March 21, 2013By Fred GreethamOBR Senior Reporter
Phil Dawson might someday leave his heart in San Francisco, but for now it has been left in Cleveland.
For the past 14 years Dawson toiled on the shores of Lake Erie kicking in inclement weather and swirling winds.
After signing a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, Dawson wanted to reach out one last time to the city of Cleveland in a conference call on Thursday. The gesture even impressed the 49ers public relations staff.
It was Phils idea and a first-class gesture to reach out to you guys, Bob Lange of the 49ers public relations staff said.
I have so much respect for the Browns organization, the fans the city I will be rooting for them, Dawson said. Its been some of the best year of my life. There is nothing but positive feelings in my mind. I look forward to seeing how the organization grows and I look forward to my new experiences (with the 49ers). It seems like a win-win.
The Browns have declined to say if they made...