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Ryan twins tag team in Nashville bar fight

Twin brothers and former NFL coaches Rex and Rob Ryan tag team in Nashville bar fight, TMZ reports.

Down in Nashville the Ryan brothers shared a table with two men, talking until eventually the Ryan brothers were set off. Matt Havel and an unidentified man were the ones at the table taking the punishment from the Ryan’s. Havel is said to accuse both brothers of simple assault via police report, according to TMZ.

Rex is a former head coach for the New York Jets (2009-14), who took the to the AFC Championship game back-to-back years in 2009-10, and Buffalo Bills for two years before being fired after last season. He’s currently signed on a contract to be a football analysts for ESPN.

Rob is a former longtime NFL defensive coordinator who last coached alongside his brother last season in Buffalo, before getting fired before the final game in 2016.

Rex and Rob are the sons of the famous Buddy Ryan, the creator of the 46 defense that led the ’85 Bears to win Super Bowl XX.

By Gino Terrell

Read about Rex Ryan’s new NFL gig this upcoming 2017 season. Plus, read about the time Darrelle Revis, Rex’s former best player, got into an altercation with two men in Pittsburgh.


Gino Terrell is the Director of Content at Hidden Valley Culture Blog/In-Depth section. Terrell covered local artists and reviewed mainstream shows in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area under the Twin Cities Daily Planet (2014-15). He also freelanced for MinnPost and interned at Pioneer Press, KSTP TV (the Minneapolis ABC News Affiliate) and American Public Media Group. He's accumulated over 30 awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Black Journalists and founded award winning student-magazine Pipers In-Depth at Hamline University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He was once the sports editor for the school newspaper, The Oracle. Follow him on Twitter: @Gin026

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