Blackmon Returns... Whitner to Hitner 10/3/13
- Jacksonville receiver Justin Blackmon has returned to the team after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. During Wednesday practice, he dropped one pass but also made a one-handed catch in the end zone.
In other NFL news:
- San Francisco safety Donte Whitner is legally dropping the "W" from his last name and will be known as Hitner. His nickname is Mr. Hitner for his hard-hitting style and he now wants to formalize the name. He's had attorney's file the paperwork in Ohio. Whitner has been in touch with Nike to determine how many No. 31 Whitner jerseys are still for sale in retail stores and elsewhere and whether he might need to financially contribute to make the switch.