Phil Dawson

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 05:  Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs at Levi's Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Fake Punt Helps 49ers Beat Chiefs 22-17

Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday.

KHTK Sports 1140–10/05/2014

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49ers Offense Needs More Consistency For Home Opener Against Bears

The San Francisco 49ers won their first game of the 2014 season, but they didn’t generate enough offense consistently on their own. Gifted four turnovers by the Dallas Cowboys, the 49ers didn’t score at all in the second half of the game. They’ll need to make sure they create their own opportunities in Week Two against the Chicago Bears at the Levi’s Stadium opener.

09/10/2014

TAMPA, FL -  DECEMBER 15:  Kicker Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers watches play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 15, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  The 49ers won 33 - 14. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

49ers’ K Dawson Doubts Ability At Levi’s Stadium

Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That’s about as accurate as San Francisco’s veteran place kicker has been in recent years. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

Kicker Matt Prater #5 of the Denver Broncos attempts a point after kick as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Kickers To Draft

Let’s not kid ourselves: a kicker is not going to win you a fantasy title. But in a tight match-up, you’ll take all the points you can get. All of these players are last-round selections, but you might as well have a strategy for crafting your kicker rankings.

08/15/2014

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The Grant Napear Show – January 8, 2014

Grant opened the show discussing the Kings’ win over the Blazers last night at Sleep Train Arena. Callers talked about the NFL playoffs, the Kings’ defense, and this Sunday’s matchup between the 49ers and Panthers. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/09/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a twenty two yard field goal against the Seattle Seahawks with thirty one seconds left in the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on December 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 19-17. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Phil Dawson And Defense Fuel 49er Victory

In a game that they had to win, San Francisco responded. They beat the best team in the NFC, (record-wise) and remain in control of their playoff destiny.

12/09/2013

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Kicking Game Is No Longer 49ers Achilles Heel

While the 49ers have had arguably the best punter in the game the past few seasons, the same can’t be said for their kicking game. Last year Special teams play hurt San Francisco during the regular season and again in Super Bowl. So far in 2013, the 49ers have shored up this weakness, and continue to strengthen their argument as the most complete team in the league.

10/23/2013

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49ers Rely On Rookie And Veteran To Fill Voids

The 49ers had two big holes to fill this offseason, with the departure of Dashon Goldson and the release of David Akers. It would be impossible to have any sustained success with question marks at both positions, but after the Week 1 performances of Phil Dawson and Eric Reid, it appears that the 49ers have found a short-term replacement for Akers, and long-term answer for Goldson.

09/11/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Kickers To Draft

Here’s the deal with kickers. You’re not drafting one until the last round. Here’s our top 12 kickers to draft.

08/08/2013

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Former 49ers Kicker Joe Nedney Discusses Team Signing Of Veteran Phil Dawson

Former 49ers kicker and CSN Bay Area 49ers analyst Joe Nedney joined Jason Ross to talk of the signing of veteran kicker Phil Dawson. He talks about some of his concerns with Dawson’s age and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/19/2013