Goldson wants to be the league’s top paid safety

Mar 9, 2013 at 1:38 PM--




Apparently the Washington Redskins looked into bringing in Dashon Goldson, but they backed off when they realized what he was asking. Emmanual Benton, a Redskins beat writer for Pro Player Insiders, reports that Goldson essentially wants to to be paid as the league's top safety.

Earlier today, it was being reported that Goldson is seeking a deal that will deliver $8 million a year. Given that the team could have franchised him at the one-year price of $7.45 million, that would likely be more than the 49ers are willing to pay.

Goldson will become a free agent starting on Tuesday, March 12 at 1 PM, when he can sign with any team. He will not be able to begin any visits to other teams until free agency officially begins on Tuesday.

Drafted by the 49ers in the 4th round of the 2007 NFL Draft, Goldson has played six seasons with the team. During that time, he has recorded 346 tackles, 3 sacks, 14 interceptions, 5 forced fumbles, a touchdown and has been voted to two Pro Bowls.





More San Francisco 49ers News



Casserly believes Nick Bosa was snubbed from top 10 in NFL Top 100 list

By David Bonilla
Jul 30, 2020

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa is the highest-ranked defender following his rookie season in the history of the NFL Top 100 Players. NFL Media analyst Charley Casserly, however, believes the second-year defender and reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year should have been listed even higher than his No. 17 ranking. Five NFL.com analysts named their perceived biggest snubs from the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020's top 10. While Casserly notes that he feels those who ended up among the top-ranked were very deserving, he believes Bosa to be one of the 10 best players

Read the Full Article


George Kittle excited to face new Seahawks safety Jamal Adams

By David Bonilla
Aug 1, 2020

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider recently admitted that San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle was among the reasons why the division rivals gave up a haul to acquire safety Jamal Adams. "But you have to have so much speed on the back, especially when we're playing against Kyler Murray and George Kittle and Robert Woods and all these guys that seem like they are just running all over the place," Schneider told Peter King of NBC Sports. "You've got to have as much speed on the field. So adding a guy like Jamal who has that versatility to play down in the box and play in the hole and play man coverage is really important to us." The

Read the Full Article


Only one player ranked higher than Nick Bosa in NFL.com's top 10 second-year players

By David Bonilla
Jul 26, 2020

Nick Bosa is pretty special. The San Francisco 49ers pass rusher was so impressive during his rookie campaign that he was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. He hopes to be even better in 2020. "My expectations are always high," Bosa told reporters in May. "I set my goals really high, and I've been achieving them. So, I'm just going to keep setting them high, and just keep working my butt off. I know the work that I'm putting in now is going to show up, and I think I'm going to be a much-smarter player next year. "I'm just going to know how to approach my opponents much better, and I'm not going to waste rushes. I'm not going to make silly

Read the Full Article

Featured

More Featured Stories

Trending News

More News
Share 49erswebzone