Official website of the New England Patriots

Replay: Patriots Unfiltered Fri Apr 16 - 12:00 AM | Sun Apr 18 - 11:59 PM

Eagles tender Pro Bowl RB Westbrook

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 23, 2005) -- The Eagles tendered restricted free agent Brian Westbrook, giving Philadelphia the right to match any offer he receives or a first-round pick from any team that signs the running back.

The one-year tender will cost the team $1.43 million, but the Eagles have the option of signing the third-year player to a long-term deal.

Westbrook had a breakout season for the Eagles, scoring nine touchdowns and leading the team with 1,515 total yards. A versatile, dual-threat weapon, Westbrook rushed for 812 yards on 177 carries and led all NFL running backs in receptions with 73 for 703 yards last season.

A third-round draft pick out of Villanova in 2002, Westbrook played in his first career Pro Bowl after joining the NFC squad as an injury replacement.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.