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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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No QB controversy, but Eagles have tougher decision

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Michael Vick, who was strong in Kevin Kolb's place, might believe he's best suited to start at quarterback for the Eagles, but head coach Andy Reid wisely has said he'll go back to Kolb when he's ...

Reid not ruling QB Kolb, MLB Bradley out for Week Two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid did not rule out QB Kevin Kolb or MLB Stewart Bradley for the team's Week Two game against the Lions despite both sustaining concussions in the season opener against the Packers.

Reports: Eagles C Jackson will miss rest of season with torn biceps muscle

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Reports indicate that Eagles starting C Jamaal Jackson will miss the 2010 season with a torn biceps muscle.

Rodgers leads Packers to 27-20 win vs. Eagles

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a pair of touchdown passes, Mason Crosby kicked a team-record 56-yard field goal and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20.

Report: Weaver done for season with torn ACL

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Leonard Weaver's injury appears to be as bad as it looked, as the Eagles' Pro Bowl fullback reportedly will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Concussions knock out Eagles QB Kolb, MLB Bradley

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb and MLB Stewart Bradley both suffered concussions in the first half of Philadelphia's Week One game with the Packers and will not return.

Report: Eagles FB Weaver suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Eagles FB Leonard Weaver will miss the rest of Sunday's game and possibly longer after suffering a knee injury vs. the Packers.

Eagles ready for Kolb era to begin

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
Although the preseason featured its share of rough moments on offense for the Eagles, they are going forward with extreme confidence in QB Kevin Kolb.

Insider: Vick has 'got his burst back'

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles will have a difficult time keeping backup QB Michael Vick off the field this season, one NFL insider says in "Audibles."

Eagles re-sign Jean-Gilles, add five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Sunday that they have re-signed OG Max Jean-Gilles to the active roster and signed the following five players to the practice squad: WR Chad Hall, RB Martell Mallett, DT Jeff Owens, OG-C Dallas Reynolds and C A ...

Patriots lose McGowan, trade for Page, White

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
New England acquired Chiefs S Jarrad Page in a trade after placing S Brandon McGowan on injured reserve Saturday. They also traded for Eagles LB Tracy White, giving up a 2012 draft choice.

Seahawks acquire OG Andrews, lose O-line coach Gibbs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Seattle traded for Eagles OG Stacy Andrews on Saturday, but lost offensive line coach Alex Gibbs, according to an NFL Network report.

Eagles trade for Ravens DE Barnes

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired DE Antwan Barnes from the Ravens for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

Eagles trade for OG Wells, place Abiamiri on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Needing some healthy bodies on the offensive line, the Eagles acquired OG Reggie Wells from Arizona for an undisclosed draft choice. Philly also placed DE Victor Abiamiri on the PUP list and cut 10 players.

Kolb looks ready to produce

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
When looking for intriguing QB prospects for your fantasy team, your list of targets should include the Eagles' Kevin Kolb, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

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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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