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Phil Dawson

Phil Dawson - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 01/23/1975
Birthplace West Palm Beach, FL
College Texas
Years played 15

49ers' Friday pool report

Posted Feb. 01, 2013 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
San Francisco 49ers Jim Harbaugh accomplished his coaching plan of trying to make Super Bowl week a normal week for his team both in practice and in preparation.

Harbaugh brothers could envision working together

Posted Feb. 01, 2013 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
At their joint news conference Friday, Jim and John Harbaugh said they would welcome the opportunity to work together in the future.

Super Bowl matchup: 49ers RBs vs. Ravens front seven

Posted Feb. 01, 2013 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
When San Francisco's Frank Gore and LaMichael James square off against the Baltimore front seven in Super Bowl XLVII, it will be strength vs. strength.

Thursday practice report for Super Bowl XLVII

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Here is Thusrday's practice report for the Ravens and 49ers for Super Bowl XLVII.

49ers' Thursday pool report

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
First, it’s the Harbaugh Super Bowl. On Friday, it will be the Harbaugh dual press conference. Thursday offered the Harbaugh dual practice.

Jim Harbaugh: Much more than meets the eye

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh has a reputation for being extremely intense. But below the surface is a warm soul and impassioned family man.

Super Bowl matchup: Ravens WRs vs. 49ers secondary

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The 49ers' secondary has been a stout unit for most of the season, and faces a Ravens' passing game that has taken off in the postseason.

49ers' Culliver expresses contrition for anti-homosexual comments

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
A day after anti-homosexual comments made by 49ers CB Chris Culliver came out, he spoke contritely about what he had said.

Ravens moving practices to Saints' facility

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Ravens will use the Saints’ facilities for practice the rest of the week, sharing it with the 49ers.

49ers' Leavitt makes best of second coaching chance

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 9:05 a.m. ET
49ers LB coach Jim Leavitt isn't letting the fallout of South Florida define his career.

Wednesday practice report for Super Bowl XLVII

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
Here is the Wednesday practice report for the 49ers and Ravens for Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII.

Wednesday's 49ers pool report

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
Winds from the aftermath of a Wednesday storm sent the 49ers into the New Orleans Saints indoor practice facility for their first full practice for Super Bowl XLVII.

49ers 'reject' Culliver's comments

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The 49ers released a statement Wednesday rejecting CB Chris Culliver’s comments made on Tuesday.

Pierce, James diversify Super Bowl rushing attacks

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Ray Rice and Frank Gore lead their teams' running games, but Bernard Pierce and LaMichael James have helped elevate them to a new level.

The Pro Game: The Age vs. Beauty Bowl

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The 49ers franchise peaked decades ago; the Ravens are near the precipice, holding on for dear life. Tom Danyluk offers his take on the big game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 19, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers have found their new kicker to replace David Akers, signing Browns veteran free agent Phil Dawson to a one-year contract.||||||| The Pro Bowl kicker announced earlier Tuesday via Twitter that he had joined the NFC champion Niners, who parted ways with the six-time Pro Bowler Akers on March 6 following a season in which he made only 29 of 42 attempts a year after he kicked an NFL single-season record 44 field goals.
Posted March 19, 2012
Dawson has signed his one-year tender as the club's franchise player.||||||| It's the second straight year the steady Dawson, who has been with the Browns since its 1999 expansion rebirth, has been tagged. General manager Tom Heckert recently said the team would like to sign the 37-year-old Dawson to a long-term contract. Dawson, who will make $3.8 million next season, is coming off one of his best years. He converted 24 of 29 field goals, making seven beyond 50 yards.
Posted March 02, 2012
Dawson's career is still kickin' with the Browns. The dependable Dawson, who has been with Cleveland since its 1999 expansion season, will spend another year with the club after the Browns decided to use their franchise tag on the 37-year-old.||||||| It's the second straight year the Browns have franchised Dawson, who made $3.25 million last season and will make 20 percent more - roughly $3.8 million - next season, his 14th in a logo-less orange helmet. If they hadn't used the tag on Dawson he would have become an unrestricted free agent later this month.
Posted Oct. 24, 2011
Dawson sustained a thigh bruise early in Sunday's game, but stayed in and made two field goals beyond 50 yards in Cleveland's 6-3 win over Seattle.||||||| Coach Pat Shurmur said Dawson "gutted it out" after getting hurt. Dawson kicked field goals of 52 and 53 yards. Shurmur said Dawson is not likely to kick during practice early this week, but is hopeful the 13-year veteran will be ready for this week's game at San Francisco. Shurmur said the team has no immediate plans to bring in another kicker.
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
Dawson's 51-yarder in Sunday's 31-13 loss to Tennessee was his longest since a 56-yarder at Buffalo in 2008.||||||| Dawson is 6 for 6 in field goals this season and has not missed any of his eight extra-point tries.

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