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Nnamdi Asomugha 'had a tough time' with Castillo firing controversy

John Gonzalez of CSN Philly reports that Nnamdi Asomugha initially felt responsible when Juan Castillo was fired after he made comments about poor defensive schemes, but says he smoothed out his relationship with his former coach after realizing the decision was unrelated.

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While he stood in front of his locker on Monday, (Nnamdi) Asomugha was asked about his comments and the perception that they might have served as the catalyst for Castillo’s departure.

"I had a tough time last week when those stories came out, to be honest," Asomugha said. "It was more so a character thing and that’s something that I would never do as a player. I think you guys will start to know that a little bit more as we continue to get to know each other. But there’s no underlying [message] -- this was said, but it might have meant this. I wouldn’t do that to a coach and especially Juan, just because as far as a player-coach relationship, we had been so communicative."

For the rest of Gonzalez' story, head over to CSN Philly.