Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Newly-hired defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, Rob Ryan, was just let go by his former team, the Dallas Cowboys. With the Cowboys missing the playoffs and one game away from clinching the NFC East, everyone knew that Jerry Jones and staff were going to make some changes and this was just one of them.Ryan is a great and respected defensive coordinator in the league and many teams would love to have him on their sidelines calling plays. The Dallas Cowboys put a lot of blame on him for some of their defensive mishaps which wasn’t entirely his fault.Yes, Ryan had a lot of defensive schemes that players weren’t use to and sometimes were a bit confused on the field. The Cowboys felt that he should of stuck to the basics. Well this cost him his job in Dallas and now it was time for him to pick up the pieces and move on to another team.Meanwhile, the team that picked him up has a quarterback in Drew Brees -- who is one of the best out there and he’s gone on record and said nex...
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3 Comments:
  • He's never had a top 10 defense in the NFL. He's had much better talent to work with than he does with the Saints; therefore, don't expect much.
  • One Corner, one DE, and maybe a LB or two. He'll do fine. So I expect MUCH MORE.
  • How is it that Ryan is a great and respected defensive coordinator? He has never been DC for a team that won more than 8 games a season.
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