Brian Westbrook will have to get hurt wearing somebody else’s uniform next season. The Philadelphia Eagles just cut him.
“Brian is one of the greatest Eagles of all time and he is even a better person and leader,” coach Andy Reid. “In my mind, there has not been a more versatile running back that the NFL has seen. I had a conversation with Brian this morning to let him know. This is by far the most difficult part of this job. We wanted to make this move now in order to maximize Brian’s chances of landing with another NFL team.” –FOX News.
Interesting dichotomy, seeing as this comes one day after the release of Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson. While LT was a reliable fantasy football workhorse through most of his career, Westbrook was the proverbial box of chocolates. He could run for 150 yards and then sit out for a month, it seemed. It’s too bad, that such a beautiful fantasy chameleon is winding down his career. I always enjoyed watching people overvalue him the last three years. And yeah, that includes the Eagles.