Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The Philadelphia Eagles very emotional roller-coaster of a 2011 season continues following a 45-19 trouncing of the New York Jets on Sunday. It was a magnificent performance played by an entire team for 60-minutes which paved the way for running back LeSean McCoy to set the Eagles franchise single season touchdown record previously owned by Steve Van Buren for 66-years. As tremendous as McCoy and the Eagles offense was against the Jets, the topic of today is the Birds defense–more specifically their defensive coordinator Juan Castillo.Not too long ago on 97.5 The Fanatic’s “Baldy & Mayes” show, a nightmare type scenario was revealed where the Eagles ran the table the last four weeks of the regular season and it was all thanks to a defense that played “inspired” football. Two weeks and two key victories later and it appears as though Baldy’s nightmare might have some legitimacy to it.Over the last two games against AFC teams (Dolphins, Jets) the Eagles defense has come alive. In ...
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