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  NFL | Brian Westbrook to retire    Tue Aug 28, 01:52 PM

Free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (49ers) plans to retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. He was with Philly for eight seasons and left the team in 2009 as the franchise leader with 9,875 yards from scrimmage.

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  Dolphins | Work out three RBs    Wed Sep 14, 12:12 AM

Updating a previous report, in addition to free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (49ers), the Miami Dolphins worked out free-agent RBs Thomas Clayton (Seahawks), Dimitri Nance (Packers) and Julius Jones (Seahawks) Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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  Dolphins | Brian Westbrook works out    Tue Sep 13, 03:42 PM

The Miami Dolphins worked out free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (49ers) Tuesday, Sept. 13. The Dolphins aren't sure if they want to use RB Larry Johnson as a backup running back.

Footballguys view: Signing Westbrook makes sense for the Dolphins. They have Reggie Bush as their primary RB and Westbrook could do many of the things Bush does in the offense. He showed last year with the 49ers that he isn't completely washed up and may be an option for Miami.

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  Browns | Team wants to add a change of pace RB    Mon May 23, 01:34 PM

Tony Grossi, from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Browns may want to add a change of pace, pass catching RB via free agency. Options for the team could be Jerome Harrison, Darren Sproles, or Brian Westbrook.

Footballguys view: Westbrook makes a lot of sense as he proved he has more left in the tank than some thought last year as a member of the 49ers, plus he has a relationship with GM Tom Heckert from his days in Philadelphia. Sproles would be a good option too, and could help out as a returner. Harrison was with the Browns last year until he was traded to Philadelphia in exchange for Mike Bell.

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  49ers | Is rookie RB Hunter a Westbrook clone?    Tue May 17, 05:44 PM

Matt Barrows, from the Sacramento Bee, reports NFL Films guru Greg Cosell commented before the draft how Oklahoma State RB Kendall Hunter looks like veteran Brian Westbrook. Hunter then was drafted by the 49ers in the fourth round as the replacement for Westbrook who should move on in free agency.

Footballguys view: Hunter is an impressive runner with the size and skill set that reminds many in the scouting community of Brian Westbrook. He is a quick twitch athlete who can get to top speed in the blink of an eye. Hunter can hide behind bigger offensive linemen, showing patience to wait for the hole to open up and the burst to get to the second level quickly. He is also a good receiving option out of the backfield and a willing pass blocker.

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  Redskins | Could show interest in Brian Westbrook    Thu May 12, 12:36 PM

The Washington Redskins could show interest in San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent RB Brian Westbrook once free agency begins if they believe they need to find a third-down running back. The Redskins were interested in Westbrook last offseason but did not agree to a deal.

Footballguys view: Westbrook proved last season that his career tank wasn't totally out of gas. He could work perfectly in a reserve role for the team, and bring a skill set to the team they don't have at the RB position.

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  Browns | RB Westbrook a 'natural' fit    Mon May 9, 01:51 PM

Tony Grossi, from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, believes the Browns are looking for a change of pace, pass catching back to rotate in behind Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty. Grossi feels veteran Brian Westbrook is a natural fit and could be targeted by the team in free agency.

Footballguys view: Westbrook has a relationship with Browns GM Tom Heckert from his days with the Eagles. The veteran is moving on after one season with the 49ers and could be a nice fit for the Browns playing in a part time role.

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  Eagles | Brian Westbrook would like to return    Mon Mar 7, 09:54 AM

San Francisco 49ers impending free-agent RB Brian Westbrook would like to play for the Philadelphia Eagles again, according to Adam Caplan, of FOXSports.com. Westbrook played the first eight years of his career with the Eagles before joining the 49ers last season. 'I talk to coach (Eagles head coach Andy) Reid every week or so. We always talk. I would love to be back in Philly. So we'll see how things go,' Westbrook said Sunday, March 6. 'I think they have a very good group of guys on the team as far as every position, but I still think I can help this team win.'

Footballguys view: The Eagles have a decent backup behind LeSean McCoy in Jerome Harrison, who they recently tendered as a Restricted Free Agent. Bringing Westbrook back could work, but they would have to get him for the right price. He showed that he's not completely washed up last year, but knee and concussion concerns still linger for the veteran.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook unlikely to return    Fri Feb 18, 12:40 PM

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent RB Brian Westbrook this offseason, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

Footballguys view: Westbrook looked good in limited duty this last season but will have to move on in 2011. He proved that he can still be a good change of pace part time running back and receiver out of the backfield.

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  49ers | Doubtful Brian Westbrook will return    Wed Feb 2, 10:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook is doubtful to return to the team in 2011, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

Footballguys view: Not a surprise here. Westbrook's knees are bad and he also has concussion issues. We'll see if he can latch on with another team for veteran depth in 2011.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook passes milestone    Mon Jan 3, 11:27 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook became the only active player with 40 rushing touchdowns and 30 receiving touchdowns with his rushing score in Week 17, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook finds end zone twice Week 17    Sun Jan 2, 09:23 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries in the team's Week 17 game against the Arizona Cardinals, reports The Associated Press.

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  49ers | Five practice Friday    Fri Dec 31, 06:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers DL Justin Smith (illness), RB Brian Westbrook (undisclosed), RB Anthony Dixon (ankle), LB Takeo Spikes (hand) and TE Vernon Davis (thumb) practiced Friday, Dec. 31, and are probable for Week 17, according to The San Jose Mercury News' Daniel Brown. All players will play.

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  49ers | Three miss Thursday practice    Thu Dec 30, 08:40 PM

San Francisco 49ers TE Nate Byham (heel), DL Justin Smith (illness) and RB Brian Westbrook all missed practice Thursday, Dec. 30, according to 49ers.com. Westbrook's absence was not injury related.

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  49ers | Two miss Wednesday practice    Wed Dec 29, 09:44 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook and TE Nate Byham (heel) both missed practice Wednesday, Dec. 29, according to 49ers.com. Westbrook's absence was not injury related.

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  49ers | Four players probable for Week 16    Fri Dec 24, 07:51 PM

San Francisco 49ers RBs Brian Westbrook (undisclosed) and DeShawn Wynn (ankle), WR Josh Morgan (shoulder) and CB Nate Clements (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 24, reports Daniel Brown, of San Jose Mercury News. They are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook practices Thursday    Thu Dec 23, 05:01 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 23. He did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 22, because of a non-injury related reason.

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  49ers | Four miss practice Wednesday    Wed Dec 22, 07:11 PM

San Francisco 49ers TE Nate Byham (heel), RB Anthony Dixon (ankle), OT Joe Staley (fibula) and RB Brian Westbrook (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

Footballguys view: Dixon may not go this week, and even if he does, he probably won't be able to shoulder his normal workload, making Brian Westbrook a better play.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook practices Wednesday    Wed Dec 15, 08:03 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook (undisclosed) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 15, and is probable for Week 15, according to The Mercury News's Daniel Brown. Westbrook will play.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook sits Tuesday    Tue Dec 14, 10:18 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook was rested during practice Tuesday, Dec. 14, according to 49ers.com.

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  49ers | San Francisco receiving feat in Week 14    Mon Dec 13, 08:11 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook had 87 receiving yards in Week 14 against the Seattle Seahawks, while WR Josh Morgan posted 82 yards and TE Vernon Davis chipped in with 70 receiving yards, reports Eric Branch, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. It is the first time three San Francisco teammates posted 70 or more receiving yards since Sept. 9, 2001, when WRs Terrell Owens, J.J. Stokes and Tai Streets accomplished the feat.

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  49ers | Three miss Thursday practice    Thu Dec 9, 07:34 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB DeShawn Wynn (ankle), LB Takeo Spikes (ankle) and RB Brian Westbrook all missed practice Thursday, Dec. 9, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil. Westbrook's absence was non-injury related.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook, Anthony Dixon share load in Week 13    Mon Dec 6, 05:50 PM

San Francisco 49ers RBs Brian Westbrook and Anthony Dixon shared the running workload in the Week 13 loss to the Green Bay Packers, according to The Associated Press. Westbrook played 34 snaps and Dixon was on the field for 18 offensive plays.

Footballguys view: Westbrook should be used as the receiving back, while Dixon can be used as the team's goalline back because of his nose for the end zone.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook expected to play    Fri Dec 3, 07:30 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 3, reports Daniel Brown, of the San Jose Mercury News. He is listed as probable for Week 13 and is expected to play.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook rests ankle Wednesday    Wed Dec 1, 11:05 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 1, according to 49ers.com.

Footballguys view: Westbrook's age is already showing after only one game as the feature back. Anthony Dixon should be owned in all leagues.

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  49ers | Will look to limit Brian Westbrook    Wed Dec 1, 11:18 AM

San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said the team will limit RB Brian Westbrook carries moving forward because of the injuries he has had in the past, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

Footballguys view: This makes the most sense going forward with Frank Gore lost for the year. Anthony Dixon could have plenty of fantasy for the rest of the season because he has a nose for the end zone.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook, Anthony Dixon to split workload    Tue Nov 30, 06:28 PM

San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said the team will use RBs Brian Westbrook and Anthony Dixon to split the workload with RB Frank Gore (hip) out for the season, according to The Associated Press. 'Frank is a big part of what we do -- heart, soul, everything he brings is what you want,' Singletary said. 'But thankfully, Brian Westbrook is a mature, experienced leader and we just have to be careful about how we use him and how much exposure we allow him to see. I think there will be a good mixture between Brian Westbrook and Dixon. We'll just have to see how we do that.'

Footballguys view: Westbrook showed that he could be an explosive playmaker on Monday night against the Cardinals. Rookie Anthony Dixon has a nose for the end zone, and will be more of the 'power' back for the 49ers.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook's role to expand    Tue Nov 30, 02:32 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook's role will expand dramatically with RB Frank Gore (hip) expected to miss the rest of the season, according to ESPN.com. Westbrook ran for 136 yards and a touchdown in the team's Week 12 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Nov. 29.

Footballguys view: Now that Gore has been lost for the season we should see more of Westbrook and rookie Anthony Dixon in a RBBC for the 49ers.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook may be more involved Week 12    Sat Nov 27, 10:35 AM

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike Johnson said RB Brian Westbrook has an understanding of the entire playbook and hinted that Westbrook may be more involved in the offense in Week 12, reports Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee.

Footballguys view: Westbrook can still be effectively used as a change of pace back and receiver out of the backfield. We'll see if the 49ers begin to use him more over the last month of the season.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook still waiting for chance    Fri Nov 26, 10:21 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook has seen very limited playing time because offensive coordinator Mike Johnson does not want to take RB Frank Gore off the field, reports Eric Branch, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. 'I'm just trying not to take Frank Gore off the field unless he is tired,' Johnson said.

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  49ers | Backup RBs could see more time Week 8    Fri Oct 29, 03:22 PM

San Francisco 49ers RBs Brian Westbrook and Anthony Dixon may receive more playing time in Week 8 because head coach Mike Singletary said the team needs to use them more this season, reports Eric Branch, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

Footballguys view: This is actually good news if you're a Frank Gore owner because it may keep him fresher for the fantasy playoffs.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook could see more PT    Wed Oct 6, 10:42 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook could see an increase in playing time starting in Week 5, according to CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook likely limited Week 1    Thu Sep 9, 07:37 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook is expected to have a limited role during Week 1, according to offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, reports Eric Branch, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook sits with hamstring injury    Tue Aug 31, 06:51 PM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook (hamstring) didn't practice Tuesday, Aug. 31, because of a hamstring injury suffered Saturday, Aug. 28, reports the Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows. Westbrook played just six snaps on Saturday and carried the ball only twice for 17 yards.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook likely to play Saturday    Fri Aug 27, 11:01 AM

San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook is expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 28, according to Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook, Anthony Dixon to compete for No. 2 RB job    Wed Aug 18, 04:34 PM

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye said RBs Brian Westbrook and Anthony Dixon will compete for the No. 2 running back job during the remainder of the preseason, according to CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

Footballguys view: Dixon was impressive in his preseason debut, but doesn't have the type of skill set that Westbrook has. The 49ers signed Westbrook to play as the change of pace back behind Frank Gore and he should easily win the job if he stays healthy.

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  49ers | Unsure if Brian Westbrook will play Sunday    Wed Aug 18, 02:46 PM

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye said he is not sure if RB Brian Westbrook will play in the team's preseason game Sunday, Aug. 22, because he may not be up to speed with the offense, reports Phil Barber, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

Footballguys view: Westbrook will have to shake off the rust, but we can't imagine he'll get a ton of work in the preseason. The 49ers would like to keep their new weapon fresh for the regular season.

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  49ers | Brian Westbrook contract update    Mon Aug 16, 06:45 PM

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Brian Westbrook's one-year deal is worth $1.25 million in base salary and could be worth as much as $2.5 million, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Footballguys view: Westbrook is an insurance policy against a Gore injury, no more, no less, and this contract confirms that.

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  49ers | Signing RB Westbrook    Mon Aug 16, 05:59 PM

Adam Schefter, from ESPN, reports via Twitter that free agent RB Brian Westbrook is signing with the San Francisco 49ers.

Footballguys view: With the retirement of Glenn Coffee this comes as no surprise. Westbrook will be the primary backup behind Frank Gore, and should see the field as a change of pace running back and receiver out of the backfield.

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  49ers | Interested in Brian Westbrook?    Mon Aug 16, 11:43 AM

The San Francisco 49ers could be interested in signing free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Chris Russell, of ESPN 980 Washington, according to Westbrook's brother, Washington Redskins CB Byron Westbrook.

Footballguys view: More teams may be interested in Westbrook now that RB injuries have hit in the preseason. Teams like the Niners, Redskins, Bills, and Rams could be interested in the veteran back.

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  Bills | Interested in Brian Westbrook?    Mon Aug 16, 11:36 AM

The Buffalo Bills could be interested in signing free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Chris Russell, of ESPN 980 Washington, according to Westbrook's brother, Washington Redskins CB Byron Westbrook.

Footballguys view: More teams may be interested in Westbrook now that RB injuries have hit in the preseason. Teams like the Niners, Redskins, Bills, and Rams could be interested in the veteran back.

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  Redskins | Remain interested in Brian Westbrook    Sun Aug 15, 04:35 PM

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the team is still interested in signing unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Ryan O'Halloran, of CSNWashington.com.

Footballguys view: Brian Westbrook may sign on with a new team as early as Monday. The Redskins and Rams seem to be the favorites to sign him.

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  Rams | Signing of Brian Westbrook not imminent    Sun Aug 15, 01:35 AM

St. Louis Rams vice president of football operations Kevin Demoff said he has not spoken to free-agent RB Brian Westbrook's (Eagles) agent for several days and denied the team is close to signing him, reports The Associated Press. Demoff, however, remains optimistic the team remains in the running to acquire Westbrook this year.

Footballguys view: Westbrook's desire to play on grass for a contender would be denied if he signed with the Rams, although he would probably get a bigger role than he would elsewhere. Don't go adding him if you're a Steven Jackson dynasty owner just yet.

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  Rams | Appear to be favorites to sign Brian Westbrook    Sat Aug 14, 03:06 PM

The St. Louis Rams appear to be the favorites to sign unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.

Footballguys view: The Rams are in desperate need of better backup running backs behind Steven Jackson. Westbrook could play a reserve role and help keep Jackson fresh throughout the season. Adding Westbrook could push someone like Keith Toston off the final roster.

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  Broncos | May reconsider signing Brian Westbrook    Mon Aug 2, 05:15 PM

The Denver Broncos may reconsider the possibility of signing unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Broncos) after the injuries to RB Knowshon Moreno (hamstring) and RB Correll Buckhalter (back), reports Mike Klis, of The Denver Post.

Footballguys view: Without Moreno and Buckhalter the Broncos have very little talent or depth on their offensive line. They just traded away RB J.J. Arrington this last weekend to the Eagles, and are getting thin at the RB position. Westbrook isn't the same player he used to be, but could be a fine change of pace runner and receiver out of the backfield for the Broncos.

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  Broncos | Is Brian Westbrook on the horizon?    Sat Jul 31, 09:55 AM

The Denver Broncos could potentially look to sign free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles) after the team traded RB J.J. Arrington to the Philadelphia Eagles, according to Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com.

Footballguys view: The Broncos have been showing interest in Westbrook, and he would fill a role that they don't really have a back for right now. If Westbrook is signed, that would be mean a reunion with former teammates Correll Buckhalter and Brian Dawkins.

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  Redskins | Brian Westbrook still a possibility    Wed Jul 28, 03:48 PM

The Washington Redskins are still interested in unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), according to Redskins.com's Gary Fitzgerald.

Footballguys view: Westbrook may also be drawing interest from the Rams. If the Redskins do sign him then it probably means a back like Willie Parker would get cut.

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  Rams | Remain interested in Brian Westbrook    Tue Jul 27, 04:13 PM

St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said the team remains interested in unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles), reports Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Footballguys view: The Rams have very little depth behind Steven Jackson, so signing Westbrook would make a lot of sense - for both sides. Westbrook would likely have a bigger role on the Rams as a complementary back than he would on any other team.

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  NFL | Brian Westbrook working out    Fri Jul 9, 01:42 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe said unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles) has been working out and looks like he is running well, according to NFL.com's Frank Tadych. 'This is the first time he's been able to really work out fully and not feel [his previous injuries]. This is the first time where he's not being bothered and he's able explode and really work out and prepare. He looks really, really fluid out there. He looks really good. He's getting in training camp shape,' Shiancoe said.

Footballguys view: A lot of things about Westbrook to the Vikings make sense. He has tons of experience with head coach Brad Childress, and they could use a veteran backup to Adrian Peterson, one that can fill Chester Taylor's third-down back role. The main hitch seems to be Westbrook's ability to stay healthy, but the longer he stays out there, the lower the price gets, making that a tolerable risk to take.

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  NFL | Brian Westbrook working out    Fri Jul 9, 12:18 AM

Unrestricted free-agent RB Brian Westbrook (Eagles) has been working out for several weeks at Athletic Dominance in Maryland, according to NFL Network. 'This is the first time he's been able to really work out fully and not feel (his previous injuries),' Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe said. 'This is the first time where he's not being bothered and he's able to explode and really work out and prepare. He looks really, really fluid out there.' Westbrook indicated that he would have 'no problem' playing for the Vikings this year.

Footballguys view: The league's reluctance as a whole to sign Westbrook indicates that his durability is still an issue. It's July and this is the first time he has worked out fully? He can function as a good "break glass in case of emergency" back, but his ability to handle a good part of a backfield workload is probably done.

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