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Following his dismissal from the Cowboys on Tuesday, Rob Ryan quipped that he'd be out of work for "five minutes."
It took a little longer, but the end result was all the same.
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Rams have hired Ryan as their new defensive coordinator.
Ironically, the news comes just hours after Dallas filled Ryan's vacancy with Monte Kiffin.
Ryan is the second high-profile hiring under Jeff Fisher; last offseason, they tabbed Gregg Williams for the same position, but his involvement in the Saints' bounty scandal forced the team to dole the duties to his son, Blake. Both Williams' were fired after the season.
Fisher both played for and coached under Ryan's father, Buddy, so the connection is obviously there.
In St. Louis, Ryan will be tasked with overseeing a unit that finished in the top half of all major defensive categories -- points allowed (14th), yards allowed (14th), passing yards allowed (15th), and ...
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Rob Ryan was hired by the St. Louis Rams on Friday to be their defensive coordinator, according to the New York Post. Ryan was fired as the Dallas Cowboys' defensive coordinator this week. The Rams fired Gregg Williams after the regular season ended. He has been under suspension by the NFL because of the New Orleans Saints' "bounty" program when he was their...
NBCSports.com is reporting that the St Louis Rams have hired Rob Ryan as their new defensive coordinator.
Ryan was let go by the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, and although he wasn’t exactly hired in ‘five minutes’ he was scooped up pretty quickly. Last season the Rams were sans their defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, because he was barred from participating in the season...
It looks like New York is only big enough for one of the Ryan twins after multiple reports Friday said that Rob Ryan was nearing a deal with the St. Louis Rams as their defensive coordinator.
Rob Ryan was the Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator until he was fired Tuesday. Ryan's dismissal, along with the New York Jets canning of defensive coordinator Mike Pettine and linebackers...
It didn't take long for Rob Ryan to find work after being fired by Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Ryan has been hired as the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams.
Ryan has had stints as the defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders (2004-2008), Cleveland Browns (2009-10) and Dallas Cowboys (2011-2012).
Earlier wr mentioned that Rob Ryan could end up with his brother Rex in New York. Well that isn’t going to happen.
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the St. Louis Rams have hired Ryan as their new defensive coordinator.
It certainly took longer than the five minutes that Ryan predicted, but he has a new job nonetheless.
The Rams have been running a 4-3 base defense...
The St. Louis Rams are looking for a new defensive coordinator now that Gregg Williams, who remains suspended because of his involvement in the New Orleans Saints bounty gate, likely will never wear the headset in St. Louis.
Rob Ryan, twin brother of New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, was recently fired by the Dallas Cowboys and is looking for a new gig.
Ryan is one of the best...
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As the season-ending injuries continued to pile up on defense, the effectiveness of Rob Ryan's group steadily decreased. The argument could be made that Ryan, the team's defensive coordinator who was fired Tuesday, shouldn't be ridiculed for the way the defense played down the stretch because they were missing several key contributors.
But while assessing the play of...
After recently turning 70, perhaps Jerry Jones was sick of being the oldest guy at Valley Ranch. Enter the soon-to-be 73-year-old Monte Kiffin, who will replace Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator.
It's the sort of move that would bother Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy, who apparently didn't retain 66-year-old defensive coordinator Bill Young because his advanced age was scaring...
Rob Ryan is a defensive genius.
If you don’t believe me, just ask him:
“I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better,” Ryan told ESPNDallas.com’s Tim MacMahon. “I (expletive) made them a hell of a lot better. I’ll be out of work for like five minutes.”
Ryan, true to his genetic predisposition, was always one to over-promise and under...
Many were shocked, to say the least, after former DC Rob Ryan was fired by owner Jerry Jones. There are now reports that Jerry Jones wants Jason Garrett to stop calling plays for the offense. This was reported by Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio: According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, owner Jerry Jones is pushing coach Jason Garrett to relinquish play-calling duties. Per Mort...
Jerry Jones hinted at big changes coming for the Dallas Cowboys, and they may come sooner than later. Nick Eatman of dallascowboys,com is reporting that Cowboys have target former Southern Cal defensive coordinator and cover 2 expert Monte Kiffin.
The Cowboys official site is reporting Jerry Jones met with Kiffin Today, and something could be announced as early as this evening...