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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

Weapons, protection for Freeman on Dominik’s mind

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
It would make sense for the Bucs to fill in the gaps on their defense in this year's draft, but GM Mark Dominik is cautioning observers to avoid getting caught up in the conventional wisdom.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Dominik believes Bucs are positioned to remain on the rise

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
With the surprisingly successful Buccaneers selecting 20th in the first round this year, GM Mark Dominik is happy with the flexibility he believes that spot should provide in late April.  

Bucs CB Barber staying in Tampa on one-year deal

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that CB Ronde Barber will return for his 2011 season, as he signed a one-year contract with the only team he has played for.

Re-signing OG Joseph a top priority for Bucs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
We hear ORG Davin Joseph, who is due to become a free agent at midnight on March 4 — barring a work stoppage — is the Buccaneers' top priority to re-sign.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Three added to defensive staff in Tampa Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Three new coaches were hired in Tampa Bay on Tuesday to help improve the Buccaneers' young and talented defensive line.

Bucs DT McCoy says offseason will be a grind

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy, who was in Dallas taking in some of the events leading up to the Super Bowl, earlier this week.

Bucs hire new O-line coach

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have named Pat Morris their offensive line coach, replacing Pete Mangurian, who was fired on Friday.

Buccaneers content with receiving corps

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear that the Buccaneers are feeling any urgency to add a veteran to their young receiving corps.

Bucs fire OL coach Mangurian

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers fired offensive-line coach Pete Mangurian on Friday. The firing reportedly was because of Mangurian's abrasive style and his not getting along with players.

Buccaneers promote Quarles to coordinator of pro scouting

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Former Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles, who has been serving as a pro scout for the club the past four years, has been promoted to the position of coordinator of pro scouting.

Backfield help for Blount a need for Bucs

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
LeGarrette Blount is a powerful back with a violent running style and, following his impressive rookie year, some observers are wondering if the Bucs need to invest in a complementary back to help share the load with him.

Bucs name Stukes special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers replaced special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia, who left to join the Chargers, with Dwayne Stukes.

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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