Donte Whitner Won't Be Tagged
As the final 30 minutes of the two-week franchise-tag window tick-tock away, the 49ers wont be applying their tag to safety Donte Whitner. Per a league source, Whitner will not be subject to that restriction on otherwise unrestricted free agency.
It means that, absent a new deal, the team will potentially lose Whitner to another team in the same way they lost safety Dashon Goldon a year ago.
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