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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: Panthers are in disarray

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Bucs, and the Panthers are still a mess, as most of the NFC South came up short with the Falcons on bye.

Brees tosses four TDs, Saints hold off Buccaneers

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees threw for 377 yards and four touchdowns to pace a 35-28 come-from-behind victory over the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Buccaneers promote CB Lewis

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted CB LeQuan Lewis to the 53-man roster from the team's practice squad on Saturday.

On thin ice, Bucs grant Talib a reprieve

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
It appears that suspended CB Aqib Talib’s future this season is with the Buccaneers.

NFC South Spin cycle: Freeman roller coaster continues

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
With the Panthers and Saints on bye, the NFC South went 2-0 vs. the AFC West on Sunday.

Freeman leads Bucs past reeling Chiefs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns to help the Buccaneers beat the struggling Chiefs 38-10

Buccaneers CB Talib suspended four games

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for four games on Saturday for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances. 

Bucs learning how to maximize Freeman's potential

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Bucs’ coaching staff spent the team’s Week Five bye trying to figure out what parts of the offense work best for QB Josh Freeman.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Time for Bucs to snap out of funk

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
For the sake of his credibility, Greg Schiano needs to make it abundantly clear that his team is heading in the right direction on Sunday.

Bucs-Chiefs blacked out in Tampa

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers-Chiefs game in Tampa Bay will be blacked out and not televised in the Tampa area.

Chiefs QB Cassel ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers. Brady Quinn will start in his place.

Key matchup: Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles vs. Bucs run defense

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
In today’s Key Matchup, we delve into the looming battle between the league leader in rushing yards and Tampa Bay’s run defense.

Bucs place CB Gaitor on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed CB Anthony Gaitor on the injured reserve list with the designation to return. Gatior can return to action in six weeks.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history, and the Saints finally have a victory, but the Panthers continued their downward spiral.

Bucs looking for ways to jumpstart running game

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
While rookie Doug Martin is still the Buccaneers’ primary ballcarrier, the team will be more inclined to give its other backs opportunities coming out of its Week Five bye.

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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