Phil Dawson was interested in return to Browns

Before kicker Phil Dawson decided to re-sign with the San Francisco 49ers on a one-year deal, there was speculation that he might be returning to the city he once called his home in Cleveland. According to’s Tom Reed, the 41-year-old did have interest in a Browns reunion. Hearing K Phil Dawson, 41, had interest in returning to #Browns in free agency. Obviously,...
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March 29, 2016  |  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

Veteran kicker Phil Dawson signs one-year deal with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Veteran kicker Phil Dawson has signed his new one-year contract to stay with the San Francisco 49ers, after reaching agreement on the deal Friday. The 49ers announced the signing Monday. Dawson, who will enter his 18th NFL season and fourth with San Francisco after spending his first 14 years with the Browns, made 24 of 27 field goals last season, including...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Dawson signs one-year extension with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Last year’s 49ers team MVP, placekicker Phil Dawson, has reportedly signed a one-year extension with the club. His salary will remain the same as last season, $3.134 million, according to the Houston Chronicle. Dawson becomes the second unrestricted free agent the team has re-upped since the window opened on Wednesday — nose tackle Ian Williams reportedly...
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March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

AP Source: Dawson agrees to 1-yr contract to stay with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says kicker Phil Dawson has reached a one-year contract to remain with the San Francisco 49ers for 2016. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday night because a formal announcement of his signing wasn't expected from the team until Saturday. Dawson, who turned 41 in January...
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March 11, 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

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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