Eagles fire defensive line coach Jim Washburn

Updated: December 3, 2012, 2:26 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Defensive line coach Jim Washburn was fired Monday, the latest shakeup for the sinking Philadelphia Eagles.

Coach Andy Reid dismissed the abrasive Washburn just hours after the team's eighth straight loss, 38-33 at the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Former defensive line coach Tommy Brasher will replace Washburn.

This was the third major move on defense in seven weeks. Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo was fired on Oct. 16. Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jason ...

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