1981 San Francisco 49ers Schedule & Results

1981 San Francisco 49ers schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1981 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/3 1234FINAL
NY Giants (9-7) 737724
San Francisco (13-3) 71701438
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 37-16-290, 2 INT, 3 TD
J. Montana (SF), 31-20-304, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 17-61
E. Cooper (SF), 7-52
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 7-121, 2 TD
F. Solomon (SF), 6-107, 1 TD
1981 NFC Championship Game
Sun 1/10 1234FINAL
Dallas (12-4) 10701027
San Francisco (13-3) 777728
Pass
D. White (DAL), 24-16-173, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. Montana (SF), 35-22-286, 3 INT, 3 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 22-91, 1 TD
L. Elliott (SF), 10-48
Rec
B. DuPree (DAL), 3-15
D. Clark (SF), 8-120, 2 TD
Super Bowl XVI
Sun 1/24 1234FINAL
San Francisco (13-3) 7130626
Cincinnati (12-4) 0071421
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 22-14-157, 0 INT, 1 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 34-25-300, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Patton (SF), 17-55
P. Johnson (CIN), 14-36
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 4-45
D. Ross (CIN), 11-104, 2 TD

Regular Season

Sun 9/6 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 0301417
Detroit (1-0) 01001424
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 28-18-195, 1 INT, 1 TD
G. Danielson (DET), 27-16-196, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Patton (SF), 15-72, 1 TD
B. Sims (DET), 21-59, 1 TD
Rec
F. Solomon (SF), 8-94, 1 TD
B. Sims (DET), 5-66, 1 TD
Sun 9/13 1234FINAL
Chicago (0-2) 0107017
San Francisco (1-1) 777728
Pass
V. Evans (CHI), 33-19-216, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 32-20-287, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 27-97, 1 TD
R. Patton (SF), 14-67, 1 TD
Rec
R. Watts (CHI), 5-74
D. Clark (SF), 6-81
Sun 9/20 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-2) 0100717
Atlanta (3-0) 17710034
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 34-24-274, 2 INT, 2 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 22-13-208, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
E. Cooper (SF), 9-40
W. Andrews (ATL), 12-85
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 9-77
W. Andrews (ATL), 4-37
Sun 9/27 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-3) 700714
San Francisco (2-2) 077721
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 22-11-180, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 22-16-175, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 25-115
J. Davis (SF), 11-48, 1 TD
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 4-72
D. Clark (SF), 3-30
Sun 10/4 1234FINAL
San Francisco (3-2) 14106030
Washington (0-5) 0301417
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 28-15-193, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-10-123, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Patton (SF), 9-43, 1 TD
J. Riggins (WAS), 13-47
Rec
L. Elliott (SF), 6-69
J. Washington (WAS), 8-49
Sun 10/11 1234FINAL
Dallas (4-2) 070714
San Francisco (4-2) 21314745
Pass
D. White (DAL), 16-8-60, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 29-19-279, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DAL), 4-26
P. Hofer (SF), 11-40, 1 TD
Rec
R. Springs (DAL), 3-9
F. Solomon (SF), 5-74, 1 TD
Sun 10/18 1234FINAL
San Francisco (5-2) 037313
Green Bay (2-5) 03003
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 32-23-220, 0 INT, 0 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 18-11-156, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Davis (SF), 16-65, 1 TD
G. Ellis (GB), 7-50
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 6-55
G. Ellis (GB), 5-50
Sun 10/25 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (4-4) 0107017
San Francisco (6-2) 1433020
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 39-20-310, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 32-18-287, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (LA), 22-90
P. Hofer (SF), 8-23
Rec
P. Dennard (LA), 6-119
D. Clark (SF), 8-109, 1 TD
Sun 11/1 1234FINAL
San Francisco (7-2) 0100717
Pittsburgh (5-4) 0014014
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 37-22-205, 2 INT, 1 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 23-12-125, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Easley (SF), 14-47, 1 TD
F. Harris (PIT), 17-104
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 7-80
F. Pollard (PIT), 3-42
Sun 11/8 1234FINAL
Atlanta (5-5) 007714
San Francisco (8-2) 0100717
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 42-20-236, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 30-16-223, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 18-61, 1 TD
W. Easley (SF), 15-31
Rec
A. Jenkins (ATL), 7-134
D. Clark (SF), 7-128
Sun 11/15 1234FINAL
Cleveland (5-6) 2301015
San Francisco (8-3) 066012
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 33-16-180, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 42-24-213, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 18-76
W. Easley (SF), 16-59
Rec
G. Pruitt (CLE), 4-33
P. Hofer (SF), 7-64
Sun 11/22 1234FINAL
San Francisco (9-3) 3717633
Los Angeles (5-7) 0177731
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 30-19-283, 1 INT, 0 TD
P. Haden (LA), 13-9-122, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Davis (SF), 8-23, 1 TD
W. Tyler (LA), 23-97, 1 TD
Rec
E. Cooper (SF), 5-55
P. Dennard (LA), 5-56, 1 TD
Sun 11/29 1234FINAL
NY Giants (6-7) 030710
San Francisco (10-3) 770317
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 34-13-162, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 39-27-234, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 13-40, 1 TD
P. Hofer (SF), 8-33
Rec
R. Carpenter (NYG), 5-55
D. Clark (SF), 7-87
Sun 12/6 1234FINAL
San Francisco (11-3) 770721
Cincinnati (10-4) 03003
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 36-23-187, 1 INT, 2 TD
J. Thompson (CIN), 18-10-114, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Cooper (SF), 12-62
P. Johnson (CIN), 12-86
Rec
D. Clark (SF), 6-78, 1 TD
D. Ross (CIN), 7-69
Sun 12/13 1234FINAL
Houston (6-9) 00066
San Francisco (12-3) 0021728
Pass
G. Nielsen (HOU), 30-21-140, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 26-18-204, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 18-45, 1 TD
R. Patton (SF), 9-57, 1 TD
Rec
A. Armstrong (HOU), 9-62
E. Cooper (SF), 6-77
Sun 12/20 1234FINAL
San Francisco (13-3) 770721
New Orleans (4-12) 1403017
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 11-9-106, 0 INT, 2 TD
A. Manning (NO), 21-14-110, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Ring (SF), 11-71
G. Rogers (NO), 30-107, 2 TD
Rec
F. Solomon (SF), 5-38, 1 TD
T. Tyler (NO), 5-21

Preseason

Wednesday, August 5, 1981 F/OT
San Francisco (1-0) 27
Seattle (0-1) 24
Saturday, August 15, 1981 FINAL
San Diego (1-1) 31
San Francisco (1-1) 28
Saturday, August 22, 1981 FINAL
Seattle (0-3) 17
San Francisco (2-1) 24
Saturday, August 29, 1981 FINAL
San Francisco (2-2) 7
Oakland (2-2) 21

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