NFL: No suspension for Dashon Goldson

September, 30, 2013
9/30/13
1:35
PM ET


TAMPA, Fla. -- Safety Dashon Goldson will not be suspended for his hit on Jaron Brown in Tampa Bay’s 13-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

An NFL spokesperson said Monday that NFL vice president of football operations Merton Hanks already has determined the hit doesn’t warrant a suspension. But the league said Goldson could be fined for the hit, which came in the fourth quarter and drew a personal foul.

Goldson initially was supposed to be suspended for Week 3 for a hit on New Orleans’ Darren Sproles. But Goldson appealed that and got his penalty reduced to a $100,000 fine. Goldson also was fined $30,000 for a hit in the season opener. Since 2009, Goldson has been flagged with a league-high 16 personal fouls.

Pat Yasinskas | email

ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


Insider