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TAMPA, Fla. -- With safety Dashon Goldson suspended, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano knows his team must adjust fast.
On Tuesday, Goldson's one-game suspension was upheld for helmet-to-helmet contact on Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White in Week 11. Wednesday, the Bucs began their preparations for Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions knowing they must compensate for a centerpiece of their secondary.
"We certainly have a big loss with Dashon not being able to play because of the suspension," Schiano said. "But that's the way it is. It's no different than if he were injured. We've got to find a way to rise up."
Schiano said he wasn't angry with Goldson, but the suspension continues a concerning pattern of violations for the seven-year veteran. Goldson, signed to a five-year, 41.25 million contract as a free agent in March, was fined 30,000 for striking New York Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland in Week 1. After Week 2, ...
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The NFL league office announced Monday that Indianapolis Colts LB Erik Walden would be suspended for one game after he head-butted Tennessee Titans TE Delaine Walker. Walker was not wearing his helmet at the time. The league also announced that Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson would be suspended for one game after his hit Sunday on Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White.
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TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey was named the NFC offensive player of the week for Week 11.
Rainey, a second-year player claimed off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 21, ran for 163 yards on 30 carries and had three total touchdowns in the Bucs' 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. He became the first...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson has been suspended one
game for a violation of NFL safety rules, the league announced
It’s easy to say that coming off a monster game.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 41-28 in game where the offense, namely quarterback Mike Glennon finally found their rhythm.
Glennon was 20 of 23 for 231 yards and a QB rating of 137.5.
Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson went off, catching passes for 165 yards and a touchdown. After the game Jackson...
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Buccaneers’ safety Dashon Goldson has been suspended by the league for one game, following an illegal hit on Falcons receiver Roddy White.
Dashon Goldson has been suspended again by NFL for illegal hit, per sources
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) November 18, 2013
It was the third time this season that Goldson has been flagged for a personal...
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We learned earlier on Monday that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden would be suspended by the NFL for his head butt of Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker.
When the league sent out the press release to announce the move, it contained a surprise. Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was also suspended for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a defenseless receiver, Falcons...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-8) at Detroit Lions (6-4)
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano hung up on Detroit reporters during a teleconference Wednesday after a question about the MRSA outbreak that infected at least three players.
He answered the question, then hung up fewer than 6 minutes into the call. That's roughly half the length of the average weekly call.
No coach has hung up during the session in years.