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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 cut WR Curtis, DE Howard

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Eagles have given up on two of their former big free-agent signings a few days after they traded another one.

Eagles release OT Shawn Andrews

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles made a surprise move Wednesday, releasing ORT Shawn Andrews.

Eagles land Tapp from Seahawks for Clemons, pick

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Seahawks swapped defensive ends Tuesday, with the Eagles landing Darryl Tapp and Chris Clemons heading to Seattle.

Eagles think they got bargain in Jackson

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles' trouble at free safety caused more problems than the team expected last season, but the signing of former Colts CB Marlin Jackson could be the answer.

Eagles bring back WR Baskett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Eagles have re-signed WR Hank Baskett, who last played with the team in training camp in 2009 before being let go as one of the final cuts.

Eagles sign Marlin Jackson

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed former Colts CB Marlin Jackson to a two-year deal to play free safety.

Eagles’ Stacy Andrews restructures deal

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Eagles OG Stacy Andrews has restructured his base salary, according to an ESPN report.

Eagles sign WR Avant to five-year deal

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The team announced it has re-signed restricted free-agent WR Jason Avant, 26, to a five-year deal. Financial terms were not released.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Eagles cut WLB Witherspoon

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Eagles have cut WLB Will Witherspoon, a team spokesman said Friday afternoon.

Eagles sign FB Weaver to three-year deal

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday they have re-signed FB Leonard Weaver to a three-year contract. Weaver, 27, had been a restricted free agent.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Eagles release RB Westbrook

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles have severed ties with RB Brian Westbrook after a season in which he was plagued by concussions.

Eagles' Andrews needs serious work on contract

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Word that the Eagles might move on without OG Stacy Andrew unless he redoes his contract was quickly followed by Andrews saying that he would be willing to do a "minor" contract readjustment.

Eagles know value of quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 13, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Some may criticize the Eagles for having acquired Michael Vick and Kevin Kolb, but they understand the importance of the QB position, one NFL insider says in "Audibles."

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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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