The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out RB Brian Westbrook (concussion) for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, meaning the former All-Pro will miss his fifth straight game.
Westbrook was limited in practice all week, including Friday, but coach Andy Reid said Westbrook has not been medically cleared to play. Westbrook hasn’t played since suffering his second concussion of the season Nov. 15 against the Chargers.
The Eagles will suffer a loss and a gain among their wide receivers, as Jeremy Maclin (foot) has also been ruled out, while Kevin Curtis (knee) will be active. Maclin, a rookie with 46 catches for 623 yards and four touchdowns, was unable to practice all week after tearing plantar fascia tissue in his left foot last week against the Giants. Curtis, meanwhile, hasn’t played since Week 2.
Also for Philadelphia, TE Brent Celek (back, thumb) is questionable after practicing on a limited basis the last two days.
For the 49ers, TE Delanie Walker (knee) is questionable after not practicing for the third straight day. Walker has seen an increased role lately since San Francisco became a more pass-oriented offense.
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