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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded safety Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins.

By SI Wire
April 03, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded safety Dashon Goldson and a 2016 seventh-round pick to the Washington Redskins for a 2016 sixth-round pick, according to multiple reports.

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times first reported the sides had agreed to a deal, and Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported which draft picks would be included.

Goldson, 30, played the last two seasons in Tampa Bay,making just one interception. Last season the Buccaneers finished No. 22 in passing touchdowns allowed and No. 28 in passing yards allowed.

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​Goldson made the Pro Bowl in 2011 and 2012 and waas first-team All-Pro in 2012 while playing for the San Francisco 49ers

He joins a Redskins team that finished No. 32 in passing touchdowns allowed and No. 24 in passing yards allowed last season.

In addition to hiring Joe Barry to replace Jim Haslett as defensive coordinator, the Redskins have signed several defensive players this off-season, including cornerback Chris Culliver, defensive tackle Stephen Paea and defensive tackle Terrance Knighton.

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