It may sound like a joke, but 49er Donte Whitner says it's the real deal. He is going to legally drop the "W" in his last name.That would make the Pro Bowl safety Donte Hitner. Clearly a much more menacing name for a football position that is considered the last line of defense.Whitner confirmed the name-change story through both the team and through Twitter.Whitner tweeted: "It's official...The W is being removed from my last name from Whitner to Hitner."He said he had to clear it with his mother who say it was "ok" with her.The move is part (if not all) marketing ploy. Whitner is promoting a T-shirt line that reads #LegalHitner. He offered two tickets to the next 49ers game to the first two people to tweet a photo of themselves wearing the shirt. Whitner first came up with the T-shirt idea after being fined $21,000 for his hit on St. Louis Rams' wide receiver Chris Givens in the end zone during Thursday's 35-11 49ers victory. He was called for unnecessary roughness when he appeared to make contact with Givens' helmetHe made up T-shirts with #LegalHitner on the front. "I'm not happy with it,'' Whitner said of the call and the fine. "The...