Former Eagles Pro Bowl and All Pro running back Brian Westbrook will always be an Eagle in fan’s hearts but now the team is making it official: He will retire as a Philadelphia Eagles on December 23 during halftime against the Washington Redskins.
Team owner/CEO Jeffrey Lurie said of the decision:
I will always remember Brian for the electrifying, game-changing plays he made during his great career in Philadelphia. He was one of those players you knew could score from anywhere on the field and one of the most exciting players I have ever watched. He was a great runner, receiver and returner and was certainly a fan favorite. We are thrilled to have him retire as an Eagle and we look forward to honoring him at Lincoln Financial Field on December 23 against the Redskins in what should be a very exciting atmosphere.
Westbrook’s spot is secure in Eagles history and in the record books, currently holding the second spot with the team in rushing yards (5,995), third in receptions (426) an...