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THL
15 Apr 07,, 17:29
Oops! Eagles inadvertently pay RB twice
Team gives Westbrook extra $3 million, files grievance with NFL
The Associated Press
Updated: 8:34 p.m. CT April 14, 2007
PHILADELPHIA - Brian Westbrook received an extra $3 million from the Philadelphia Eagles in an accounting error.

The star running back intends to pay the team back after getting his roster bonus twice. However, the Eagles filed a grievance with the NFL against Westbrook because the money hasnít been repaid yet, a team spokesman said Saturday.

Westbrook finished last season with a career high of 1,217 rushing yards and was sixth in the NFL with 1,916 yards from scrimmage. He signed a five-year contract extension worth $24.9 million during the 2005 season.


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glyn
15 Apr 07,, 18:29
The lunacy of professional 'sport'. :eek: Egads!:confused:

bonehead
17 Apr 07,, 18:58
Go after the accountant. It is after all, his mistake.