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Pack Eyeing Westy?

Was just thinking today that we really ought to hear soon about somebody, somewhere, being interested in adding Brian Westbrook, who has been on the market a while now. No sooner thought than blogged, by Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Pack Eyeing Westy?

Brian Westbrook might be about to join the Green Bay Packers. (Ron Cortes/ Staff file photo
Brian Westbrook might be about to join the Green Bay Packers. (Ron Cortes/ Staff file photo

Was just thinking today that we really ought to hear soon about somebody, somewhere, being interested in adding Brian Westbrook, who has been on the market a while now. No sooner thought than blogged, by Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Silverstein writes that the Packers are thinking of bringing in Westbrook, who of course flourished here in a very similar offense. One would think Packers coach Mike McCarthy would be able to get a good sense of what Westbrook can and can't do at this stage of his career from Green Bay alum Andy Reid.

Certainly, Westbrook could be effective in a limited role, especially in a West Coast attack. The Packers play on  natural grass, which is a must for Westbrook -- his chronic bad left knee swelled up whenever he practiced or played on turf. This sounds like something that ought to work out.

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