Free agent safety Dashon Goldson signed a $41.25 million, five-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday.
The 49ers lost tight end Delanie Walker on his first day as a free agent when he signed with the Tennessee Titans.
San Francisco had the most players selected, nine, including six from its second-ranked defense.
Dashon Goldson has a stack of manila envelopes in his locker, filing away the paperwork every time the NFL has fined the San Francisco 49ers safety.
The San Francisco 49ers defense has been the face of the team, and most of the attention has gone to the front seven. However, the secondary is a key reason they have the top-rated defense in the league.
Dashon Goldson refused to let his disappointment over not getting a long-term deal with the San Francisco 49ers simmer. All he wants to do now is focus on football.
The San Francisco 49ers used the franchise tag for safety Dashon Goldson on Friday, giving them the right to match any offer Goldson receives from elsewhere.
San Francisco safety Dashon Goldson was fined $25,000 by the NFL on Friday for punching Arizona receiver Early Doucet in last Sunday’s game.
The San Francisco 49ers have followed their defensive script to the letter during the team’s 1-1 start: Stop the run and force opponents to pass to beat them.
The San Francisco 49ers open the preseason at New Orleans on Friday night, and even though it’s just an exhibition, the defense couldn’t be happier to have recently resigned veteran defender Dashon Goldson against Drew Brees and the Saints’ high-scoring offense.