Peyton Manning -- yes, Peyton Manning -- put a notorious hard-hitting defender on his backside on Sunday. Joe Amon The Denver Post via Getty Images

Donte Whitner once legally changed his name to suit the bone-crushing hits he delivers.

That might be his only option now if he wants to skirt a week of ridicule. The Browns safety was absolutely blown up on a play -- by Peyton Manning:

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Say what you want about Manning's declining passing skills. His block almost sprung running back Ronnie Hillman.

As for Whitner -- he's a a 10-year veteran. He should know to keep his head on a swivel for 39-year-old quarterbacks.

(h/t NFL on Twitter)

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