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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: Jun 24, 2010
Posted on: August 6, 2011 6:04 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

another gem from doyle, oh no, nfl player goes to team willing to pay most money for him! how appauling! 

oh wait..... this just in......

poor people steal sh!t, can you believe it?
rich people are greedy, how dare they!
here's another shocker - nascar fans are rednecks
who wouldve ever thought

please, can you give us more of your thoughtful insights into the intricacies of sports/life mr doyle?

Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: August 6, 2011 5:44 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Mr. Doyel, I follow AFC East opponents closely being a Jets fan. Having seen the past few years of Whitner twice a season I will offer perspective. The Bills as usual, they misfire bad in the first round. There were players of bigger need when they made this guy their first round pick. How bad is he ? I thought Paul Pozlusny (sp) stunk to high heaven.Yet, the Jaguars paid this guy like he was Ray Lewis. Whitner had way less value on the market than Pozlusny. That should say something. Like Whitner, the guy couldn't cover a crockpot. Whitner did lay some hits on Jets receivers over the years. Problem was they were 20 yards down the field or in the endzone. What is it with Ohio State defenders being busts ? Back in the day,Tom Cousineau at LB. Andy Katzenmoyer anyone? The worst, Vernon Gholston of my Jets. Whitner is an overpaid stiff in Buffalo and he's not even reaping the benefits of a player friendly market for veteran Free Agency's. Maybe Cincy and San Francisco should tell it like it is. Whitner was a leftover and it was like choosing between crap and diarrhea.

Since: Jun 19, 2007
Posted on: August 6, 2011 4:45 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

The headline should read

"Donte is a SMART Guy"

Since: Aug 6, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 4:33 pm

who wants to really be a BENGLE anyway?

Since: Aug 6, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 4:29 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

A funny thing is that even before Cincy offered WHITNER anything, he was kissing butt in Buffalo, on his tweets, saying that Buffalo is the greatest and how much he loved being a BILL, doing this while thinking Buffalo was his last and only option. DONTE would be much better if he learned to keep his mouth shut (or stop tweeting). He's not going to be missed in Buffalo, while a very good player in run support, he couldn't cover himself with a blanket.

Since: Apr 11, 2009
Posted on: August 6, 2011 4:23 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Really Doyel? Dunderheaded move for blaming a guy for taking more money. You'd take the money, hypocrite. And why is there a need to include God? What does He care? Finally, it comes across as if you are a Cincinnatti sports writer, not a "national columnist".
But we're getting rid of in Cincinnati, so it's for the best that this one didn't come here after all.
We're? Here? It really does sound like you're a Bengals beat writer.

"National Columnist" my arse.

Since: Feb 12, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 3:46 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

This is very disappointing. I thought I was going to read about how he battered his lover, solicitied an underage prostitute or raped some girl in a bar bathroom. Donte is definetely not hardcore enough for the NFL. 

Since: Aug 6, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 2:42 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Welcome to the Niner family, Whitner. Doyle can't even spell his name correctly.
You'll flourish here, plus the weather is dandy. Time to get some culture, too.

Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: August 6, 2011 2:00 pm

Greg Doyel is not a journalist

Is this what passes for a column at CBS? 

"WHAHHH, some player won't play for my team for less money!"

This is weak even for the internet.

Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: August 6, 2011 1:46 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

When did twitter become a contract?? Donte, was offered more money to play for SF and he has the right to play for more money. Comparing Bozer in this blog is just way out of touch....first, Bozer left in 2004 and he was offered 68M over 6 yrs compared to 40M over 6 yrs....
This doesn't seem news...worthy, rather a upset fan......IMO

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