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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

Report: Browns ask about Kolb's availability

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
WIP 610-AM in Philadelphia reported Wednesday that the Browns called the Eagles Tuesday to check on the availablity of benched QB Kevin Kolb.

NFL faces uphill battle on concussions

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:56 a.m. ET
The Eagles faced criticism throughout the week for allowing QB Kevin Kolb to re-enter the game vs. the Packers after he had suffered a concussion. It also raises again the question of whether the players will buy into the NFL ...

Reid changes mind, goes with Vick as starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Just one day after maintaining that Kevin Kolb is his starting QB, Eagles head coach Andy Reid changed his mind Tuesday and announced that Michael Vick will start in Week Three.

Eagles add RB, release WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed RB Joique Bell off the Bills' practice squad and cut veteran WR Hank Baskett.

Kolb must prove he's Eagles starter all over

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that Kevin Kolb, and not Michael Vick, will be the team's starting quarterback, but Kolb must prove his coach made the right call.

Kolb will start for Eagles

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will go back to the bench and Kevin Kolb will return to the lineup for the Eagles' Week Three game against the Jaguars following a concussion he suffered in Week One.

Eagles’ QB situation could create fantasy disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
For fantasy owners' sake, it probably would have been better if Michael Vick had simply tanked on Sunday.

Vick, Eagles hold on to top Lions

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's second touchdown pass put the Philadelphia Eagles ahead just before halftime and they had to hold on to beat the Detroit Lions 35-32.

Eagles still tweaking DL rotation

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
One of the team's goals has been to find a better mix of pass rushers to complement DE Trent Cole. Through one game, the results remain unclear.

Eagles rule Kolb, Bradley out for Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid officially ruled QB Kevin Kolb and MLB Stewart Bradley out for Sunday's game at Detroit, the coach told reporters at the team facility on Friday.

Vick will start for Eagles in Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick will be the Eagles' starter in Week Two as Kevin Kolb has yet to recover from a concussion he sustained in Week One.

Eagles' Kolb, Bradley fail post-concussion tests

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb and LB Stewart Bradley, both of whom suffered concussions in Sunday's loss to the Packers, have failed their concussion tests on Wednesday.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Eagles place two on I.R.; sign two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Two Philadelphia starters were placed on injured reserve following a physical Week One loss, and two free agents were signed to fill the roster spots.

Lions move forward with Hill at helm

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Head coach Jim Schwartz said QB Shaun Hill can lead the Lions during Matthew Stafford's absence.

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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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