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Topic - Phil Dawson
As hard-hitting safety Donte Whitner headed out of the Bay Area for his hometown of Cleveland, the San Francisco 49ers wasted little time finding someone to fill his position.
Billy Cundiff didn't make Browns fans forget kicker Phil Dawson. However, he did make them miss him a little less.
In another season of coming oh so close, here is a look at some of the best and worst moments for the San Francisco 49ers during a year that ended with a loss in the NFC championship game to the archrival Seattle Seahawks on Sunday that left them at 14-5:
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Dawson walked off the field in triumph, his left hand still raised in the freezing air.
Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired, and Colin Kaepernick threw for 227 yards and ran for another 98 to lead the San Francisco 49ers past the Green Bay Packers 23-20 on Sunday night in a frigid NFC wild-card game.
Kickoffs have defined Josh Cribbs' career in the NFL, and made him an invaluable weapon for the Cleveland Browns.
Browns kicker Phil Dawson stood in front of his locker and lectured like a calculus professor at Harvard.
The Cleveland Browns have signed several players including kicker Phil Dawson, seven of their eight draft picks and 21 undrafted free agents.
The Browns aren't kicking Phil Dawson aside.
The Cleveland Browns have placed the franchise tag on kicker Phil Dawson, a strong signal the club will attempt to re-sign its career leader in field goals.
"If most guys are honest, they have a soft spot in their hearts for their hometown, and obviously Donte's getting to go home," Dawson said on a conference call after receiving a new two-year deal with San Francisco.
"My experience being on the inside did nothing but confirm what I already knew to be true, that San Francisco is a super attractive place to play and my experience last season only furthered that notion in my mind," Dawson said. "Coming into free agency, my No. 1 goal was to remain a 49er. Fortunately that was able to work out."