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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

Eagles eying more toughness at linebacker

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Moise Fokou has taken the first-team SLB reps from Akeem Jordan in a move that will sacrifice speed for strength at the point of attack.

Eagles CB Samuel, WR Cooper out; RB McCoy questionable

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Concussions will keep Eagles CB Asante Samuel and WR Riley Cooper out of Philadelphia's Sunday-night game with the 49ers.

Vick needs to repent to earn forgiveness

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
What are NFL fans to do about Michael Vick? Do we cheer him on, object to his presence on the field, or pretend the dilemma doesn't exist while doing our best to ignore him?

Vick out "Maybe a week, maybe two weeks"

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick told a Virginia radio station he will not miss much time due to the rib injury he sustained in Week Four.

Injuries to Vick, McCoy cloud picture in Philly

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like everything in the Eagles' offense was going swimmingly, rib injuries to QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy in Week Four have drastically changed the outlook.

Eagles dealing with rib injuries for Vick, McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles continue to suffer crucial offensive injuries as QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy both suffered rib-related ailments in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, leaving their availability up in the air.

Rib injuries for Eagles' Vick and McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has a rib cartilage injury and RB LeSean McCoy has a rib fracture, head coach Andy Reid told reporters on Monday.

With Vick out, Redskins win McNabb Bowl

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb threw for 125 yards and one touchdown, leading the Washington Redskins to a 17-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in his first game against his former team.

Vick injured vs. Redskins

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick left the team's Week Four game vs. the Redskins at the end of the first quarter with an apparent injury to his rib cage or collarbone.

Eagles' McCoy picking up pass responsibilities

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
The biggest question by far about Eagles RB LeSean McCoy last season was his ability to handle pass protection, but he has come a long way in his second year.

Suddenly valuable Vick breathing life into Philly offense

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb was supposed to be the guy to keep the Eagles' offense moving with Donovan McNabb off to Washington. Instead, Michael Vick has been that man.

Vick's four TDs lead Eagles past Jags

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-3 Sunday.

Rookie Allen making positive impression on Eagles

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Eagles were hoping for good things from Nate Allen when they drafted the free safety in the second round of April's draft, and he hasn't disappointing, according to our NFC East Whispers.

McCoy in key position to help Eagles

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Entering the season, there were questions about how Eagles RB LeSean McCoy might handle being the starter, but he has answered many of them so far.

Vikings sign WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
While Vincent Jackson’s name continues to swirl in trade rumors, the Vikings signed WR Hank Baskett, who was cut by the Eagles this week.

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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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