Found November 17, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Former Cleveland Browns and current Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has some hard feelings towards his old team. “Any time you pour everything into it and apparently management didn’t see it as good enough, of course it’s personal,” Ryan told NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport. Ryan thinks the Browns should have asked him to stay. “It’s not like they asked me to stay,” Ryan said. “But they should have. But I would have said, ‘No.’” It sounds like Ryan is being oversensitive.  Time to get over it and move on.  He should be grateful that he’s working for the Cowboys now and not the Browns or Raiders.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Animated: T.J. Ward Hit on Kevin Ogletree

T.J. Ward was flagged for 15 costly yards when he hit Kevin Ogletree (and Buster Skrine) on a pass attempt. Here’s another look at it in case you missed it. We’ll have a complete discussion on the rules and whether or not this was a legitimate flag tomorrow morning. Related: Browns blow 13-0 halftime lead; lose 23-20 in overtime

Phil Taylor tweets frustration with referees in Browns-Cowboys game

It didn’t take long: The first notable Cleveland Brown has already come out on Twitter with his complaint about the referees from today’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys: How much they paying these refs man! — Phil Taylor (@PhilTaylor98) November 18, 2012 Defensive tackle Phil Taylor, who was able to play with Ahytba Rubin for the first time all season in the game...

The Browns are competing with the Chiefs for the #1 pick in the NFL Draft. Which team is worse? Week 11 preview.

Good news for Browns fans, they did not lose last week.  Can they continue this non-losing streak?  Doubtful. After a rough Week 10, I'm sitting at 92-54-1.  Who wants to keep track of a tie. Let's see if I can turn this around this week. Arizona at Atlanta - The Cards need to get some production from the QB position if they want any chance to make playoff...

NFL Report: Haden sits out practice again, status for Sunday uncertain

Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden did not participate in practice on Friday. Haden was injured in practice on Wednesday and sat out Thrusday with the oblique injury. His status for Sunday’s game is certainly in jeopardy. Pat Shurmur said that Haden “felt better” today, but they will wait and make a game-time decision on him. [Related: Haden sits out with oblique injury]

Browns travel to Dallas with stories on and off the field

The Cleveland Browns travel to Dallas today at 1pm for matchup with it's share of on and off field stories. Fresh off of being mentioned as a possible Dallas head coach candidate next season, Mike Holmgen travels with the team hoping to see his squad quiet the crowd and finally get themselves a road win. Holmgren said that there's absolutely nothing to the rumor. "...

Josh Cribbs gets it off his chest: “I feel like I'm better than the next man”

An obviously frustrated Josh Cribbs let loose on the coaching staff and whoever in front of him. He’s clearly not in a good place right now. Cribbs sounded off harshly to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plains Dealer, and didn’t pull any punches. "I've talked to the head coach but there's no point. Obviously they feel like everybody that's in front of me is...

Browns new CEO digging in to fix team

Browns CEO Joe Banner has spent his first weeks on the job assessing, evaluating and questioning. Soon, he'll start making changes - and some of them could be major. Banner, who spent 19 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before he was hired by new Cleveland owner Jimmy Haslam, said Friday he remains ''open-minded'' about coach Pat Shurmur, whose future with...

Browns CB Joe Haden will sit against Cowboys

Browns cornerback Joe Haden is inactive for Sunday's game against Dallas with an abdominal injury sustained in practice last week. Haden is a key piece of a defense that is tied for sixth in the NFL with 10 interceptions. Second-year player Buster Skrine will start opposite Sheldon Brown. Cleveland defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin is back in the lineup after missing three games...

Cowboys' Rob Ryan ready for Cleveland reunion

Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan doesn't pretend to ignore that the Cowboys are playing Cleveland for the first since the Browns dumped him when they fired Eric Mangini two years ago. Even when he's pretending. ''Honestly, I'm going to say no,'' Ryan said when asked if he had discussed this week's personal motivation with his players. '...

Joe Haden Game-Time Call For Sunday

Browns cornerback Joe Haden was missing from Friday's practice and will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against Dallas.Fantasy Spin:The Browns need Haden to play against all the quality receivers the Cowboys can throw at you. If he doesn't play it adds value to Dez Bryant and Miles Austin.

Rob Ryan ready for Cleveland reunion

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan doesn't pretend to ignore that the Cowboys are playing Cleveland for the first since the Browns dumped him when they fired Eric Mangini two years ago. Even when he's pretending. "Honestly, I'm going to say no," Ryan said when asked if he had discussed this week's personal motivation with his players...

Joe Haden Inactive For Browns

Cleveland cornerback Joe Haden won't be available for Sunday's matchup against Dallas. He's been bothered by an oblique injury.Fantasy Spin:With Haden on the sidelines, quarterback Tony Romo should have an easier time finding his receivers. Look for Dez Bryant and Miles Austin to both have productive weeks.

Lawrence Vickers and Rob Ryan: “It’s personal”

Lots of quotes came out of Dallas Cowboys practice in the last 24 hours, including two notable former Browns. Let’s start with the fullback. Lawrence Vickers, a 2006 6th-round pick by the Browns, left as a free agent following the 2010 season. Here were his comments on facing his former team, as reported by ESPNDallas.com: “It’s personal, why wouldn’t it be? It anybody tells...

What we think will happen vs. the Cowboys (Week 11)

Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys (Week 11) November 18, 2012 Brian  Browns 23 Cowboys 13  The Cowboys are a team with vastly overrated talent and a terrible coach. The Browns...well, at least the talent isn't overrated. I'm gonna stay with my orange-colored glasses and think the Browns' rookies put one together....
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.