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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
19 days ago  |  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...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson on Bucs Secondary: ‘We Got a Lot of Work to Do’

Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson admits their secondary has a lot of work to do heading into the 2014 season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Dashon Goldson on Bucs Secondary: ‘We Got a Lot of Work to Do’ appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
July 23, 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...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson has quite the car collection (Photo)

Like many rich athletes,  Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson has quite a collection of expensive cars. Dashon Goldson's impressive car collection: Two @RollsRoyce, one @MBUSA G-Wagen, one @FiskerAuto and a Range. pic.twitter.com/mFtKnCV58U — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) June 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson targets training camp

Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson said Tuesday he’s likely to be held out of the remainder of the offseason program. Goldson is recovering from foot surgery in February. Goldson said he injured the foot last season and wanted to get it cleaned up after the season. Goldson said he has a date in mind for his return. “I think training camp will be a good timetable,’’ Goldson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson reportedly underwent ankle surgery

Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson underwent offseason ankle surgery,  according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. #Bucs star safety Dashon Goldson had offseason ankle surgery, source says. It knocks him out of all spring work. Hope is he’s back for camp — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 7, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Dashon Goldson...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 07, 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...
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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...
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

Five worst Buccaneers moments of 2013

After trading for Darrelle Revis and signing Dashon Goldson, expectations were quite high in Tampa, as fans were hoping for a playoff season, but at worse a seven-win season. Unfortunately, they only won four games all season, and it was yet another year to forget for this team. Here are the five worst moments that shaped a terrible season. 5. Josh Freeman era ends in Foxborough...
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January 28, 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

Dashon Goldson fined $60K for helmet-to-helmet hit

    Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was fined $60,000 by the NFL for delivering a helmet-to-helmet hit during last week’s loss against the Rams. #Bucs S Dashon Goldson fined $60K for a helmet-to-helmet hit a defenseless #Rams receiver — again. Not suspended, though — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 27, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Goldson Gearing Up for Former Team

The 49ers will face their former All-Pro safety Dashon Goldson for the first time Sunday after he signed a five-year, $41.25 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Goldson recently visited the team's facility during his one-game suspension, but insists there aren't any hard feelings...yet.
Via sfo.scout.com
December 11, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 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

Report: NFL suspends Dashon Goldson

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen,  the NFL has suspended Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson for another illegal hit. Dashon Goldson has been suspended again by NFL for illegal hit, per sources — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) November 18, 2013 Hopefully one day Goldson will get it.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: NFL suspends...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Goldson misses 2nd straight game for Tampa Bay

Free safety Dashon Goldson is sitting out his second straight game for Tampa Bay with a knee injury. Goldson had hoped to return Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks in the city where he was a college star at Washington, but his knee wasn't healthy enough. While Goldson was out, the Buccaneers did have strong safety Mark Barron ready to start. Barron had been questionable with...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers safety Goldson out against Seahawks

Safety Dashon Goldson did not travel with the team to Seattle, according to Buccaneers.com editor Scott Smith. Goldson suffered a knee injury against the Atlanta Falcons and was forced to miss last week's game due to this injury as well. This means the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without their star safety and will likely be forced to play Mark Barron away from the box again...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson: Greg Schiano “has not lost the locker room”

After last night’s loss to the Panthers, Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis said he didn’t know if his teammates still believed in their coaching staff. Tampa safety Dashon Goldson claims head coach Greg Schiano hasn’t lost the locker room. “(Coach Greg Schiano) has not lost the locker room.,” said Goldson per Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. If what Goldson is saying...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hard-hitting Dashon Goldson trying to find way in new NFL

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dashon Goldson must exist between two pulls. One, there's the physical style he has always embraced, first with the San Francisco 49ers and now the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, an approach that built his reputation as the helmet-rattling "Hawk" in his seven years in the league. Two, there's a changing NFL, one less tolerant of safeties who serve as defensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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