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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

Week 13 NFC South showdown moved to later kickoff time

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that the NFC South showdown between the Falcons and Buccaneers in Week 13 has been moved from a 1 p.m. ET kickoff to 4:15. The matchup will be broadcast on FOX.

Freeman leads Bucs past sluggish 49ers 21-0

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and the Buccaneers beat the stagnant San Francisco 49ers 21-0 on Sunday for their first win in this stadium since 1980 and only second ever in 13 tries.

Bucs WR Williams to play despite DUI arrest

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris announced that WR Mike Williams will play Sunday against the 49ers despite the rookie wideout being arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Friday morning, according to Pewter Report.

Bucs WR Mike Williams arrested on DUI charge

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Mike Williams was arrested and charged with driving under the influence by Hillsborough County sheriff's office deputies at 2:48 a.m. ET Friday.

Bucs looking to give Winslow more opportunities

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
As QB Josh Freeman has grown more comfortable throwing to rookie WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn, it has cost TE Kellen Winslow some targets.

NFL announces two game time changes

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The NFL has announced changes in kickoff times for a pair of Week 12 games.

Can’t count Bucs out of postseason picture

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Finishing the season with a record above .500, and perhaps even making the playoffs, is looking like a surprisingly realistic goal for the Buccaneers.

Freeman, Blount lead Bucs over Panthers

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Defenses showing Bucs’ Williams more respect

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay WR Mike Williams, a potential Offensive Rookie of the Year candidate, told PFW that defenses are starting to play him differently.

Buffalo and Tampa Bay blacked out

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
A lack of ticket sales have led Week 10 games in Buffalo and Tampa Bay to be blacked out.

NFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
WR Roddy White has stood out on a contending Falcons team. Read our midseason team reports on the NFC South.

Midseason headliners — for better or worse

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman's ability to stage fourth-quarter comebacks helps explain why the Buccaneers are PFW's choice as the most surprising team at the halfway point. Read on to discover our picks for best team, most disappointing team, league MVP ...

Turner scores 2 TDs, Falcons hold off Bucs

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Michael Turner scored two early touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons held off Tampa Bay with a gutty goal-line stand, taking over sole possession of first place in the NFC South with a 27-21 victory Sunday.

NFL suspends ex-Buccaneer Phillips

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Former Buccaneers S Jermaine Phillips has been suspended by the NFL for one game. The league has not disclosed the reason for the suspension.

Bucs rookie DT Price plans to return in time for 2011 season

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DT Brian Price's rookie season came to a disappointing conclusion, as he was placed on injured reserve Nov. 2.

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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