49ers: Taking a Look at the Career of Kicker Phil Dawson

Now heading into his 18th season in the NFL, and fourth with the 49ers, we take a look at the career of veteran San Francisco 49ers field goal kicker Phil Dawson out of Texas University.   Veteran kicker Phil Dawson attended the University of Texas at Austin during his young collegiate years (1994 to 1997). Dawson […] 49ers: Taking a Look at the Career of Kicker Phil Dawson ...
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4 days ago

San Francisco 49ers: Roster breakdown: Special teams

The third phase of the game can be overlooked, but it is very important.  A bad special teams unit can rear its ugly head at the worst time.  From a missed field goal, botched punt or bad kick coverage, this area of the game must be good just like the other two.  Fortunately the San Francisco 49ers have decent players in this phase of the game.  Below I will highlight who the...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson signs one-year deal to remain a 49er

While the Cleveland Browns may be very quiet since free agency began March 9, their former kicker Phil Dawson has been busy. One of the best kickers to ever put on the orange and brown has re-signed with the San Francisco 49ers on a one-year contract, general manager Trent Baalke announced Monday. “Phil is a consummate professional whose production on the field and his leadership...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Phil Dawson return to the Browns in 2016?

For the first time since the Cleveland Browns decided not to re-sign kicker Phil Dawson, the San Francisco 49ers kicker returned to the city where his career began: Cleveland. In what was an emotional return to the Dawg Pound for Dawson, one that included a video tribute both during pregame and in the first quarter, the 40-year-old couldn’t hold back his love for the team and...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest from the NFL: Browns fans welcome back kicker Dawson

The latest from NFL games on the 14th Sunday of the regular season (all times EST): 1:30 p.m. Phil Dawson has been welcomed back by Browns fans he thrilled for 14 seasons. The steady kicker returned to Cleveland as an opposing player for the first time since he signed as a free agent with San Francisco in 2013. Dawson, who is second on the Browns' career scoring list, received...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson nails 65-yard field goal; Browns fans miss him

Do you find yourself missing former Cleveland Browns kicker Phil Dawson? Well, bad news… he’s still pretty awesome. Thursday, the San Francisco 49er tweeted a video of himself nailing a field goal from 65 yards out: Out with my dad today. Guess he's not quite done yet. #65 yards #its good — Phil Dawson (@phil_dawson_4) July 9, 2015 Deep sigh...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson chimes in on NFL extra point debate

Phil Dawson may just be winning Twitter. The former Browns and now Niners kicker is the latest to chime in on talk of the NFL eliminating the extra point. Eliminate PATs? Success rate too high? QBs better be careful. The forward pass is becoming increasingly efficient. # penalize progress — Phil Dawson (@phil_dawson_4) January 21, 2014 One of the potential ideas, according to NFL...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers K Phil Dawson “Absolutely” Wants to Re-Sign

49ers impending free agent K Phil Dawson mentioned that he “absolutely” wants to re-sign with San Francisco this offseason, per Steve Corkran. 49ers C Jonathan Goodwin also said that he is open to re-signing with the team as well. Dawson is confident that contract discussions to begin in the coming weeks. He will turn 39 this week, but he has been as reliable as ever for...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson finally reaches playoffs, reflects on time in Cleveland

The last kick of the San Franciso 49ers-Green Bay Packers NFC Wildcard game last week was good, like so many of them were before, and though the stakes have never been higher for Phil Dawson, he looks at that game-winning field goal one way. The same way he looked at so many of them before. And, like this. "I'd better make the next one," Dawson said by phone this week. "When the...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Niners advance after beating Packers

In last year’s playoffs Colin Kaepernicky  beat the Packers with his legs, in week one of the regular season he beat them with his arm, in Sunday wildcard game he beat them with both.  Kaepernick threw for 227 yards and a touchdown and ran for 98 yards as the 49ers used a last second Phil Dawson to beat the Green Bay Packers 23-20 and move on in their quest to capture the franchise’s...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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