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The pain of a 28-18 season-ending loss and a very average 8-8 season still a fresh wound, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said three days after the disappointment in Washington that things were going to get "very uncomfortable" at Valley Ranch over the next few weeks.The news Monday of the firing of running backs coach Skip Peete stunned nobody and hardly registered on the "uncomfortable" Richter scale.Tuesday's sudden firing of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on the other hand?It's a start. And a good move. For all of Ryan's chest-puffing and camera time, he failed to live up to expectations during his two years in Dallas. "I've been an assistant coach of the year in pro football and in college football, so apparently I'm pretty good," Ryan told The New York Times in 2001 days before the Cowboys season opener that year against Rob's twin brother Rex and the New York Jets. "No one else believes it, but they will after this g...
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Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan?
After the season was over, Jones famously said that things were going to be uncomfortable around Valley Ranch. He promised, in so many words, significant change.
But why Rob Ryan?
Sure, the defense was porous and played poorly. But Ryan had to assemble a team that excluded as many as seven of his starters. The team’s top tackler...
The Dallas Cowboys' failure to make the playoffs cost Rob Ryan his job, as the defensive coordinator was fired Tuesday, according to multiple media reports. "I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better. I (expletive) made them a hell of a lot better. I'll be out of work for like five minutes," Ryan told ESPNDallas. The Cowboys...
The Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Ryan’s firing was not entirely unexpected as team owner Jerry Jones promised to make things “very uncomfortable for the next few weeks and months at Valley Ranch.”
Ryan had served as the Cowboys defensive coordinator for the last two seasons. He had one year left on his contract.
“I inherited a team that was 31st...
Jerry Jones promised changes last week and the Cowboys owner delivered Tuesday by firing defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.
Was it the right change?
Looking at all the facts and numbers and knowing the Cowboys' biggest weaknesses the firing of Ryan smells like a case of merely making a change for change's sake. That's usually the worst reason to make a franchise-altering...
The Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan,
sources have told FOXSports.com.
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...
When Rob Ryan joined the Cowboys’ coaching staff in 2011, he was expected to fix what was then the NFL’s second-worst defense. The complete defensive transformation that owner Jerry Jones expected when hiring Ryan didn’t exactly take place during his two years in Dallas, but the progress made can’t be denied upon his exit.
Ryan was fired on Monday night, as the Cowboys try...
It’s not every coordinator firing that KSK bothers to cover, but not every coordinator is Rob Ryan, a man who never stopped rocking, being real or doing eightballs in the first seat of his 1999 Ford Econoline conversion van. This off-season, both Ryan brothers were almost out of jobs, which would have left this a much poorer league for the sake of depravity. That might sit well...
Apparently when Jerry Jones vowed last week to make things uncomfortable at Valley Ranch, he wasn't kidding. Running backs coach Skip Peete was the first man overboard Monday, but the Cowboys followed that by firing defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday.
With his next firing, Jones could aim even higher. There is absolutely nothing to suggest that head coach Jason Garrett...
Jerry Jones promised changes were coming to the Dallas Cowboys, and they’re starting to trickle in.
The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. Dallas went 8-8 during the 2012 season. The Cowboys’ defense was ranked 19th in total yards, 19th against the pass and 22nd against the run.
Ryan is the twin brother of New York Jets head coach...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a radio interview last week that there would be some changes coming to the team in the coming weeks. Fans are starting to see some of those changes with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan being fired yesterday. The move comes after the Cowboys finished the season at 8-8 and out of the playoffs once again this season.
Ryan’s defensive unit struggled...
Not sure if this is out there but I just heard the Cowboys have fired Rob Ryan. Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) January 9, 2013That's how it all started. Within minutes it had spread like wildfire. I didn't want to believe it- this man, who held together a respectable defense in the final weeks of the season using walk-on players, had just been fired.This hadn't been...