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Dashon Goldson returns to 49ers

Brandon Gibson, Dashon Goldson, Nate Clements AP

One day after working out with the Patriots, safety Dashon Goldson will return to San Francisco.

PFT’s Mike Florio reports via a league source that Goldson will be back with the 49ers on a one-year deal.  A starter for the last 32 games in San Francisco, Goldson joins a suddenly crowded field at safety.

Donte Whitner was signed to start, presumably on the strong side. Reggie Smith was lining up as the starter at free safety and was off to a strong start to training camp.  Veteran Madieu Williams, signed recently, could be the odd man out.

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15 Responses to “Dashon Goldson returns to 49ers”
  1. doe22us says: Aug 8, 2011 10:29 AM

    I guess he got served a scoop of humble pie

  2. maximus50 says: Aug 8, 2011 10:30 AM

    sweet! hit squad with Dashon and Whitner back there….gonna have to be interchangeable scheme FS/SS to get them both out there as much as possible at the same time….also looks like Reggie Smith might be hurt at the moment….so good news for us that no one bit on Taylor Mays; looks like we need him now.

  3. sonoco says: Aug 8, 2011 10:34 AM

    Rumor is that Reggie Smith may have a significant injury.

  4. 6ringofsteel says: Aug 8, 2011 10:34 AM

    The 49ers safties will never be able to match the awsomeness of the steelers safeties. 6.

  5. dennis2488 says: Aug 8, 2011 10:38 AM

    why would he sign with the patriots? his playing time would have been minimal.

  6. FoozieGrooler says: Aug 8, 2011 11:02 AM

    6ringofsteel says:
    Aug 8, 2011 10:34 AM
    “The 49ers safties will never be able to match the awsomeness of the steelers safeties. 6.”

    In case any of you haven’t figured it out yet, 6ringofsteel is not Steelers fan, but rather some deranged, attention seeking troll.

    Any real Steelers fan knows our safeties suck…

  7. patswhatsup says: Aug 8, 2011 11:04 AM

    @6ringofsteel

    Whenever I need a good laugh, I look for one of your comments. You are absolutely rediculous! HAHAHA!!!

  8. humbleminded85 says: Aug 8, 2011 11:09 AM

    Thats funny 6rings… cause 6 also happens to be the number of females you have NOT been with and the number of your hourly rate. Now please continue to prove my theory right…

  9. ninjapleazee says: Aug 8, 2011 11:21 AM

    6 rings of steel can only count up to 6. Too bad thats where they’ll remain for the next decade or so

  10. jvibottomline says: Aug 8, 2011 11:30 AM

    Stallworth + Swann Stats still less than Rice

  11. bambam1982 says: Aug 8, 2011 11:32 AM

    Our secondary is NICE!!!!!!!!!

  12. Jay says: Aug 8, 2011 1:22 PM

    Our safeties are gonna break necks..if Fitzgerald or Mike Williams come across the middle on a deep post route…than somebody better call the paramedics!!!

  13. hendeeze says: Aug 8, 2011 1:42 PM

    Man did he get Rosenhaus’d or what

  14. jetropolitans says: Aug 8, 2011 2:03 PM

    welp, at least hes not going to the pats.

    As a jets fan, I’m extremely happy brandon meriweather will in all likelihood remain the starter in NE. I personally love watching meriweather. He always looks like hes about to do something f*cking crazy. kind of like what he did here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNypDGoC_8M

    Keep in mind, this is also the same guy that got shot at while he was a junior at miami– but had a pistol locked and loaded ready to shoot back at the perps. Did I say I love this guy?!

  15. marcsasharc says: Aug 9, 2011 12:40 AM

    Rogers, Spencer, Goldson and Whitner are definitely an upgrade from last year. the pass rush and secondary has gotten better this off season.

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