Rams Still Hoping To Sign S Donte Whitner, But Asking Price Too High Right Now

Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports that the Rams are still hoping to get a deal done with free agent S Donte Whitner. However, they’re reportedly uncomfortable with his price tag. The Rams brought Whitner in for a visit a few weeks ago, but there hasn’t been any buzz about him since then. Whitner, 30, was in the third year of his four-year, $28 million contract that included $13...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Week in Review 4/4 – 4/10

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The biggest events that went down last week for the Cleveland Browns included the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner set to visit the Rams

The Los Angeles Rams lost Janoris Jenkins to the New York Giants in free agency, so they certainly need to address that hole in the secondary. While he might not be a cornerback, they could be looking at bringing veteran safety Donte Whitner in for a visit. NBC Sports’ Pro Football Talk reported on Twitter that Whitner is set to visit the Rams later on this week. This could be...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams Hosting S Donte Whitner For A Visit

Pro Football Talk reports that the Rams are bringing in veteran free agent S Donte Whitner for a visit. This is Whitner’s first visit with a team since he was released from the Browns last week. It is worth mentioning that Jeremy Fowler said the Steelers are a team that could take a look at Whitner. However, Fowler tends to think that Pittsburgh would rather sign a younger...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner visits the Rams

Yes, the Browns gave safety Donte Whitner a long-delayed entry into free agency. No, that isn’t stopping the veteran defensive back from drawing interest. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Whitner has arrived in Los Angeles for a visit with the Rams. The three-time Pro Bowler, who entered the NFL as the No.…
Via Pro Football Talk
22 days ago

Karlos Dansby says Donte Whitner’s late release “wasn’t cool at all”

Following safety Donte Whitner being released by the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, the veteran expressed his disappointment with the team cutting him so late in free agency cycle, this after many teams have already filled their rosters and the bonuses will now be different if and when he signs with another team. But the safety wasn’t alone. Along with Whitner, fomer Browns linebacker...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Bears Sign S Donte Whitner?

The Bears were aggressive early in free agency, solidifying the inside linebacker position, getting a starter at defensive end, and adding depth at a few other positions. They have made a few minor additions over the last few weeks, adding depth on the offensive line, defensive backfield, and on special teams. Despite all the Bears […] Should the Bears Sign S Donte Whitner? - Bear...
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25 days ago

Dansby says it “wasn’t cool” for the Browns to cut Whitner so late

When the Browns released linebacker Karlos Danbsy and receiver Dwayne Bowe, they didn’t cut safety Donte Whitner, creating the impression that he [pssob;y was in the clear. Then, two days before the start of the 2016 offseason program and nearly four weeks into free agency, the Browns cut Whitner. Whitner has said his peace about…
Via Pro Football Talk
26 days ago

Dansby: Browns cutting Whitner late in free agency 'wasn't cool'

Karlos Dansby is appreciative that the Cleveland Browns released him early in the free-agent process so he had a better chance of finding a new team at a good salary.Dansby just wishes the Browns had provided the same courtesy to fellow veteran Donte Whitner. He was cut last Friday, well after many clubs in need of strong safety help already had filled their needs and salary-cap...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Donte Whitner’s parting shots at Browns Justified?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit After being released this past weekend Donte Whitner let his feelings be known about...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Whitner has a point, but the Browns were acting within their rights

Should the Browns have cut safety Donte Whitner a lot earlier than April 2? Sure. Were the Browns nevertheless operating within the confines of their contractual rights? Absolutely. Whitner, cut only two days before the launch of the team’s offseason program, complained via Twitter about the lack of “common courtesy” reflected by the timing of…
Via Pro Football Talk
28 days ago

With Donte Whitner released, is Jalen Ramsey the Browns’ pick at number 2?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On Saturday, the Cleveland Browns released veteran safety Donte Whitner as they...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner Unlikely Signing, but a Good Fit for the Steelers

Late last week it was revealed who some of the Steelers’ first visits to their facility would be this off-season. Probably the biggest name of the bunch was Duke strong safety Jeremy Cash. Cash is viewed by some to be more of a linebacker than safety, as he does most of his work in the box, punishing running backs and any receivers coming over the middle of the field. Donte Whitner...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns release Donte Whitner

The Cleveland Browns continued their trend of clearing the roster of disgruntled veterans by releasing 30-year-old strong safety Donte Whitner. Yes, the man who once considered changing his last name to the oh so clever “Hitner” was hit with the news of his release on Saturday. Considering the Browns are set to undergo a rebuilding phase (What’s new?) under first-year head...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster turnover already tops Banner era

The release of starting strong safety Donte Whitner tells us that even in the month following free agency, the process of pruning the Browns roster of highly-paid players that don’t fit well into the long-term plans continues apace. Whitner wishes that the move, if it was inevitable, would have been made earlier, so he’d be more likely to maximize his chances in the free agent...
Via Browns Plainly
28 days ago

NFL Rumors: Donte Whitner, Michael Vick, Draft & Texans

Donte Whitner Mike Jones reports that the Redskins are not interested in signing former Browns free agent S Donte Whitner. Michael Vick Veteran free agent QB Michael Vick said that he would like to play for one more season in the NFL. “I’m 35, about to turn 36,” said Vick, via David Teel of the Daily Press. “I’ve got one more dedicated season in my blood, if somebody...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Donte Whitner, Draft, Jets, & Patriots

Donte Whitner Jeremy Fowler mentions that the Steelers could take a look at recently released S Donte Whitner. However, Fowler tends to think they want to get younger at safety. Bill Williamson could see Whitner making some sense for the Raiders. Draft Rand Getlin reports that Cal TE Stephen Anderson had an impressive workout with the Falcons and has a workout lined up with...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Should Steer Clear Of Recently Released Browns S Donte Whitner

Just two years after they signed him to a four year, $28 million contract, the Cleveland Browns decided to release safety Donte Whitner on Saturday. While the decision to release Whitner will save the Browns some cap space, the move is more about the team moving in a different direction... The post Steelers Should Steer Clear Of Recently Released Browns S Donte Whitner appeared...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte Witner ripped the Browns after they released him

The Cleveland Browns cut Donte Whitner Saturday night, and the veteran safety wasn't very gracious about his exit.Moments after the Browns announced the move, the Cleveland native took some parting shots at his hometown team on Twitter.
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC North: Whitner fuming after Browns release him

Veteran safety Donte Whitner took to Twitter on Saturday to voice his displeasure after the Browns continued their offseason makeover by releasing him.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns release Donte Whitner

After the Browns released linebacker Karlos Dansby and wide receiver Dwayne Bowe in March, safety Donte Whitner said he wasn’t worried about getting released by the Browns as part of the team’s latest housecleaning and that he wanted “to win a championship in Cleveland myself.” He won’t get a chance to follow through on that…
Via Pro Football Talk
29 days ago

Browns Release Donte Whitner

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Another day and another veteran released by the Cleveland Browns. The Browns continued...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Big hit: Browns release veteran safety Donte Whitner

CLEVELAND (AP) A punishing hitter, safety Donte Whitner got flattened by the Browns. Cleveland released the 30-year-old Whitner on Saturday, the latest starter discarded by the team's new front office, which has spent the past month purging the roster. Whitner's release follows that of linebacker Karlos Dansby, the team's leading tackler last season, and the departures of Pro Bowl...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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