Eagles owner Lurie says he was skeptical of the Castillo promotion

Eagles Owner Jeffery Lurie

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The man who created an environment of extreme stress in Philly has commented on the first tangible consequence of the unprecedented pressure he placed on his team.

Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie tells Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News that the man who writes the checks had reservations last year about bumping up the man who’ll now get a buyout.

Yes I did,” Lurie said of the decision to make Juan Castillo defensive coordinator in 2011. “But I let Andy make that call. I respected his decision. He felt it was the best thing to do at the time, and I don’t interfere in that area.”  Read more…