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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' LeGrand announces retirement

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' Eric LeGrand announced his retirement Thursday. He was originally signed by the team on May 2.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Report: Bucs agree to terms with No. 7 pick Barron

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers agreed to terms with No. 7 overall pick S Mark Barron, according to Pro Football Talk.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Buccaneers to use new blackout policy

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they will take advantage of the NFL’s new blackout policy.

Charges against Bucs CB Wright dropped

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Los Angeles County District Attorney reportedly has dropped charges of DUI against Buccaneers CB Eric Wright.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Bucs banking on progress from Foster

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
After a tough introduction to the NFL, Mason Foster is getting another chance to prove he is the answer at middle linebacker for the Buccaneers.

RB Ward announces retirement

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Former Giants and Texans RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Twitter on Tuesday.

Report: Buccaneers CB Wright arrested for DUI

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright was arrested and booked on a felony charge of driving under the influence.

Bucs counting on TE Stocker to meet challenge

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Although the Buccaneers signed Dallas Clark this offseason, Luke Stocker is the tight end the team is most excited about.

Lions add veteran S Jones

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions signed former Buccaneers S Sean Jones to a one-year deal on Monday.

Bucs encouraged by Freeman's offseason

Posted June 23, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Coming off a season in which his decision-making appeared to regress, Josh Freeman is trying to put a disappointing 2011 behind him.

Charges against Bucs CB Talib dismissed

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Charges of assault with a deadly weapon against Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib were dismissed Monday by Dallas (Tex.) County prosecutors, according to multiple reports.

Bucs want to assess receivers in even camp battle

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
We hear that Buccaneers WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn will enter training camp on a fairly even playing field.

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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