Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/24/14
It took former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan a bit more than five minutes, but he has now landed a job running the St. Louis Rams’ defensive unit, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Ryan has an agreement with the Rams to become their defensive coordinator, a source close to the coach told NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. The same source told Rapoport the deal will happen. Ryan has been a defensive coordinator in the NFL since 2004 as a member of the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and most recently the Cowboys. Dallas opted to cut ties with Ryan following another disappointing season rather than make changes at the head coaching position or at quarterback. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Ryan was fired because of a lack of turnovers generated by his defense. Dallas finished the 2012 season with the fourth-fewest turnovers in the NFL. Still, Ryan is known solid defensive mind, and it will be interesting to see what he can do with a Rams’ unit that showed promise under head coach Jeff Fisher. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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