Found September 18, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
New Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was suspended for a game after his head-hunting ways crossed the line for the second week in a row. Goldson as is his prerogative appealed the suspension. And according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora the NFL will announce its decision on Goldson's appeal come Wednesday. Here's my best guess: Goldson's going to lose that appeal. (Again my best guess.) He's coming off back-to-back weeks where he laid the wood illegally on someone's head. The NFL doesn't like to lose suspension appeals because it gives aggressive defenders more leeway in their play on the field.

NFL overturns suspension against Bucs' Dashon Goldson

TAMPA, Fla. Dashon Goldson will play this week, after all. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety won his appeal of a one-game suspension and is eligible to practice with his team Wednesday and play in a Week 3 matchup against the New England Patriots on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. On Monday, the league suspended Goldson for a flagrant and repeat violation of player safety rules after...

Report: Dashon Goldson wins his appeal

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson has won  his appeal and will play this week. Source: Dashon Goldson won his appeal. He'll play this week. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 18, 2013 Goldson was suspended for one game after hitting Darren Sproles with the crown of his helmet and now to much of the surprise of everyone,  his...

NFL suspends Dashon Goldson

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the NFL has suspended Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson for one game for his helmet-helmet hit on Saints running back Darren Sproles. The NFL has suspended #Bucs S Dashon Goldson for one game for his hit on Darren Sproles. Helmet-to-helmet on a defenseless player. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 16, 2013 Goldson is a repeat offender...

Report: NFL will announce decision on Dashon Goldson’s appeal on Wednesday

Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson managed to get his appeal for his one game suspension expedited and it looks like the NFL will be ready to make a ruling on Wednesday, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. NFL prepared to announce a decision on Dashon Goldson's appeal procedure on Wed. The Tampa safety is facing a one-game ban — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September...

Dashon Goldson pays the price for illegal hit

Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports With player safety becoming of paramount importance around the NFL over recent years the football world is no stranger to the fines and suspensions that come hand in hand with the clamp down on illegal hits. That’s why no one could claim to be surprised when it was announced Monday morning that Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson would...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson has Suspension Overturned.

On Wednesday Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ safety Dashon Goldson won his appeal on his one-game suspension. The NFL overturned their initial ruling of a one-game suspension, for a lighter fine of $100,000. Goldson was set to lose $264,705 if he didn’t play in Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. The suspension followed a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans Saints running...

Darren Sproles: Dashon Goldson’s hit was “dirty”

Saints running back Darren Sproles believes Bucs safety Dashon Goldson’s hit on him was dirty. He tried to hurt me on the play, but he didn’t,” Sproles said, via the AP. Goldson has a long history of illegal.  Just like James Harrison,  he’s going to have to change the way he plays the game,  or else he won’t be on the field that much. He was suspended for this week’s...

Goldson wins appeal, will play Patriots

Dashon Goldson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has won his appeal against the hit he put on Saints running back Darren Sproles. He was instead fined a total of $100,000 for the hit, which was delegated to be "helmet to helmet" by the league. He was also fined $30,000 for a hit that he laid out on week one of the NFL Season Goldson has 15 personal fouls since 2010, which is...

Bucs' Dashon Goldson banned 1 game for hit vs. Saints

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' rough start to the season just got even worse. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that safety Dashon Goldson was suspended one game by the NFL for his hit on New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles on Sunday. It was a helmet-to-helmet hit on a defenseless player. Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather however is not expected...

NFL suspends Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson for one game

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, already reeling after two last second losses to open the season, will be without one of their key defenders this week when the team travels to take on the New England Patriots. S Dashon Goldson, flagged for yet another helmet to helmet hit against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday was suspended by the NFL league office on Monday for the Buccaneers upcoming...

Bucs safety Dashon Goldson suspended one game

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was suspended one game without pay after his helmet-to-helmet hit on...

Dashon Goldson joins the $100,000 fine club

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has some company in the $100,000 fine club. According to, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Dashon Goldson had his one-game suspension overturned Wednesday but in doing so was levied a $100,000 fine for a helmet-t0-helmet hit last weekend against New Orleans. Goldson becomes the second player in as many […]

Report: Dashon Goldson Will Play Against Patriots After Suspension Is Overturned, Fined $100,000 Instead

Sunday’s showdown with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was expected to be a tough test for Tom Brady, but his job just got even more challenging. The NFL overturned the one-game suspension of safety Dashon Goldson on Wednesday, according NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, meaning that the All-Pro will suit up against the Patriots on Sunday. Goldson was suspended on Monday after delivering...
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