FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan yells to his team in the third quarter of the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. Saints coach Sean Payton promised changes were coming to his sagging defense. He started by firing defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Senior defensive assistant Dennis Allen will assume Ryan's duties. The move, announced Monday night, Nov. 16, 2015, on Payton's weekly radio show on WWL-AM, comes a day after the Saints allowed 526 yards in a 47-14 loss to the Washington Redskins. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan yells to his team in the third quarter of the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. Saints coach Sean Payton promised changes were coming to his sagging defense. He started by firing defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Senior defensive assistant Dennis Allen will assume Ryan's duties. The move, announced Monday night, Nov. 16, 2015, on Payton's weekly radio show on WWL-AM, comes a day after the Saints allowed 526 yards in a 47-14 loss to the Washington Redskins. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File) Don Wright AP
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan yells to his team in the third quarter of the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. Saints coach Sean Payton promised changes were coming to his sagging defense. He started by firing defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Senior defensive assistant Dennis Allen will assume Ryan's duties. The move, announced Monday night, Nov. 16, 2015, on Payton's weekly radio show on WWL-AM, comes a day after the Saints allowed 526 yards in a 47-14 loss to the Washington Redskins. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File) Don Wright AP

Rob Ryan was one piece of systemic problem with Saints

November 17, 2015 02:32 PM