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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

Saints assistant Allen to interview with Eagles

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen will interview for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Mornhinweg earns praise for rebuilding Vick, Eagles' offense

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
For his work in fine-tuning the offense of the surprising Eagles, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Redskins trying to build value of McNabb, Haynesworth

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Many were surprised when Redskins GM Bruce Allen hinted that QB Donovan McNabb and DT Albert Haynesworth possibly could return in 2011. Don't buy it.

Washburn will be big boon to Eagles

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question isn't whether new DL coach Jim Washburn will help the Eagles but by how much, one Washburn colleague tells PFW.

Eagles hire Washburn to coach defensive line

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have hired Jim Washburn as their defensive line coach. He previously held the same position with the Titans.

Vick is Comeback Player of the Year

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick put controversy behind him and turned in a season for the ages.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Eagles fire defensive coordinator McDermott

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed an earlier report that they have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. McDermott had spent 12 seasons with the Eagles and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2009.

Eagles mull Vick contract, Kolb trade options

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles might say they want both Michael Vick and Kevin Kolb back, but they would be crazy not to investigate how much Kolb would return in a trade.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Eagles sign two to futures contracts

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed a pair of players to a futures contract on Thursday, with OL Fenuki Tupou and S Jamar Wall agreeing to deals.

Reid on Eagles' 2011 QB: 'We'll see'

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid would not commit to either Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb following the 21-16 loss to the Packers in the playoffs.

Eagles sign three, including WR Moss

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
One day following their elimination from the playoffs, the Eagles signed WR Sinorice Moss, WR Rod Harper and OL Dallas Reynolds.

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Packers-Eagles second-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the second half of the Packers' Wild-Card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

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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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