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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

Bucs To Field Trade Offers For Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin & Dashon Goldson

Jason La Canfora is the latest to report that the Buccaneers are expected to field trade offers for some of their notable players during the offseason. According to La Canfora, WR Vincent Jackson, RB Doug Martin and S Dashon Goldson are likely to be on the trade block once the season has concluded. Jackson was the most popular name mentioned in trade rumors leading up to the deadline...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Unlikely To Be Active At The Trade Deadline

Eagles HC Chip Kelly mentioned Monday morning that he doesn’t expect them to be heavily involved in trades leading up to Tuesday’s deadline. “The trade deadline overblown,” Kelly said, per Les Bowen. “I don’t anticipate doing anything. I’m very happy w team we have right now. I love the way they can compete.” Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Looking To Trade For A “Starting-Caliber” Safety, Dashon Goldson & Michael Griffin Options?

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports the Philadelphia Eagles are looking to add a “starting-caliber” safety to their roster. According to Florio, the Eagles are happy with free safety Malcolm Jenkins. However, they are reportedly looking to upgrade their strong safety position, which is not good news for current starter Nate Allen. Florio mentions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McCown, Dashon Goldson among inactives for Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Mike Glennon is making his third start of the season in place of the injured Josh McCown, leading the Buccaneers against the Baltimore Ravens. The second-year quarterback beat Pittsburgh two weeks ago, and the Bucs blew an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead before losing at New Orleans in overtime last week. McCown is out with an injured right thumb. Also...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McCown, Dashon Goldson among inactives for Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Mike Glennon is making his third start of the season in place of the injured Josh McCown, leading the Buccaneers against the Baltimore Ravens. The second-year quarterback beat Pittsburgh two weeks ago, and the Bucs blew an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead before losing at New Orleans in overtime last week. McCown is out with an injured right thumb. Also...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bucs, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Ravens, Texans

  Buccaneers The Buccaneers have ruled out S Dashon Goldson and LB Jonathan Casillas for Week 6’s game. (Rand Getlin) QB Josh McCown (thumb) is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. (Rand Getlin) Cardinals HC Bruce Arians mentioned that they will make a game-time decision regarding their starting quarterback on Sunday. (Mike Jurecki) Arians added that all three...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 5 should be a field day for New Orleans Saints offense

At risk of sounding a lot like last week—and in the process likely jinxing the New Orleans Saints—Sean Payton’s offense ought to have a field day on Sunday afternoon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. While it is absolutely true that Lovie Smith and Leslie Frazier are gifted tacticians and excellent defensive-minded football coaches, they’re not Jesus. They can’t turn water...
Via cover32 - Saints
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Defense is still finding it’s way.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers run multiple looks on defense like all teams in the NFL. The base of this defense is built around the “Tampa 2″ concept and in order to run the defense effectively, there are some key roles that each position must undertake. When we look at the team as it currently is constructed and look at the results through the first quarter of the season we see...
Via The Bay Cave
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith Says He Loves Dashon Goldson’s Physical Play

Dashon Goldson may rack up some more fines this season, but his new head coach in Tampa is okay with the safety’s nasty style of play. Although Goldson has been one of the NFL’s most penalized players, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said he doesn’t think the free safety needs to make major changes to his playing style. “We’ve had a lot of conversations,” Smith said....
Via Thacover2
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Identifies 21 “At-Risk” Players For On-Field Conduct, Meeting With All Of Them

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that the NFL has identified 21 “at-risk” players, due to their on-field conduct and is in the process of meeting with them to discuss ways to correct their play to prevent any future issues. NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent will conduct the meetings. Some of players who Vincent will meet with include: Lions DT Ndamukong...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneer Yearbook Video focuses on Glazers, Staff, and Future.

2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Video Yearbook cover One thing about team yearbook videos, each one you watch you would swear they just won the SuperBowl. If historians watch all the 80s Bucs yearbooks, they would be certain Tampa Bay was the city of Champions! Sometimes though, especially when a coaching change happens, you get more of a preview of things to come. The 2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Via Buc Stop
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is the top fantasy football sleeper for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp kicked off this week, which means that the 2014 NFL season is so close we can almost taste it. That also means that another all-important season is about to begin: fantasy football. I know that some of you may not be fantasy football fanatics, but don’t you think it’s time that you got in on the craze? Over 30 million people play every...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Training camp preview: Mark Barron and Dashon Goldson to elevate defense

Projected Starters: SS – Mark Barron FS – Dashon Goldson Reserves: Major Wright, Kelcie McCray, Keith Tandy, Brad McDougald, No real shake up for the Buccaneers here. Safeties Mark Barron and Dashon Goldson are the starters for the revamped Tampa Bay squad. Tampa Bay fans should keep an eye on newly acquired safety Major Wright. Wright started 42 games over the last four years...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
July 24, 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

Buccaneers Expect To Have “Great” And “Scary” Defense This Season

Even with the loss of Darrelle Revis, the Buccaneers are still pretty good as a defensive unit.  Lovie Smith has a track record of churning out great defenses and he expects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to follow suit. “We’re going to be a good football team and in order to be a good football team we have to play great, not good, but great defense and I think we will,” Smith...
Via Thacover2
May 29, 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 Bay Bucs targets rounds 5-7

With only two picks in the last three rounds of the draft, the Buccaneers don’t have as much room for risk in looking at sleepers. They need to fill team needs, and they don’t have the flexibility to go after a talent that might need time to adjust to their system. That being said, don’t be surprised if any of these guys are picked by Tampa Bay late in this year’s draft:...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent safety Major Wright to visit Tampa Bay

Former Chicago Bears Safety Major Wright announced on Twitter that his first free agent visit will be with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Blessed and grateful to finally get this journey started. It’s going to be great to see familiar old faces in Tampa. — Major Wright (@LilMade21) April 1, 2014 Wright, 25, was taken by Chicago in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He’s coming...
Via Sports-Glory
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Rounds 1-5

Sean McMahonWhile many of us are still held prisoner by the hyperactivity of NFL free agency, there is a healthy faction focused on an equally important moment in the off-season – the 2014 NFL Draft. The San Francisco 49ers entered free agency with 11 draft picks, shedding a sixth-round pick in the acquisition of quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Recently, the 49ers received a third...
Via 49erslife.com
March 28, 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 hired a tackling coach to stop getting fined

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Dashon Goldson is sick and tired of giving his money away to the NFL. Golden was find almost a half-a-million dollars last season, because the league ruled that his hits were illegal. While Golden probably would have been known about 5-10 years ago as a fierce hitter, he is now […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
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

San Francisco 49ers: Clearing Up The Safety Position

Free agency is set to begin Tuesday morning and there are already an assortment of rumors swirling around one of the San Francisco 49ers that are scheduled to become a free agent. That player is Donte Whitner. Last year Dashon Goldson moved on as he signed a big contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As a result, the 49ers traded up to draft Eric Reid in the 2013 NFL draft. This...
Via BaySportsNet
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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