Falcons sign S Dashon Goldson

The Atlanta Falcons have signed veteran safety Dashon Goldson.
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The Atlanta Falcons have signed veteran safety Dashon Goldson, the team announced Sunday.

A two-time pro bowler, Goldson spent last season playing for the Washington Redskins, recording 69 tackles and an interception in 15 starts.

Goldson had his most success as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, who drafted the 31-year-old in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL draft.

His signing comes after the Falcons lost recent first-round pick Keanu Neal to a knee injury. The rookie safety is expected to be out three to four weeks.