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Eagles cut ties with Westbrook

Updated: February 23, 2010, 7:51 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Brian Westbrook could break open a game from almost anywhere on the field.

Lined up in the slot, he could run a slant, beat a linebacker and take off with no one able to catch No. 36. His defining moment with the Philadelphia Eagles came on an 84-yard punt return that stunned the New York Giants in 2003.

Out of the backfield, he was a 1,000-yard rusher who always kept defenses guessing -- and flailing.

But in his later years, it was injuries that defined ...

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