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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 TE Davis sprains ankle, out for the rest of game

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis sprained his ankle during the first half of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos and is doubtful to return.

Singletary too reliant on struggling rookies

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 3:32 a.m. ET
One criticism of 49ers head coach Mike Singletary, according to NFC West Whispers, is that he depends too much on some of his rookies, who may not be able to do their jobs as well as some veterans on the ...

49ers TE Davis questionable for Sunday's game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis and RB Anthony Dixon are questionable for Sunday's NFL International Series game against the Broncos at London's Wembley Stadium.

49ers TE Davis doesn't practice again Thursday

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.

49ers promote CB Brock

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The 49ers announced Tuesday that they have promoted CB Tramaine Brock to the active roster from the team's practice squad. They waived S Chris Maragos.

Troy Smith to start for 49ers this week

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
With Alex Smith injured, the 49ers will be turning to No. 3 QB Troy Smith this weekend when San Francisco takes on the Broncos in London.

Niners give Singletary vote of confidence; Smith has sprained AC joint

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Niners owner John York gave head coach Mike Singletary a vote of confidence Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee reported. Meanwhile, an MRI confirmed that QB Alex Smith had suffered a sprained AC joint in his non-throwing shoulder.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Kasay hits game-winner in Panthers' first win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Richard Marshall intercepted backup David Carr with just over a minute left, and John Kasay then kicked a 37-yard field goal with 39 seconds remaining to give the Carolina Panthers their first win, 23-20 over the San Francisco 49ers on ...

49ers QB Smith leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has left Sunday's game against the Panthers after injuring his left shoulder. QB David Carr replaced Smith with the game tied at 10.

Panthers WR Smith will return Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith practiced for the third consecutive day and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Spikes has been Niners' best LB so far this season

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Most daily observers of the 49ers believe veteran Takeo Spikes has been the team's best overall linebacker — even better than perennial Pro Bowler Patrick Willis, whose numbers are down.

49ers stadium opening pushed back to '15

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The 49ers' have pushed back the opening of their new stadium in Santa Clara to 2015.

49ers place S Taylor on I.R.

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed S Curtis Taylor on the season-ending injured reserve list on Monday. Taylor suffered a torn quadriceps muscle in the Niners' loss to the Eagles in Week Five.

Gore performing despite 49ers’ offensive issues

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Behind QB Alex Smith, the 49ers' offense has been far from pretty this season. But that hasn't stopped RB Frank Gore from putting up numbers reminiscent of his breakout 2006 campaign.

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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