1956 San Francisco 49ers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 5-6-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Frankie Albert (5-6-1)
Location: San Francisco, California
1956 San Francisco 49ers Roster
The San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division.
The 49ers scored 233 points, but the defensive squad surrendered 284. Hugh McElhenny carried the ball for a team-leading 916 yards for San Francisco.
Y.A. Tittle tossed for 1,641 yards. Billy Wilson topped all receivers, grabbing 60 passes for 889 yards.
Dicky Moegle picked off 6 opponent throws.
Frankie Albert coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 233
Regular Season Points Against: 284
|September 30, 1956||New York Giants 38 at San Francisco 49ers 21||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|October 7, 1956||Chicago Cardinals 30 at San Francisco 49ers 33||W||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0|
|October 14, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 7 at Chicago Bears 31||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|October 21, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 17 at Detroit Lions 20||L||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 28, 1956||Chicago Bears 38 at San Francisco 49ers 21||L||1-2-0||0-2-0||1-4-0|
|November 4, 1956||Detroit Lions 17 at San Francisco 49ers 13||L||1-3-0||0-2-0||1-5-0|
|November 11, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 6 at Los Angeles Rams 30||L||1-3-0||0-3-0||1-6-0|
|November 18, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 17 at Green Bay Packers 16||W||1-3-0||1-3-0||2-6-0|
|November 25, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 10 at Philadelphia Eagles 10||T||1-3-0||1-3-1||2-6-1|
|December 2, 1956||San Francisco 49ers 20 at Baltimore Colts 17||W||1-3-0||2-3-1||3-6-1|
|December 8, 1956||Green Bay Packers 20 at San Francisco 49ers 38||W||2-3-0||2-3-1||4-6-1|
|December 16, 1956||Baltimore Colts 17 at San Francisco 49ers 30||W||3-3-0||2-3-1||5-6-1|