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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Three-team race in NFC East

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a logjam at the top: The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are all at 8-6 with two weeks left to settle things.

Brown's offseason goal: Hang on to the ball

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Eagles RB Bryce Brown has shown some impressive flashes, but his lack of ball control is disconcerting.

Opportunistic Bengals defense crushes Eagles

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
An opportunistic defense forced five turnovers, including Wallace Gilberry's fumble-return TD, and the Bengals beat the Eagles 34-13.

Eagles disappoint and Colts surprise in 2012

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The PFW staff voted on its most disappointing and surprising teams of 2012, and the Eagles and Colts came out on top.

Eagles place DT Patterson on reserve list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed DT Mike Patterson on the reserve/non-football injury list and promoted FB-TE Emil Igwenagu from the practice squad.

Eagles might have QB to build around

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles’ late-game heroics — and eight straight quality quarters of football now — have the team thinking it might have something.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Foles leads Eagles to thrilling win over Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Nick Foles threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final four minutes, as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Eagles fire Washburn

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced early Monday morning that they have relieved defensive line coach Jim Washburn of his duties.

Romo sets franchise record in Cowboys' win over Eagles

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Cowboys beat the Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.

What Babin's release means for Eagles' future

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles' release of DE Jason Babin is murky on some levels, crystal-clear on others. But either way you look at it, the move had major ramifications.

Eagles QB Vick not cleared to practice

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick did not pass his imPACT test on Wednesday and will not be cleared to practice on Thursday, the team’s website reported.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Eagles demise began with Washburn hiring

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Things started going downhill for Andy Reid and the Eagles when they hired DL coach Jim Washburn before hiring a defensive coordinator.

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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