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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

Super Bowl matchup: 49ers TE Davis vs. Ravens back seven

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis has flickered between hot and cold, but he'll be a tough matchup for the Ravens.

Birk, Moss face off after winding careers

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Randy Moss and Matt Birk have taken fascinating paths from Vikings teammates to Super Bowl foes, 15 years in the making.

Dixon's 'Kaepernicking' routine helping Ravens

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Dennis Dixon, who ran a read-option offense at Oregon, is playing the role of 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick this week in practice.

Ravens' Lewis denies use of PED

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Ravens LB Ray Lewis has denied a report that he took performance-enhancing drugs to help his recovery from a triceps injury.

Super Bowl matchup: Ray Rice vs. 49ers ILBs

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Ray Rice has been the forgotten man during the Ravens’ playoff run, but he has the skills to be a big factor in Super Bowl XLVII.

Jim Harbaugh will let son play football

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
In his second press conference of the week, a loose Jim Harbaugh joked about President Obama's worries about football and more.

More than usual suspects at Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
You've heard about Ray Lewis, the Harbaugh brothers and the interesting QB battle. Now check out some other fascinating Super Bowl story lines.

Super Bowl matchup: Colin Kaepernick vs. Ravens front seven

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Ravens have the tall task of slowing down 49ers dual-threat QB Colin Kaepernick in Super Bowl XLVII.

Super Bowl XLVII game preview

Posted Jan. 27, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down what to watch and who has the edge in Super Bowl XLVII between the 49ers and Ravens.

Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
San Francisco's district attorney won't file criminal charges against 49ers WR Michael Crabtree after reviewing evidence of an alleged sexual assault.

Harbaugh parents will stay neutral at Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh promise to remain neutral as the watch their two sons coach against each other with the Lombardi Trophy on the line.

Five keys to Super Bowl XLVII

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
We've identified five keys that are bound to influence to the outcome of Super Bowl XLVII.

Forty-seven reasons to watch Super Bowl XLVII

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Favorite team not in the Super Bowl this season? You should still watch the game — and here are the reasons why. There are plenty.

Ravens, 49ers won by being who they are

Posted Jan. 21, 2013 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Credit the 49ers and Ravens for playing the same kind of ball they have all along and riding it to road success.

49ers heading to Super Bowl after comeback win

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Falcons 28-24 Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.

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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