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Twitter: Rams Hire Rob Ryan

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Picksix, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    Adam Schefter ‏@AdamSchefter
    A little longer than five minutes but still...Rams hired former Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan as their defensive coordinator.

    Edit: Maybe merge with the "Spags" thread.
  2. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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  3. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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  4. Titleist

    Titleist Active Member

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    The Rams are an up-and-coming team with a lot of talent on the defensive side: Finnegan, J. Jenkins (who looked a lot better than MO in his rookie year), Brockers, Chris Long, Laurenitis, etc etc. I wish RR the best in St. Louis
  5. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    I feel a merge coming on. Mods? :D
  6. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    I guess the Rams won't be getting a lot of turnovers next year. :p:
  7. koolaid

    koolaid Drink Me

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    They have some pieces in place on defense & extra draft picks form the skins. I think they are on the rise.
  8. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    Won't help if the secondary plays as soft as he had them play here.
  9. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Hear this nonsense every year and it hasn't happened and probably won't happen.
  10. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    Ryan's three man pass rush won't help the Rams much either.
  11. Tricked

    Tricked Fascinated

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    I disagree. Jeff Fisher is a great coach, and even though the rams weren't the greatest team they were a major improvement over the previous year. He's made a tremendous impact on the team, at least in the games I've seen. Look at how they nearly swept the 49ers, and went 1-1 with the seahawks (2 very tough teams).
  12. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8878336/rob-ryan-hired-st-louis-rams-defensive-coordinator-source

    Just what is says. Not surprised as this has been a rumor the past week or so. Fisher knows him well and they needed an upgrade at the DC position. But, correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't St. Louis run a 4-3?

    Either way, the more time that passes, the happier I am that we let him go. I certainly don't think he's the reason we struggled on D this year, but I like the switch to the Tampa 2. Also, I think Marinelli was good hire.
  13. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Jeff Fisher is not a great coach. He's good but not great. That word gets thrown out way too loosely these days. The Rams still have a lot to prove before I give them any props.
  14. MissouriCowboy

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  15. jgboys1

    jgboys1 Well-Known Member

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    His press conferance, before he plays us, should be real entertaining.
  16. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Bit of a demotion for him. He goes from free reign and carte blanche to run his defense and scheme anyway he wants using all of his handpicked assistants, to a Field Sargent under Fisher and Dave McGinnis. Then again, that might not be a bad thing for him.
  17. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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  18. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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