Green Bay Packers Pursuit of Brian Westbrook Shouldn’t Continue

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brian Westbrook is the Plague. Quicksand. A swarm of hornets. Call him whatever you like, as long as it keeps the Packers away from signing the veteran halfback.
Don't get me wrong—Brian Westbrook is one of my favorite players in the league and has been one of the most explosive over the last decade. He has been a staple for Andy Reid and Donovan McNabb. His importance in that offense was so drastic, that I dare not try to put it into words.
Alas, his reputation as an Eagle can only get him so far, and should not sway any team, much less Green Bay, into signing him.
Ted Thompson has never been an advocate of signing old players with injury concerns, and this is no time to start.
What concerns me most about Brian Westbrook are the concussions. He is one big hit away from suffering a concussion that could end his career...If the hits continue, it very well may affect his life after football. And those are two things that I don't want to witness on the legendary...

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