Dashon Goldson

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 200
College: Washington
Birth Place: Carson, California
Draft: 2007 4th round (27th pick) by the
  • Falcons' Adrian Clayborn supports Michael Bennett's protest '100 percent'

    Falcons' Adrian Clayborn supports Michael Bennett's protest '100 percent'

    Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Bears for seven seasons at Chicago Tribune Also worked at Chicago Sun-Times, Fresno Bee Honorable mention, Football Writers Association of America for enterprise writing, 2002 Follow on Twitter FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn expressed support for good friend and former teammate Michael Bennett after the Seattle Seahawks star took a stand against racism and hate crimes by sitting during the national anthem last weekend. "I support Mike 100 percent," Clayborn told ESPN. "I feel like what he's doing is very important. Some people don't want to talk about it, but he's a vocal guy. He's great in the community. What

  • Bill Belichick explains impact 28-3 deficit had on offseason moves
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    Bill Belichick explains impact 28-3 deficit had on offseason moves

    The New England Patriots were uncharacteristically aggressive this offseason, especially for a team fresh off a Super Bowl victory. In an exclusive interview with the Boston Sports Journal, coach Bill Belichick was asked if the 25 point deficit to the Atlanta Falcons in the 3rd quarter of Super Bowl LI had any impact on their assertiveness this offseason. “No … I didn’t think 28-3 was indicative of the game,” said Belichick. “The score was the score, but, I don’t know, they didn’t convert many third downs, we gave them a touchdown on a pick six, we fumbled going in, we couldn’t pick up a third-and-1, we gave up a third-and-10 for a touchdown.” According to Belichick, the score late in the third

  • ABC News

    Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier returns to practice

    On a day when the Pittsburgh Steelers were set to break camp and return home, inside linebacker Ryan Shazier was just glad to be back on the field. Shazier fully practiced during the Steelers last day in Latrobe after missing the previous two weeks with a slight hamstring pull. "I was telling the guys on the sideline that I was so thankful to be back in the mix," Shazier said after Friday's practice. "It was great to be back out there, running around and seeing football from the inside of my helmet instead of from the sideline." Shazier said he isn't playing in the team's second preseason game on Sunday when the Steelers host the Atlanta Falcons. Though he admitted to feeling behind, the fourth-year