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1975 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Dick Nolan
Home Field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 5–9
Place 2nd NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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1974 1976

The 1975 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 26th in the National Football League, and 30th overall. After the season Head Coach Dick Nolan was fired.

Top Players[]

Norm Snead and Steve Spurrier divided time at quarterback. Spurrier had 207 pass attempts, with 49.3% completions, 1,151 yards and five touchdowns. Snead only had 189 atempts, but with a 57.1% completion rate, 1,337 yard and nine touchdowns. Gene Washington was the leading receiver, with 44 catches, 735 yards and nine touchdowns. Delvin Williams rushed for 631 yards and three touchdowns. On defense, Bruce Taylor had three interceptions.


Offseason[]

NFL Draft[]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 10 Jimmy Webb Defensive Tackle Mississippi St
2 35 Greg Collins Linebacker Notre Dame
3 71 Jeff Hart Tackle Oregon St
3 72 Steve Mike-Mayer Kicker Maryland
3 74 Wayne Baker Defensive Tackle BYU
4 85 Cleveland Elam Defensive End Tennessee St

Preseason[]

Date Opponent Result Score Record Att. Location
August 10 Cleveland W 27-17 1-0 45,560 Candlestick Park
August 16 at Los Angeles L 10-6 1-1 58,230 LA Coliseum
August 21 at San Diego L 20-7 1-2 18,764 San Diego Stadium
August 30 at Oakland L 40-21 1-3 52,866 Oakland Coliseum
September 2 Denver W 44-10 2-3 45,686 Candlestick Park
September 8 at Green Bay W 24-3 3-3 56,267 Lambeau Field

Regular season[]

Schedule[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Att. Location
1 September 21 at Minnesota L 27-17 0-1 48,418 Metropolitan Stadium
2 September 28 Los Angeles L 23-14 0-2 55,072 Candlestick Park
3 October 5 at Kansas City W 20-3 1-2 54,490 Arrowhead Stadium
4 October 12 Atlanta L 17-3 1-3 43,719 Candlestick Park
5 October 19 New Orleans W 35-21 2-3 39,654 Candlestick Park
6 October 26 at New England L 24-16 2-4 60,358 Shaefer Stadium
7 November 2 Detroit L 28-17 2-5 42,683 Candlestick Park
8 November 9 at Los Angeles W 24-23 3-5 78,995 LA Coliseum
9 November 16 Chicago W 31-3 4-5 41,319 Candlestick Park
10 November 23 at New Orleans W 16-6 5-5 40,328 Superdome
11 November 30 at Philadelphia L 27-17 5-6 56,694 Veterans Stadium
12 December 7 Houston L 27-13 5-7 43,767 Candlestick Park
13 December 14 at Atlanta L 31-9 5-8 38,501 Atlanta Stadium
14 December 21 New York Giants L 26-23 5-9 33,939 Candlestick Park

Standings[]

NFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Los Angeles Rams 12 2 0 .857 312 135
San Francisco 49ers 5 9 0 .357 255 286
Atlanta Falcons 4 10 0 .286 240 289
New Orleans Saints 2 12 0 .143 165 360


Awards, records, and honors[]

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