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Cap Hit: Dashon Goldson trade costs the Tampa Bay Buccaneers four million

When word came out on Friday that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had traded Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins for a late round pick, my immediate reaction was that Washington got the better of the deal. Today we got more financial details on the deal, and they’re not going to make Bucs fans happy… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 cornerbacks on...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs Trading Goldson Was Inevitable

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded safety Dashon Goldson to Washington earlier this week, there was not much in the way of surprise. The Buccaneers didn’t end up getting very much in the deal, Goldson and a seventh round draft pick for a sixth round draft pick, but the move was fair and beneficial to both sides.Goldson struggled in two seasons with the Buccaneers. In 2013 the...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers trade S Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins

Trade for Tampa Bay: Goldson topped my list of cap casualty candidates for the Buccaneers. In fact, I was confused why he wasn’t cut earlier in the off-season, a move that would have saved the Buccaneers 4 million in cash and cap space. The Buccaneers signed Goldson to a 5-year, 41.25 million dollar contract 2 off-seasons ago and he proceeded to be one of the worst safeties in...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson is a smart deal for the Redskins, but is he the right choice?

The Redskins cut a deal with the Buccaneers for safety Dashon Goldson. They gave up the equivalent of a ham sandwich to get him. CSN’s Rich Tandler has the details. The ‘Skins give up their 2017 sixth-round Draft pick. The Bucs give up this year’s seventh-round pick as well as Goldson. Plus, the Bucs eat the $4 million guaranteed salary due Goldson this year. The Redskins are...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Dashon Goldson a Steal for the Washington Redskins?

The Washington Redskins pulled the trigger on a deal to land two-time Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The question now becomes, is he the answer at safety for the 'Skins?While the Redskins have dealt an undisclosed 2016 draft pick for the safety, according to, it's hard to imagine that it's a very high pick. The reasoning for this is simple...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Trade Dashon Goldson to the Redskins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded former Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson and a 2016 seventh-round pick to the Washington Redskins for a sixth-round pick that same year. Goldson, 30, earned two Pro Bowl appearances for the San Francisco 49ers in 2011 and 2012. Following his six-year career in Northern California, Goldson signed a five-year, $41.25 million contract with Tampa Bay...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins trade for veteran safety Dashon Goldson

The Washington Redskins concluded a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, sending a 6th round pick in 2016 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for veteran safety Dashon Goldson, 30, and a 7th round draft pick in 2016. The trade was first reported by the Tampa Bay Times. The Buccaneers have been trying to move Goldson since last year’s trading deadline, but could not find...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs trade Dashon Goldson to Washington

The wait is finally over as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have parted ways with safety Dashon Goldson, trading him to the Washington Redskins. The team has confirmed the move. No details from the team were released but several reports had the following: The Redskins have traded a 2016 sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers for S Dashon Goldson anda a 2016 seventh-round pick. — Albert...
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April 03, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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