Report: Rob Ryan Quit Rams Gig And Immediately Ate McDonald's

Before Rob Ryan was hired as the Saints' defensive coordinator, he went to the St. Louis Rams, a gig he held for 6,899 minutes. Differences with head coach Jeff Fisher led Ryan to quit and then—reportedly—to celebrate his new unemployment by immediately getting some fast food. It was 7:30 in the goddamn morning. » 12/15/13 11:28am 12/15/13 11:28am

Rob Ryan Had Drinks With Saints Fans After Beating The Cowboys

The Wolfman seems to have made a habit out of celebrating home victories with a trip to a New Orleans dive bar. After his Saints beat the Cowboys last night, Ryan was once again spotted in Ms. Mae's, buying rounds for everyone in the house. » 11/11/13 11:54am 11/11/13 11:54am

Rob Ryan Loves New Orleans, And New Orleans Loves Rob Ryan

After being fired and blamed for the Cowboys' failure last season, defensive coordinator Rob Ryan went to the Saints. With his scheme, the Saints' defense has substantially improved, allowing Drew Brees to create a lead and keep it. It's worked so far, as the Saints are 6-1, but fans in New Orleans love Ryan not only… » 11/03/13 12:26pm 11/03/13 12:26pm

Rob Ryan: Large And In Charge

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan had lap-band surgery in 2012, a couple years after his brother Rex did. That September, he had reportedly lost 55 pounds. This video from Friday's preseason game seems to indicate that easy access to Bourbon Street has halted his weight-loss progress. » 8/10/13 10:30am 8/10/13 10:30am

The Philadelphia Eagles Can't Buy A Coach

We've had our laughs about the various coaching firings and hirings in the NFL in the wake of the NFL's Black Monday: Getting rid of Lovie Smith made no sense, Rex Ryan went to the Bahamas and everyone thought maybe he'd been fired, Doug Marrone got hired on the strength of sort of turning around Syracuse, Ron… » 1/12/13 6:25pm 1/12/13 6:25pm

Happy Birthday, Ryan Boys! Looking Back At 100 Combined Years Of Rex…

Rex and Rob Ryan turn 50 today. That's 100 years of Oklahoma-born, Ontario-raised, Illinois-and-Oklahoma-schooled, good-ole-boy-defensive-mastermindedness. We take this moment to look back fondly on all the joy the two—seen here in their college days—have given us. » 12/13/12 1:00pm 12/13/12 1:00pm