Found July 14, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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According to Matt Maiocco of, the San Francisco 49ers and safety Dashon Goldson still haven’t made any progress towards getting a new contract done.

It looks like there’s a good chance that Monday’s deadline will pass without Goldson getting a long-term extension.  He’ll then be forced to play the 2012 season under the franchise tag.


Dashon Goldson could still hold out from training camp

Getty Images San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson still hasn’t signed his franchise tender.  He’ll have until Monday at 4pm est to get a long-term deal worked out. If a deal can’t be completed by the deadline, Goldson will be forced to play the 2012 season under the tag. According to Matt Maiocco of, no one knows at this point if Goldson plans on holding...

Report: 49ers, Dashon Goldson can still get a deal done

Getty Images According to Jason La Canfora of, if safety Tyvon Branch and the Raiders are able to agree on a new contract soon, it would help the 49ers and Dashon Goldson get something worked out before Monday’s deadline, since they’d then have a nice template to go by. Goldson had a break out year in 2011 and will have to prove this season that it wasn’t a fluke.

49ers, Dashon Goldson have not made progress

On the same day that one Bay Area franchise safety signed long term (Tyvon Branch of the Raiders), it is reported that another one, Dashon Goldson, and the San Francisco 49ers have not made any progress, this according to CSN Bay Area. There are no shortage of deals being signed by safeties in the past calendar year for the two sides to use as reference as Michael Huff, Michael Griffin...

Franchise deadline looming for Goldson

Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson has until Monday to work out a long-term deal with the 49ers or be forced to sign a one-year tender offer to play for the team this season. The latter appears most likely to happen in a year when individuals designated as franchise players by their teams don’t seem to be making much progress in getting the security of those long-term deals.
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