Originally posted on CowboysBlog.Net  |  Last updated 1/8/13
The Cowboys fired another assistant coach, and this time its defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. This is a move that I wanted to see happen, and one that needed to happen. Fact is, Ryan talked too much and couldn’t back it up, nor did he he ever elevate the defense to a top flight defense. Its funny to hear that his defense was exotic and aggressive – it was not. How many times did the defense crumble under pressure. You can call it a scapegoat firing, but don’t pretend this was not needed. Its ridiculous seeing so many people taking an issue with this firing. I promise you these same people were cussing out Ryan everytime the defense looked lost and gave up touchdowns. Ryan was an adequate coach, but very upgradable. Ray Horton is a name being floated around, but I think its time to call it for the 3-4. None of the supposéd gurus, Parcells, Phillips, and Ryan have made it work. We no longer have the larger personnel to run the 3-4, Spears is busted up, Ratliff played a psuedo NT and is...
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