ST. LOUIS Rob Ryan said he'd only be out of work for about five minutes. Turns out he only had a job with the St. Louis Rams for about five minutes.
After multiple reports last week said the Rams had hired the former Cowboys defensive coordinator to the same position, the team announced on Twitter that he won't be joining their coaching staff.
Just minutes after the team announced the addition of new linebackers coach, Frank Bush, the Rams made the following statement via Twitter: "After extensive conversations regarding defensive philosophy, the Rams and Rob Ryan agreed he was not the right fit for the DC position."
A second tweet said, "The Rams will continue the interview process with the club's other candidates for the defensive coordinator position."
Ryan was shown on the video board at the St. Louis Blues game Sunday night, where he was introduced to the crowd as the new Rams' defensive coordinator. He waved to the crowd and raised his glass, seemingly confirming the news...