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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

49ers' pass defense gets passing grade

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Rising to the challenge of facing a handful of the league's best quarterbacks, the Niners' pass defense has performed at a high level up to now.

It's all quiet on the 49ers' contract front, for now

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The 49ers' contract concerns appear minimal at present, but it could be a very different story not too far down the road.

49ers S Goldson signs franchise tender

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
49ers S Dashon Goldson signed his one-year franchise tender, the team announced Thursday.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

Niners' secondary in good shape for rough road ahead

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Niners' secondary appears to be more than up to the challenge of facing last season's five most prolific passers in 2012.

49ers apply franchise tag to S Goldson

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on S Dashon Goldson, the team announced Friday.

Goldson, Doucet among those fined

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
Niners S Dashon Goldson and Cardinals WR Early Doucet were fined for fighting in last week's game.

Goldson, Rogers bolster 49ers' secondary

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Niners' secondary is receiving a major lift from a healthy Dashon Goldson at free safety and savvy veteran newcomer Carlos Rogers on the left corner.

Goldson good bet to remain 49ers' FS starter

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Our 49ers sources put the odds that Dashon Goldson will retain the starting role at free safety after signing a new one-year contract at "about 70 percent."

Report: FS Goldson re-signs with 49ers

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
FS Dashon Goldson has decided to return to the 49ers after spending Sunday meeting with the Patriots in New England.

49ers more likely than not to re-sign Goldson

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
All indications point toward the 49ers making the re-signing of fifth-year free-agent FS Dashon Goldson a relatively top priority.

Players' inability to maintain success a problem for Niners

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Shaking their heads after the Niners' latest disappointing loss in San Diego, sources on the scene believe perhaps the most disturbing aspect of this year's team is the full-scale lack of progress that has been shown by a host ...

Niners' Franklin unlikely to hold out

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
With a $7 million salary due him as a franchise free agent, 49ers NT Aubrayo Franklin is expected to report to training camp, our "Whispers" indicate.

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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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