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Game Vs. Buccaneers: RB Brian Westbrook

On how it felt to get back on the field after his injury: "It was exciting to get back about there. I had a little time off so I definitely needed that rest, but it felt good getting back out there with my team."

On his form out on the field: "I definitely felt really good. The few opportunities I got, I think I did really all that I could do with those carries, those catches. I think just now, (I) just had the opportunity to get my feet wet with this game. Now I'm looking forward to more touches next week."

On his catch and touchdown run: "It was one of those plays where we got single coverage with the linebacker and anytime you're lined up against the linebacker, singled up, you have to try to take advantage and (Eagles QB) Don(ovan McNabb) was able to hit me. It was a run. We were able to run the ball a little bit against those guys. We didn't get a lot of chances, as far as the running backs. The offensive line did a great job blocking."

On whether he needed that touchdown play to get back some confidence in himself and his ankle: "Not really. Really, I was confident of the rehab that I've able to do. I was confident in myself going into the game, so I didn't really need one play in particular to say that I was more confident in my ankle and my knee and all that. I was just waiting to touch the ball. Just really waiting to get the opportunity to touch it.

On whether he was happy about the number of times he was used in the game: "It was different from the previous six years, or six, seven years or so. It just worked out that way today. I guess it's one of those things that I have to learn how to do a little bit better."

On whether he thinks he will have the same number of touches going forward: "I'm not sure, I guess it's really up to (Offensive coordinator) Marty (Mornhinweg) and Coach (Andy) Reid, as far as (how) they want to use me in the future."

On what his touchdown play may have done for people who had doubts about his ability: "Hopefully people still understand that I can still do those types of things. Hopefully if I get some more opportunities they can see that a little bit more. I can still be a very dynamic player in the NFL, there's no doubt about that. I just have to go out there and get the opportunity as well."

On how WR DeSean Jackson, TE Brent Celek and RB Jeremy Maclin are stepping up and how that can create opportunities for him: "We have a lot of playmakers on this team. (TE) Brent (Celek), (RB) Jeremy (Maclin), (WR) DeSean (Jackson), (WR) Jason (Avant), (RB) LeSean (McCoy) guys that can make plays, even (FB) Leonard Weaver, that can make plays. So anytime a defense has to prepare for that many guys – wide receivers, tight ends and other running backs – it's going to be tough for them to really stop everybody and so really I think (that) if we had more opportunities running the ball, we would have been able to expose them a little bit more as far as the different defenses they played. But we didn't get those chances today. The receivers had a great game. Anytime you get one receiver with however many, 150 yards or whatever Jeremy (Maclin) had, that's a great game."

On the impression Donovan McNabb's performance made on him today: "I think Don(ovan), he played tough. Of course I'm sure he's still a little, little, hurting a little bit from his injury, but he played tough. He stepped up in the pocket, took a couple of shots. He threw the ball well. We're excited about it, I'm excited about this team."

On whether it was hard to get into a rhythm having only ran a few rushing plays: "Anytime that you're expecting to run maybe 30, 35 plays in the first have and you only run almost 20 plays, it's hard to get in the rhythm, especially when you're scoring on long pass plays early on in the series, like we did with (WR) Jeremy (Maclin). So it's definitely hard to get into the rhythm, but you love to score. You love to put points on the board and it's going to be games that we are going to have to battle like that, like we did in the first half. We battled penalties, we battled. Really it's tough for our offense to get into a rhythm when you're like that. But there's going to be games like that and we have to weather those storms as well."

On whether he was in communication with head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder throughout the game because of his ankle: "No. Not at all."

On whether it was important for him to mention Tampa Bay's record and the fact that the Eagles were coming off a bye week to the younger guys: "It was important for us to go out there and play our game, execute our game. I think we were a little rusty and that caused a lot of those penalties early one. But it's important for us to go out there every single game and handle ourselves. It's not so much what the defense is doing, but for us to go out there and do our thing – catch the ball, run the ball, throw the ball down the field, play good defense and special teams. We have the ability to do that as a team and if we do, we'll be fine."

On how it felt to get back on the field after his injury: "It has been effective in the past. I know it's something that defenses definitely have to prepare for. Hopefully it'll be more effective than it was today in the future."

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