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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

Key matchup: Eagles CBs vs. Cardinals WRs

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Eagles' CBs vs. the Cardinals' WRs in the Week Three duel in the desert.

Eagles place C Kelce on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Eagles placed starting C Jason Kelce on the season-ending injured reserve list and signed C Steve Vallos.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Eagles C Kelce tears MCL, partially tears ACL

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles won their second straight close game Sunday but suffered a big loss in the process.

Vick's late TD gives Eagles win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Michael Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left, helping the Eagles overcome a slew of turnovers to beat the Ravens 24-23 on Sunday.

Eagles sign WR Gilyard, release S Jarrett

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed WR Mardy Gilyard and released 2011 second-round pick S Jaiquawn Jarrett.

Eagles' Jackson to make $50K donation to charity

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson will donate $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Eagles sneak past Browns despite four Vick INTs

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Michael Vick overcame four interceptions as the Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Browns.

Pressure mounting on Eagles' Watkins

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles say second-year OG Danny Watkins is better, but he has to prove it on the field.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Former Eagles OL Savitsky passes away

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Former Eagles OL George Savitsky passed away on Sept. 4 because of complications stemming from pneumonia.

Jaguars waive TE Miller injured, claim TE Brackett

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have waived TE Zach Miller injured and claimed former Eagles TE Brett Brackett off waivers.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Reid faces win-or-else directive from Eagles

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Andy Reid enters his 14th season as head coach of the Eagles with no promises he'll be back for No. 15 unless he wins big in 2012.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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