Found January 09, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Rob RyanRex Ryan
TEAMS: New York Jets
Rex Ryan took the podium at Jets headquarters on Tuesday dressed for success. The Jets head coach, who has lost a ton of weight over the last year or two, addressed the media wearing a sharp white shirt with a green and black tie. The news conference, in terms of Rex Ryan, was, well, lame as hell. Just a few hours later, we only wish his brother could have had a news conference of his own. Rob Ryan was dismissed as the defensive coordinator of the Cowboys on Tuesday night after helping the Cowboys to an 8-8 record last season. Rex’s twin, who hasn’t lost any of that weight and also sports a goatee and a somewhat unkept flowing mane, must have represented an evil version of his head coach brother. And while Rex was tame in his remarks to the media while discussing another failed season, Rob still seemed pretty fired up following his dismissal. They want uncomfortable,” he said according to The Dallas Morning News. “I’m comfortably numb.” Rob may not have a job right now, but he’s cer...

Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan?

Well, see ya later Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan? After the season was over, Jones famously said that things were going to be uncomfortable around Valley Ranch. He promised, in so many words, significant change. But why Rob Ryan? Sure, the defense was porous and played poorly. But Ryan had to assemble a team that excluded as many as seven of his starters. The team’s top tackler...

Cowboys fire DC Rob Ryan

Well, one of Buddy's boys did indeed get the ax this offseason, but turns out it's Rob, not Rex. And no, it doesn't appear as if the two will join forces in NYC.

Dallas Cowboys Fire Rob Ryan, Jerry Jones Makes Good on Promise for Change

After enjoying a few days out of the SportsCenter limelight, the Cowboys cannonballed back into the limelight with the firing of Mr. limelight himself, Rob Ryan. For most of us, this was a move that came out of left field and caught us by surprise. Sure, Jerry said we’d see change. And yes, the 2012 Dallas Cowboys defense allowed the most yards in team history (let that soak in...

Defensive Coordinator Options For The Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday and there are already some names being floated as potential options for the team. Owner Jerry Jones hinted that there could be some big changes coming and now that Ryan is out, it seems like there’s a chance that Dallas could switch to a 4-3 defense next year. Todd Archer of lists Monte Kiffin, Dave...

Dallas Cowboys: Rob Ryan Fired Because Of Injuries And Bad GM

Not sure if this is out there but I just heard the Cowboys have fired Rob Ryan. Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) January 9, 2013That's how it all started.  Within minutes it had spread like wildfire.  I didn't want to believe it- this man, who held together a respectable defense in the final weeks of the season using walk-on players, had just been fired.This hadn't been...

Rex, Woody ready for new 'beginning'

Rex Ryan continues to leave an indelible mark on the New York Jets. But the head coach also took time at the team's news conference on Tuesday to address his much-discussed tattoo of his wife wearing a Sanchez jersey, something photographers documented while he was in the Bahamas. The coach said he has had it on his right arm for nearly three years, and was able to joke about...

Rex Ryan says he’ll have to change his tattoo if Mark Sanchez doesn’t play better

ANDREW THEODORAKIS/NEW YORK DAILY NEWSNew York Jets head coach Rex Ryan  told the media today that if quarterback Mark Sanchez doesn’t improve next season, he’ll probably have to change the tattoo he has of his wife wearing Sanchez’s jersey.“Obviously, if Sanchez doesn’t play better, that number’s changing,” said Ryan per Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News.If I were...

Cowboys Rumors: Dallas Eyeing Monte Kiffin

The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly eyeing Monte Kiffin as a potential replacement for recently fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, reports Ian Rapoport of's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the Cowboys have some interest in Monte Kiffin as defensive coordinator, according to a team source. If the Cowboys were to hire Kiffin, it would signal a switch...

Jets announce Sparano firing; Pettine leaving team

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan announced Tuesday that offensive coordinator Tony Sparano was fired and defensive coordinator Mike Pettine is leaving the team. It was the first time Ryan has met with the media since the regular season ended. Sparano was let go after just one season. The move comes on the heels of quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh being told Monday that his contract...

Rex Ryan orchestrated tattoo tabloid pics: Francesa

Mike Francesa has had many people tell him that Rex Ryan has had his Sanchez jersey tattoo for years (ie, he read it in the Post). And? An NFL coaching shocker is on its way. **Follow us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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