Donte Whitner: ‘I Look Forward to Winning and Building Something in Cleveland’

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CLEVELAND–Former Glenville Tarblooder and Ohio State Buckeye, Donte Whitner, has agreed to a free agent contract to join his hometown team, the Cleveland Browns.

Whitner tweeted about leaving San Francisco and starting this new journey.

According to reports, he will get a four-year contract worth an estimated $28 million.

Whitner first broke into the NFL in 2006 as the 8th overall pick with the Buffalo Bills. Five seasons there were followed by a free agent signing in San Francisco in 2011. He has made two Pro Bowls in his career with 10 interceptions, and 8 forced fumbles. His bone jarring hits are his trademark.