Coaching Buzz: Reid, Castillo And the Interest In Chip

Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo.Andy Reid‘s plan is coming together in Kansas City.

The Chiefs announced that they are parting ways with general manager Scott Pioli. Looks like Reid’s vision for the franchise does not include Pioli as GM. It appears that was the final hurdle to getting a deal done.

It is very possible that a Reid/Juan Castillo reunion will happen.

A league source has told CSN’s Derrick Gunn that Castillo has an offer from Reid to be the offensive line coach for Reid’s new team, which at the moment looks like it will be the Kansas City Chiefs.

Reid has several former assistants that currently on the market, including Pat Shurmur and Brad Childress.

Adam Caplan indicates that the Eagles and Browns have different levels of interest when it comes to Chip Kelly.

 

By the sounds of it, the Browns will make a heavy push for Kelly. And we know that Jeffrey Lurie wants to leave “no stone unturned” during this process. It will be interesting to see if Joe Banner‘s aggressiveness will force the Eagles to alter their game plan.

Finally, Colts general manager Ryan Grigson — previously employed by the Eagles — says the team is willing to do what it takes to keep Bruce Arians. From NFL.com:

Bruce Arians has drawn interest from teams with coaching vacancies. The Chicago Bears have asked permission for an interview and others are expected to make the same request.

“We would try to do whatever we could to keep Bruce, but again, he’s his own man and will make his own decisions,” Grigson said on “NFL AM” on Friday.

“It’s kind of a great situation we have here. It’s pure speculation, but we’d love to have him back.”

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