Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 10/17/12
Photo: Clem MurrayPhiladelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo ultimately became a victim of his own ambition.  Because of his desire to advance up the coaching ladder, he desperately wanted a shot at being Andy Reid’s defensive coordinator.Once Reid fired Sean McDermott after the 2010 season, Castillo started putting a bug in Andy’s ear about taking over the defensive coordinator position.  However, as Lurie mentioned in his end-of-year press conference following last season, Reid had a list of candidates he wanted to check out first.The problem, though, was that Reid had already hired defensive line coach Jim Washburn and had decided to employ his Wide-9 line approach.  With that already in place, it likely deterred many defensive coordinators from wanting to come to Philly.For what it’s worth, Todd Bowles was known to be on that list but the Eagles were denied permission to speak to him by Miami at the time.Therefore, after his search for a more qualified defensive coo...
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