Byron Westbrook Still a Redskin? Update, apprently not.

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last night Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted that the Washington Redskins had cut cornerback Byron Westbrook.
"Many wanted RB Brian Westbrook to sign with Washington to play with brother Byron. But Redskins released Westbrook. No Wash Westbrook's now."
This of course was news to Byron who was getting ready to board a plan to Arizona and was expected to start in that game.
In fact many of Westbrook's teammates (Kareem Moore, Andre Carter, and Lorenzo Alexander) tweeted condolences to him.
Also Schefter tweeted that the Buffalo Bills have inquired about trading for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart.
The Bills are denying the report.
Though Schefter has tweeted that fact since.
"Bills are adamant they are not trading for Matt Leinart, despite discussions they did have this summer with the Cardinals for the QB."
The question now is "how quickly do we trust or rely on tweets from well respected reporters?"
Now, I'm not saying Schefter f...

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