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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

Eagles come to terms with first-rounder Graham

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Eagles reached a contract agreement with first-round pick DE Brandon Graham late Thursday. Terms of the deal weren't immediately available.

Eagles sign S Antoine Harris

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed S Antoine Harris and waived/injured S Brett Johnson.

Eagles sign second-rounder Allen, cut Hall

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they have officially signed S Nate Allen to a four-year contract. To make room on the 80-man roster, the Eagles released LB-DE Alex Hall, whom they had acquired in early April in a trade with ...

Eagles' Vick cleared to take part in training camp

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The NFL has completed its investigation into the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party and will not suspend him as a result.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

Eagles, Graham have yet to start negotiations

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Eagles and first-round DE Brandon Graham have yet to begin contract negotiations, a source close to the situation told PFW late Tuesday night.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Eagles have no plans to cut Vick

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles plan to keep QB Michael Vick on the team despite vague reports indicating that he was present the night of a shooting at his 30th birthday party.

Considering Kolb as a fantasy starter

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Although Eagles QB Kevin Kolb might not be an ace fantasy starter from the outset, I do believe you’re going to be looking at a top-10 fantasy QB when the dust settles.

Report: Vick barred from leaving Pennsylvania

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has been barred from traveling outside of Pennsylvania by probation officials following a shooting at his birthday party last month, Vick's spokeswoman told NBC 10 in Philadelphia.

Prosecutor: Vick involved in confrontation before shooting

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
In a new development surrounding the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party, the prosecutor in Virginia Beach, Va., said Wednesday that the Eagles quarterback was involved in a confrontation at the scene prior to the shooting.

No charges filed in shooting at Vick's party

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Virginia Beach police say investigators have identified the shooter of an unidentified person at the birthday party of Eagles QB Michael Vick, but no charges will be filed in the case.

Eagles deny report they're considering release of Vick

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Eagles issued a statement Saturday refuting an Associated Press report that they are considering releasing QB Michael Vick in the wake of a shooting that occurred a week ago at his 30th birthday party.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Eagles know running game remains vital

Posted June 26, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
With all of the talk about how the offense will be different with the change from Donovan McNabb to Kevin Kolb at quarterback, it's easy to forget how important the run game might be in the big picture.

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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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