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Dashon Goldson

30-Year-Old Safety – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

With 72 tackles, eight passes defensed, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in 15 games played, Goldson did not have the impact year in 2013 the Bucs hoped for after signing hi...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 9/18/1984  College: Washington  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dashon Goldson Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $41.25 million deal with Tampa Bay in March of 2013.

November 30, 2014  –  Dashon Goldson News

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Goldson (illness) is active for Sunday's contest versus the Bengals, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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Dashon Goldson NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 22 10 - 10 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 23 9 - 17 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 24 16 - 94 - 2 - 4 0 - 1 - - - -
2010 25 SF 16 78 60 18 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 SF 14 64 52 12 0 9 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 27 SF 16 66 52 14 0 11 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2013 28 TB 13 72 54 18 0 9 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 29 TB 12 72 55 17 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dashon Goldson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Free Safety
  1. Dashon Goldson
  2. Keith Tandy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Snap Count Stats

592

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Dashon Goldson was on the field for 592 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

43

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Dashon Goldson was on the field for 43 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 1031 121
2013 747 126
2014 592 43
Dashon Goldson 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Car 68 5 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL 56 5 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 @Atl 55 9 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Pit 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NO
6 Bal
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Min 66 6 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Cle 47 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Atl 60 4 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Was 66 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Chi 57 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Cin 58 4 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Det 47 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Car 69 6 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 GB
17 NO

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Dashon Goldson
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 2"
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Weight:   200 lbs
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Dashon Goldson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Goldson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game versus the Vikings, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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Goldson (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Minnesota, FOX Sports 1's Jenna Laine reports.

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Goldson (ankle) is out for Sunday's game against Baltimore, Scott Smith of Buccaneers.com reports.

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Goldson (ankle) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against New Orleans, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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Goldson (ankle) is unlikely to play Sunday against New Orleans, the Tampa Tribune's Roy Cummings reports.

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Goldson (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Goldson (ankle) is wearing a boot on his left ankle and is unsure whether he'll be able to play Sunday against the Saints, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Goldson's ankle injury forced him out during the first quarter of Sunday's game and he was subsequently replaced by Major Wright in the Buccaneers' first-team defense. Should he be ruled out Sunday, Wright would figure to continue at free safety and finished Sunday's game with nine tackles (six solo).
Goldson (ankle) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game, Sports Talk Florida reports.

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Goldson suffered an ankle injury during Sunday's game and is questionable to return.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Goldson totaled just 66 tackles in 2012, and just 64 in 2011, but those low numbers were primarily the result of playing center field for the 49ers. Goldson should be closer to the action in Tampa Bay. This is particularly true given he's leaving behind a fairly run-heavy NFC West for an NFC South division featuring Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Cam Newton. Ronde Barber totaled 92 tackles and four interceptions while playing across from safety Mark Barron last year, so Goldson should have a legitimate chance to approach triple-digit tackles, like he did when he posted 94 tackles in 2009.

2012

Despite playing in a highly effective defense on a team whose offense had the fifth-highest time of possession last year, Goldson made the most of his modest snap count and finished the year with 67 tackles (55 solo) and six interceptions in just 14 games. If you include his two playoff games, in fact, you get a 16-game total of 83 tackles (70 solo) and seven interceptions, as well as 12 passes defended. Given that he posted those numbers despite a less than ideal situation for IDP production, it's difficult to doubt Goldson's ability produce as an IDP heading into 2012. He shouldn't change much as a player, and the circumstances around him realistically can only get better.

2011

Goldson's 80-tackle, one-interception season in 2010 was largely a disappointment, especially when you consider how he totaled 94 tackles and four interceptions in 2009. If he bounces back to his 2009-level production this year, though, Goldson figures to be a decent IDP bargain in some leagues. Heíll likely remain unchallenged as a starter for San Francisco, and it looks like last yearís numbers might be the worst-case scenario for him. His ceiling isnít especially high, but considering how late he might be available, he has more bargain potential than most this year.

2010

In his first season as a starter, Goldson rocketed to the top of the IDP rankings with a combination of quarterback pressure (two sacks), ball-hawking (four INTs), big plays (three forced fumbles) and a healthy number of stops (94 tackles). Heíll be back as the Ninersí starting free safety in 2010 and should be able to build on last seasonís breakout performance in an improving defense.

2009

Goldson will start at free safety.