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Reading between the lines of Westbrook's surgery

Updated: June 5, 2009, 3:25 PM ET
By Stephania Bell, ESPN.com

Eagles star running back and game-changer Brian Westbrook underwent surgery Friday to remove two bone spurs in his right ankle, along with some scar tissue. This is the same leg that endured a high ankle sprain in 2008, which caused Westbrook to miss one game and remained problematic throughout the season.

As reported by 950 ESPN Philadelphia, Westbrook will not be allowed to bear weight on his ankle for two weeks. Following this early protective phase, therapy will focus on regaining ...

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