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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 QB Freeman has cast removed

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman should return to practice next week and be ready to start the season opener against the Browns after having a soft cast removed from his thumb Tuesday.

Bucs coach Morris takes on Ward, Piscitelli

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris appears more willing than ever to exercise the authority he has been given — in public and behind the scenes.

Bucs re-sign QB Snead

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
To add depth to the QB position with starter Josh Freeman out for the rest of the preseason, the Bucs re-signed Jevan Snead on Tuesday.

Report: Bucs QB Freeman fractures thumb

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman fractured a bone in the tip of his right thumb during Saturday night's exhibition game against the Chiefs and likely will miss the remainder of the preseason, according to ESPN.com.

Bucs' Clayton facing uphill battle to make roster

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
WR Michael Clayton entered training camp on the Buccaneers' roster bubble, and we hear there's a good chance he will not survive the final round of roster cuts.

Former Bucs LB Brooks to announce retirement

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 8:27 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have announced LB Derrick Brooks will make his retirement official on Wednesday.

Bucs, OLT Penn end contract stalemate

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The stalemate between OLT Donald Penn and the Buccaneers ended Saturday when Penn signed a new six-year contract. The deal is worth $43 million, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

Bucs sign first-rounder McCoy

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached agreement on a contract with first-round draft pick Gerald McCoy, NFL Network is reporting, which says it's a five-year deal worth a maximum of $63 million with incentives, including $35 million in guaranteed money.

Penn's new deal could cause friction on Bucs

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' decision to reward OLT Donald Penn with a lucrative long-term deal could cause friction among the team's other core players who want new deals, too.

Bucs sign second-round pick Benn

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed rookie WR Arrelious Benn to a four-year contract on Tuesday.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Second-round pick Price signs with Bucs

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed second-round pick Brian Price to a four-year contract on Tuesday, the team announced.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Buccaneers sign veteran OG Vincent

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed UFA OG Keydrick Vincent to a two-year contract.

Jones has edge on Piscitelli in Bucs’ strong-safety battle

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Indications are Sean Jones will replace Sabby Piscitelli as the starting strong safety, as some expected as soon as Jones signed with the Buccaneers this offseason.

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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