Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Another one bites the dust
Though he ran like one, good thing he isn't a racehorse. The Eagles obviously didn't want to shell out the over $7 million it would have taken to keep him on the roster so they cut him loose yesterday. Unlike Tomlinson, I think Westbrook might not find himself a home during the offseason. If he does, it will probably be on another one of those proverbial "contender" teams and only unleashed in gadget type plays.
I will say this, Westbrook was one of my all time favorites to watch play. Despite my hatred for anything not Pittsburgh (especially Philadelphia) he was one player I respected and always would make the time to check out. I know I would welcome him as a backup to Mendenhall. I'm just saying...