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Redskins re-sign Byron Westbrook

Coach Mike Shanahan confirmed on Friday that the Redskins had re-signed cornerback Byron Westbrook. Due to rules regarding free agency and the new collective bargaining agreement, the second-year defensive back is not allowed to join the team until Tuesday, Shanahan said. “He’s an exclusive free agent,” Shanahan said. “After your second year you’re exclusive, third year restricted...
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July 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Westbrook still a Redskin

Rick Maese of the Post is reporting that Byron Westbrook is still a Redskin and that he will travel with the team to Arizona today and will suit up and play tomorrow. Confirmed: Byron Westbrook is still a member of the #Redskins. Making the trip to AZ today and will play in Thursday’s game The real headline [...]
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September 01, 2010  |  Discuss

Westbrook released?

Adam Schefter tweeted this morning that the Redskins have released Byron Westbrook. The timing seems odd in that the team got down to the 75-player limit on Tuesday by releasing four layers and putting Malcolm Kelly on injured reserve. But Schefter doesn’t often toss out random information like that at 7:30 in the morning unless [...]
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September 01, 2010  |  Discuss

Byron Westbrook charged with drunk driving

Redskins' cornerback Byron Westbrook was arrested early Friday morning by a Charles County sheriff's deputy and charged with DWI, DUI, negligent driving and failure to drive right of center, according to a TV report. The Redskins said in a statement this afternoon they are aware of the charges Westbrook faces. "We take these issues very seriously," General Manager Bruce Allen said...
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February 19, 2010  |  Discuss

Byron Westbrook concerned for brother's health

Redskins cornerback Byron Westbrook said he is concerned for the career of his older brother Brian, the star running back for the Philadelphia Eagles who suffered his second concussion of the season Sunday. Brian Westbrook suffered his first concussion Oct. 26 against Washington at FedEx Field, and Byron Westbrook stood over him as doctors evaluated the situation. Brian sat out for...
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November 18, 2009  |  Discuss

Blades, Westbrook to miss Atlanta game

Linebacker H.B. Blades and cornerback Byron Westbrook are expected to miss Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, Coach Jim Zorn said after practice today at Redskins Park. "They're both working. They're both trying to get back," Zorn said. "I don't believe they'll be ready this week. I think they have a chance to be ready in the next...
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November 02, 2009  |  Discuss

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