The 49ers announced they have released Kassim Osgood in conjunction with bringing back fellow special teamer Bubba Ventrone. Also, Phil Dawson was honored with an award from his five-field goal performance in Sunday's win over the Chiefs.
October 8, 2014
The San Francisco 49ers special teams units have played a signature role since Jim Harbaugh brought in Brad Seely when he started in 2011. This season, a new cast of characters have contributed in a big way, even if they fall below the radar at times.
December 11, 2013
The competition at wide receiver is wide open for the 49ers and the final cuts could come down to special teams play. Three-time Pro Bowler Kassim Osgood thrives as a gunner in punt coverage and on kickoffs, which could have major ramifications on the competition at wideout.
August 13, 2013