The Cowboys fired coordinator Ryan after last season, when Dallas had the NFL's 19th-ranked defense.
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METAIRIE, La. (AP) --
Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season.
"I don't like getting fired," Ryan said Thursday during his first meeting with reporters since Sean Payton hired him in February to revamp New Orleans' last-ranked defense. "I know I got my feelings hurt and so did our players.