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Everyone in Philadelphia is searching for an explanation as to why the "Dream Team" is off to a 1-4 start, and this week much of the blame has been directed toward Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Castillo, who spent last year as the Eagles offensive line coach, has struggled with his transition to the defensive side of the ball, and on Wednesday ESPN reported that Eric Mangini turned down a defensive consultant's role with the team. The Eagles denied the report, but that didn't stop reporters from bringing up the subject during Castillo's Thursday press conference. When asked about the Mangini report, Castillo said he "Spent yesterday focused on stopping (the) Redskins' run. Coach (Andy) Reid hasn't talked to me about anything." While Castillo refused to address the notion of a defensive consultant, he didn't shy away from the team's issues on defense. Castillo said one of the biggest things his unit must fix is its performance in the red zone, where he feels the secondary gives up too many big plays. Source: NFL.com
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