Westbrook is one of the more underrated Eagles players of all time. With Donovan McNabb at quarterback, opposing teams would focus mainly on stopping him. However, Westbrook was the engine that really made the Eagles’ offense go.
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Originally selected in the third round (No. 91 overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft out of Villanova, Westbrook quickly became the Eagles’ Swiss Army knife on offense. The shifty running back not only generated yards on the ground, but also excelled as a receiver and even as a blocker.
Westbrook spent eight seasons playing for the Eagles. During that span, he ran for 5,995 yards and 37 touchdowns while averaging 4.6 yards per carry. He also caught 426 balls for 3,790 yards and 29 scores.
Despite being one of the best dual-threat running backs in the game, Westbrook was only selected to play in two Pro Bowls in his nine-year career. However, he was named a first-team All-Pro in 2003 and 2007.
In 2015, Westbrook, along with Maxie Baughan, was added to the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame. To this point, no Eagles player has worn Westbrook’s No. 36 during the regular season.