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Jason Hatcher figures Rob Ryan will be fired up to see Cowboys less than year after firing

  • FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (97) celebrates after a sack during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Hatcher gives Rob Ryan most of the credit for a transformation that has him second among NFC sack leaders in 2013. Now the Dallas Cowboys get to face their old defensive coordinator less than a year after he was fired and ended up in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)

    FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (97) celebrates after a sack during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Hatcher gives Rob Ryan most of the credit for a transformation that has him second among NFC sack leaders in 2013. Now the Dallas Cowboys get to face their old defensive coordinator less than a year after he was fired and ended up in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2013 file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan walks on the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, in East Rutherford, N.J.  Dallas Cowboys' Jason Hatcher gives Ryan most of the credit for a transformation that has him second among NFC sack leaders in 2013. Now the Cowboys get to face their old defensive coordinator less than a year after he was fired and ended up in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2013 file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan walks on the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, in East Rutherford, N.J. Dallas Cowboys' Jason Hatcher gives Ryan most of the credit for a transformation that has him second among NFC sack leaders in 2013. Now the Cowboys get to face their old defensive coordinator less than a year after he was fired and ended up in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, left, poses for photographs with his father Buddy Ryan, center, and bother, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, right, before an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.  (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, left, poses for photographs with his father Buddy Ryan, center, and bother, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, right, before an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

Dallas defensive tackle Jason Hatcher has a pretty good idea what Rob Ryan is telling his players in New Orleans while getting ready to face the Cowboys less than a year after they fired him.

Hatcher smiles at the memory last season of Ryan preparing the Cowboys to face Cleveland, the previous team to let him go after just two years. The Dallas defender says he doesn't "remember all the details."

It was personal for Ryan a year ago and figures to be again Sunday night.

It will be for the Cowboys, too — in a positive way. They have fond memories of Ryan.

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