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Dashon Goldson felt targeted by NFL due to playing style

Dashon Goldson's bone-rattling hits and aggressive tendencies made him one of the league's best safeties. But the flip-side to that is the sizable hole burned in his wallet. In 2013, his first season with the Buccaneers, Goldson racked up nearly $500,000 in fines, the most notable coming on a helmet-to-helmet collision with former Saints running back Darren Sproles...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa’s Goldson goes back to basics

Dashon Goldson hits people – Hard. If you ask him, Goldson will tell you that hitting hard has gotten him paid and made him a star, and he is right. After six seasons in San Francisco, the University of Washington product parlayed his reputation as one of the NFL’s hardest hitters in to a 5 year $41.25 Million contract with the Buccaneers prior to 2013. However, every reputation...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson hires tackling coach after $455K in fines

AP Photo The NFL has evolved drastically for defensive players.  The new rules have forced players from around the league to adapt and change the way they play the game.  Failure to do so results in heavy fines from the league.  Just ask Bucs’ Dashon Goldson. Goldson racked up a total of four fines equaling out to be $455,000 last season.  He was even suspended for one game...
Via Down and Distance
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs safety Dashon Goldson fined $60,000 for helmet-to-helmet hit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was fined $60,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit against St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey last Sunday. However, he avoided a second suspension this season. The contact, which drew an unnecessary roughness penalty, occurred early in the fourth quarter of the Rams’ 23-13 victory at the Edward Jones Dome. Bailey caught a pass from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs are moving forward without Dashon Goldson

Bucs’ safety Dashon Goldson was suspended earlier this week for his helmet to helmet hit on Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White during Sunday’s 41-28 win. Goldson, known for his hard hits and unfortunately his fines, would appeal the suspension and lose. Tampa Bay will now go to Detroit this week to play the Lions without their All-Pro safety and head coach Greg Schiano said...
Via The Bay Cave
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs move on without suspended Dashon Goldson

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs' Goldson suspended one game for hit vs. Falcons

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson has been suspended one game for a violation of NFL safety rules, the league announced Monday. Goldson was penalized for unnecessary roughness during the second quarter of the Buccaneers' 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons after making helmet-to-helmet contact with wide receiver Roddy White, a player the NFL deemed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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