ST. LOUIS Well so much for the Rams and coach Jeff Fisher having a defensive coordinator that hasnt been in the news lately.
A year after the Rams hired well known and respected defensive coordinator Gregg Williams only to have him never coach a game due to a suspension stemming from the bounty gate scandal they hired another character to replace him.
The Rams hired former Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to fill the same position. Ryan, the brother of Jets head coach Rex Ryan, is known for his out-going and outspoken personality and hard, aggressive style of defense.
Ryan spent two seasons with the Cowboys, leading a defensive unit that dealt with several key injuries in 2012 to a No. 19 overall ranking including 17th against the run and 21st against the pass.
Never shy to offer up an opinion, Ryan told ESPNDallas.com shortly after he was fired that, I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better. I (expletive) made them a hell of a lot ...