This week, the Philadelphia Eagles fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo after six games. Castillo was never really seen as a true defensive coordinator to be honest due to his time as an offensive line coach, but nevertheless was made the scapegoat as the Eagles continue to slide.
Never mind the fact that Michael Vick has turned the ball over 17 times in six games, so clearly firing the defensive coordinator was the answer. Well, maybe it was. The Eagles recorded ZERO sacks in the last three games and gave up two straight 4th quarter leads as well.
Wait a minute, what was that last line? “Gave up two straight 4th quarter leads.” Does this sound familiar Steelers’ fans? It should because Dick LeBeau and the Steelers’ defense has given up leads twice in the fourth quarter this season as well and we’ve only played five games. LeBeau of course is in no way going to be fired during the season and will probably have to pushed out the door in the offseason if at all.
This is a clear s...