Ron Glover’s Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: The Atlanta Falcons remain at the top, the G-Men are on the move

Posted in Blogroll on October 17th, 2012 by Ron Glover

 

The Atlanta Falcons remain the NFL’s lone unbeaten. The Bears, Giants, Ravens and 49ers are in the hunt for the top spot.

The Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins are moving up in the rankings. While the Philadelphia Eagles and San Diego Chargers are on the decline.

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Tip-Off for 10/17/12 (featuring Young Jeezy): Juan Castillo is the latest (and last) fall guy in the Andy Reid regime

Posted in Blogroll on October 17th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Juan Castillo’s 18 years in the Eagles Organization ended with him being a scapegoat.

With 18 years as a coach on the Philadelphia Eagles staff, Juan Castillo was the longest tenured person in the organization other than owner Jeffrey Lurie. Castillo came to Philadelphia with former head coach Ray Rhodes as an offensive lineman coach. Last season Castillo was appointed by Reid to become the team’s defensive coordinator. A move that was as heavily scrutinized as any during Reid’s regime.

After seven blown fourth quarter leads in the last two seasons, Castillo was fired yesterday by Reid and replaced by first year defensive back’s coach Todd Bowles. Jolting the team as they enter their bye week.  

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