Found October 06, 2013 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
Looks like it’s still Donte Whitner for the time being. No Hitner until those clowns in Congress get back to work.Paperwork for 49ers S Donte Whitner to change name to "Hitner" cannot be processed due to government shutdown. Hitner shut down for now.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2013Thanks a lot, feds.

Donte Whitner introduces himself as ‘Donte Hitner’ on Sunday Night Football (Video)

His name might still legally have a W in it, but do you really think that’s going to stop The Player Soon to Be Formerly Known as Whitner from proudly telling the whole world otherwise? When Sunday’s game concludes, (W)hitner will presumably go back to being an outspoken critic of the government shutdown. H/T Guyism

49ers likely won’t trade for another receiver

ESPN’s Adam Schefter doesn’t believe the San Francisco 49ers will attempt to make a trade for a receiver like Josh Gordon or Kenny Britt  who are both on the block. Not that it can’t happen, but San Francisco does have some young wide receivers and the 49ers like to play a smashmouth style of offense. They also have done, by and large, a good job drafting players and probably...

Report: Bills looking to trade Jairus Byrd

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Buffalo Bills are looking to trade safety Jairus Byrd. Bills know wisest course of action is to trade franchise S Jairus Byrd and they now are open to dealing him, per sources. Talks ongoing. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2013 This is the best move for both sides, since the Bills don’t want to pay Byrd what he wants.  ...

Report: Titans have contacted JaMarcus Russell

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday NFL Countdown that the Tennessee Titans have contacted former Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Russell had to turn the Titans down as he continues to rehab a knee injury. Schefter also reported that numerous teams have shown interest in Russell, but his knee injury has kept him from signing any where. Need NFL Tickets? Loading....

Report: Browns, 49ers have discussed a trade involving Josh Gordon

According to Will Burge of the Bleacher Report,  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on NFL Insiders that the Browns and 49ers have discussed a trade involving wide receiver Josh Gordon. For those who missed it, @AdamSchefter apparently said on NFL Insiders that the #Browns & 49ers have discussed a trade for Gordon — Will Burge (@WillBurge) October 7, 2013 The 49ers need to acquire...

Michael Vick expected to miss this week’s game

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Nicks Foles is expected to get the start for the Eagles this week after Michael Vick suffered a hamstring injury this past Sunday. Eagles QB Michael Vick is expected to miss Sunday’s start vs. Tampa Bay due to his hamstring injury. Nick Foles time. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 7, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...

Report: 49ers & Browns Discussed A Trade For WR Josh Gordon

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns discussed trade for WR Josh Gordon. Schefter adds that a trade is “unlikely” now that WR Mario Manningham will be coming off PUP list and Michael Crabtree is slated to return in mid-to-late November. Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns are looking for a second-round pick in return for Gordon...

Report: Titans Reached Out To Free Agent QB JaMarcus Russell

ESPN ‘s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday Countdown that the Tennessee Titans have reached out to free agent QB JaMarcus Russell this past week. Russell reportedly turned them down as he’s currently rehabbing a knee injury. Schefter believes Russell has a decent chance of being on an NFL roster at some point this season. Russell has been out of the league for almost three...

Report: Bills “Intensifying Efforts” To Sign QB Josh Freeman

ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that the Buffalo Bills are “intensifying efforts” Sunday night to sign free agent QB Josh Freeman. Schefter adds that the Raiders and Vikings are still  involved as well. According to Mortensen, the Bills believe the AFC East is “wide open.” Jay Glazer mentioned a few hours ago that the Bills were ”making a late...

Eagles Expected To Start Nick Foles In Week 6

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Eagles are expected to start Nick Foles  against the Buccaneers in Week 6. Howard Eskin reported last night that Michael Vick was likely to miss next weekend’s game and could be out two weeks with a hamstring injury. Last year, Foles one win as a starter came against Tampa Bay. Foles totaled 381 yards passing and two touchdowns in...

Report: Josh Freeman Signing With The Vikings

Update: Pro Football Talk reports that QB Josh Freeman is signing with the Minnesota Vikings. ———– ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that the Buffalo Bills are “intensifying efforts” Sunday night to sign free agent QB Josh Freeman. Schefter adds that the Raiders and Vikings are still  involved as well. According to Mortensen, the Bills believe...

Practice Squad QB Thad Lewis To Start For Bills Sunday

The Buffalo Bills were also affected by Josh Freeman signing with the Vikings. The Bills made a late push to acquire Freeman, but were unsuccessful.  With E.J. Manuel out several weeks with a knee injury, Adam Schefter is reporting that the Bills will start practice squad member Thad Lewis at quarterback on Sunday against the Bengals. Bills HC Doug Marrone told WGR 550 in Buffalo...

Packers Clay Matthews Expected to Miss a Month With Broken Thumb

Big loss for the Packers. Packers LB Clay Matthews still is undergoing more testing, but he is expected to miss one month with a broken thumb. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 7, 2013
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