PHIL DAWSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Associated Press
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 pic.twitter.com/Qdbu5Iyrbs — Phil Dawson (@phil_dawson_4) July 9, 2015 Deep sigh...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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...
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

Dawson not counting as field goals keep going in

As Phil Dawson headed out to try a 48-yard field goal late in the first quarter Sunday, an image came to him of a Week 1 miss. From that very distance and that very spot in his first attempt with the 49ers. He had a hard time pushing that moment out of mind, a kick that he hooked wide left in his San Francisco debut in September against Green Bay. Probably not the best kicking...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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