Originally posted by smileyman:
Originally posted by Butter:
Originally posted by JD81:
I have a strong feeling Dashon Goldson will be moved to Strong Safety....he plays well close to the line of scrimmage, and is a heavy hitter.....I am almost positive we will sign O.J. Atowgwe from the Rams and have him at FS.
Really? I just don't see it. I obviously value SS's with a little bit more size, but I think Goldson is good at FS. He was showing some serious play making ability at the end of the year. Put him next to a heavy hitting SS, and receivers are going to think twice about stretching out for a pass across the middle for years.
Dashon Goldson is average size for a SS (believe me, I've looked it up). I also think he'd make a great SS.
I'm thinking of a SS like Adrian Wilson, this year's Pro Bowler. However, if you look at someone like Brian Dawkins, I see your point. I guess it just depends on what the Niners want from their SS.
However, I absolutely agree that taking a wide body who can not play is never a good idea. In an extreme example, if the Niners were able to land Berry, I'd be fine with playing Goldson at the SS position. But at an even 200 lbs, I'd be concerned with Goldson's ability to hold up playing down in the box.