Tampa Tribune "The Buccaneers secondary is as old as it is young, as seasoned as it is raw. For every veteran Pro Bowler such as cornerback Darrelle Revis there is a kid who's still learning the ropes such as cornerback Leonard Johnson. Veteran safety Dashon Goldson is trying to bridge the gap. On Tuesday,..." June 09
Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reaching for the stars in free agency again this year, and once again they are doing so in style. Two-time Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson agreed Tuesday to visit the Bucs before contacting any other team, and the Bucs responded by sending a private jet to California..." March 13
Former 49ers S Dashon Goldson agreed to terms on a five-year deal with Tampa Bay. Really. We're sure.
Michigan Live "The free agent most commonly linked to the Detroit Lions has been running back Reggie Bush, but as we speculated Monday morning, the price tag associated with the safety position could allow to the Lions to pursue one of the top names on the market in that critical area of need. According to a..." March 12
CSN Bay Area "Pending free-agent safety Ed Reed, an 11-year veteran of the Baltimore Ravens, recently hired agent David Dunn. The significance of the move for the 49ers is that Dunn has represented 49ers general manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Harbaugh. So with the 49ers in the market for a safety free..." March 12
CSN Bay Area "49ers safety Dashon Goldson was a guest on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tuesday, and discussed the 49ers’ decision to not place the franchise tag on him and his desire to stay with the team. “I’m thankful I didn’t get tagged but hopefully it still means a future for me being in San Francisco still for..." March 06
San Francisco Chronicle "Dashon Goldson officially can put up that sign: He soon will be open for business. The All-Pro safety will hit the open market when free agency begins next Tuesday after he wasn’t designated the 49ers‘ franchise player by the NFL’s 1 p.m. deadline Monday. Goldson, who received the $6.2..." March 05
Don't expect him back in San Francisco. Goldson's going to be gone.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For the NFL safety, this is a perfect storm. LeRoy Butler sees the forces colliding. Tight ends are bigger, more athletic than ever. Dynamic playmakers - think Darren Sproles, Randall Cobb, Percy Harvin - are being schemed in cutting-edge ways. And at the NFL scouting combine, the volume of..." March 04
Niners Nation "Matt Maiocco is reporting that multiple league sources have told CSN Bay Area that the 49ers are leaning toward NOT placing their franchise tag on free safety Dashon Goldson. The 49ers have until March 4 to decide whether or not to place the tag on Goldson for the second straight season. Maiocco..." February 24
CSN Bay Area "The 49ers are leaning toward not placing the franchise tag on two-time Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson, multiple league sources told CSNBayArea.com. Each NFL team has until March 4 to tag a prospective free agent as a "franchise player." Goldson was restricted under that tag last season. This..." February 24
San Jose Mercury News "After Dashon Goldson said Tuesday he is determined to avoid another franchise tag, his case for a multiyear contract got a boost from coach Jim Harbaugh, who called the 49ers free safety "somebody that I think you reward." Harbaugh was less definitive about the status of backup quarterback Alex..." February 06
San Francisco Chronicle "After delivering two straight Pro Bowl seasons, Dashon Goldson would like the 49ers to provide something in return: security. San Francisco’s safety made it clear Tuesday that he has no interest in receiving the one-year, franchise-tag designation for the second straight season. Goldson, 28,..." February 06