Why Risk Bringing Brian Westbrook Back This Season?

Posted: 9th December 2009 by Bryan Toporek in NFL
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Brian Westbrook hopes to play this weekend in the Eagles' game against the New York Giants, despite suffering two concussions in a three-week span earlier this season. This news comes with Westbrook expressing concern this week about the permanent damage he could be doing to his brain by returning to the field this year. It all leaves me left to wonder...why risk it, Brian?   Use your brain.  While you still can.  And shut yourself down for the season, before it's too late. On Oct. 26—all of 43 days ago—Eagles nation had to watch Westbrook lay motionless on the turf of FedEx Field after a vicious collision between his head and Redskins' linebacker London Fletcher's knee. Then, just three weeks later, Westbrook returned for the Eagles' 31-23 loss to the ...

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