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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

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints defense still needs to tighten up

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.

Martin's record day leads Bucs past Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Doug Martin rushed for a franchise-record 251 yards and four touchdowns and the Buccaneers held on to beat the Raiders 42-32 on Sunday.

Buccaneers mindful of Martin's workload

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We have heard concerns coming out of Tampa in recent weeks that Doug Martin may hit the proverbial rookie wall later in the season.

Buccaneers trade CB Talib to Patriots

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots, the Bucs announced Thursday at the trade deadline.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

Bucs claim CB Gorrer

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed CB Danny Gorrer off waivers from the Seahawks on Wednesday.

Bucs place OLG Nicks on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed OLG Carl Nicks on injured reserve with a toe injury. They promoted OG Roger Allen from the practice squad.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

Bucs readying DE Bowers for expanded duties

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Bucs are preparing DE Da’Quan Bowers for increased playing time in Week Nine coming off his 2012 season debut.

NFC South Spin cycle: Hard to doubt soaring Falcons

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Half of the NFC South's teams went home happy with each club playing on the road in Week Eight.

Friday's 60-second rant: Bucs, NFC South could play spoiler

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
While slow starts may leave the Bucs, Saints and Panthers out of the playoffs, these squads might determine who makes the postseason.

Martin, Buccaneers race past Vikings

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
RB Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two TDs, and the Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night.

Bucs activate DE Bowers

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers activated DE Da’Quan Bowers to the 53-man roster and said he should play in Thursday night’s game against the Vikings.

Key matchup: Bucs defense vs. Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
In today's Key Matchup, we consider the opportunity awaiting Vikings QB Christian Ponder, who has a chance to end his slump against the Bucs.

Week Eight primer: Falcons-Eagles a game in contrasts

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week Eight as we approach the midpoint of the season.

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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