Former Eagle Westbrook Joins Philly’s Fanatic

February 2, 2012

97.5 The Fanatic announces former Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Brian Westbrook has been added to the station’s on air, year-round football coverage. Westbrook will be a regular football contributor on 97.5 The Fanatic. He will be heavily involved with the station’s coverage of the NFL Draft, Training Camp and throughout the season starting in September.

Westbrook quickly became a fan-favorite as a member of the Eagles and enjoyed one of the most spectacular careers in team history. Over eight seasons as an Eagle he rushed for 5,995 yards, caught 428 passes for 3,790 yards, and scored 71 touchdowns. He went to two Pro Bowls and helped lead the Eagles to four conference championship games and one Super Bowl.

“We are thrilled to have Brian with the Fanatic,” says 97.5 The Fanatic Program Director Matt Nahigian. “Brian is one of those rare athletes who combined not only on field excellence but also that ability to connect with Philly fans in a very meaningful way. We all know Philadelphia lives and breathes football, so to have Brian with us year-round will enhance our football coverage.”

In addition to Westbrook, the Fanatic’s stable of football experts & insiders also includes: Jeremiah Trotter, Ron Jaworski, Sal Paolantonio, Chris Mortenson, Cris Carter, John Clayton and Mike Ditka as regular contributors.