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Kicker

Kicker Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a 55-yard field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half on August 16, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kicker Dawson Expected To Return For 49ers, ‘Hitner’ Appears Headed To Cleveland

Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.

03/11/2014

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

A San Francisco 49ers football helmet. (CBS graphic)

49ers Sign Former UC Davis Kicker To Compete For Roster Spot

The San Francisco 49ers have signed undrafted punter and kickoff specialist Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.

07/15/2013

Sure he keeps it neat on the pitch, but David Beckham is also the king of order in his abode. Apparently, his shirts are organized in his closet by color and even soda cans are lined up perfectly by brand in his fridge. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Kick It Like Beckham?

The Mirror Online in the UK is reporting that an NFL team scout has approached retired soccer star David Beckham about a tryout as a kicker. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew that seeing Beckham in an NFL uniform is possible, but unlikely.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/18/2013

Kicker Phil Dawson #4 of the Cleveland Browns kicks off against the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Browns 34-12. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Veteran Dawson Is Key To 49ers’ Future

The 49ers signed former Browns place-kicker Phil Dawson, a Pro Bowl selection who ranked second in field goal percentage last season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/20/2013

Kicker Mike Cofer #6 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after his kick during the NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams at Candlestick Park on January 14, 1990 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 30-3. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Rings Stolen From Former 49er Kicker’s Home

Authorities say burglars made off with two Super Bowl rings from the Las Vegas-area home of former San Francisco 49ers kicker Mike Cofer.

03/11/2013

Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after he misses a 38-yard field goal in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: The Lonely Life Of The Placekicker

The reality of pro football is that the little guy has a huge role. That’s why there’s so much concern surrounding the 49ers’ David Akers.

01/23/2013

Billy Cundiff #7 of the Baltimore Ravens miss a game tying field goal late in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots during their AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cundiff Hoping For Another Playoff Shot With Niners

There’s no questioning how badly Billy Cundiff wants another chance in the playoffs after the way last season ended.

01/08/2013

David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a field goal during the NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on September 9, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: 49ers Desperately Seeking Kicker

The 49ers approach Saturday’s NFC Divisional playoff game against the Packers with a real problem: they don’t know who’ll be their placekicker.

01/08/2013

Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers watches David Akers #2 kick field goal during pre-game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Slumping Akers Received Death Threats On Twitter

San Francisco 49ers placekicker David Akers says he received death threats on Twitter and has closed the account.

01/03/2013

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