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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 could take care of Maclin next

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Eagles’ front office has done a good job of locking up young talent and WR Jeremy Maclin could be next.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Cowboys, Giants, Eagles and Redskins in training camp.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

Eagles QB Vick launches sports clothing line

Posted July 11, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is launching a sports clothing line called V7 that will be sold exclusively at East Coast sporting goods shop Modell's.

Eagles to hold camp at Lehigh through 2013

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they signed a contract to keep training camp at Lehigh University through the summer of 2013.

Report: Eagles RB Lewis arrested

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Eagles RB Dion Lewis was arrested early Saturday after banging on locked glass doors to the lobby of a Hampton Inn and pulling a fire alarm.

McNabb wise to job hunt, but not to fool himself

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
I don’t blame Donovan McNabb for wanting to come back to the NFL, but he's no starting quarterback.

Atogwe gives Eagles depth, experience

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Eagles GM Howie Roseman slow played making a move at safety, and we believe he did so as a way of not sending the wrong message to their young players.

Reports: Eagles add S Atogwe

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with S O.J. Atogwe, according to multiple media reports.

Eagles sign first-round DT Cox

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have signed first-round DT Fletcher Cox. All of Philly's draft picks are now under contract.

Best NFL defense: 49ers or Eagles?

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

Eagles' Banner out as club president

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Longtime Eagles executive Joe Banner will no longer be club president, the club announced Thursday.

Donahoe added to Eagles front office

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Tom Donahoe, the former GM of the Bills and Steelers, has been named to a management position with Eagles.

NFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Eagles QB Michael Vick.

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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