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 with injuries this season, finishing the year ranked 19th overall.
The firing didn’t seem to phase Ryan. He told reporters, “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.” Jay Glazer of FOXSports reported on Twitter that Ryan will not be expected to join his brother Rex in New York.
Ryan had been the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator for the last two seasons and had one year remaining on his contract. Ryan joins running backs coach Skip Peete as members of the coaching staff to be d...