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DASHON GOLDSON RUMORS

Bucs players on the bubble as potential cuts

As free agency draws near, we will begin seeing cuts from around the league like we did on Wednesday afternoon. Aside from Josh McCown, the Buccaneers have been quiet to this point but are expected to make some cuts soon.  NFL.com’s Chris Wessling took a look around the league and mentioned some names that he feels are on the bubble and are candidates to be released by their...
Via The Bay Cave
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Position review: Will Goldson make it another season in Bucs secondary?

TAMPA, Fla. --€” To begin, there were massive problems. To end, there was some hope for the future. To begin, there were more holes than a used target at a firing range. To end, there was some understanding of how to produce more complete coverage. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' secondary lived the pains of trying to become acquainted with coach Lovie Smith's defensive scheme last season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson: We’re playing good football, on defense.

credit cards to rebuild bad credit credit cards to rebuild bad credit The Buccaneers defense has improved drastically the past few weeks. Again on Sunday, they showed those improvements.  They held a division leading Cincinnati Bengals team to 14 points and 288 yards of total offense. They forced quarterback Andy Dalton into throws he did not want to make and intercepted...
Via The Bay Cave
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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. Goldson...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson Undergoes Ankle Surgery

  Ian Rapoport reports that Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson underwent offseason ankle surgery and will now miss all of the team’s spring workouts. Rapoport adds that Tampa Bay is hoping to have Goldson back in time for training camp. Goldson, 29, came over the come the 49ers two years ago when he signed a five-year, $41.25 million contract that included $22 million guaranteed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 07, 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 to help avoid fines

It seems like every time Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson makes a big hit, his wallet is taking the brunt of the impact. Growing tired of being docked by the NFL, he's finally putting his foot -- and shoulders -- down. Goldson told Yahoo! Sports on Thursday that he's hired tackling guru Bobby Hosea to teach him the fundamentals of legal tackling. "I said this can’t be cool...
Via Helmet2Helmet
March 21, 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 S Goldson gears up for former 49ers team

Dashon Goldson has gone from winning on a one-year deal with San Francisco to that multiyear contract he long coveted, across the country with the losing Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A tough tradeoff at times, indeed. Yet the veteran safety believes the Bucs can build their young team into a contender much the way the 49ers have recently, capped by last season's return to the Super Bowl...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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