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Dashon Goldson

Dashon Goldson - #38 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 09/18/1984
Birthplace Carson, CA
College Washington
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 27th pick by 49ers

Bucs RB Blount can count on competition

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount seems to be concerned that his days of having a firm hold on the featured-back job in Tampa could be limited.

Cowboys claim QB Carpenter

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Dallas claimed QB Rudy Carpenter off waivers from Tampa Bay on Thursday. He'll square off with Stephen McGee for the team's No. 3 QB job.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Here are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC South draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Alabama RB Trent Richardson could fill a primary need for the Buccaneers, as PFW's Dan Parr examines the top three draft needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Bucs.

Blount, Parker sign ERFA tenders

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount and WR Preston Parker signed their exclusive-rights free-agent tender offers, the team announced.

Bucs sign OT Dotson

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed OT Demar Dotson to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Bucs seem content with Blount

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Although they still have cap space to spend on free agents, the Buccaneers appear to be sticking with LeGarrette Blount as their featured back, according to NFC Whispers.

49ers add depth behind Smith, sign QB Johnson

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Days after reaching a contract extension with QB Alex Smith, the 49ers signed ex-Buccaneers free-agent QB Josh Johnson.

Buccaneers sign OT Meredith, cut DEs Crowder, Reed

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed free-agent OT Jamon Meredith to a two-year deal, and released DE Tim Crowder and DE Nick Reed.

Bucs re-sign CB Barber

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
After contemplating retirement, free-agent CB Ronde Barber has agreed to return to the Buccaneers for the 2012 season.

Bucs DE Bennett signs tender

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Michael Bennett has signed his restricted free-agent tender, the team announced Monday.

Bucs' ownership changing perception

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:51 a.m. ET
There were many skeptical fans in Tampa when Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer vowed in January to spend whatever it takes to win.

Bucs add QB Orlovsky

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed QB Dan Orlovsky to a two-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

Bucs release C Faine

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
After spending big early in free agency, the Buccaneers have made a move to create more cap room, releasing veteran C Jeff Faine.

Bucs too willing to spend on interior offensive line

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Bucs are living large, and somewhat dangerously, in free agency, but they now boast one of the league's best guard tandems with Carl Nicks in tow.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Goldson signed a $41.25 million, five-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday.||||||| Goldson spent the past two seasons on one-year contracts with the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers, including last year with the franchise tag for $6.2 million. Goldson made it clear he sought a long-term deal for his future security, and he got it across the country with the Bucs. The 28-year-old Goldson had 69 tackles, three interceptions and a forced fumble for San Francisco last year in his sixth NFL season.
Posted July 26, 2012
Goldson has signed his $6.2 million franchise tender and reported to the San Francisco 49ers' training camp on time.||||||| The signing announced Thursday settles the team's only outstanding contract issue on the day veterans were due to arrive. Goldson had wanted a long-term deal but never gave any indication that he wouldn't report to camp after the July 16 deadline for franchise tagged players to agree to a new contract passed.
Posted March 02, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers used the franchise tag for Goldson on Friday, giving them the right to match any offer Goldson receives from elsewhere.||||||| The move by the NFC West champions makes sure the team is compensated if Goldson - who had been set to become an unrestricted free agent March 13 - signs with another franchise. "There are no immediate plans to sign the franchise tag," Goldson's representative, Ben Dogra of CAA Sports, said in a text message. "We will continue to speak with the 49ers."
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
Goldson has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for punching Arizona receiver Early Doucet in last Sunday's game.||||||| Doucet was fined $10,000 for unnecessary roughness when he struck Goldson in the helmet area. Goldson then threw his punches. At the end of a play early in the fourth quarter, Goldson was down away from the ball when he got blindsided and slapped on the back of the helmet by Doucet. Goldson jumped up, confronted him and both began swinging. Goldson then threw a series of punches to Doucet's facemask and received a 15-yard personal foul penalty before being ejected.
Posted Nov. 21, 2011
Goldson insists his fight with Arizona wide receiver Early Doucet was a one-time transgression and said he addressed his teammates and coaches after Sunday's 23-7 win over the Cardinals regarding the mistake.||||||| NFL spokesman Greg Aiello says the league doesn't plan to suspend Goldson, who will get word on a potential fine when they are handed down Friday.

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