San Francisco 49ers is a professional football team that has won 5 Super Bowl Ring lead by hall of fame quarterback Joe Montana. The Super Bowl ring are won in year 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989 and 1994 season.
49ers Franchise History
The San Francisco 49ers, an original member of the new All-America Football Conference (AAFC), were the first major league professional sports franchise based in San Francisco, and one of the first major league professional sports teams based on the Pacific Coast.
In 1946, the team joined the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFC and the Los Angeles Rams of the rival National Football League as the first three teams playing a “big four”-sport in the Western United States, eventually becoming part of the NFL themselves in 1950.
1979 – 1980: Arrival of Joe Montana and Bull Walsh
Bill Walsh was hired to be the San Francisco 49ers head coach in the 1978 off-season.
Furthermore, during Bill Walsh first draft. The 49ers targeted Notre Dame quarterback Joe Montana as an early pick.
Joe Montana has enjoyed a storied college career leading the Fighting Irish to the 1977 national title and a number of dramatic comeback victories.
Not forgetting to mention in the 1980 season, a sign of good comeback in week 14 of the season. The San Francisco 49ers trailed the New Orleans Saints with the greatest comeback led by Joe Montana.
Above all, these was then the greatest comeback in the NFL history.
In the 1980s, many key players emerged for the San Francisco 49ers. Players such as Steve Young, Jerry Rice, and Ronnie Lott.
Furthermore, this began the franchise empire in dominating the league with 5 Super Bowl ring won.
1981 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Ring
The 49ers finished the season with a league-best of 13-3 record. Heading to the Super Bowl game to compete for their chance of winning their first Super Bowl ring.
Not to mention this game featured several great performances by players on the both teams. Joe Montana threw for 158 yards and a touchdown while rushing for another 18 yards and a touch down.
Wright had an interception and forced a fumble. Cris Collinsworth (the game’s leading receiver) caught 5 passes for 107 yards, an average of 21.4 yards per catch.
Collinsworth and Dan Ross became the second pair of teammates to each have 100 yards receiving in a Super Bowl.
Not to mention, Collinsworth had 107, while Ross had 104. John Stallworth and Lynn Swann were the first to do so in Super Bowl XIII. Patton was the game’s leading rusher with 55 yards on 17 carries.
The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Bengals with the final score of 26-21 and bring home their first Super Bowl ring in the franchise history. This was also the first Super bowl ring won by Joe Montana.
1984 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Ring
This Super Bowl game was notably known for the battle of the two great quarterback. Joe Montana of the San Francisco 49ers and Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins.
With Dan Marino and Joe Montana, the game became the first Super Bowl in which the starting quarterbacks of each team both threw for over 300 yards.
In addition, the two teams combined for 851 total offensive yards, which at that time was a Super Bowl record.
But after trailing 10–7 in the first quarter, the 49ers would end up taking the game in dominating fashion, scoring three touchdowns in the second quarter, and 10 unanswered points in the second half.
Joe Montana, who was named the Super Bowl MVP, completed 24 of 35 passes for a Super Bowl-record 331 yards and three touchdowns.
The San Francisco 49ers has a 38-16 over the Miami Dolphins and brought home another Super Bowl ring. This was the second Super Bowl ring won by the Franchise.
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1988 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Ring
This was the second meeting between the San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals in the Super Bowl.
Their first meeting was seven years earlier. The game was also the third rematch between Super Bowl teams after Super Bowl XIII and Super Bowl XVII.
This was the Bengals’ second Super Bowl appearance after finishing the regular season with a 12–4 record. The 49ers were making their third Super Bowl appearance after posting a 10–6 regular season record.
The game is best remembered for the 49ers’ fourth-quarter game-winning drive.
Down 16–13, San Francisco got the ball on their own 8-yard line with 3:10 on the clock and marched 92 yards down the field in under three minutes.
They then scored the winning touchdown on a Joe Montana pass to John Taylor with just 34 seconds left in the game.
The game was tight throughout. The teams combined for five field goals, and battled to a 3–3 score by the end of the second quarter, the first halftime tie in Super Bowl history.
Cincinnati’s only touchdown, a 93-yard kickoff return by Stanford Jennings in the third quarter, was quickly answered by a four-play, 85-yard drive that ended with San Francisco wide receiver Jerry Rice‘s 14-yard touchdown reception.
Not Forgetting the touchdown came one play after Cincinnati cornerback Lewis Billups dropped what would have been a drive-ending interception in the end zone.
Jerry Rice, who was named the Super Bowl MVP, caught 11 passes for a Super Bowl record 215 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing once for five yards.
Above all, this was the 3rd Super Bowl ring won by the franchise.
1989 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Ring
The 49ers brough home their fourth Super Bowl ring by defeating the Broncos in the Super Bowl game.
Not to mention, the 49ers finished the 1989 regular season with a league best 14–2 record.
While the Denver Broncos, who posted an 11–5 regular season record, entered the Super Bowl looking to avoid tying the Minnesota Vikings with four Super Bowl losses as well as the Vikings record of losing three Super Bowls in four years.
This game remains the most lopsided in Super Bowl history. San Francisco’s 55 points were the most ever scored by one team, and their 45-point margin of victory was the largest ever.
Furthermore, the 49ers are also the only team to score at least eight touchdowns in a Super Bowl and at least two touchdowns in each quarter.
San Francisco quarterback Joe Montana was named the Super Bowl MVP, his third award in his fourth Super Bowl victory.
He completed 22 of 29 passes for a total of 297 yards and a Super Bowl record 5 touchdowns, while also rushing for 15 yards.
Joe Montana’s 75.9 completion percentage was the second highest in Super Bowl history, and he also set a record by completing 13 consecutive passes during the game.
This makes Joe Montana became the third player in league history to win both the Super Bowl MVP and the AP Most Valuable Player Award during the same season, after Bart Starr and Terry Bradshaw who did so in the 1966 and 1978 seasons, respectively.
Above all, a fourth Super Bowl ring was brought home by the Franchise.
1994 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Ring
This game is regarded as 49ers quarterback Steve Young‘s final leap out of the shadow of his predecessor, Joe Montana, who had won four Super Bowls with the 49ers (in 1981, 1984, 1988, and 1989).
Instead, two with Steve Young as the backup quarterback. With Young at the helm, and a defense consisting of several veteran free agents who joined the team during the previous offseason.
Furthermore, the San Francisco 49ers finished the regular season with a league-best 13–3 record, and led the league in total points scored (505).
The San Diego Chargers, on the other hand, were regarded as a “Cinderella” team, and advanced to their first Super Bowl after posting an 11–5 regular-season record and overcoming halftime deficits in both of their playoff wins.
This was the first Super Bowl in which both teams scored in all four quarters.
The combined aggregate score of 75 points and the ten total touchdowns both remain Super Bowl records. Still, the 49ers controlled most of the game, with Steve Young completing touchdown passes in each of the San Francisco 49ers’ first two drives.
However, the Chargers were able to cut the deficit late in the first quarter, 14–7, on a 13-play, 78-yard drive, but could not slow down San Francisco afterwards.
Without a doubt, Steve Young was named the Super Bowl MVP, throwing a Super Bowl-record six touchdown passes, and completing 24 out of 36 passes for 325 yards.
This was the fifth and the last Super Bowl ring won by the Franchise.