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Son: Buddy Ryan has cancer again

Updated: September 6, 2011, 2:29 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan was diagnosed with cancer last week according to his son, Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

Rob Ryan said his father has cancer in his glands that has spread to his neck.

Buddy Ryan said he's scheduled to have surgery Sept. 16 in Lexington, Ky., a few days after watching the Cowboys open their season at the New York Jets on Sunday night.

It's an important game for the Ryan family because Rob will face his ...

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