It remains to be seen whether Rob Ryan has the ability to coach up a defense as brilliantly as his dad Buddy Ryan. One thing that is not in question is whether he is a renegade like his crusty old progenitor.
In his first-ever press conference as the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator, Rob Ryan bragged about what a great coach he was. He laced his braggadocio with profanity, as is his custom. He showed that brash, devil-may-care swagger so notably associated with the family name.