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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

Hobbs 'very likely' to retire

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs is 'very likely' to retire, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Eagles CB Samuel out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled CB Asante Samuel out with a sprained MCL, and he will not make the trip to Chicago. CB Joselio Hanson will start in Samuel's place.

Eagles' McDermott responds to critics

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
There was speculation around midseason that defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was feeling the heat in his position, but the Eagles' improvement has quashed that talk.

Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bears OLT Frank Omiyale is serviceable and moves his feet well, but DE Trent Cole has the speed to beat him.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Report: Hobbs done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs will miss the rest of the season after a scary neck injury suffered in Sunday night's win over the Giants.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Vick transformation has familiar look

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:08 a.m. ET
Michael Vick's transformation is very similar to a Super Bowl-winning, Hall of Fame quarterback and has put the Eagles on a fast track in a wide-open NFC race.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Eagles CB Patterson must prove himself

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson will continue to see a lot of passes thrown in his direction until he proves he can defend the pass as well as teammate Asante Samuel, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles' offensive line could hold season's key

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Even with QB Michael Vick playing so well, a simple point has been overlooked: The Eagles' offensive line remains a unit with something to prove.

Scout's Notebook: Eagles TE Brent Celek

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Eagles TE Brent Celek from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

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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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