|The Philadelphia Eagles will reportedly be targeting Dashon Goldson in free agency. (USATSI)|
Dashon Goldson's heart may be in San Francisco, but that doesn't mean he'll be there once free agency begins. Goldson, who said this week he hopes to stay with the 49ers, will reportedly be targeted by the Philadelphia Eagles, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.
Goldson reportedly has an asking price of $8 million per year and the Eagles are one of the few safety-needy teams that would be able to afford his services. Philadelphia is currently $29 million under the salary cap and that number could jump to as much as $40 million if the team decides to part ways with cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.
The Eagles are looking to revamp a secondary that surrendered a league-high 33 touchdown catches in 2012.
If Goldson visits Philadelphia, he'll see a familiar face in the Eagles front office.
Former 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble, who spent eight years in San Francisco, was hired by the Eagles in February as the team's vice president of player personnel. According to the Star-Ledger, Gamble's move to Philly has increased the belief that Goldson will land with the Eagles.
Of course, staying in San Francisco is always a possibility. Goldson has been with the 49ers since the team selected him in the fourth round of the 2007 draft. However, Goldson's $8 million-a-year asking price may end up being too much for San Francisco.
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