The San Francisco 49ers have kept the lines of communication open between them and FS Dashon Goldson, who’s yet to sign his franchise tender, regrading a long-term contract, via CSN Bay Area.
There’s no question that Goldson and his reps will look at the recent deal that was signed by Titans’ S Michael Griffin (five-years, $35 million) as a comparable contract to the one that they’re seeking. While Griffin was rated towards as the #13 best safety last season by Pro Football Focus, Goldson hasn’t rated Goldson any higher than #57 in the last three years. The fact that he contributed 6 interceptions last season appears to be what he’s banking on, but those opportunities may have been created by the team’s tremendous defensive front.
They’ll have until July 16th to work something out.