Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/4/12

ORCHARD PARK, NY - MAY 6: Donte Whitner #36 of the Buffalo Bills looks on during Mini Camp on May 6, 2006 at the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Donte Whitner, the former Buffalo Bills safety, knows all to well what losing to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots feels like.

According to SFGate.com, Whitner suggested the Bills’ problems went beyond their personnel when asked about Buffalo’s mindset after its 52-28 loss to the Patriots last week.

“Their backs are against the wall, knowing those guys,” said Whitner, who will face his former team Sunday at Candlestick Park. “They’re always going to want to go out there and work hard and want to do the right things, but sometimes it doesn’t go that way. Sometimes it’s bigger than just the players on the football field. I say that because a lot of guys go out there and pour their heart into it and you never win.… Read more

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