The former Baltimore defensive coordinator has also interviewed for the Ravens' head job. He and the rest of the Baltimore coaching staff were fired, along with coach Brian Billick, following a 5-11 season.
The son of former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan, the 45-year-old Ryan, a former defensive coordinator at Oklahoma, coached the Ravens' defense to rankings of fifth, first and sixth the past three seasons.
The Dolphins fired Cam Cameron last Thursday after he went 1-15 in his first year as an NFL head coach.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press.