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49ers | Terminate Whiting's Contract

Tue, 01 Mar 2005 18:53:21 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have terminated the contract of DE Brandon Whiting after he failed a team physical, reports the Associated Press. The oft-injured defensive end was acquired last year in the trade that sent WR Terrell Owens to the Philadelphia Eagles. Whiting played just five games for the 49ers after getting a late start on training camp because of a back injury. He tore a knee ligament in late October and missed the rest of the season.

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49ers | Whiting Placed on Injured Reserve

Wed, 03 Nov 2004 16:10:45 -0800

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, officially ending his season. He suffered a torn ACL in his left knee.

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49ers | Whiting Suffers Torn ACL; Season Over

Mon, 01 Nov 2004 18:08:31 -0800

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (knee) suffered a torn ACL in Week 8 and will miss the remainder of the 2004 season as a result.

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49ers | MRI for Whiting

Mon, 01 Nov 2004 10:21:04 -0800

Updating previous reports, SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers DL Brandon Whiting (knee) will undergo an MRI on his injured knee Monday, Nov. 1.

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49ers | Whiting Injured

Mon, 01 Nov 2004 02:12:14 -0800

Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (knee) suffered a sprained left knee Sunday, Oct. 31.

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49ers | Whiting Practices

Thu, 14 Oct 2004 17:44:02 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (ankle) practiced Thursday, Oct. 14, and it appears he will be available for Week 6.

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49ers | Whiting Sits Out

Wed, 13 Oct 2004 19:45:04 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, and is questionable for Week 6.

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49ers | Whiting Dinged

Mon, 11 Oct 2004 16:53:22 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (ankle) is probable for Week 6 after suffering a bone bruise in the lower ankle area.

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49ers | Whiting to See Increased Action

Thu, 30 Sep 2004 23:12:44 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DL Brandon Whiting is expected to see increased snaps in Week 4 because of injuries along the defensive line, reports SF49ers.com.

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49ers | Whiting Makes Debut

Mon, 27 Sep 2004 17:52:25 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) made his 49ers' debut on Sunday, Sept. 26, against the Seattle Seahawks. Whiting experienced some soreness in his back, but appears to be OK.

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49ers | Whiting to Debut as Backup in Week 3

Sat, 25 Sep 2004 10:50:14 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DL Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) is expected to play 25 to 30 snaps in the Week 3 game against the Seattle Seahawks. Whiting will make his debut as a backup to DL Otis Leverette.

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49ers | Whiting Practices, Expected for Week 3

Thu, 23 Sep 2004 16:43:13 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) practiced Thursday, Sept. 23, and is set to make his 49ers debut in the Sunday, Sept. 26, game at the Seattle Seahawks.

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49ers | Whiting Practices, Expected to Play

Wed, 22 Sep 2004 18:53:31 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.

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49ers | Whiting Injury Update

Mon, 20 Sep 2004 17:47:32 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder, back) is going to practice this week and may make his season debut in Week 3.

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49ers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 19 Sep 2004 09:16:51 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have declared DL Andrew Williams, DL Brandon Whiting, WR Cedrick Wilson, QB Cody Pickett, WR Derrick Hamilton, C Jeremy Newberry, CB Mike Rumph inactive for Week 2.

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49ers | Whiting Ruled Out for Week 2

Thu, 16 Sep 2004 19:51:10 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back/shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 16, and has been ruled out for Week 2. Whiting is still recovering from April shoulder surgery.

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49ers | Whiting Unlikely to Play

Wed, 15 Sep 2004 15:09:26 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) is not expected to play in Week 2.

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49ers | Whiting Questionable

Mon, 13 Sep 2004 17:21:14 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back, shoulder) is questionable for Week 2. While his shoulder injury was the previous issue, his sore back is now the biggest concern.

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49ers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 12 Sep 2004 12:17:52 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have declared DL Andrew Williams, DL Brandon Whiting, QB Cody Pickett, WR Derrick Hamilton, FB Fred Beasley, CB Joselio Hanson, LB Richard Seigler, SS Tony Parrish inactive for Week 1.

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49ers | Leverette to Play in Opener

Sat, 11 Sep 2004 10:56:59 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Otis Leverette will be the team's third defensive end in Week 1 since DL Brandon Whiting (back) is out with a back injury.

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49ers | Whiting Sits Out Practice, Out for Opener

Fri, 10 Sep 2004 15:15:50 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (back) did not practice Friday, Sept. 10, and has been ruled out for the Sunday, Sept. 12, game against the Atlanta Falcons.

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49ers | Whiting Dealing with Sore Back

Thu, 09 Sep 2004 22:09:38 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder, back) is now dealing with a sore back and is not likely to play in Week 1.

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49ers | Whiting Practices

Wed, 08 Sep 2004 18:06:49 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 8, and performed okay. While he's likely to sit out in Week 1, his performance Thursday, Sept. 9, will likely determine his status.

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49ers | Whiting Practices

Mon, 06 Sep 2004 15:48:32 -0700

San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) practiced Monday, Sept. 6, for the first time. He's slated to practice in pads Wednesday, Sept. 8. While he probably won't play in Week 1, he could be ready Sept. 19.

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49ers | Whiting Deadline Extended

Wed, 01 Sep 2004 09:38:11 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have announced they and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to extend the physical for DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) to Sunday, Sept. 5. While Whiting is improving health-wise, he would not be able to pass a physical with the team at this time and would likely be unavailable for the start of the season. Thus, they've decided to push back the deadline in order to explore possibilities with the Eagles on making the trade equitable.

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49ers | Whiting Injury Update

Mon, 30 Aug 2004 02:25:50 -0700

Cam Inman, of the Contra Costa Times, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) won't play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 2. The team, however, expects him to pass a team physical Wednesday, Sept. 1.

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49ers | Whiting Injury Update

Thu, 26 Aug 2004 07:38:45 -0700

SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) still needs to pass a physical with the team. Team general manager Terry Donahue said he expects Whiting will be able to pass it, noting his shoulder is definitely improving health wise.

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49ers | Whiting Injury Update

Tue, 17 Aug 2004 19:23:49 -0700

SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers general manager Terry Donahue said DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) is still several weeks away from returning from a shoulder injury. Whiting remains on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list.

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49ers | Whiting Doesn't Play

Sun, 15 Aug 2004 14:06:22 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) didn't suit up Saturday, Aug. 14, for the team's game against the Oakland Raiders.

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49ers | Whiting on PUP

Sun, 01 Aug 2004 13:07:02 -0700

Greg Beacham, of the Associated Press, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) has been placed on the team's PUP list. He must pass a physical by Sept. 1, or the 49ers can send him back to the Philadelphia Eagles for a third-round draft choice next season.

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49ers | Whiting Unlikely to Practice

Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:11:56 -0700

Updating previous reports, according to San Francisco 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson, DL Brandon Whiting (shoulder) is unlikely to practice with the team when training camp opens Friday, July 30, because of a lingering shoulder injury, reports SF49ers.com.

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49ers | Whiting Injury Update

Sun, 25 Jul 2004 14:42:08 -0700

Cam Inman, of the Contra Costa Times, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) still isn't completely over shoulder surgery. Head coach Dennis Erickson said he had a "minor" setback a week ago and probably won't start practicing until midway through training camp. The 49ers have until Sept. 1 to decide whether or not they want to keep him or ship him back to the Philadelphia Eagles for a third-round draft choice next season.

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49ers | If Healthy, Whiting Could Push for Starting Role

Sun, 25 Jul 2004 14:41:47 -0700

Cam Inman, of the Contra Costa Times, reports if San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) is healthy, he would challenge DE John Engelberger for a starting position at right defensive end.

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49ers | Man Arrested for Impersonating Whiting

Sat, 15 May 2004 10:33:54 -0700

The Associated Press reports a man was arrested Tuesday, May 11, for allegedly impersonating San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting and attempting to buy homes under his name. Darryl Brandon Nolan was charged with forgery, attempted fraudulent schemes and artifices, and taking another's identity, according to an Attorney General spokeswoman.

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49ers | Whiting Could Be An Option For A Restructured Deal

Tue, 11 May 2004 12:57:09 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DT Brandon Whiting (shoulder) is the only current player on the 49ers' roster whose contract can be restructured to free up salary cap room. Whiting is recovering from shoulder surgery, and the 49ers have until Sept. 1 to decide to hold onto him or send him back to the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2005 third-round draft pick. The team would save $1.1 million if they give him back to the Eagles.

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49ers | Erickson Says Whiting Would Add Strength To Line

Thu, 15 Apr 2004 11:37:17 -0700

Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson has followed DE Brandon Whiting's career over the past two years and said, if healthy, he would add much-needed strength to the left side of the 49ers' defensive line. With Whiting in the lineup, opponents would not be able to continue to shift their protection against 49ers DE Andre Carter. Whiting could also can play tackle in passing situations.

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49ers | Deadline For Whiting Physical Extended

Fri, 26 Mar 2004 11:40:32 -0800

Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the deadline has been extended for DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) to pass a physical for the San Francisco 49ers. The Philadelphia Eagles and 49ers have agreed that Whiting has until Sept. 1 to pass the physical, which would complete the deal that sent WR Terrell Owens to the Eagles, according to a 49ers source. Whiting will undergo surgery on his left shoulder to repair a torn labrum. San Francisco will pay for the surgery, the source said. Under the original terms of the deal, Whiting was required to pass the physical before the 49ers report to training camp in late July. The 49ers wanted to move the date back after determining that Whiting needed surgery. If Whiting fails his physical with the 49ers, the Eagles will have to give San Francisco a third-round pick in the 2005 draft.

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49ers | Whiting Still Not Cleared

Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:41:28 -0800

Updating previous reports, Cam Inman, of the Contra Costa Times, reports San Francisco 49ers recently-acquired DE Brandon Whiting (Eagles) has yet to complete his physical and doctors are reviewing the tests on his questionable left shoulder. The 49ers could opt to receive the Eagles' 2005 third-round draft pick instead of Whiting if he can't pass his physical.

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49ers | May Accept Whiting or Draft Pick In Owens Deal

Sat, 20 Mar 2004 09:35:45 -0800

Updating a previous report, ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder), acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles in the WR Terrell Owens deal, may decide to take the Eagles third-round draft choice this year instead of the veteran defensive end. Whiting has an injured shoulder and may need to undergo surgery. The 49ers included that option in the trade settlement if they perceive Whiting to be of diminished value.

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49ers | Whiting at DE and DT

Thu, 18 Mar 2004 18:15:15 -0800

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DE Brandon Whiting will be used as a defensive end in the 49ers' base defense and as a defensive tackle in pass-rush situations.

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49ers | Whiting Coming In Trade

Tue, 16 Mar 2004 10:04:02 -0800

Updating an earlier report, ESPNews reports the San Francisco 49ers will receive Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting as part of a three-team trade between the 49ers, Eagles and Baltimore Ravens.

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Eagles | Tried Trading Thrash to 49ers

Sun, 07 Mar 2004 00:55:05 -0800

Updating previous reports, ESPN.com's John Clayton reports the Philadelphia Eagles were offering WR James Thrash and a fifth-round draft choice to the San Francisco 49ers for WR Terrell Owens, who eventually traded Owens to the Baltimore Ravens. The 49ers talked to the Eagles about various players, including DL Corey Simon, DL Darwin Walker, DL Brandon Whiting, TE Chad Lewis and DL Sam Rayburn, but the Eagles were not interested in offering any of those players or a combination of them and stuck with their fifth-round pick and Thrash as the offer.

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Eagles | Whiting Practices

Thu, 15 Jan 2004 12:44:42 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting (knee) practiced Thursday, Jan. 15, after not practicing on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson said he expects Whiting to play in the Sunday, Jan. 18, NFC Championship game against the Carolina Panthers. Whiting is listed as probable for Sunday.

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Eagles | Whiting Misses Practice, Expected To Play Against Panthers

Wed, 14 Jan 2004 12:05:46 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Jan. 14, with a slight MCL strain in his knee, according to head coach Andy Reid. Reid expects Whiting to play in the NFC Championship game against the Carolina Panthers.

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Eagles | Whiting Probable

Wed, 14 Jan 2004 09:39:16 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have listed DE Brandon Whiting (knee) as probable for the NFC Championship Game this weekend.

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Eagles | Whiting Dinged, Should Be Fine

Mon, 12 Jan 2004 12:40:04 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said DE Brandon Whiting (knee) suffered a slight MCL strain during the playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. Whiting should be fine for the NFC Championship game against the Carolina Panthers.

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Eagles | Whiting Probable For Week 17

Wed, 24 Dec 2003 13:53:39 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) is listed as probable for the Saturday, Dec. 27, game against the Washington Redskins.

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Eagles | Whiting Likely to Play

Mon, 22 Dec 2003 11:46:01 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) will likely play in Week 17.

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Eagles | Whiting Dinged

Mon, 22 Dec 2003 06:53:12 -0800

Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Whiting (shoulder) left Sunday's, Dec. 21, game against the San Francisco 49ers with a sprained shoulder, but later returned. His status for the Week 17 game against the Washington Redskins has yet to be determined.

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Eagles | Whiting Dinged

Sun, 07 Dec 2003 17:44:40 -0800

PhiladelphiaEagles.com reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said DE Brandon Whiting (hip) suffered a slightly strained hip in Week 14.

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