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San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner scoffed at the New Orleans Saints players for having to use a bounty system in order to motivate themselves to play hard. He believes a team shouldn’t need bounties to motivate themselves.
“If you have the right type of guys in that (defensive) room, you don’t have to set bounties or pay money for guys to play physical and play hard,” Whitner said, per the San Jose Mercury News. “It’s going to come naturally. That’s the type of guys we have on our defense.”
I agree with Whitner, if an NFL player needs to have a bounty system in place to play even hard, they shouldn’t be player football on the pro level. Just being able to play in the NFL and make good money doing so, should be enough of an incentive.
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