Phil Dawson ready for really special game'

Posted at 9:47 AM, Dec 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-13 09:47:46-05

Chris Tabor didn’t hesitate. He knew the answer to the question before it was even asked.

Will former Browns kicker Phil Dawson be the first of any player to arrive at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday?

“Yes,” said Tabor, Cleveland’s special teams coordinator. “He always is. He always is.”

Sunday will mark the first time back in Cleveland for Dawson since he made his last kick for the Browns in 2012. The 40-year-old, 17-year NFL veteran hasn’t slowed up a bit during his three seasons with the 49ers and he enters Sunday’s game having made 18-of-19 field goals, including a perfect 7-for-7 mark from 40 yards and beyond.

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