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Juan Castillo Presser: Logan Thomas has some god-given ability and he works hard.

Juan Castillo speaks to the media after being hired as Washington’s new TEs coach

New Washington Commanders TEs Coach Juan Castillo spoke with local media today. The team announced his hiring after former coach Pete Hoener retired. Castillo has a history with Head Coach Ron Rivera. They worked together on the Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff from 1999-2003. Rivera became the Chicago Bears defensive coordinator the following year, but Castillo stayed with the Eagles until 2012. Castillo spent one year with the Eagles as their TEs coach(1997) under OC Jon Gruden, but also coached the offensive line(1998-2010) and was their defensive coordinator(2011-12).

Coaching Tight Ends:

Building on Pete Hoener’s coaching:

Logan Thomas:

Washington’s TEs:

John Bates:

Sammis Reyes:

Brian Mitchell:

Local ties:

Outwork everybody: