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39 Donte Whitner DB

Washington Redskins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
12%8%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
11660001

Player Updates

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Redskins' Donte Whitner: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitner (quad) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Whitner strained his quad in last week's game against Chicago and was evaluated during the week. The Redskins can likely secure a playoff spot with a win over the Giants on Sunday but they'll need to rely on Duke Ihenacho and David Bruton for safety help. Whitner will finish with 66 tackles and a forced fumble in 11 games played this year.

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Redskins' Donte Whitner: Quad strain
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Whitner is dealing with a quad strain and is not looking good for Sunday's tilt with the Giants according to head coach Jay Gruden, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.

Look for more updates to come throughout the week but the news doesn't bode well for the veteran safety. Should he be ruled out, Washington would rely heavily on Duke Ihenacho and David Bruton at strong safety Sunday.

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Redskins' Donte Whitner: Posts eight tackles in Sunday victory
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Whitner notched eight tackles in Sunday's 27-22 win over the Eagles.

Whitner was coming off a two-week stretch in which he recorded just six tackles, but aside from those games, he's posted at least eight stops in his other five games since Week 7. As a defensive back, he's a solid source of production, who more often than not has been consistent.

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Redskins' Donte Whitner: Expected to see increased action
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Whitner is expected to see increased action in the nickel position alongside Duke Ihenacho at strong safety this season.

After David Burton (concussion) was placed on injured reserve, Washington brought in the veteran Whitner to shore up the secondary. In his second game with the team, the 31-year-old recorded four tackles on 40 defensive snaps. Head coach Jay Gruden said of the safety situation, "You start with Duke and Donte is going to play a lot. It might depend on the package. It might be more nickel for Donte, it might be more base for Duke, or what have you. That's something that we'll decide on a week-to-week basis and a game-to-game basis depending on who we're playing." Look for Whitner to see a similar snap count this weekend against the Lions.

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Redskins' Donte Whitner: Signs with Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitner signed a contract with the Redskins on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Whitner has visited with several teams over the past couple months and his signing with the Redskins comes shortly after the team placed both DeAngelo Hall and David Bruton on IR. With the Browns last year, Whitner had 81 tackles, 1.5 sacks, four passes defensed, and a forced fumble. He'll likely be the backup to Duke Ihenacho and Will Blackmon, but Whitner could still start to see snaps right away.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
510/9/16BAL0000
610/16/16PHI0000
710/23/16DET0000
810/30/16CIN0000
1011/13/16MIN0000
1111/20/16GB0000
1211/24/16DAL0000
1312/4/16ARI0000
1412/11/16PHI0000
1512/19/16CAR0001
1612/24/16CHI0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2006Buffalo Bills1510467.037011010.01005
2007Buffalo Bills158968.021012929.02901
2008Buffalo Bills136150.0111000.0001
2009Buffalo Bills105742.0150210452.07615
2010Buffalo Bills1614096.0440.513737.03707
2011San Francisco 49ers156249.013024824.048010
2012San Francisco 49ers168362.021014242.04215
2013San Francisco 49ers167358.0150273.57012
2014Cleveland Browns1610669.037015454.05404
2015Cleveland Browns148158.0231.5000.0004
2016Washington Redskins116649.0170000.0000
TOTAL157922668.025431133130.176254
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2006Buffalo Bills1500000000
2007Buffalo Bills1500100000
2008Buffalo Bills1300100000
2009Buffalo Bills1000000000
2010Buffalo Bills1600101010
2011San Francisco 49ers1500103330
2012San Francisco 49ers1600201010
2013San Francisco 49ers1610201-510
2014Cleveland Browns1600200000
2015Cleveland Browns1400100000
2016Washington Redskins1100100000
TOTAL157101206-260
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/208
Birthdate:
7/24/1985
Age:
31
Hometown:
Cleveland, OH, USA
School:
Ohio State
NFL Experience:
11
Awards:

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