| 1st NFC West|
| Josephine Morabito
Lost NFC Championship Game
Cowboys 14 - 49ers - 3
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The 1971 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 22nd year with the National Football League. The 49ers appeared in the NFC Championship Game for the second consecutive year. The team moved into a new home, Candlestick Park. After winning two of their first three games on the road the 49ers lost their first game at Candlestick Park to the Los Angeles Rams 20-13. The 49ers would rebound and win the NFC West for the second year in a row by posting a 9-5 record. However, for the second year in a row the 49ers season ended in disappointment with a 14-3 loss in the NFC Championship Game to the Cowboys in Dallas.
1971 San Francisco 49ers season Wikipedia
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.