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Rob Ryan: We need to beat the Falcons, and we’re going to

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It’s time for our weekly dose of bravado from Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

Ryan said that the 3-4 Cowboys know they have a challenge in front of them on Sunday night against the 7-0 Falcons, and he’s certain they’re going to meet that challenge.

“We need to win now,” Ryan said, via Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram. “That’s what we’re going to do. I know the record is not what we want it to be, but the ball is bouncing strange ways. When that thing starts evening out, we’re going to be great, and we’re going to keep playing. We’ve got to win this week, and we know it, and we’re going to.”

Although their record might not reflect it, Ryan says this is a very good Cowboys team.

“You know me, I like credit,” Ryan said. “Our guys, they deserve a ton of credit. Our players work their butts off. Our coaching staff, I’m fortunate and blessed to be around the best coaches. This is the best staff I’ve ever been on, and it’s not close. So good things are going to happen to those that work hard. If we just keep working, we’re going to get better. Despite losing, we’ve lost some really good players, but our guys keep going. We’ve got a whole team in there, not just a few individuals. This is really coming together, and I know we’re going to be special. I think we’re going to be special this week. I really do. I think we’re just starting to get that way, and I believe we’re going to have a special game this week.”

If they want to make the playoffs, the Cowboys are running out of time to string together some special games.

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49 Responses to “Rob Ryan: We need to beat the Falcons, and we’re going to”
  1. clw1906 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:25 PM

    Lay off the Buffalo Wild Wings they’re making you a crazy man Robbie!

  2. b1unt3d says: Nov 2, 2012 6:26 PM

    Good luck with that, bud.

  3. thegreatgabbert says: Nov 2, 2012 6:26 PM

    To stop their kids from slouching around with long dirty hair under a baseball cap pulled down over their eyes, parents will make them look at pictures of Rob Ryan.

  4. sndvl99 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:28 PM

    Is it just me, or does Rob Ryan and Jerry Jones run their yappers like a couple of hyenas? Is Jason Garrett allowed to speak?

  5. spytdi says: Nov 2, 2012 6:30 PM

    Shut your mouth or I’m gonna have Dez hit you in it like it was his momma’s.

  6. ninefingers9 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:30 PM

    Someone give this boob a titty twister for christ’s sake!

  7. jacobslatter says: Nov 2, 2012 6:31 PM

    This can be done by having Luke McCown enter the game.

  8. judsonjr says: Nov 2, 2012 6:32 PM

    Well if they do win we’ll have to listen to a week of the media about how the COWBOYS SHOW THE BLUEPRINT TO BEAT THE FALCONS.

    They’ll drone on about formations and packages, but really it will be like it always is:

    – Don’t turn the ball over
    – Don’t get dumb penalties
    – Don’t give up big plays
    – Force a couple turnovers

  9. thejuddstir says: Nov 2, 2012 6:35 PM

    Rob Ryan…..Rex Ryan….Jerrah Jones………………..Brett Favre we miss you !!!

  10. deadeye says: Nov 2, 2012 6:37 PM

    Dallas has their backs against a wall. Desperate teams are dangerous, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they pull off the victory. They outplayed the Giants in both matchups this season, and the Falcons aren’t as physical as the Giants.

  11. mrsandusky says: Nov 2, 2012 6:37 PM

    Shut up Rob Ryan the only thing you’re miraculously beating is heart disease.

  12. mb7756 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:38 PM

    Shouldn’t the head coach be the one making the predictions to the media?

  13. cardmagnet says: Nov 2, 2012 6:39 PM

    On behalf of Cowboys fans everywhere, please shut up, Rob.

  14. pixelito says: Nov 2, 2012 6:40 PM

    Oooh they have their backs against the wall… Does that mean Romo throws only 3 interceptions?

  15. necr0philia says: Nov 2, 2012 6:42 PM

    1st off your just as big of a joke as your brother! Ha…..ha 2nd this being the best group you have been around is not saying much at all. Wow what a horrible life you must live. 3rd did you not learn anything from that incompetent brother of yours saying his sorry a$$ss team would win the past 2 or 3 Super Bowls. Saying that your going to beat the Falcons could very well lead you down that same path but hey you will get all the MEDIA attention you could ever ask for huh!!!??? Get a life…

  16. Jeffrey Jenkins says: Nov 2, 2012 6:42 PM

    Giants Fan here. I agree with Ryan about his defense. They’re good. They played a great game against us last week and if not for Romo and Garrett, we would have lost. What I don’t understand is why he (and his brother) feel the need to emote publicly. It’s like he’s trying to convince himself, the fans and his team using the media.

  17. mz1394 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:43 PM

    just shut up already

  18. theseekeroffun says: Nov 2, 2012 6:44 PM

    What did you expect him to say,we are going to lose?

  19. nflsucker says: Nov 2, 2012 6:44 PM

    There are some teams that, overall, just look poorly coached. Dumb penalties. Idiotic clock management. Dropped balls. And it doesn’t take a whole lot to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

    So for bravado,maybe try: We’re going to stop playing like a bunch of Jamarcuses.

  20. cubancigar10 says: Nov 2, 2012 6:52 PM

    Rob & Red both blubber mouths making predictions. Must be in the genes. More time watching film and less time blubbering.

  21. tinopuno says: Nov 2, 2012 7:02 PM

    pixelito says: Nov 2, 2012 6:40 PM

    Oooh they have their backs against the wall… Does that mean Romo throws only 3 interceptions?


    I think it means Rob is backing up to the Glory Hole.

  22. ebrownwareagle says: Nov 2, 2012 7:04 PM

    Keep poking The Bear Rob! And Get Dat Azz blitzed on Northside Dr.!

  23. cootschaos says: Nov 2, 2012 7:06 PM

    Meanwhile, the only Ryan (Matt) in The NFL who is worth a damn will say very little and get little coverage, but will light up this fatass loud mouth.

  24. grogansheroes says: Nov 2, 2012 7:07 PM

    Has anything Von Ryan’s Express ever said come true?

  25. stairwayto7 says: Nov 2, 2012 7:12 PM

    Atlanta hangs 35 on Dallas..Rex says they got lucky!

  26. surly1n1nd1anapol1s says: Nov 2, 2012 7:12 PM

    He makes Rex look respectable.

  27. jimthebuilder27 says: Nov 2, 2012 7:21 PM

    Never stops yakking, just like his bro. And you know, he backs it up. I mean, after all, aren’t Dallas receivers better than Calvin Johnson? Hahahah!

  28. philsimmsisadouche says: Nov 2, 2012 7:24 PM

    I guess he figures if he keeps saying the same things long enough, eventually he’ll be right.

    Besides, it November. It’s time for the Cryboys to give their fans a false sense of hope and enthusiasm, just in time for the December swoon.

  29. bigblue5611 says: Nov 2, 2012 7:32 PM

    He talks like his defense is shutting teams out. They’re still giving up like 20 plus points per game and don’t create a lot of turnovers

    Clueless in Dallas

  30. mungman69 says: Nov 2, 2012 7:35 PM

    Cowboys might win but don’t bet on it.

  31. vincentbojackson says: Nov 2, 2012 7:57 PM

    A Ryan brother said something.
    A reporter reported it.
    The opposite will happen.

    It always does when these two blow-hards pop off.

  32. burnttoast71854 says: Nov 2, 2012 8:06 PM

    Who cares if he talks at least he doesn’t say the same old blah blah if we do this if we do that we might win. I wish more coaches coordinators would say how they are going to beat the other team. They also need to start calling players out who miss block,tackles, run the wrong routes etc.

  33. jacunn2000 says: Nov 2, 2012 8:25 PM

    Dear GOD!!! Please just be quiet guys. I am ashamed to be a COWBOY FAN!! I was born in Irving. My pops is rolling over in his grave. Please just shut up and win. And win like you have been there before.

  34. dolphins512 says: Nov 2, 2012 8:27 PM

    “Who cares if he talks at least he doesn’t say the same old blah blah if we do this if we do that we might win. I wish more coaches coordinators would say how they are going to beat the other team. They also need to start calling players out who miss block,tackles, run the wrong routes etc.”


    While I get your point….this only works if you actually produce results. He did this all last year and his defense was terrible. He has done it this year…and they are 3 – 4. His brother Rex does the same stuff. The media love it…but for the fans, it gets old. Stop talking and start producing.

    I do agree on calling out players who aren’t performing.

  35. bamasleeper13 says: Nov 2, 2012 9:20 PM

    It’s funny how the team that remains unbeaten says very,very little. Do your talking on the field! Can Garrett even talk? He is the coach yet everyone else talks about the team. Rob and Jerrah…. Yawn

  36. ragingmouse says: Nov 2, 2012 9:24 PM

    Finally some ” cajones”!

    Get after it boys!!!!!!

    Prediction: Dallas wins!

  37. dbones750 says: Nov 2, 2012 10:10 PM

    The only time you can get a word in at the Ryan household is during dinner. Would they shut up already?

    What do Belichick, Coughlin & Tomlin have in common? They don’t talk, they win.

  38. nolaisadump says: Nov 2, 2012 11:17 PM

    I agree with how “special” they are. Just like forrest gump was always told by his momma how he was “special”

  39. mikelitoris1 says: Nov 2, 2012 11:29 PM

    I’m the biggest Cowboy hater you’ll find, but they have beaten the last 3 undefeated teams they’ve faced with at least a 7-0 record.

  40. Great Caesar's Ghost says: Nov 2, 2012 11:39 PM

    Do coaches know how lame they sound when they use the word ‘special’?

  41. raiderfankirk says: Nov 2, 2012 11:39 PM

    Bash all you want. Unlike his brother, I think he’s right.

  42. yousuxxors says: Nov 3, 2012 2:01 AM

    their defense has been nasty… to bad its always something with “americas” team

  43. jimmysee says: Nov 3, 2012 2:28 AM

    Both of those Ryan brothers are nothing if not confident!

  44. 808ninerfan says: Nov 3, 2012 3:01 AM

    If they lose is he going to use the we beat ourselves card I hope they do win in a shoot out game bcuz My niners aren’t playing this weekend n I wanna watch a exciting game

  45. orivar says: Nov 3, 2012 4:39 AM

    One of those comments did have me thinking, does Jason Garrett even exist on this team?

  46. eigglesnosuperbowls says: Nov 3, 2012 8:27 AM

    He’s a loser plan and simple and you know what makes it even better is he knows he’s a loser !

  47. charlutes says: Nov 3, 2012 10:32 AM

    Someone fire the sad clown and put him out of his misery.

  48. bobby927 says: Nov 3, 2012 11:41 AM

    theseekeroffun says: Nov 2, 2012 6:44 PM

    What did you expect him to say,we are going to lose

    How about saying “nothing”

  49. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Nov 4, 2012 9:24 AM

    Ryan has made similar comments in the past like about the Eagles but still went 0-2 against the Eagles last year. The Ryans can’t seem to get it that talk is cheap and accomplishes nothing. Get it done on the field!

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