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Bucs' Goldson fined $30K for hit against Jets

Bucs' Goldson fined $30K for hit against Jets

ESPN.com Updated Sep 13, 2013
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was fined $30,000 by the NFL, the league office announced Friday.
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  • Big fines for shots to the head in Bucs-Jets

    Big fines for shots to the head in Bucs-Jets

    profootballtalk.com Sep 13, 2013
    A pair of shots to the head led to a pair of huge fines from last week’s Buccaneers-Jets game. Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was fined $30,000 for unnecessarily striking the head and neck area for his shot to Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland. That is, …
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  • Carl Nicks could return against Saints

    Carl Nicks could return against Saints

    ESPN.com Sep 13, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks hasn’t been ruled out for Sunday’s game against his former team, the New Orleans Saints. “There’s a chance," coach Greg Schiano said when asked if Nicks, who returned to practice for the first ti…
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  • Double Coverage: Saints-Buccaneers

    Double Coverage: Saints-Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Sep 13, 2013
    Two of the biggest stories in the NFC South in Week 1 were that New Orleans played good defense and Tampa Bay never was able to get into an offensive rhythm. Will that continue as the Saints and Buccaneers play one another? ESPN’s Matt Williamson and Bu…
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  • Jeff Demps will need some time

    Jeff Demps will need some time

    ESPN.com Sep 13, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. -- If you were hoping to see former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps working as a return man this Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it’s time to tone down your expectations. Demps, who spent the summer competing in track and field, practiced w…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 03:03

    'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Sep 13
    Can the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense slow down New Orleans QB Drew Brees and the Saints offense? The "Playbook" crew breaks down how both teams can win in Week 2.
  • Video - 'Tools for Victory': Breaking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense 01:36

    'Tools for Victory': Breaking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense

    Sep 13
    Matt Millen identifies the key player on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense who must step up against the New Orleans Saints.
  • Video - Buccaneers S Goldson Fined $30K 03:52

    Buccaneers S Goldson Fined $30K

    Sep 13
    Darren Woodson discusses why he thinks the $30K fine levied against Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson isn't justified.

Sports Columnists

  • Seattle’s Ready for the 49ers’ Deception Game

    Sep 13
    Anquan Boldin scored his only touchdown against the Packers from the left receiver spot, but that wasn’t the only position he played. - (Robert Beck/SI) In one of my early years covering the NFL, I remember Giants GM George Young telling me why free age…
  • Bill Simmons makes his Week 2 NFL picks

    Sep 13
    The Sports Guy makes his Week 2 picks while pondering whether to watch Breaking Bad or Seahawks-Niners.