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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 2, 2009
Posted on: August 6, 2011 1:23 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

You act as if this is the 1st time we have ever seen a player or organization go back on their word.

Please don't bring God into this either.


Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 1:22 pm

I don't even...

So did he actually sign the contract with Cinci first? If not I don't see what the issue is. Players are allowed freedom of contract like anyone else.

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: August 6, 2011 1:19 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Really?  You're defending the Bengals who have basically shelved Carson Palmer's career because they can't get their shit together?  ANY ONE with any sense would balk on the Bengals right now for more money.  There is no loyalty and until that contract is signed, as a player you can sign whatever you want.  I find it reprehensible that you would try and hold a guy accountable for not keeping his 'word' when guys like Mike Brown simply give them a perfect example of how to do that.  If it were Bill Polian of the Colts, the guy would have probably stayed for much less money.  Football players have short careers if you haven't noticed...and they're treated like it.  'Bout time these bad owners get some of their just desserts.

Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: August 6, 2011 12:47 pm

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Calm down and pull the paper bag back over your head nerd.  It`s Donte Whitner after all, not like he`d make a putid Bungles team any better.  Enjoy 49er$, a Bills star isn`t sayin much. Kinda like Nate Clement$`d he work out??  Suck it Cinci!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Since: Mar 6, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 11:47 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

the fact that so many people on this thread see nothing wrong with Whitner's behavior, speaks volumes about the state of US culture and especially sports culture. Look, NFL owners are cockroachs essentially.........and Im not going to defend them, seeing as the break deals all the time, its called "cut". You're cut.  But, WHitner is a jerk, he handled it badly and should be criticized. Period. You do a hand shake, thats supposed to be it.  Remember in grade school, you were taught not to take it back.........change the rules, whatever? remember?  But when its big time sports, there is not morality. Not in owners, not in players and not in fans.

Since: Mar 17, 2008
Posted on: August 6, 2011 10:59 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

There is no loyalty in he NFL, from teams to players.  you have to get what you can money wise. A team will sign a contract  with a player and then turn around and cut him if he gets injured. There is no loyalty either way. Its all about the dollars on both side.

Since: Aug 6, 2011
Posted on: August 6, 2011 10:53 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

I want thank CBS for letting this clown post his blog for everyones enjoyment....are kidding me?

Since: Nov 15, 2006
Posted on: August 6, 2011 10:41 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Dante should run for Congress.  He'll fit right in.

Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: August 6, 2011 8:54 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Whitner changed his mind before he signed the contract. So what? You want to complain about liars and frauds write a story about every player who holds out of camp while they are still under a contract that they signed but now want a better deal those are the real liars.

Since: Dec 27, 2010
Posted on: August 6, 2011 4:36 am

Donte Whitner is a bad guy

Whoever wrote this article is upset because nobody wants to play for a team like the Bengals because they have no winning tradition
like the Niners have. Plus the Niners have a better chance of making the playoffs then do the Bengals because the Niners play in the NFC West  where they have a chance to win the West and the Bengals don't have a chance in hell to win there division or even win a wildcard spot !
So don't hate on Donte who decided to take more guaranteed money and a chance to play for a great organization and coaching staff and
team who has a chance to win there division .

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