Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Eagles star running back has been injured too many termination

The evening of February 23 local time, announced a partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles running back Brian - Westbrook termination, ending his eight-year career in Philadelphia in recent years he has been deeply troubled by injuries, one year ahead of the Hawks select the end of the contract, thus saving expenses under 7.5 million U.S. dollars.

In announcing its decision, the Eagles coach Andy - Reid, said: "Brian is the Hawks never distinguished one, if we recall the achievements of these years, Brian is to achieve an important part of all this, in my heart forever yes Brian fans. "Westbrook Although only 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78 meters), but it is the players Hawks ground offensive in 2007, he single-season red ball 1333 yards and 12 touchdowns in his Philadelphia 8 years contributed a total of 5995 yards and 3790 yards from the red ball the ball the distance in all forms touchdowns 68 times, including red ball, the ball and drop kick back to attack, but the impact after being injured playing big discount, missed eight games of the regular season, contributed to the 2009 season, only two touchdowns, teenager Le Xiaoen - McCoy gradually grew up, in this year, contributed 637 yards and four touchdowns, becoming the team's top running Wei.

Reid himself in Tuesday morning to inform Westbrook this news, he thought his disciples also have the opportunity to join other teams, he said: "Brian is not vulnerable, you can not point out he was not good at any place, he was very good, he is that kinds of very smart player. "Westbrook in the third round of the 2002 draft by the Hawks picked, the team's history scrum was a few yards (9785) Up to the players, red ball from the 5995 yards ranked second in the A total of 20 games more than one hundred yards from the red ball is also a second team history. Eagles Chairman Jeffrey - Lu-ri, said: "He is our most passionate players here, but also the most popular, and from a personal point of view I am most willing to see him race every Sunday, and his ball capacity , leadership and value will be remembered. "

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