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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

Singletary fired as 49ers' head coach

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The 49ers fired head coach Mike Singletary late Sunday evening.

York: 49ers will hire GM

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Following the 49ers' 25-17 loss to the Rams that eliminated them from playoff contention, owner Jed York said the team will look to hire a general manager.

Rams eliminate 49ers from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford set an NFL record for completions in a rookie season and his first touchdown pass in four games gave the Rams breathing room in a 25-17 victory over the 49ers on Sunday.

49ers pick Troy Smith to start vs. Rams

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers are in must-win mode with two weeks to play and the team has announced Troy Smith will be their starting quarterback for at least the first of those games, this coming Sunday against the Rams.

Disappointing pass rush a major problem for 49ers

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The 49ers' defensive backs have received well-deserved heat this season, but daily observers believe the team's disappointing pass rush has been as much, if not more, responsible for the secondary's shortcomings.

49ers going back to QB Troy Smith

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The 49ers' flip-flopping with their starting quarterbacks continues this week as they have decided to go back to Troy Smith.

Singletary deciding which Smith to start

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary won't say which Smith will start at quarterback for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

Cardinals, 49ers eyeing QBs of the future

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.

49ers place Nedney, LaBoy on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed LB Travis LaBoy and PK Joe Nedney on injured reserve Saturday.

Players' inability to maintain success a problem for Niners

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Shaking their heads after the Niners' latest disappointing loss in San Diego, sources on the scene believe perhaps the most disturbing aspect of this year's team is the full-scale lack of progress that has been shown by a host ...

Jackson catches three TDs to lead Bolts

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
Vincent Jackson had a career-high three touchdown catches as the San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 on Thursday night to stay alive in the AFC West race.

Chargers avoid Thursday-night blackout

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to avoid a blackout for their Thursday-night game against the 49ers.

Smith returns to lead 49ers past 'Hawks

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a triumphant return to the starting lineup following a five-game absence, and the 49ers improved their once-slim playoff hopes with a 40-21 victory over the NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks ...

Singletary trying to rein in his emotions

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Known for his outbursts on the sideline and in the locker room, 49ers head coach has been trying to keep a calmer demeanor lately, according to NFC West Whispers.

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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