Found October 16, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Former Eagles and current Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel took some shot at Eagles head coach Andy Reid on Twitter this morning.
Reid and the Eagles announced today that they fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Samuel weighed in with his opinion on the situation.
Sometimes you have to blame yourself. You can’t try and always point the figure at someone else
— Asante Samuel (@pick_six22) October 16, 2012

I think a lot of people would agree with Samuel, a lot of the Eagles’ struggles have to do with Reid and the reason they’re have a hard time this season has to do more with Michael Vick turning the ball over than the defense.
Samuel also claimed that he’s not declining as a player, since that’s what Reid reportedly believes.
I’m just saying… Aint no decline over here #riseup
— Asante Samuel (@pick_six22) October 16, 2012
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