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DeMeco Ryans

DeMeco Ryans - #59 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 07/28/1984
Birthplace Bessemer, AL
College Alabama
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 1st pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
113 0 1

Eagles release CB Asomugha

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Eagles released CB Nnamdi Asomugha just minutes before the 2013 league year began on Tuesday. 

Philadelphia Eagles: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Philadelphia Eagles, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Former NFL WR Mitchell pleads guilty in tax scheme

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Former Eagles WR Freddie Mitchell has admitted to his role in a tax-fraud scheme.

Eagles release DT Jenkins

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles released DT Cullen Jenkins, the team announced Monday. 

Cincinnati's Kelce tries shedding character, health concerns

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Cincinnati TE Travis Kelce is a high-risk, high-reward prospect with a mission on his mind: prove to NFL teams they should feel good about him.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Eagles' Kelly supports Foles, hazy on Asomugha

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wasn't giving too many indications which way the team was headed with key personnel.

Foles still very much in Eagles' plans

Posted Feb. 16, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Michael Vick is still in Philadelphia. Dennis Dixon also joined the mix this offseason. But conversations about trading Nick Foles have yet to occur.

Eagles sign QB Dixon

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed QB Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract on Thursday, the team announced.

Buccaneers sign P Henry

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed P Chas Henry, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles hire Gamble as VP of player personnel

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles hired Tom Gamble as the team’s vice president of player personnel. Gamble spent the past two seasons as the 49ers' director of player personnel.

Eagles, Vick agree to restructured deal

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles and QB Michael Vick agreed to terms on a restructured contract, allowing Vick to return for 2013.

Report: Eagles peg Davis as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Former Browns LB coach Billy Davis will be the Eagles new defensive coordinator, according to Geoff Mosher of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Eagles release OT Bell

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut OT Demetress Bell and signed DE/OLB Chris McCoy on Wednesday.

On the clock: Roseman launching new era for Eagles

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Howie Roseman's star has risen within the Eagles organization in recent years, and he and the Eagles are kicking off a new era in Philadelphia.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2012
The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired Ryans from the Houston Texans for a fourth-round draft pick in 2012.||||||| The 27-year-old linebacker leaves Houston as the Texans all-time leader with 637 tackles while also contributing eight sacks, six forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries and two interceptions in his six-year career. Ryans missed most of the 2010 season after tearing his left Achilles' tendon. Eagles coach Andy Reid calls Ryans a "proven Pro Bowl linebacker" that he can plug into the middle of the defense.
Posted Oct. 17, 2010
Ryans will miss the rest of the season after tearing his left Achilles' tendon just before halftime of the Texans' 35-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.||||||| Ryans jumped and fell to the turf on a touchdown by the Chiefs. He remained on the turf for a few minutes while trainers attended to him before being helped to the cart. Coach Gary Kubiak says Ryans will have surgery in the next couple of days to repair the injury.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Houston Texans have tendered offers to Pro Bowl middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans and six other restricted free agents.||||||| Ryans, the 2006 Defensive Rookie of Year, had 123 tackles and a sack last season.
Posted Jan. 03, 2007
Ryans was named the NFL's defensive rookie of the year this season. Ryans finished the season with 156 tackles, the most by a rookie since Zach Thomas had 154 in 1996.||||||| Ryans played much better than No. 1 overall pick Mario Williams this season. Ryans has the potential to be one of the best middle linebackers in the game and be the cornerstone of the defense. If the Texans knew this before the season, they would have selected Reggie Bush.
Posted Jan. 01, 2007
Ryans finished the season with 156 tackles, the most by a rookie since Zach Thomas had 154 in 1996. Ryans had 10 in the Texans' 14-6 win over the Browns on Sunday.||||||| Ryans has played much better than No. 1 overall pick Mario Williams this season. Ryans has the potential to be one of the best middle linebackers in the game and be the cornerstone of the defense. If the Texans knew this before the season, they would have selected Reggie Bush.

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