Brian Westbrook Expected To Play Sunday Against Denver

Brian Westbrook, who has missed seven of the past eight weeks due to concussions, is set to return to the Eagles backfield Sunday against Denver, said head coach Andy Reid.

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Brian Westbrook Is 'Ready To Roll' In Week 16

Brian Westbrook, who has not played since Nov. 15 after he suffered two concussions in three weeks, is expected to play in Philadelphia's Week 16 game against Denver.

"Unless there is a setback here, I think that’s what he’s counting on and the doctors, and everybody else," Reid said.

Reid said earlier in the week that the team would be keeping close watch of Westbrook's reps and that it could take time to get him back in the lineup. However, Reid said, Westbrook should bring some "fresh legs" to the offense.

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Don't Expect Brian Westbrook To Play Against 49ers This Week

Brian Westbrook, who has missed six of the past seven weeks due to concussions, was set to return to practice with the Eagles on Wednesday, but that doesn't mean much for his playing status in Sunday's game with the 49ers. In fact, a source said "that there's almost no way Westbrook makes it back by Sunday." Head coach Andy Reid is equally pesimistic

Eagles coach Andy Reid said the concussion tests on running back Brian Westbrook are "better, but not all the way there." Asked if he were planning to play without Westbrook on Sunday against San Francisco, Reid said, "I am today ... It's a day-to-day thing." Westbrook will practice with scout team again today, Reid said. Reid said the team is "just getting him back into football shape."

When asked if he was moving forward as if Westbrook would be unavailable Sunday, Reid answered, "I am today."

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Westbrook Likely Out For 3 Weeks

Eagles’ running back Brian Westbrook is expected to miss the next three weeks with lingering effects from a concussion suffered earlier this month according to Jeffrey McLane’s twitter. If that holds true Westbrook’s likely return date would be December 13 when Philadelphia travels to New York to take on the rival Giants.

The Eagles, who are trailing the Cowboys by a game in the NFC East, will likely continue relying on rookie LeSean McCoy with Westbrook out.

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Westbrook Inactive For Sunday's Game

It’s been confirmed that Brian Westbrook will not play Sunday’s game against the Giants. LeSean McCoy will start at running back in his place.
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Westbrook Is A Game Time Decision

Brian Westbrook, despite suffering a concussion Monday night, which, remember, is described as an injury to your brain, is still being considered a game time decision for Sunday.

Test are still being conducted on Brian Westbrook, who suffered a concussion Monday night, and a decision as to whether he can play Sunday against the Giants will be a game time decision, Eagles coach Andy Reid said.

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