Having 21-year-old punter Bradley Pinion handle kickoffs this year likely has boosted the longevity of 40-year-old 49ers kicker Phil Dawson (No. 9).
Having 21-year-old punter Bradley Pinion handle kickoffs this year likely has boosted the longevity of 40-year-old 49ers kicker Phil Dawson (No. 9). Rick Scuteri AP
Having 21-year-old punter Bradley Pinion handle kickoffs this year likely has boosted the longevity of 40-year-old 49ers kicker Phil Dawson (No. 9). Rick Scuteri AP
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49ers’ Phil Dawson says he could keep kicking next year at age 41

November 27, 2015 09:09 AM

UPDATED November 28, 2015 08:42 AM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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