Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 1/20/12

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Jason Babin #94 of the Philadelphia Eagles pressures quarterback Chris Redman #8 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

During an interview with Yahoo's Shutdown Corner, Jason Babin gave some insight into what was going on during this 8-8 season.

SC: A lot of fans were down on your defensive coordinator, Juan Castillo. He came from the offensive side of the ball as a line coach to now being defensive coordinator. There was plenty of talk at the beginning of the season that didn't want him or head coach Andy Reid back.

JB: Early on, Castillo was more or less a transition, when you go from offensive line coach to coordinator, you're doing more than just coaching; you're creating a style, a system. So that can take time. It took a little longer to work out than we would have liked and I'm sure he would have liked.

I think there was a lot of growing going on and that's what makes him good as a coach. He listened, we listened — we all learned. None of us saw it going any other way and we expected coach Reid back, that was the player perspective. We weren't on the roller coaster of the media, the fans.

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