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Donte Whitner's name change

Donte Whitner is going the way of Chad Johnson by changing his name -- only the change is much less dramatic than the former Ochocinco's ever was. Whitner is simply dropping the "W" from his name, making him Donte Hitner. Whitner (the name change hasn't officially gone through yet, so we can refer to him by his original name) will be required to purchase all of his unsold jerseys, but it might be worth the financial hit -- if people actually end up liking his new name, of course.

  • What do you think of 49ers safety Donte Whitner officially changing his name to Donte Hitner?

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  • What was the better name change?

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  • Would you be more or less likely to buy a Donte Whitner jersey now that he's changed his name to Donte Hitner?

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  • Should Donte Whitner have been fined $21,000 for his hit on Rams receiver Chris Givens?

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