Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 11/19/14

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 03: Head coach Steve Spagnuolo of the St. Louis Rams looks on during the preseason game against of the Kansas City Chiefs at the Edward Jones Dome on September 3, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
One man’s failure could save another man’s job.  Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reported that, essentially, the Eagles do not plan on firing Andy Reid after this season unless he doesn’t want to fire current defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Enter the 2-10 St. Louis Rams.  There is a decent chance that the Rams end up firing head coach Steve Spagnuolo after this season and now there are rumors that support that notion. Spagnuolo has compiled a dreadful 10-34 record since taking over the Rams in 2009 and the team has shown no signs of progress. Common practice in the NFL is that teams want to see either results, or at least an upward trend, for their team by the third year of a new head coach’s regime.  Unfortunately for Spagnuolo, but potentially fortunate for Eagles fans, the Rams have seen neither. Spags could be given a fourth year in St. Louis if they decide that injuries were what derailed the Rams’ 2011 season.  However, there is no denying that the Rams are just a ba...
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