Brian Westbrook to retire as member of Eagles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brian Westbrook will officially retire as a member of the Eagles on Wednesday and will be honored during a game against Washington in December.
The former All-Pro running back played eight seasons with Philadelphia from 2002-09. He is the franchise leader with 9,785 total yards from scrimmage, ranks second in yards rushing (5,995), and third in receptions (426) and total touchdowns (68). He is first among Eagles halfbacks in receptions, yards receiving (3,790) and touchdown catches (29). Westbrook also is first in club history in yards rushing (591) and total touchdowns (6) in the postseason.
Westbrook, a third-round selection out of Villanova in 2002, set the all-time record in NCAA Division I-AA with 9,885 all-purpose yards.
He last played in the NFL with the 2010 San Francisco 49ers.