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PHIL DAWSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

At 40, Phil Dawson enjoys role as mentor to rookie punter

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) One's the oldest on the team by a long shot at 40 and entering his 17th NFL season. The other is a poised rookie and the 49ers' youngest player who just turned 21 in June. Veteran placekicker Phil Dawson is thoroughly enjoying his role as mentor for strong-legged punter Bradley Pinion, and the two have spent their time early in training camp finding a rhythm...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: 49ers kicker Phil Dawson boots 65-yard field goal

San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson is 40-years old and will be playing in his 17th NFL season this upcoming year. While most kickers' range decline with age, Dawson doesn't seem to be having that problem. On Dawson's official twitter account, his son posted a video of Dawson kicking a 65-yard field goal which hit the uprights and bounced right through. In case you were wondering...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 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 pic.twitter.com/Qdbu5Iyrbs — Phil Dawson (@phil_dawson_4) July 9, 2015 Deep sigh...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers kicker Phil Dawson responds to Seahawks fan asking for an autograph

Although Jim Harbaugh and a number of key players are now gone the rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks is still alive and well… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks Case in point: when Niners kicker Phil Dawson was asked by a fan yesterday...
Via cover32
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson ranked 9th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - 49ers
August 13, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson let’s Cleveland know the admiration is still mutual

Many Browns fans found at least a tiny bit of joy in their hearts last night when Phil Dawson hit a game-winning field goal to help the 49ers beat Green Bay in Lambeau field yesterday. Well, thanks to the modern world of social media, we can verify that Dawson still appreciates the fans in his old football home, not that it’s much of a surprise or anything. Hey CLE, just want to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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