Westbrook Return Set for Eagles’ Pigskin Battle with Cowboys

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Scott Eisenlohr in NFL
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Why bring Brian Westbrook back for a non-conference Philadelphia Eagles' home game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday? To get him ready for the season-ending clash against the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas on Jan. 3. Just as Michael Vick had to get his legs back after a two-and-a-half year layoff from football, Westbrook has to see game action for the first time in five games. He last played on Nov. 15, in a 31-23 loss to the San Diego Chargers. He ran six times for 28 yards before he suffered his second concussion of the season. The Eagles have not lost since. So why bring him back? I, and I assume the Eagles brass, have a gut feeling that the Eagles will need all weapons available for the Jan. 3 matchup with the Cowboys, with the NFC Eastátitle potentially at stake. Expect him to have limi ...

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