Rob Ryan

Inside Linebackers Coach

Experience: 21 years


Rob Ryan enters his first season as the Ravens' inside linebackers coach. Ryan, 58, is a 31-year coaching veteran who most recently served in the same role for the Washington Redskins in 2019. The 2021 season marks Ryan's 21st season of coaching in the NFL ranks. Beginning his coaching career at the collegiate level, Ryan first entered the NFL as a defensive backs coach with the Arizona Cardinals, under his father Buddy Ryan, in 1994. He previously served as defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders (2004-08), Cleveland Browns (2009-10), Dallas Cowboys (2011-12) and New Orleans Saints (2013-15). Ryan has also held coaching positions with the New England Patriots (2000-03), Buffalo Bills (2016) and Washington Redskins (2019).