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CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Browns kicker Phil Dawson has signed with the San Francisco 49ers.

Dawson played for the Browns since 1999 and holds their franchise record for most field goals made, passing Hall of Famer Lou Groza in 2010.

He converted 29 of 31 field goal attempts this season and made the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career.

Dawson earlier tweeted: "Hey, Cleveland. Thank you for a tremendous ride. Your love, support & encouragement have blessed me deeply. Playing for you has been one of the great joys of my life, and I wish you all the best."

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.