Dashon Goldson, 49ers Can't Agree To Deal Before Deadline

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No Deal For 49ers, Dashon Goldson

Dashon Goldson will not will be getting a long-term deal with the San Francisco 49ers this season. Goldson's agent, Ben Dogra, reportedly told CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco that the two parties were unable to strike a deal by Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline for franchise tagged players to sign extensions, meaning the safety will play under a one-year contract for 2012 before becoming an unrestricted free agent after the season.

Goldson has been with the Niners since being drafted in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He made his first career Pro Bowl in 2011, recording a career-high six interceptions and nine passes defended to go along with 67 tackles.

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Dashon Goldson Getting The Franchise Tag; Safety Will Remain A 49er

The San Francisco 49ers seem to be wasting no time in making sure their key players will be returning next season. They have already signed linebacker Ahmad Brooks to a big, six-year contract and now appear on the verge of placing the franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson.


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Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Niners plan on giving the franchise tag to Goldson on Friday. Goldson was set to become a free agent beginning on March 13, but now the 49ers will have at least through 2012 to attempt to work out a long-term contract extension with the player.

Goldson has been with San Francisco since being drafted by the team in 2007. Goldson was working on a one-year contract with the team in 2011, during which he was one of the top safeties in the NFC and made his first trip to the Pro Bowl.

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