Cowboys hire Rob Ryan as DC

Updated: January 20, 2011, 9:07 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Rob Ryan wait is over.

The Dallas Cowboys have officially announced that Ryan is new coach Jason Garrett's defensive coordinator after interviewing on Friday and agreeing to the job over the weekend. The team did not divulge the length of Ryan's contract.

Ryan arrived at the team's Valley Ranch facility Wednesday morning for work. Garrett interviewed Vic Fangio and Greg Manusky for the coordinator spot before talking to Ryan. Fangio joined San Francisco ...

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