Donte Whitner Gets Called for Questionable Personal Foul Against Falcons

Donte Whitner Gets Called for Questionable Personal Foul Against Falcons
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The San Francisco 49ers' Donte Whitner was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football. 

Let's just say the call was questionable.

*Update: Thursday, Dec. 26 at 7:25 p.m. ET

Donte Whitner said that he was not fined by the league for this hit, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Eric Branch.

--End of Update--

Larry Biel of ABC 7 didn't agree with the flag:

The Boston Globe's Zuri Berry was one of many who didn't like the call:

The penalty came on second down from the San Francisco 7-yard line.

Falcons running back Steven Jackson, who was hit on the play Whitner was flagged on, scored on the next play to give Atlanta a 7-3 lead in the second quarter.

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