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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 go three straight on 'D'

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles came into Friday’s portion of the draft with options, and they left it with more depth on what looks like a monster front seven.

Eagles' Patterson still in the picture

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
Eagles DT Mike Patterson still should be a big contributor despite the team drafting DT Fletcher Cox in Round One.

Eagles rightfully pounce on DT Cox

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles had problems maintaining leads and stopping the run, and Fletcher Cox helps solve both of these issues.

Falcons acquire CB Samuel for seventh-round pick

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Philadelphia has traded veteran CB Asante Samuel to the Falcons for a seventh-round pick. Samuel has agreed to a restructured contract.

Dawkins announces retirement

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Brian Dawkins, one of the most feared defensive players in football over the past 16 seasons, announced on Monday he has retired.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Eagles re-sign DT Landri

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with DT Derek Landri on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not announced.

Eagles' Asomugha, Avant see greener pastures ahead

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Eagles teammates Nnamdi Asomugha and Jason Avant took time out from a service project to talk about their excitement for next season.

Philadelphia Eagles

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Here are the Philadelphia Eagles top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Eagles sign former Bills OLT Bell

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Eagles found a potential replacement for OLT Jason Peters, signing Demetress Bell to a five-year deal.

NFC East draft needs

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
With the Redskins set to draft QB Robert Griffin III, Eric Edholm identifies the top three draft needs for all four teams in the NFC East.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

Samuel willing to re-do deal to help trade

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel reportedly has taken a key step to help him leave Philadelphia's crowded CB corps.

Eagles OLT Peters ruptures Achilles tendon

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that OLT Jason Peters ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg.

Eagles re-sign OT Dunlap

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with OT King Dunlap on a one-year contract.

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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