Donte Whitner


Our weekly 49ers chat is scheduled for noon, but we’re starting the day with a question submitted


Former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was announced as the new Bears defensive coordinator on Tuesday.


Pete Carroll, a former defensive backs coach, used the word "ridiculous" to describe 49ers safeties Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner.

Of course, he meant it as a huge compliment.


It was a busy evening for Patrick Willis, Dashon Goldson, NaVorro Bowman and Donte Whitner, each of whom played all 94 snaps of defense in the 49ers' 41-34 victory over the New England Patriots.