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Before Steve Spagnuolo chose New Orleans, the former Rams coach was offered an unspecified position with the Philadelphia Eagles. Spagnuolo was highly sought-after following his dismissal from St. Louis. Eagles coach Andy Reid wanted his old friend to join his staff and work with current defensive coordinator Juan Castillo.
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According to the Associated Press via NFL.com, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid offered Steve Spagnuolo a job to coach on his defensive staff before Spagnuolo ended up signing with the Saints to become their new defensive coordinator.
Today Reid said that he didn’t give Spagnuolo any specific title when he spoke with him.
Reid also said that he planned on keeping defensive...
"We're going to go through and look at all that," Reid said. "We really haven't gotten to that point ... We're analyzing the free agents, we're analyzing what we did, we went through our team then we're going to analyze the draft and then you kind of put all that together and talk through it, where you have a feel on kind of the whole picture of...
Eagles coach Andy Reid spoke to the media today, breaking his silence about the team since the end of the season.
Philadelphia coach Andy Reid's job may be tied to the success of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. (NBC Sports)
PFT Live: Andy Reid's defense will be better, Philly could add some quality free agents and they've got momentum after the 2011 regular season. (NBC Sports)
Perhaps the Eagles’ biggest offseason decision is whether to retain free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who held out of the start of 2011 training camp before posting three-year lows in receiving yards and touchdowns, and a career-worst punt return average. In his first media appearance since Week Seventeen, Eagles coach Andy Reid sat down…
The Philadelphia Eagles hired former Miami Dolphins head coach Todd Bowles as defensive backs coach Monday, and will stick with Juan Castillo as defensive coordinator, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
Bowles, 48, coached the final three games of the season for the Dolphins on an interim basis, going 2-1 after the firing of Tony Sparano. He interviewed to become Miami's permanent...
Castillo gets a shot to prove he's learned.
So 29 days after the Philadelphia Eagles’ season officially ended, they finally put an end to any defensive coordinator speculation once and for all. The city had it out for Castillo before midseason, and the pundits had him all but gone before 10 games had been played.
But now, less than a week away from the Super Bowl, the Eagles’...