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Yards From Westbrook

Brian Westbrook is the Eagles' all-time leader in yards from scrimmage.

Yards From Westbrook

Brian Westbrook retired as a member of the Eagles on Wednesday, August 29. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Brian Westbrook retired as a member of the Eagles on Wednesday, August 29. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Brian Westbrook, who retired officially in a ceremony at the NovaCare Complex Wednesday, is the Eagles' all-time leader in yards from scrimmage.

Here are the club's top 20:

 Rk.   Players     G  Yards 
   1.  Brian Westbrook  107   9785
   2.  Harold Carmichael  180  9042
   3.  Wilbert Montgomery  100  8985
   4.  Pete Retzlaff  132  7408
   5.  Duce Staley    98  7305
   6.  Timmy Brown    96  7049
   7.  Mike Quick  101  6459
   8.  Steve Van Buren    83  6383
   9.  Keith Byars  105  6204
 10.  Pete Pihos  107  5615
 11.  Tommy McDonald    88  5521
 12.  Bobby Walston  148  5375
 13.  Ricky Watters    48  5112
 14.  Ben Hawkins  102  4772
 15.  Tom Woodeshick  111  4736
 16.  Fred Barnett    81  4632
 17.  Clarence Peaks    83  4585
 18.  Randall Cunningham     122  4479
 19.  DeSean Jackson    60  4436
 20.  Tom Sullivan    80  4401
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