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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

Titans name Rocker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Titans named Tracy Rocker as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday, replacing Jim Washburn.

Eagles place tags on Vick, Akers

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles had a busy Tuesday morning, placing the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick and the transition tag on PK David Akers.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Eagles sign CFL star DE Hunt

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced late Friday that they have signed CFL star DE Phillip Hunt to a three-year deal.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

Eagles fill staff, sign CB Trufant

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles finalized their coaching staff on Tuesday by making six coaching hires. They also claimed CB Isaiah Trufant off waivers from the Jets.

Eagles promote two defensive coaches

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles have promoted a pair of former players to coach on their defensive staff.

Eagles, Saints put end to rumors

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Saints both had to deny Internet rumors about their coaching staffs following Super Bowl XLV.

Vick wins AP comeback award

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:47 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has won The Associated Press' Comeback Player of the Year award.

Eagles' Castillo move a smart stunner

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles' unusual decision to promote former OL coach Juan Castillo to defensive coordinator caught a lot of people by surprise, but at least one prominent head coach approves of it.

Eagles make Castillo new defensive coordinator, add Mudd to coach O-line

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles have named former offensive line coach Juan Castillo as their new defensive coordinator and added Howard Mudd to take his spot as the O-line coach.

Doesn't Roethlisberger owe us more?

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is getting the royal treatment at Super Bowl XLV, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, but what has he done to earn it?

Eagles interview Hoke for DC position

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Bears DB coach Jon Hoke interviewed for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position, the team confirmed Monday.

Report: Eagles to give Vick franchise tag

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Eagles reportedly are preparing to place the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick next month, keeping the Pro Bowler in Philadelphia for at least one more season.

Packers might lose DB coach to Eagles after Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Packers DB coach Darren Perry already might have agreed to take over the Eagles' defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl.

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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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