21
The 49ers overcome a 21-point 4th quarter deficet to tie the game. But two controversial calls against the 49ers set up a 25-yard field by Mark Moseley with 40 seconds remaining. Joe Montana was then intercepted on the last play of the game to seal the win for Washington.