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Donte Whitner

Cleveland Browns
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Browns | Donte Whitner agrees to terms

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:07:34 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Donte Whitner (49ers) on a four-year deal worth $28 million.

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Browns | Expected to sign Donte Whitner

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:43:29 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns are expected to sign free-agent FS Donte Whitner (49ers) to a four-year deal that averages $7 million per season.

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Browns | Close with Donte Whitner

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:55:06 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are "close to a deal" with free-agent FS Donte Whitner (49ers). FS T.J. Ward is unlikely to be re-signed by the Browns, and Cleveland is also considering trading for Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Darrelle Revis.

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Browns | Donte Whitner a top target

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:01:41 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are serious about their interest in signing free-agent SS Donte Whitner (49ers) this offseason and is one of their top choices, according to a source close to Whitner. The Browns are one of the top two or three teams Whitner would like to join.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Mary Kay Cabot

Jets | Donte Whitner an option

Sun, 09 Mar 2014 17:00:25 -0700

The New York Jets have expressed interest in free-agent SS Donte Whitner (49ers).

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49ers | Donte Whitner will not be tagged

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:58:59 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers will not place the franchise tag on impending free-agent SS Donte Whitner.

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49ers | Donte Whitner expected to hit market

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:04:19 -0800

San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent SS Donte Whitner is expected to hit free agency, because he is asking for more than the 49ers are willing to offer at this point.

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49ers | Franchise tag unlikely to be used

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:10:44 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers are not likely to use the franchise tag this offseason. The team hopes to bring back WR Anquan Boldin, SS Donte Whitner and CB Tarell Brown.

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49ers | Donte Whitner expected to test market

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:10:52 -0800

San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent SS Donte Whitner is expected to test the free-agent market this offseason.

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49ers | Joe Staley selected to All-NFL, All-NFC teams

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:32:17 -0800

The Pro Football Writers of America selected San Francisco 49ers OT Joe Staley to the All-NFL and All-NFC teams. LB Ahmad Brooks and SS Donte Whitner joined Staley on the All-NFC squad.

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49ers | Donte Whitner wants to stay with team

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:39 -0800

San Francisco 49ers S Donte Whitner, who is in the final year of a three-year, $11.75 million contract, wants to remain with the team once he hits free agency. "I want to be here, but like every team they have whatever they're going to do. They have their (salary) cap, they have guys that they want to be bring back," Whitner said.

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49ers | Six players listed as probable

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:40:33 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Kyle Williams (knee), OG Alex Boone (shoulder), OT Anthony Davis (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist), LB Patrick Willis (groin) and SS Donte Whitner (knee) are listed as probable for Week 8. Boone was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 25, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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49ers | Donte Whitner sore

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:38:44 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (knee) said he is sore from his knee sprain and will have to take shorter strides in Week 8.

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49ers | Three fully practice

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:22:54 -0700

San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist), S Donte Whitner (knee) and WR Kyle Williams (knee) all fully practiced Thursday, Oct. 24.

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49ers | Three take part in practice

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:20:20 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Kyle Williams (knee), LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist) and SS Donte Whitner (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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49ers | Two practicing, three sitting

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 07:09:26 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (knee) and FS Eric Reid (ankle, hip) are practicing Wednesday, Oct. 23. DE Justin Smith (shoulder), DE Ray McDonald (biceps) and DT Glenn Dorsey (hamstring) are out of practice.

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49ers | Donte Whitner fined $21K

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:22:15 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner was fined $21,000 by the NFL Friday, Oct. 4, for unnecessary roughness in the Week 4 game against the St. Louis Rams.

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49ers | Donte Whitner latest athlete to change name

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:27:28 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner confirmed Wednesday, Oct. 2, that he plans to legally change his last name from Whitner to 'Hitner'. "I sent it my lawyer and he filed it for me in Ohio," Whitner said. "I think one word is not as big as 10 words. It's my last name and removing a letter makes it pretty cool."

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49ers | Eric Reid back on the field

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:20:26 -0700

San Francisco 49ers FS Eric Reid (back) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 11, and saw plenty of action working opposite SS Donte Whitner and the first-team defense.

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49ers | Donte Whitner confident about chances

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:50:00 -0800

San Francisco 49ers FS Donte Whitner thinks the team will capture the Super Bowl next season as they have steadily improved each season. "We take steps every year. Last year we made it to the NFC Championship with no expectations. This year we made it to the Super Bowl and five yards from the championship," Whitner said. "Next year we gonna win this thing. Nobody cares about second place."

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49ers | Donte Whitner gets increase in base salary in 2013

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:52:31 -0800

San Francisco 49ers S Donte Whitner will receive an increase in his base salary in 2013 because of incentives in his contract. Whitner will go from $3.75 million to $3.85 million

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49ers | Safety tandem accomplish rare feat

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:08:38 -0800

San Francisco 49ers safeties Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner are the first safety duo to be named Pro Bowl starters since former Philadelphia Eagles safeties Brian Dawkins and Michael Lewis accomplished the feat in 2005. The duo looks forward to attempting to shut down Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in the NFC Divisional Round playoff game Saturday, Jan. 12. In a Week 1 matchup in Green Bay, Rodgers threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns.

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49ers | Seven probable for Week 17

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:37:31 -0800

San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (shoulder, wrist), C Jonathan Goodwin (illness), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), P Andy Lee (illness), S Trenton Robinson (finger), CB Carlos Rogers (knee, toe) and S Donte Whitner (knee) were each able to fully participate in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and all are considered probable for Week 17 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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49ers | Five players fully practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:05:12 -0800

San Francisco 49ers OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist, shoulder), SS Trenton Robinson (finger), SS Donte Whitner (knee) and P Andy Lee (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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49ers | Four take part in full practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 18:01:24 -0800

San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (wrist, shoulder), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), FS Trenton Robinson (finger) and FS Donte Whitner (knee) were each listed as full participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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49ers | Ten probable for Week 13

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:07:04 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Tarell Brown (knee), T Anthony Davis (finger), S Dashon Goldson (ribs, calf), LB Tavares Gooden (elbow), WR Mario Manningham (shoulder) S Donte Whitner (knee), TE Delanie Walker (hip, ribs) and LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 30 and are probable for Week 13. LB Aldon Smith (shoulder) and K David Akers (pelvis) were limited in practice and are probable.

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49ers | Seven players fully practice

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:26:25 -0800

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (shoulder), OT Anthony Davis (finger), LB Tavares Gooden (elbow), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown (knee), FS Donte Whitner (knee) and SS Dashon Goldson (calf, ribs) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

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49ers | Six practice in full

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:46:35 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Tarell Brown (knee), OT Anthony Davis (finger), SS Dashon Goldson (calf, ribs), LB Tavares Gooden (elbow), FS Donte Whitner (knee) and LB Patrick Willis (shoulder) were each listed as full participants for practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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49ers | LaMichael James might finally get chance

Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:21:06 -0800

San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James might finally get his chance to shine as the change of pace back behind RB Frank Gore following the season-ending injury to RB Kendall Hunter (ankle). Teammate FS Donte Whitner likes what he has seen from James on the practice squad. "He's a guy similar to (New Orleans Saints RB Darren Sproles). He can carry the ball up inside. I know he's anxious to get out there and play," Whitner said Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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49ers | Donte Whitner says Colin Kaepernick starting

Sat, 24 Nov 2012 05:53:44 -0800

San Francisco 49ers FS Donte Whitner said Friday, Nov. 23, players are under the impression that QB Colin Kaepernick will start in Week 12, even though the coaching staff has not publicly revealed the starting quarterback.

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49ers | Five practice in full

Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:17:33 -0800

San Francisco 49ers SS Dashon Goldson (knee), RB Kendall Hunter (ankle), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe), TE Delanie Walker (knee) and FS Donte Whitner (thigh) were each able to practice in full Friday, Nov. 11. All five players are considered probable for Week 10 against the New York Giants.

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49ers | Five players practice

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:57:16 -0800

San Francisco 49ers RB Kendall Hunter (ankle), TE Delanie Walker (knee), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe), FS Donte Whitner (thigh) and SS Dashon Goldson (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 10.

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49ers | Five practice in full

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 17:33:01 -0800

San Francisco 49ers SS Dashon Goldson (knee), RB Kendall Hunter (ankle), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe), TE Delanie Walker (knee) and FS Donte Whitner (thigh) were each able to practice in full Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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49ers | Donte Whitner practices in full

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 18:19:50 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 5, and he is not listed on the team injury report after being listed last week with a hip contusion. He is expected to return to the starting lineup in Week 5 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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49ers | Donte Whitner limited in practice

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 17:43:01 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 30, for the third consecutive day. He is considered questionable for Week 4 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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49ers | Madieu Williams could start Week 4

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:13:20 -0700

San Francisco 49ers FS Madieu Williams could start at safety in Week 4 if SS Donte Whitner (hip) is not able to play in the game.

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49ers | Donte Whitner limited during practice

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:31:47 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 29.

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49ers | Donte Whitner limited

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:06:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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49ers | Donte Whitner nicked up in Week 3

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:20:23 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) suffered a hip injury on the first drive of the game in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he was unable to return. "It's just a minor injury that a lot of guys get in this league," Whitner said. "(That) was until I couldn't handle the pain. But I'll be ready. It's not that serious." FS Reggie Smith stepped up in his absence in nickel situations, and he had a diving interception in the final two minutes of the game to clinch victory.

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49ers | Donte Whitner suffers injury

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 10:29:05 -0700

San Francisco 49ers SS Donte Whitner (hip) suffered a hip injury in Week 3 and went to the locker room. His return to the game is questionable.

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49ers | Donte Whitner added

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:01:23 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have reached a three-year, $11 million deal with free-agent S Donte Whitner (Bills).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

Bengals | Donte Whitner not joining team

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 17:57:24 -0700

Free-agent S Donte Whitner (Bills) won't be joining the Cincinnati Bengals after all. After he tweeted he was joining Cincinnati, he reversed field and tweeted he is joining the San Francisco 49ers.

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Bengals | More on Donte Whitner

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 13:57:44 -0700

Updating a previous item, Cincinnati Bengals FS Donte Whitner's two-year deal averages out to roughly $4 million per year. He is expected to join the starting lineup alongside FS Chris Crocker.

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Bengals | Donte Whitner agrees to terms

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:17:55 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with free-agent FS Donte Whitner (Bills) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bills | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:17:37 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: LB Akin Ayodele, LB Keith Ellison, CB Drayton Florence, DE John McCargo, S Donte Whitner and CB Ashton Youboty.

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Bills | Donte Whitner willing to play under tender

Mon, 23 May 2011 10:21:50 -0700

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Donte Whitner said he would be willing to play under a one-year tender if he is categorized as a restricted free agent once the lockout is over. The Bills placed a tender on him before the lockout began.

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Browns | Could be interested in Donte Whitner

Mon, 09 May 2011 10:56:07 -0700

The Cleveland Browns could be interested in Buffalo Bills impending free-agent FS Donte Whitner if he becomes available during the offseason.

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Bills | Donte Whitner still open to re-signing

Fri, 06 May 2011 09:22:45 -0700

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent SS Donte Whitner said he is open to re-signing with the team once the lockout ends but they would have to improve on the last contract offer he received in December.

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Bills | Donte Whitner won't return

Tue, 03 May 2011 16:11:00 -0700

Updating a previous item, Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix is not expecting the team to re-sign FS Donte Whitner this offseason. Nix doesn't think Whitner wants to return to the team. Nix said the team has more interest in signing CB Drayton Florence.

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Bills | Donte Whitner might be lost via free agency

Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:33:26 -0700

The Buffalo Bills might lose FS Donte Whitner via free agency depending on the outcome of the NFL's labor situation, so that explains the addition of CB Da'Norris Searcy, who played safety at North Carolina.

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