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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

NFL announces two game time changes

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The NFL has announced changes in kickoff times for a pair of Week 12 games.

Vick, Eagles embarrass McNabb, Redskins 59-28

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles embarrassed the Washington Redskins, spoiling Donovan McNabb's big contract day with a 59-28 victory Monday night. Vick completed his first 10 passes and finished 20 for 28 for 333 yards with four touchdowns ...

Report: Torain tweaks hamstring in pregame

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Ryan Torain appeared to have reinjured a hamstring injury during pregame warm-ups for the Monday-night home game against Philadelphia, The Washington Post reported. As a result, Keiland Williams started at running back while Torain was riding an exercise ...

Report: Portis inactive; Torain, Banks cleared for Monday night

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Redskins will have dynamic returner Brandon Banks and RB Ryan Torain, but reportedly will be without RB Clinton Portis for their Monday night game vs. the Eagles.

Injury report for Eagles-Redskins MNF game

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 10 Monday-night game, Philadelphia at Washington, showing the status of each injured player.

Eagles down two starters in secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Nate Allen and CB Ellis Hobbs have been ruled out for the team's Week 10 game vs. the Redskins.

Vick will remember Eagles' loyalty in 2011

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Although Michael Vick said his agents have not spoken to the Eagles about a new deal yet, the QB will remember who helped him return to prominence.

Report: Eagles want Vick back, haven't discussed new deal

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles have shown interest in keeping QB Michael Vick beyond this season but have not yet discussed a contract extension with their quarterback, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Eagles' pass defense passes with flying colors

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles went to work during the bye on fixing the pass defense problems and did that in a terrific performance against Colts QB Peyton Manning in Week Nine.

No change for Week 11 schedule

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that there is no change to the Week 11 schedule, meaning the Sunday night game between the Giants and Eagles has not been flexed out for another contest.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Eagles expecting more out of LB Sims

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
So far this season, Eagles WLB Ernie Sims has become best known for two big hits he has dished out, one that earned him a $50,000 fine, and inconsistent playmaking.

Redskins might have multiple concerns with McNabb

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
There is a lot of haze in the aftermath of the Week Eight benching of QB Donovan McNabb, but we hear that the various reasons Mike Shanahan gave may all have merit.

Eagles LB Sims fined $50,000

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Eagles LB Ernie Sims was fined $50,000 for striking a defenseless receiver in the Eagles' loss to the Titans on Oct. 24.

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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