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The hit safety Donte Whitner laid on New Orleans tailback Pierre Thomas will never be forgotten by many 49ers fans.
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Donte Whitner, the safety who sent the Saints’ Pierre Thomas into never-never land with a helmet-to-helmet stick, thinks the Giants may be a little cocky.
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Donte Whitner likes to hit. He also likes to talk, so it comes as no surprise to learn he blended his two passions in this tweet early Tuesday morning: "Out here in San Fran we let our Shoulder Pads do all the talking......
MCTDonte Whitner said the Giants have been talking since they took out the Jets a few weeks ago.By Conor Orr - Star Ledger 1/19/12
NFL players usually keep quiet about who they desire to play in the playoffs. They normally say they don’t care who the opponent is, they’re just going to go out play their style of football regardless of who the opponent is.
But the 49ers have let it be known that they were rooting for the Giants yesterday and they are glad to be playing them instead of the Packers in the NFC...
Andrew Mills/The Star-LedgerDonte Whitner, right, and Carlos Rogers, left, have been two outstanding members of the 49ers' elite secondary this season.By The Associated Press - 1/18/12
One step at a time, 49ers safety Donte Whitner went from being told he'd probably never walk again to being one victory away from the Super Bowl.
'We want (hard hits) to be in their head' Whitner said
SANTA CLARA Full-contact practices are a rarity in the NFL once the exhibition season ends and staying fresh and healthy becomes paramount.
Jose Carlos Fajardo Contra Costa Times
Safety Donte Whitner said he plans to raise his level of intensity against the Giants in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.
As a 49ers fan, it doesn’t get much better than Saturday. The tailgate started at 8:30 am, so we were all in good shape by gametime. The hit on Pierre Thomas (not sure why so many people thought a penalty should have been called on a clearly legal hit) set the tone, and I couldn’t have been more surprised by the early 17-0 lead…The Saints had half as many fumbles Saturday...