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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

Vick co-defendant shot outside QB's birthday party

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the man shot outside a club that hosted the 30th birthday party for Eagles QB Michael Vick is one of the co-defendants in Vick’s dogfighting case.

Eagles sign third-rounder Te’o-Nesheim

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed versatile rookie DE Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, their third-round pick in April’s draft.

Eagles sign QB Kafka, TE Harbor to deals

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signings of two 2010 draft picks, QB Mike Kafka and TE Clay Harbor, both fourth-rounders.

Eagles want to extend, finish drives better

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
New Eagles QB Kevin Kolb made it clear that he hopes one thing will be the same from last year's offense. "We love the quick strike," Kolb said.

McNabb: Contract extension will take care of itself

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
In an interview with PFW, Redskins QB Donovan McNabb said he feels no rush to get an extension with his new team.

Eagles, Sapp agree to four-year deal

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signing of fifth-round DE-OLB Ricky Sapp to a four-year contract.

Eagles sign four draft picks

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed contracts with four 2010 draft picks: fourth-round CB Trevard Lindley, and seventh rounders LB Jamar Chaney, DT Jeff Owens and S Kurt Coleman.

Eagles sign sixth-round pick Scott

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with RB Charles Scott on a four-year contract. Scott was the team's sixth-round draft pick.

Achilles injury may be season-ending for Eagles' Jackson

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Marlin Jackson ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg at OTAs on Tuesday. Although the team didn't estimate the recovery time Jackson will need, this type of injury is usually season-ending.

Eagles offer intriguing flexibility in secondary

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
One of the themes of the Eagles this offseason has been change, and it's in the secondary where there is some real intrigue about who will end up playing where, when the chips are all settled.

Expect Eagles to use some 3-4 looks

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott appears ready to experiment with some 3-4 alignments in training camp.

Center battle could be Eagles' most significant

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Some of the more important position battles are starting to shape up, and with new QB Kevin Kolb in place, the Eagles' most significant competition could happen at center.

Eagles sign QB Kolb to one-year extension

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced they have signed QB Kevin Kolb to a one-year contract extension through the 2011 season.

Eagles claim OG Murphy from Bucs

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed OG Shawn Murphy, who was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

2010 draft choices by team: Eagles

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2010 NFL draft.

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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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