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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

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles QB Vick injures hand

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick left the Eagles’ preseason opener after injuring his left (throwing) hand. Vick hit teammate Jason Kelce’s helmet on his follow through.

Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Andy Reid has returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral.

More than 900 people attend Garrett Reid's funeral

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
More than 900 people packed a Pennsylvania church for the funeral service of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid.

Reid releases statement after son's passing

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday on behalf of his family one day after the death of his son, Garrett.

Eagles owner says Reid will be coaching again later this week

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said he believes Andy Reid will be back coaching later this week.

Oldest son of Eagles' Reid found dead

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the site of Eagles training camp Sunday morning.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Report: Eagles' Babin out 2-3 weeks

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:02 a.m. ET
Eagles DE Jason Babin is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a calf injury, Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported Tuesday.

Eagles WR Cooper fractures collarbone

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Eagles WR Riley Cooper suffered a left collarbone fracture in Saturday’s practice, the team confirmed.

Notebook: Pondering the NFL rushing-title race

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening handicaps the contenders for the NFL rushing title, a subject which can be wagered upon in Las Vegas.

Eagles hire six coaching interns

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced the hiring of six interns for the 2012 coaching staff, including Correll Buckhalter and Greg Lewis.

Eagles sign P McBriar

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed former Cowboys P Mat McBriar to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles place DT Patterson on non-football injury list

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports that the Eagles have placed DT Mike Patterson on the non-football injury list.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

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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