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Rob Ryan says 'my chance will come' as head coach in NFL

  • By Marc Sessler NFL.com
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With his Cowboys mired in a 24-0 hole at halftime Sunday night, Rob Ryan told NBC's Al Michaels in a prerecorded interview that he doesn't see himself as an assistant coach for much longer.

"My chance will come," Ryan said. "It only took my dad 25 years to get a (head coaching) chance and, hell, he's better than me and (Jets coach and twin brother) Rex put together."

Not ideal timing for the Cowboys' mouthy coordinator, who later acknowledged he was "out-coached" in the 34-7 loss to Michael Vick and the Eagles after he ripped Philadelphia earlier in the season.

Rob Ryan -- really, all three Ryans -- is who he is, and one embarrassing loss isn't about alter his hyper-self-confident world view.

Or his knack for taking shots at brother Rex.

"I know (Rex is) one of the most recognizable head coaches in football this year, and things like that," Rob Ryan said. "But, I mean, he's also gone to two AFC Championship games in a row. I mean, I don't think anybody else can say that. So, he's had an opportunity and he's done great with it. I'll be better than him, so I'll get my chance."

Asked to cite what makes him different than his brother Rex, Rob thought for a minute before getting serious: "I like a curvy woman."

Rob Ryan, ladies and gentlemen.

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