By Scooby Axson
January 09, 2013

The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday after missing the playoffs again. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday after missing the playoffs again. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday, reports ESPN.com.

Ryan, 50, spent two seasons with the Cowboys after various stops in the league including Cleveland, Oakland and New England.

Ryan, the brother of New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan and son of former NFL coach Buddy Ryan, started as an NFL assistant in 1994 breaking in the with Arizona Cardinals.

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