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It’s not every coordinator firing that KSK bothers to cover, but not every coordinator is Rob Ryan, a man who never stopped rocking, being real or doing eightballs in the first seat of his 1999 Ford Econoline conversion van. This off-season, both Ryan brothers were almost out of jobs, which would have left this a much poorer league for the sake of depravity. That might sit well with the Tony Dungys of the world, but not us.
Don’t worry too much, because Rob is damn sure he’ll be coaching again in no time.
“I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better,” Ryan told ESPNDallas.com. “I (expletive) made them a hell of a lot better. I’ll be out of work for like five minutes.”
“I enjoyed my time here. I have no hard feelings,” Ryan said. “But it doesn’t matter if I coach here or not. I will find another spot. I’m too damn good.”
The 31st ranking he’s referring to is points allowed, which was true of the Cowboys in 2010, the season before they hired Rob.
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