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Dashon Goldson: 'We're On The Right Path'

After one season under the combination of Scot McCloughan and Jay Gruden, Dashon Goldson is sure the Redskins will only a take a step forward in 2016.
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Top 10 matchups for the NFL's Wild Card Weekend

With four games on tap during NFL's Wild Card Weekend, there is a whole heck of a lot to look at in each individual game.Can the Cincinnati Bengals continue to contain Antonio Brown en route to snapping their long postseason losing streak? Is Adrian Peterson set to rebound from a horrendous performance against the Seattle Seahawks just a few short weeks ago?These are among the top...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Patriots won't let players swap jerseys with opponents?

    The act of exchanging jerseys after a game has become increasingly common across the NFL over the past couple seasons, but there is at least one team that won’t allow its players to take part in it. Or, so Redskins defensive back Dashon Goldson says. Goldson frequently trades jerseys with opponents after games. In a feature for the Washington Post, he told Master Tesfatsion...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bills’ LeSean McCoy Considered Week-To-Week With Torn MCL

LeSean McCoy’s first season with the Buffalo Bills could be over. The running back reportedly tore the MCL in his right knee Sunday after taking a hit from Washington Redskins defensive back Dashon Goldson in the third quarter of their matchup, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday. However, McCoy allegedly is considered week-to-week. McCoy had just 29 yards on 10 rushes...
Via NESN.com
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills' LeSean McCoy ruled out with knee injury

The Buffalo Bills can't afford this.Running back LeSean McCoy left Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins with a knee injury and was ruled out for the remainder of the game. McCoy was carrying the ball in the second half when he took a hit to his right knee from safety Dashon Goldson and he crumpled to the ground.He was taken to the locker room, but eventually jogged back...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

After Super Bowls elsewhere, Goldson, new vets lead Redskins

ASHBURN, VA. (AP) After seeing their team unravel following a disputed penalty call in a 28-point loss, a couple of veterans on the Washington Redskins - safety Dashon Goldson, nose tackle Terrance ''Pot Roast'' Knighton - decided that a players-only meeting would be a good idea. On the night before their next game, Goldson told all of his teammates to stick around after the coaches...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Goldson wants Kirk Cousins to be more vocal

Washington Redskins safety Dashon Goldson held a players-only meeting prior to Week 12. Quarterback Kirk Cousins is among the players who he hopes will step up as better leaders after the meeting. Cousins is enjoying a breakout season as the starter, but according to Goldson, the next step is for him to emerge as more of a leader to the players around him.“This team is going to...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' players-only meeting provides a spark in Week 12

The Washington Redskins headed into a Week 12 divisional matchup against the New York Giants with the division lead at stake, but veteran safety Dashon Goldson wanted to take the intensity up another notch. After a team meeting prior the game, he ordered the coaches to leave while the players convened for a players-only meeting.Several players spoke and the topics ranged from holding...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Day after players-only meeting, Redskins beat Giants 20-14

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) The day before hosting the New York Giants with the NFC East lead on the line, safety Dashon Goldson and some other members of the Washington Redskins spoke up at a players-only meeting. ''Everybody got stuff of their chest,'' Goldson said. ''How they were feeling. What they thought about the team and where we're at and what we need to do to progress.'' His...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson backs Cam Newton after statement about TD celebration

Players, coaches, fans, analysts and pretty much anyone who watches the NFL saw the video of Cam Newton's dance party after his late rushing touchdown against the Tennessee Titans.Some had an issue, others didn't care, and many people just saw a quarterback having some fun. Regardless of how you feel, Newton's argument was simple."I heard somebody say we're not going to allow you...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins' Goldson celebrates pick six with a high step

Washington Redskins safety Dashon Goldson has not had the bounce-back 2015 season he had hoped for, but he played a key role for the Redskins in their Week 10 47-14 win over the New Orleans Saints. Goldson took a tipped pass from Drew Brees for a pick six, and he finished off the play with a high step that would make Deion Sanders proud.The Redskins' defense came alive in Week 10...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Redskins Saints need to watch for

The New Orleans Saints season is hanging in the balance. Two games out of the final wild-card spot, they need to rack up the wins now if there is any hope on catching up to the Atlanta Falcons. Let’s take a look at the three Washington Redskins they need to contain when they face off this Sunday. 3. Pierre Garcon The Saints secondary hasn’t been able to stop anything. Delanie...
Via cover32
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC East Stock Market: Week 10

The NFL regular season is more volatile on a week-to-week basis than the Stock Market. A team that lost by several touchdowns one week can follow up with a blowout victory the next. Players who are responsible for the blame one week could be responsible for a game-winning play the next.With Week 9 in the books, let's take a look at three NFC North players who saw their stock rise...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Dashon Goldson eager to play his former team

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers handed Dashon Goldson one of the largest contracts in NFL history for a safety, and two seasons later they pawned him off to the Washington Redskins for pennies on the dollar. Earlier this week, Goldson told Redskins reporters that "it means everything to play against them," per Redskins.com.Later in the interview, Goldson tried to play this matchup off as...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins announce team captains

The Washington Redskins announced their 2015 team captains today.  The team captains are: OFFENSE:  RT Trent Williams DEFENSE:  S Dashon Goldson SPECIAL TEAMS:  P Tress Way Williams was the 4th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.  He has been to three Pro Bowls, has missed only one game over the past three season, despite nagging injuries, and is fresh off a newly inked five...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Gruden: I think Dashon Goldson can do it all at safety

The retooled Washington Redskins defense has looked a lot better so far this preseason. Free safety Dashon Goldson has been a big part of that. After the Redskins traded for him this offseason, he was immediately inserted with the first team unit at safety. Head coach Jay Gruden is impressed with what he's seen from Goldson so far.Several Redskins players have mentioned that Goldson...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins position preview: Defensive backs

Over the course of the offseason, the Redskins secondary improved dramatically from a very disappointing previous season. The Redskins managed to bolster their secondary with numerous offseason acquisitions. The Skins grabbed solid players with a mix of youth and experience. The main additions include cornerback, Chris Culliver and safeties Dashon Goldson and Jeron Jackson. The pickup...
Via isportsweb.com
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Redskins facing a make-or-break season in 2015

The NFL is an unforgiving league and the nickname "not for long" league didn't just come out of nowhere. Due to the NFL's strict salary cap, player movement is fluid from season to season, and sometimes week to week. The Washington Redskins have built their roster for the 2015 season, but the future of their roster is in part tied to the contracts they have already signed. With several...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson got stronger this offseason through MMA-style workouts

The Washington Redskins are expecting big things from safety Dashon Goldson. After trading for him this offseason, they are hoping that he can play more like the former Pro Bowler he once was than the struggling starter he was over the last two seasons. One thing they won't need to worry about his strength. Goldson worked out in FOX Sports' Jay Glazer's gym and his MMA-style training...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins safety Dashon Goldson looking to prove he can still play at a high level

The Washington Redskins took a high risk/high reward gamble this offseason when they traded for safety Dashon Goldson. The price tag was a sixth-round 2016 NFL Draft pick and the remainder of Goldson's five-year, $47.5 million contract.This move was a gamble that the Redskins would make 10-out-of-10 times, based on their safety situation. Entering the offseason, a strong argument...
Via Fox Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Dashon Goldson Shows Off Crushing Form During Tackling Drills

Dashon Goldson is known for his big hits as a safety in the NFL, and he recently showed off his form in a video during his youth tackling clinic. Terez Owens obtained this up-close and personal footage: #dashongoldson #youthtacklingclinic #thehighestpointfoundation #redskins A video posted by Terez Owens (@terezowens) on Jul 13, 2015 at 12:17pm PDT The force of an...
Via Sportsnaut
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers done enough to revamp their safeties?

One of the biggest changes that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made between the start of the 2014 NFL season and the start of the 2015 season is the players at the safety position. The Bucs started off the 2014 season with Dashon Goldson and Mark Barron as the two starting safeties, but after a disappointing start to the season, the Bucs traded Barron to the St. Louis Rams. Then,...
Via cover32
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins FS Dashon Goldson: 'You can leave Culliver on an island'

The Washington Redskins needed to make a concerted effort to upgrade their secondary this offseason after finishing as one of the league's worst pass defenses in 2014. Although the safety situation was also a mess, no position group was more detrimental to the Redskins' success stopping the pass than the cornerbacks. Starters David Amerson and Bashaud Breeland made Football Outisders...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Three safeties the Washington Redskins should be considering in the NFL Draft

Washington will be without both their starting safeties from last season, which, trust me, is a good thing. As of right now, Dashon Goldson and Duke Ihenacho are set to be holding down the safety position, but the Redskins should probably think about upgrading. Those guys may have been good two or three years ago, but they’ve been miserable the last couple of years. Goldson was...
Via cover32
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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