Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 1/12/13
UPDATE (7am Saturday): Rob Ryan speaks: Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com got a hold of Ryan via Twitter, who said "“I’m on a beach and have talked to nobody and have no comment,”. Straight from the horse's mouth, not a done deal yet. After the longest 5 minutes in the history of the world, recently fired Rob Ryan has been hired by the St. Louis Rams as their new defensive coordinator, the New York Post's Brian Costello reports via Twitter. Disgraced Bountygate DC Gregg Williams was supposed to run the Rams defense in 2012, but was banned from football, essentially leaving the position vacant. Gregg's son Blake took some of the responsibilities on defense, but was fired after the season. Ryan will now join head coach Jeff Fisher in trying to right the ship in St. Louis. He and Ryan share their adherence to Rob's father Buddy's defensive philosophies, so it looks like a good fit on paper. Source: Rob Ryan has been hired by the Rams as their new defensive coordinator. — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) January 12, 2013 var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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