Rob Ryan

Senior Defensive Assistant

College: Southwestern Oklahoma State

Experience: 23 years


Rob Ryan returned to the Silver and Black and enters his second season as the Raiders' senior defensive assistant, bringing 33 years of coaching experience to the position, including 22 seasons in the NFL ranks. Ryan has served as the defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders (2004-08), Cleveland Browns (2009-10), Dallas Cowboys (2011-12) and New Orleans Saints (2013-15), while also holding coaching positions with the Arizona Cardinals (1994-95), New England Patriots (2000-03), Buffalo Bills (2016), Washington Redskins (2019) and Baltimore Ravens (2021).