The Linc - Reactions To Bowles Hire, Castillo Non-Fire

Ex-Cowboy: Bowles Will Help Birds | Eagletarian | 01/30/2012
Anthony Henry, now retired in the Dallas area, said Bowles has a talent for "tapping in on what each player is good at, and bringing that together" into a coherent coverage plan for the secondary. "Guys feel comfortable with their roles and the scheme," Henry said -- not something that was always true for the Eagles last season.

Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " Bowles In, Castillo Stays DC
I love Bowles background. He and Reid know each other from the Packers in the mid-90s. Todd was on the Player Personnel staff. Then he went and coached in college. I think that is good experience. It teaches you how to teach. Then he spent time with head coaches Bill Parcells and Butch Davis. He worked with some good DCs: Mike Nolan, Foge Fazio, Mike Zimmer, and Dom Capers. Those guys are terrific coaches with a variety of schemes, ideas, and backgrounds.

Eagles make the right call on Castillo - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
The only potential issue with keeping Castillo is if the players don't buy in. The defensive backs in particular chafed last year at the amount of zone coverage they were asked to play. But perhaps the addition of Bowles, a longtime defensive backs coach who most recently was the interim head coach of the Miami Dolphins, will help sell the move to Nnamdi Asomugha & Co. if that in fact needs to be done.

Frank: Keeping Castillo won't get it done
The Eagles have decided to keep Juan Castillo as their defensive coordinator and although Reuben Frank says that the defense will be better, the move doesn't help with the ultimate goal: winning a Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XLVI | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
It's Super Bowl time, and our analysts have methodically outlined what the Pats and Giants have to do so that fans don't feel vaguely disappointed by this uninspiring game.

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