IRVING, Texas After praising the job Rob Ryan has done with the Cowboys defense, Jason Garrett was asked Monday what kind of head coach his defensive coordinator would make.
It's no secret that Ryan would like to join his brother, Rex Ryan, in the NFL's head coaching ranks.
"I think Rob is just and outstanding coach," the Cowboys head coach said. "I just think he does so many things well. He relates to the players so well. He's a really good scheme coach. He's been around it his whole life. I think he would make an outstanding head coach."
Despite several significant injuries on the defensive side of the ball, the unit continues to play well. Injuries have caused Barry Church (6), Jay Ratliff (4) Sean Lissemore (4), Sean Lee (3), Kenyon Coleman (2), Anthony Spencer (2), Dan Connor (2), Mike Jenkins (2) and Gerald Sensabaugh (1) to miss a total of 26 games. But the Cowboys have managed to stay among the league's top 10 defenses, allowing 318.8 yards per game.
"I think there are ...