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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

Packers-Eagles first-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the first half of the Packers' wild-card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

Packers-Eagles prediction

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the first-round playoff game between the Packers and Eagles Sunday in Philadelphia.

Eagles need to shore up defensive line

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Philadelphia's four-man rotation at defensive tackle has to improve, and it's quite possible that DT Brodrick Bunkley or one of his DT mates may not return next season, according to NFC East Whispers.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

Eagles must do best to protect Patterson

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson has gone from feel-good story to the man under the microscope because of his recent struggles in coverage.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.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’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon.

Bad memories

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
As the Packers and Eagles prepare for another playoff clash, one play — a down and distance, to be precise — has been brought to the forefront.  

Packers-Eagles fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
It should be an aerial assault Sunday as two of the league's top QBs, Michael Vick and Aaron Rodgers, face off when the Eagles take on the Packers.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Eagles announce surgeries for two players

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced on Thursday that two players — DB-KR Jorrick Calvin and DT Jeff Owens — underwent surgical procedures earlier this week.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Eagles playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:49 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Eagles as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia next Sunday afternoon.

MVP Meter: Brady simply the best

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Tom Brady faced a lot of obstacles during the 2010 season, but overcame them all to put together a season worthy of the MVP award.  

Vick, Eagles must deal with blitz

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants and Vikings showed that Eagles QB Michael Vick can be neutralized at times with blitzing defensive backs and linebackers, and you can expect the Packers to do the same.

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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