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Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Posted on: August 5, 2011 11:49 am
Donte Whitner is a liar and a fraud, and the Bengals have had plenty of those over the years. Good riddance to you, Whitner. Didn't want you in Cincinnati anyway.

But the way he went about his business, choosing the 49ers over the Bengals ...

Disgraceful. Just awful. Donte Whitner had come to terms with the Bengals -- agreed on a contract and everything -- and then pulled a Carlos Boozer and took more money from someone else.

On the intellectual side, I get it. X dollars from one team, or X-plus-Y dollars from another? You choose X-plus-Y ...

... unless you've already given your word to the team offering X. And then you stick by your word, because that's what an honorable person does.

Whitner isn't honorable. He's a clown. And then, after Tweeting that he had would play for the Bengals, he had the gall to Tweet that he would play for the 49ers instead and credited God for the change of plans.

As if God would approve of the way Donte Whitner went about this whole thing.

Stupid. Appalling. Self-centered.

Given all that, Whitner would have been the perfect Bengal. But we're getting rid of clowns like that in Cincinnati, so it's for the best that this one didn't come here after all.

Category: NFL

Since: Apr 17, 2009
Posted on: August 7, 2011 11:06 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

What is the surprise here - You expected honorable behaviour from an Ohio State grad, strike that he probably didn't graduate, former Buckeye player (such as Maurice Clarett, Terrelle Pryor, Wake and Bake Holmes ). I know i am just scratching the surface there.

Since: Feb 13, 2010
Posted on: August 7, 2011 10:27 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Who the hell wants to live in Cincy?  Honestly, even the people who live the're don't want to.  Can't say I blame the guy.

Since: Mar 29, 2011
Posted on: August 7, 2011 9:51 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Are you SERIOUSLY comparing the Colts to the Bungles?  Another Cincy fan?

Since: Aug 4, 2011
Posted on: August 7, 2011 8:55 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

"Bad Guy"
Dude you write crap.
 I can think of a few "Bad Guys"- ones that have been arrested and been "bad Guys " because of thier actions, I can think of a lotta things to classify a person as bad but deciding not to play for a team that has made some pretty bad decisions outta principal itself, well its appalling reading your crap.Wink

Since: Mar 17, 2007
Posted on: August 7, 2011 7:44 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

"But we're getting rid of clowns like that in Cincinnati, so it's for the best that this one didn't come here after all."

That is hilarious! The Bengals still have Adam Jones and Tank Johnson on their roster... AND they just re-signed Cedric Benson! Laughing 

But the Bengals are getting rid of clowns like that. Yeah, Okay dude.

The Bengals are a TEAM of clowns... starting with their Owner, including their Head Coach, and definitely a good number of their players!

Since: Jul 17, 2008
Posted on: August 7, 2011 6:57 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

The person that wrote the article must be a Cincy Fan. Where is his article pertaining to Carson? The ownership got just what they are given Carson Parlmer. They should have traded him or let him go then he could have joined the Niners and they could have had Whitner: But, what going around, comes around!

Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: August 7, 2011 6:32 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Cincy does not deserve any type of respect.  What the owner is doing to Palmer is a real lack of leadership.  If you want your team to work as a team, and respect your organization, respect you team members.  Especially the ones who busted their ass for you the past several years. 

what he is cummunicating to his team by screwing with Palmer?  You guys are my property, I paid for you and I own you.  I don't care if you want to work with this team or not, you will do what you are paid to do.  Now that's how you win Superbowl rings?

I applaud any player who can piss on this organisation.  This owner is a disgrace to the sport, and to any business leadership.

Since: Dec 5, 2006
Posted on: August 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Donte Whitner Judgment

There is no need to judge another because each does such a good job of judging themselves. Judging actio9n, however is not only necessary but critical to navigate this world. Donte Whitner, reportedly. committed a dishonest act. Reading the message board to many this is ok because he got more money to do so. Reading Doyel it is appalling. Which is right?

Historically, if a man broke his word he was finished in that society. A man keeps his word and his word is as good as his signature. Those days have dimmed to become invisible for the majority of young America. With that loss comes the loss of relationships for who can trust his relationship at a deep personal level with a man who practices dishonesty (in the fullness of equal rights a woman's word is also important.) For example if your spouse promised you she would stay home while you are out of town and you happen to see her in the background of a live news shot coming out of a bar with another guy would you feel the same about it - oh well, it was not in writing? There is so little trust between workers, spouses, customers and vendors today and it is sad because without trust the relationships must be, by necessity, really shallow.

So Donte Whitner is a sign of the time. Carlos Boozer committed an even greater deception as he convinced Cleveland to release him from his rookie contract to re-sign a long term contract with Cleveland, negotiated in advance. Once released, Boozer immediately jumped to sign a bigger contract with Utah. Will any future employer trust Boozer? Not likely. Will the 49ers, now that they know the story, trust Whitner? Not likely. So Whitner has a little more money and a position on a different NFL team. And little relationship with the team. Little fulfillment off the field. Surface? Sure, there will be the appearance of relationships. But life is so much more than image and the substance that establishes a fruitful and satisfying life is often suppressed from the seeking of image and surface. So it is that Donte Whitner, like Carlos Boozer before him. has judged himself. Let the jury rest.

Since: Oct 24, 2009
Posted on: August 7, 2011 3:38 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Doyel, I'm new here.  This is the 2nd of 2 articles I've read from you.  In both of them, you claim to speak on behalf of God to football players that you think he would disapprove of.  It's obvious you think that you're really smart/insightful, but seriously: it's time for an ego check, dude.  Let God handle that "what God would really think" stuff, okay?

Since: Feb 5, 2009
Posted on: August 7, 2011 1:19 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Why doesn't Doyel get mad about something that really matters.  I mean, come on . . .   This is such a non issue its insulting that Doyel would waste a second writing about it.  Donte Whitner is a non entity just like the Bungholes.  San Fran isn't much better.  In the final analysis this entire transaction is irrelevant.

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