Report: Redskins sign three-time Pro Bowler Donte Whitner

Former Pro Bowl safety Donte Whitner finally has himself a new job. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Washington Redskins are signing the veteran to a one-year deal. The #Redskins are signing Pro Bowl safety Donte Whitner to a 1-year deal, source said. He worked out for the rival #Giants last week… — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 5, 2016 This comes one day...
Via Sportsnaut
October 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Giants to work out safety Donte Whitner

The New York Giants, desperate for help at safety, will reportedly bring in veteran Donte Whitner for a work out on Sunday. Battling injuries at safety, playing WRs there in practice, the #Giants are working out ex-Pro Bowler Donte Whitner on Sunday, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 30, 2016 Faced with taking on the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night, the Giants...
Via Sportsnaut
September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Donte Whitner to visit Panthers

The Carolina Panthers could be close to adding a former Pro Bowl safety to their young secondary. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Panthers are hosting veteran safety Donte Whitner for a workout on Friday. Source: Former Pro Bowl safety Donte Whitner is flying to Carolina tomorrow for a workout with the #Panthers. Could be a big-time addition — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
Via The Sports Daily
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The purge continues: Browns release safety Donte Whitner

Trying to take some attention away from NCAA Men’s Final Four Saturday night, the Cleveland Browns announced that they have released starting safety Donte Whitner. Here’s Sashi Brown via press release: “It is important for us to thank Donte for all of his contributions to the Cleveland Browns over the last two seasons. His passion for this city and dedication to his craft was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner dogs Browns organization on way out the door

Donte Whitner was released by the Cleveland Browns on Saturday and took somewhat of a parting shot at the team afterwards. Whitner bid the city adieu and then expressed disappointment with the timing of the move: I just wish they had common courtesy and would've done it weeks ago when free agency was going on... #25thHour... But I'll bounce back! — DonteHitner (@DonteWhitner...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Browns could cut Donte Whitner for cash and cap reasons

Donte Whitner is a hometown favorite and has been productive at times. The former Tarblooder and Buckeye seemed to start the 2015 season poorly, at least in the eyes of most fans and pundits, improving as the season went along. The team, of course, didn’t reap any benefits in the win column, however. As a 30-year-old defensive back who is almost certainly out of his prime, he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner talks Browns hope and hometown pride with The MMQB

As part of its NFL preseason coverage, The MMQB published a piece on Tuesday called “If You Believe Every Year…”. The article, which will give you a lot of feelings, talks about what it means — and what it takes — for Browns fans to stay so unflinchingly loyal, year after year. Of course, we already know the answers to the “how” and the “why” of our own fandom....
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner’s revealing pre-game speech inspired Browns before Bengals game

At the end of the Cleveland Browns’ pre-game meeting at their Cincinnati hotel, defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil asked strong safety and Cleveland native Donte Whitner to address the team. According to Akron Beacon Journal columnist Marla Ridenour, Whitner delivered a revealing speech that struck a chord with his teammates, inspiring them prior to their Thursday night game against...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland Browns DB Donte Whitner With the Big (but worthless) Hit on Theo Riddick

Donte Whitner is known for trying to lay the smack down on ball carriers that dare come his way, and early in Saturday's preseason contest he did just that when Theo Reddick thought it would be a good idea to cross the middle.Nice hit? Yeah. Worthless hit? Yep.@gifdsports/TwitterThe hit looks great on highlight reels and all, but when defensive backs like him go for the lick rather...
Via FatManWriting
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Whitner gets feisty on Twitter, takes shots at Bills, Talley

Donte Whitner seems to have what some people like to call "Twitter muscles." The Cleveland Browns safety went on a rant Thursday night after NFL Network unveiled its annual Top 100, as voted on by other players. Whitner, who did not make the cut, used Twitter to question the validity of the rankings and voting process. When a fan expressed surprise that Whitner didn't make the Top...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Don't sleep on the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The 'Beast Mode as a parting gift' quiz

Everything you need for the 2017 NFL Draft

Our favorite undrafted players of all time

Kicking it: Orlando surges while the Galaxy struggles

Three Up, Three Down: Madison Bumgarner gets grounded

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The 'NFL Draft Day is finally upon us' quiz

Most memorable 'NFL Draft weekend drama' stories

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Eastern rivalries take center stage

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker