The 49ers' secondary has been a stout unit for most of the season, and faces a Ravens' passing game that has taken off in the postseason.
The Niners' secondary appears to be more than up to the challenge of facing last season's five most prolific passers in 2012.
Tampa Bay has been slowly breaking in second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers, and the rookie is beginning to display his skills, according to NFC Whispers.
Former Bills S Donte Whitner, the No. 8 overall pick in 2006, said he joined the Bengals, but it was later reported he signed a three-year deal with the 49ers.
The Bills don't have many key free agents, nor do they have to learn new schemes with a new coach, putting them in decent position during the lockout considering their 4-12 record last season.
The Bills have tendered three potential free agents: S Donte Whitner, LB Paul Posluszny and TE Scott Chandler.
A key to the Bills' defensive turnaround has been the play of SS Donte Whitner. Always one of the more talented Bills defenders, Whitner has had his best season in 2010, posting 134 tackles, the most for any defensive back ...
While the Bills have been competitive in recent weeks, they are still going to miss the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season, tied with the Lions for the longest drought in the league. There are plenty of reasons for this ...
Although he hasn't produced many game-changing plays by himself, Buffalo SS Donte Whitner has been a leader in the team's improved defensive play recently.
Although he's solid against both the run and the pass, SS Donte Whitner hasn't been the impact player that the Bills had hoped he'd be when they drafted him in 2006, according to our AFC East Whispers.
With such a quality collection of talent at defensive back, it opens up the possibility of Buffalo making a trade or two to add draft picks and, in turn, upgrade other positions.