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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

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Tack FF Int
113 0 1

Vick 'feels great' after Eagles practice

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick completed his first full practice since suffering a rib cartilage injury in Week Four and says he "feels great."

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

No double QB jeopardy in Philly

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
Although many league observers believe that Eagles head coach Andy Reid's gear-switching at quarterback may end up being more trouble than it's worth, the consensus is that his twin-pack under center is much more of a blessing than ...

Dixon unlikely to give up Eagles' DT job

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Although Brodrick Bunkley is expected back from injury soon, don't expect him to regain the starting DT job from Antonio Dixon, who has impressed the Eagles, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles not making change at defensive coordinator

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Despite a report from ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that largely can be chalked up to speculation, the Eagles are not planning to make a move with defensive coordinator Sean McDermott.

Eagles WR Jackson expects to play in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson passed the Eagles' post-concussion test on Monday and spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday about the hit that knocked him out in Week Six.

Reid says Jackson could return in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said on his radio show Monday evening that WR DeSean Jackson has passed his concussion tests and could play in the team's next game, a Week Nine contest vs. the Colts.

Britt's performance not all on Hobbs, Allen

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles had no answers for Titans WR Kenny Britt, who scored three touchdowns against them in Sunday's loss at Nashville.

Vick will return as Eagles' starter in Week Nine

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will return to the starting lineup in Week Nine following the Eagles' bye week, according to head coach Andy Reid.

Britt doesn't start, gains 225 yards in Titans win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins threw three touchdowns to Kenny Britt, who had the best game of his career two days after being involved in a bar fight, and the Tennessee Titans scored 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat the ...

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for games played in Week Six.

Titans QB Young does not practice; listed as questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young did not practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Eagles rule WR Jackson (concussion) and OLT Peters (knee) out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles released their injury report on Friday and WR DeSean Jackson (concussion), DT Brodrick Bunkley (elbow) and OT Jason Peters (knee) are ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans.

Dunlap stands up well for Eagles

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
King Dunlap was a player Eagles' coaches have been intrigued by for more than a year now, but there was some concern prior to his recent strong effort against the Falcons.

Will NFL's hitting video scare players straight?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
In the NFL's new getting-tough-on-headhunters video campaign, league football operations head Ray Anderson dictates the difference between clean and dirty. Warning: The distinction is slight.

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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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