Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 10/31/11

Prior to the season, Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan took a page out of his brother’s coaching handbook, sending a few thinly veiled shots at the Eagles and their litany of free agent acquisitions.

Ryan dubbed Philly the “all-hype” team and vowed that the ‘Boys would “kick their ass” all over the gridiron.

On Sunday night, the time arrived for him to back up the bold words. Instead, after much talk, his unit failed to walk the walk as they were absolutely shredded to bits by Michael Vick and Co.

Afterward, Ryan took full responsibility for the nightmarish defensive performance, admitting that the Eagles’ coaching staff got the better of him, ESPNDallas.com reports.

“The whole thing is I got outcoached by [Andy] Reid and their staff,” Ryan said. “I mean, it’s ridiculous. I never gave our guys a chance. The whole [expletive] thing was on me. If I gave them any extra motivation, hell, I certainly never backed it up. I gave our guys a lousy plan. We had no chance, and it’s all on me.”

 

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