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September 6, 1981 • Pontiac Silverdome • Pontiac, Michiagn • CBS-TV • 1:03 p.m. EDT
NFC West #4 San Francisco 49ers 1981 NFL Week 1 NFC Central #1 Detroit Lions
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Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
49ers 0 3 0 14 17
Lions 0 10 0 14 24
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Game Info

Background

San Francisco 49ers

Detroit Lions

Broadcasting

Television

Radio

Local Radio

Game summary

[1]

Box score

1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 3 0 14 17
Lions 0 10 0 14 24




Scoring summary

Quarter Time Team Drive Scoring Information Score
Length Plays Time SF DET
2 5:28 SF 37 8 1:34 FG: Ray Wersching 25 yards 3 0
4 14:54 SF 55 16 7:28 TD: Ricky Patton 1 yard run (Ray Wersching kick) 10 10
4 7:30 SF 74 7 3:01 TD: Freddie Solomon 21 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick) 17 17

Stats

Passing, Rushing & Receiving

Passing

Rushing

Receiving

Defense

Def Interceptions

Tackles

Fumbles

Kick/Punt Returns

Kickoff Returns

Punt Returns

Kicking & Punting

Scoring

Punting

Starting lineups

San Francisco Position Detroit
OFFENSE
DEFENSE

Coaches

Drives

Play-by-play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail
1st Quarter
2nd Quarter
3rd Quarter
4th Quarter

Officials

  • Referee: Tom Dooley (#19)
  • Umpire: Dave Hamilton (#12)
  • Head Linesman: Tony Veteri (#7)
  • Line Judge: Jim Osborne (#20)
  • Back Judge: Banks Williams (#9)
  • Side Judge: Grover Klemmer (#8)
  • Field Judge: Jack Vaughn (#14)
  • Time of Game: 3:03 Attendance: 62,123

Other NFL Games played on Week 1, 1981

  • TB 21, MIN 13
  • BAL 29, NE 28
  • DAL 26, WSH 10
  • GB 16, CHI 9
  • HOU 27, LA 20
  • KC 37, PIT 33
  • MIA 20, STL 7
  • ATL 27, NO 0
  • BUF 31, NYJ 0
  • DEN 9, OAK 7
  • PHI 24, NYG 10
  • CIN 27, SEA 21
  • SD 44, CLE 14

See also

Notes

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