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Is the firing of Juan Castillo a move of desperation by Andy Reid? With the firing of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, is Eagles head coach Andy Reid trying to save his own job?

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Castillo is out and Bowles is the defensive coordinator. A year and a half after the world guffawed in Reid's face when he turned his offensive line coach into a defensive coordinator, and months after he flirted with the idea of making a change and giving the job to Steve Spagnuolo -- which would have happened had Spagnuolo said yes -- Reid is very publicly admitting a grievous error. There is no other way to read this.

Read more of this from Rich Hofmann at Sports: Castillo's firing: stunning and desperate.