Mike Pettine has expressed good news on the injury and illness front for the
He said that linebacker
Whitner tweeted this summer about the team's proposed move to Toronto, asking how Bills fans feel about it and following it up with an "LOL." Jackson hasn't been laughing out loud.
"If you talk down to anybody, you can't be respected," he said via ESPN. "That's just me, that's how I feel about it. For him to stay stuff like that, about people that we love in this organization, he'll never get my respect for that." Jackson also called Whitner "an idiot."
Whitner did not back off, claiming that his words could now have more of a purpose.
"[The Toronto Bills comment] wasn't excessive. It wasn't a joke. I knew that it would get to them. I knew it would ruffle a feather. If they're over there talking about this, maybe we are in their heads. Maybe I'm in their heads. Maybe. We don't know, but the goal is to go 1-0, the goal is to get them talking about things other than football, and I guess that's what they're doing."
Whitner was speaking to the media Friday when he responded to the comments. Hill had claimed that the Browns were worse than he expected coming into the game, adding that the loss was only the result of his team's poor performance.
The former registered a sack, broke up two passes and finished with six tackles. The latter led the team with 13 tackles, including 12 solos.
They will seek to keep up the good work next Sunday against the visiting Saints.
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|17||12/28/14||@ BAL||1:00 pm|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||15||62||49.0||13||0||2||48||24.0||48||0||10|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||16||83||62.0||21||0||1||42||42.0||42||1||5|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||73||58.0||15||0||2||7||3.5||7||0||12|
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|2012||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||2||0||1||0||1||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||1||0||2||0||1||-5||1||0|
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