Posted July 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Juan Castillo may have been the happiest person on the field when the Philadelphia Eagles held their offseason workouts. Castillo's transition to defensive coordinator after 13 years coaching the offense linemen didn't go so well last season. Castillo seemed overmatched at times. He had trouble making adjustments during games, his unit underachieved and he was heavily criticized. When the St. Louis Rams fired Steve Spagnuolo, the Eagles were interested in bringing back their former defensive assistant coach. But Spagnuolo went to New Orleans, so Castillo kept his job. That means he gets another chance to do something he loves. Castillo lives to teach. And he had more time to do it this summer. Castillo was in a tough spot last year because the NFL's lockout eliminated all the minicamps and Organized Team Activities. Castillo couldn't introduce his system to players until the shortened training camp opened. That put him at an even greater disadvantage than other coaches. ''I thi...
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