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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

Jets tab Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was hired Friday as the Jets’ offensive coordinator on Friday.

Eagles' QB options: Vick, Foles or other

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wasn't saying who his starting QB would be, but there are a few clues to consider.

Kelly hire smacks of grand success or colossal failure

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles' hiring of Chip Kelly either will be a tremendous hit or a massive fail. But we can't wait to find out.

Eagles hire Chip Kelly as head coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Chip Kelly has changed his mind and was named the new head coach of the Eagles on Wednesday.

Eagles sign OT Barbre

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed veteran OT Allen Barbre, the team announced Tuesday.

Brian Kelly staying at Notre Dame

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Brian Kelly decided Saturday to stay at Notre Dame after interviewing this past week with the Eagles.

Chiefs hire Sutton, Pederson, nine assistants

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced several coaching hires on Friday to join Andy Reid’s staff for 2013, including their new coordinators.

Gruden confirms interviews, but plans to stay with Bengals

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden confirmed he will interview for head-coaching jobs but intends to stay in Cincinnati.

Eagles to interview Lovie Smith

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed they will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday for their vacant head-coaching position.

Report: Kelly returning to Oregon

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
For the second year in a row, Chip Kelly flirted with becoming an NFL head coach, but is returning to Oregon.

Eagles granted permission to interview Bradley, Arians

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles were granted permission to interview Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Reid, Chiefs were made for each other

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Andy Reid couldn't have landed in a more apppropriate spot. Both he and the Chiefs know heartache and disappointment intimately.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

Eagles sign DE Brown, CB Lindley

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DE Everette Brown and CB Trevard Lindley each to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Rumors grow tying Reid to Arizona

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Multiple reports from around the league on Tuesday are tying ex-Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Cardinals' job opening.

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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