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1983 San Francisco 49ers season

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Record  10–6
Head coach  Bill Walsh
Home field  Candlestick Park
Division place  1st NFC West
Start date  1983
1983 San Francisco 49ers season
Playoff finish  Won Divisional Playoff (Lions) 24–23 Lost NFC Championship (Redskins) 24–21
Similar  1960 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1969 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1970 San Francisco 49ers sea, 2001 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1958 San Francisco 49ers sea

The 1983 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 34th year with the National Football League.


NFC Divisional Playoff

Quarterback Joe Montana hits Freddie Solomon with a 14-yard touchdown pass with 1:23 left in the game as the 49ers hold off the Lions 24-23. Lions kicker Eddie Murray misses a 43-yard field goal with 5 seconds left in the game, one of two misses by him in the 4th quarter. Five interceptions of Lions Quarterback Gary Danielson played a major role in the 49ers win.

NFC Championship Game

The 49ers overcome a 21-point 4th quarter deficet to tie the game. But two controversial calls against the 49ers set up a 25-yard field by Mark Moseley with 40 seconds remaining. Joe Montana was then intercepted on the last play of the game to seal the win for Washington.

Awards and records

  • Ray Wersching, Franchise Record, Most Field Goals in One Game, 6 Field Goals (October 16, 1983)
  • References

    1983 San Francisco 49ers season Wikipedia