The deadline for teams to place the franchise tag on players came and went on Monday. As expected, safety Dashon Goldson was not tagged by the San Francisco 49ers after receiving the tag in 2012. He will now be free to sign with any team, and it already sounds like he won’t be returning to San Fran:
RT @realestninerfan: what about dashon goldson? … Don’t expect him back in San Francisco. Goldson’s going to be gone.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 5, 2013
So where will the most highly sought-after free agent safety go this offseason? Don’t rule out Cincinnati:
— SiriusXM NFL Radio (@SiriusXMNFL) March 5, 2013