Injured Westbrook thinks he's 'on track' to play this weekend

Updated: October 20, 2008, 8:05 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

After missing one game with broken ribs, Eagles running back Brian Westbrook believes he'll play this weekend versus the Atlanta Falcons.

Westbrook would not provide a definitive answer, but he told ESPN Radio in Philadelphia on Monday that he believes he's "on track" to play Sunday. Westbrook broke two ribs on the eighth play of the Eagles' 23-17 loss to the Washington Redskins in Week 5.

Westbrook also missed the Eagles' Week 4 game against the Chicago Bears with an ankle injury.

Westbrook has 194 yards rushing and six touchdowns, including two receiving, this season.

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