NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Saints have fired Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan and name Defensive Assistant Dennis Allen as the team's new Defensive Coordinator.
According to a tweet from the team, Coach Sean Payton said that Ryan has been fired and that Allen will take over.
The move comes only a day after the Saints found themselves on the short end of a 47-14 decision to Washington. In that contest the defense gave up over 500 yards of offense.
The Saints are on their bye week and will return to action, Sunday November 28th on the road against Houston.