March 20, 2013
The Buccaneers get their main guy. Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson has reached an agreement to be the Buccaneers safety.-
Here is the official release from the team:
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed free agent safety Dashon Goldson to a five-year contract.
Goldson (6-2, 200) joins the Buccaneers from the San Francisco 49ers, where he was selected as a fourth-round pick (126th overall) in the 2007 NFL Draft. Elevated to the team's starting free safety role in 2009, Goldson has earned consecutive Pro Bowl selections following the 2011 and 2012 seasons. He also received AP first-team All-Pro honors in 2012.
During his six-year career, Goldson has played in 81 games with 64 starts, recording 443 tackles, three sacks, 14 interceptions, 35 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. He has also started all five of his playoff game appearances, including Super Bowl XLVII. In the postseason, Goldson has notched 47 tackles, one interception, ...