Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Defensive Coordinator Juan Castillo Has to Go

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Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Defensive Coordinator Juan Castillo Has to Go
Would that be a 15-yard penalty?

Juan Castillo was the perfect candidate to step in as defensive coordinator.

As the team's former offensive line coach, Castillo game-planned against defenses each week. So if he knew how to slow a defense down, figuring out how to get the most out of defense would be too difficult.

It didn't work out that way, now did it?

The defense looked soft for most of the season and was easily the biggest weaknesses in what many consider one of the most disappointing seasons not only in Eagles history, but in Philadelphia sports history.

If Howard Mudd never came out of retirement, Castillo would be living in relative obscurity. But thanks to a dreadful season, he is a household name headed for the coaching guillotine.

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