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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

Buccaneers sign OG Nicks to big deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Bucs keep adding impact free agents, signing Pro Bowl OG Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million contract.

Bucs sign CB Wright

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
A day after signing WR Vincent Jackson to boost their offense, the Buccaneers added to their defense, signing CB Eric Wright to a five-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Bucs make big move, sign WR Jackson

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have made the first major splash of free agency, signing WR Vincent Jackson to a five-year deal on Tuesday evening.

The First Fifteen: Free-agency edition

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
The NFL is on the verge of its annual round robin of free agents and teams filling out dance cards otherwise known as free agency, which begins Tuesday.

Woman sues Bucs' Talib for alleged threat

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
A Tampa woman is suing Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for allegedly threatening to "put a cap in" her during a traffic accident in December 2010.

Bucs hire Ligashesky to coach special teams

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
Greg Schiano completed his staff in Tampa by hiring Bob Ligashesky as special-teams coordinator.

Report: Bucs place first-round tender on Bennett

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed a first-round tender on DE Michael Bennett, according to ESPN's Pat Yasinskas.

Bucs announce offensive staff

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
New Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano completed his offensive coaching staff on Tuesday, including QB coach Ron Turner.

PK Barth given franchise tag from Bucs

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers used their franchise tag on PK Connor Barth, announcing the move just minutes before Monday's deadline.

Bucs agree to four-year deal with OL Zuttah

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Monday that OL Jeremy Zuttah has signed a four-year extension with the team.

Corner weighs heavily on Bucs' minds

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Sources still expect that signing a starting cornerback will be one of the Bucs' priorities in free agency.

Buccaneers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
Can LeGarrette Blount bounce back? That's just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Bucs this offseason. 

Bucs' Schiano: Changing culture will take time

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano before he departed the media center at the Combine Thursday.

Bucs hire DB coach Cooper

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ noon ET
The Buccaneers continue to mine the college ranks for their coaches, hiring LSU defensive backs coach Ron Cooper for the same job in Tampa.

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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