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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

Snow postpones Vikings-Eagles to Tuesday

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The NFL has postponed Sunday night's Vikings-Eagles game to Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET because of snow.

Vikings-Eagles prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
Everything points to an Eagles win Tuesday night, a very big win, PFW's Eric Edholm writes.

Coleman next Eagle who must rise up

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Just as Jamar Chaney was asked to fill a big pinch-hitting role when MLB Stewart Bradley went down with an elbow injury, now Kurt Coleman must step up with Nate Allen out for the season.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
Let's take a look at one final key matchup as the Eagles and Vikings get set to face off Sunday night in Philadelphia.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
Here's yet another crucial matchup as the Vikings get set to face the Eagles in Philadelphia in Week 16.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to consider as the Vikings get ready to head to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in Week 16.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup for the Vikings as they prepare to face the Eagles on Sunday night in Week 16.

Can Eagles' offensive weapons compensate for 'D'?

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
The Eagles are still buzzing following their epic comeback against the Giants, but their defensive injuries are starting to mount.

Eagles' Jackson turns it up a notch

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
Say what you will about the sometimes petulant and immature DeSean Jackson, but he's the most lethal open-field threat in the NFL.

Eagles FS Allen done for the year

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Eagles rookie FS Nate Allen will have season-ending surgery on a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee.

Avant delivers knockout block for Eagles

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Jason Avant threw a huge block on DeSean Jackson's game-winning punt-return TD, but didn't see the play after he was temporarily knocked out.

Week 15 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Eagles QB Michael VIck, Chiefs DE Wallace Gilberry and Eagles WR-RS DeSean Jackson as its Players of the Week.

Eagles stun Giants with fourth-quarter comeback

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 and take over first place in the ...

Eagles put hopes in rookie MLB Chaney

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
With no time to work him in slowly, the Eagles will turn to Jamar Chaney at middle linebacker in the place of Stewart Bradley, whose elbow likely will keep him out at least until the playoffs.

Spencer, Middleton fined for QB hits

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer and Jaguars DB Will Middleton were fined this week for hits to quarterbacks during last Sunday's games.

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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