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Posts Tagged ‘Donte Whitner’

Saints Fall Short to Niners in 31-21 Defeat to Fall to 5-6

The Saints all week prepared for Niners backup QB Colin Kaepernick. And they still couldn’t stop him. Kaepernick threw for a TD and ran for another, going 16-for-25 passing for 231 yards with the touchdown and an interception in his second career start in place of Alex Smith. The result – a Niners 31-21 win […]

NFL Says Whitner Helmet Hit on Thomas Was Legal

The NFL has send the helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints running back Pierre Thomas by 49ers safety Donte Whitner was legal according to the Associated Press. Whitner was not penalized because the tackle was not against a defenseless player. Helmet-to-helmet hits are outlawed against eight categories considered defenseless players, and a runner is not one of […]