For those of you who are curious he are the details of Whitner's deal with Cleveland per ESPN:
Whitner received a $9 million signing bonus and a $2 million base salary this season that is guaranteed. He'll also be paid a $4.5 million base salary in 2015 that is guaranteed on the 15th day of the league year. Barring catastrophe, Whitner will be on the team both seasons, and thus is guaranteed $15.5 million. Whitner also will be paid $6.2 million in 2016, and $6.3 million in 2017. Total contract: Four years, $28 million.
Curious if he sees years 3 and 4 with them. doubt it.