Mornhinweg, Castillo to lead Eagles while Reid deals with loss

Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo will oversee control of the Philadelphia Eagles while coach Andy Reid deals with the death of his son Garrett.

Garrett Reid, 29, was found dead early this morning in a dorm room at Lehigh University where the Eagles are holding training camp. Mornhinweg and Castillo conducted a walk-through after the discovery at the request of Andy Reid.

“This is a tough morning for all of us in the Eagles family,” general manager Howie Roseman said at a press conference. “Garrett grew up with this team and this makes this news even harder for us to process. Our hearts go out to Andy, (wife) Tammy, (sons) Britt, Spencer, (daughters) Crosby and Drew Ann. Coach has spent the morning informing his family. We ask sincerely that you respect the family’s privacy during this time. We’ve been with Andy for a long time. He’s always been strong for us. We’re going to be strong for him right now. As a father and a friend, we’re all hurting.”

Owner Jeff Lurie released the following statement through the club: “This news is heartbreaking for everyone in the Eagles family. Our hearts go out to Andy, his wife, Tammy, and their children.”

The NFP extends deep condolences to everyone in the Eagles family.

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