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Phil Dawson explains his ugly overtime kick against the Saints

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My ever growing social media abilities have grown to include making Vine videos. I don't know how frequently I'll make this, but it will help with things like NFL Rewind. I have been putting together some GIFs, but adding in Vine video will help.

Before we get to fancy analysis and breakdown, my first Vine features a deadpan Phil Dawson comment. The San Francisco 49ers kicker booted the game-tying field goal at the end of regulation against the New Orleans Saints, and then nailed the game-winner in overtime. The game-winner was not a pretty one. Here is a GIF of the kick:

Earlier this week, writer Taylor Price put together his weekly "Niner Talk" video segment. One of the questions was about Dawson's crazy kick, and Price got an answer from Dawson in the locker room. Dawson has struck me as having a deadpan type of humor, and this quick segment shows it. You can watch the full Niner Talk video at