The San Francisco 49ers eked out a victory over the Detroit Lions, 31 to 27, on December 19, 1971.

1971 San Francisco 49ers

Final

DET

Lions

7-6-1

27

SF

49ers

9-5-0

31

1

3

7

2

10

10

3

14

7

4

0

7

Total

27

31

1st quarter

DET

SF

Lions

Errol Mann 31-yard field goal

3

0

49ers

Dick Witcher 12-yard pass from John Brodie (Bruce Gossett kick)

3

7

2nd quarter

DET

SF

Lions

Errol Mann 39-yard field goal

6

7

49ers

Bruce Gossett 39-yard field goal

6

10

49ers

Ken Willard 10-yard pass from John Brodie (Bruce Gossett kick)

6

17

Lions

Altie Taylor 14-yard run (Errol Mann kick)

13

17

3rd quarter

DET

SF

Lions

Steve Owens 1-yard run (Errol Mann kick)

20

17

49ers

Gene Washington 30-yard pass from John Brodie (Bruce Gossett kick)

20

24

Lions

Charlie Sanders 6-yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)

27

24

4th quarter

DET

SF

49ers

John Brodie 10-yard run (Bruce Gossett kick)

27

31

Lions

49ers

1st Downs

18

20

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

51

57

Total Yards

310

357

Yards per play

6.1

6.3

Passing

176

186

Comp - Att

9 - 18

14 - 20

Yards per pass

9.8

9.3

Interceptions thrown

1

1

Sacks - Yards lost

0 - 0

0 - 0

Rushing

134

171

Rushing Attempts

33

37

Yards per rush

4.1

4.6

Penalties

5

8

Turnovers

1

1

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

1

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Greg Landry 9 18 176 9.8 1 1 79.9
Team 9 18 176 9.8 1 1 0 79.9

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Steve Owens 16 59 3.7 1
Altie Taylor 10 51 5.1 1
Greg Landry 5 25 5.0 0
Mel Farr 1 6 6.0 0
Earl McCullouch 1 -7 -7.0 0
Team 33 134 4.1 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Earl McCullouch 2 81 40.5 0
Ron Jessie 1 51 51.0 0
Larry Walton 2 27 13.5 0
Charlie Sanders 2 19 9.5 1
Altie Taylor 2 -2 -1.0 0
Team 9 176 9.8 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 0.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Errol Mann 2 2 3 9
Team 2 2 3 9

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Herman Weaver 2 94 47.0
Team 2 94 47.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bobby Williams 4 112 28.0 0
Team 4 112 28.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
John Brodie 14 20 186 9.3 3 1 117.9
Team 14 20 186 9.3 3 1 0 117.9

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Ken Willard 15 81 5.4 0
Larry Schreiber 7 42 6.0 0
Vic Washington 14 38 2.7 0
John Brodie 1 10 10.0 1
Team 37 171 4.6 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Gene Washington 3 76 25.3 1
Dick Witcher 3 37 12.3 1
Ted Kwalick 3 32 10.7 0
Ken Willard 3 24 8.0 1
Larry Schreiber 1 10 10.0 0
Vic Washington 1 7 7.0 0
Team 14 186 9.3 3 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 0.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Bruce Gossett 1 1 4 7
Team 1 1 4 7

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Jim McCann 2 86 43.0
Team 2 86 43.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Vic Washington 3 78 26.0 0
Ed Beard 1 21 21.0 0
Doug Cunningham 1 21 21.0 0
Team 5 120 24.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bruce Taylor 1 7 7.0 0
Team 1 7 7.0 0

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4,280

Purdy

Brock Purdy

RUSH

1,459

McCaffrey

Christian McCaffrey

REC

1,342

Aiyuk

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PPG

28.9

3rd

OPP PPG

17.5

3rd

RUSH YDS/G

140.5

3rd

PASS YDS/G

269.2

6th

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TEAM W L T PCT
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
Seahawks Seahawks
9 8 0 .529
Cardinals Cardinals
4 13 0 .235

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KC Chiefs

4-0-0

25

Final

22

SF 49ers

2-1-0

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NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529