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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

Niners' secondary could be worth worrying about

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
With both of the Niners' starting cornerbacks conspicuous by their absences so far this offseason and rookie Taylor Mays a nonfactor thus far, team insiders believe the current state of the secondary is cause for real concern.

Santa Clara voters approve Niners stadium bid

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
A new home for the 49ers moved a step closer to reality after the approval Tuesday of Measure J, the team’s plan to build a $937 million stadium in Santa Clara.

Bruce to retire a Ram after trade

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Isaac Bruce, who spent the majority of his career in St. Louis, will retire as a Ram after being obtained in a trade with the Niners Monday afternoon.

Baalke, York take on more power for Niners

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Trent Baalke has received a sweet new promotion from the Niners, but team president Jed York still considers Baalke a work in progress as a potential general manager.

Niners sign rookie WR-RS Williams

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced late Thursday afternoon that they have signed sixth-round draft choice WR-RS Kyle Williams to a four-year contract.

Niners promote Baalke to VP of player personnel

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Apparently more than satisfied with the job he has done since the surprising exit of GM Scot McCloughan, the 49ers announced today that Trent Baalke has been promoted to the position of vice president of player personnel.

Niners sign rookie CB Adams

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Monday that they have signed seventh-round draft choice CB Phillip Adams to a four-year contract.

Willis unlikely to become face of franchise

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
While there's no denying that three-time Pro Bowl ILB Patrick Willis is by far the Niners' best player, it's hard to imagine him as the undisputed face of the franchise, even after he signed a $50 million contract ...

Niners sign Willis to contract extension

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Tuesday that they have signed LB Patrick Willis to a five-year contract extension through the 2016 season. Fox’s Jay Glazer is reporting that Willis will be receiving a total of $50 million.

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

Niners sign LaBoy; limited partner Mieuli dies

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The 49ers officially announced that LB Travis LaBoy has signed a one-year contract with the team. In other news, it was revealed that 49ers limited partner Franklin Mieuli passed away Sunday from natural causes.

2010 draft choices by team: 49ers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Is Mays 'Taylor'-made to replace Niners' Lewis?

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
While he wasn't happy that he fell into the second round, USC S Taylor Mays couldn't be happier to have been drafted by the 49ers.

Niners line-dancing with Davis, Iupati

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Suffice it to say, the Niners couldn't have been more intent on strengthening their offensive line in the 2010 draft after using their first two picks on Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati.

Niners look for big return on Ginn investment

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
We hear newly acquired Ted Ginn Jr., who was much more effective as a return specialist with the Dolphins than he was as a receiver, will be given every opportunity to return both kickoffs and punts with his new team.

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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