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Brian Westbrook, Is it worth it?

With two concussions already this season, should the Eagles running back be considering retirement instead of this Sunday's game?

Posted by Emil Steiner on December 16, 2009 10:30 AM

Take it slow, Brian

Let's hope for his sake, his future doesn't pay for his present.

Posted by Anthony Stalter, on December 16, 2009 1:42 PM

He will play

If every test shows he's putting himself at no greater risk, he ought to be allowed to write his own ending.

Posted by Sean McCann, on December 16, 2009 1:04 PM

Be deliberate, Brian

Part of properly communicating a decision is about communicating the process that brought you to that decision.

Posted by Jason Maloni, on December 16, 2009 12:04 PM

Brian's choice

It's his career and his future, whatever he wants to make of it.

Posted by Josh Zerkle, on December 16, 2009 11:55 AM

He's cleared, let him play

If the best neurologists in the world say he can play again, then I'm fine with him being out there.

Posted by Jason Brewer, on December 16, 2009 11:15 AM

His choice, but...

He has clearance and knows the risks than ultimately it's his choice... let's hope you makes the right one.

Posted by Michael Oriard, on December 16, 2009 10:58 AM

Brian, STOP!

Fame is fleeting, brain injuries are forever. I implore you, keep out of the game.

Posted by Brent Boyd, on December 16, 2009 10:57 AM

Know when to walk away, know when to run

I think the wise professional and medical recommendation would be for Brian Westbrook to call it quits this season.

Posted by Dr. A. Brion Gardner, on December 16, 2009 10:56 AM

A train wreck

Hopefully, Brian will decide when enough is enough, before he meets that ultimate wreck

Posted by Mackie Shilstone, on December 16, 2009 10:34 AM


philly3: After reading all the advice given to Brian Westbrook, I am trying to understand who is more naive? Westbrook or the experts offering 'advic...

Rozinante2: I think Mr. Westbrook should keep it simple, and probably as brutal as the game. Fans admire you - until they don't. Coaches need you - unt...

montana123: Call it quits Mr. Westbrook. Football is just entertainment and not worth risking your life over. Us coach potatoes who sit on our a$$es and...

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