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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 acquire S Sims in trade with Browns

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles acquired first-year FS David Sims from the Browns in a trade Friday.

Eagles cuts include CB Hanson, DT Dixon

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles released veteran CB Joselio Hanson, DT Antonio Dixon and P Mat McBriar on Friday.

Eagles cut QB Kafka

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
After not finding a trading partner, the Eagles have cut third-year QB Mike Kafka.

Eagles sign DT Cohen, cut LB Simmons

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Landon Cohen on Thursday and cut LB Monte Simmons.

Westbrook retires as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowl RB Brian Westbrook announced his retirement on Wednesday with the Eagles.

Eagles place OT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
In getting their roster down to 75 players, the Eagles placed OLT Jason Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list.

Eagles trim roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut their roster down to 80 on Saturday by waiving 10 players.

Mornhinweg likes Eagles rookie Foles more and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg likes what he sees in rookie QB Nick Foles and can dispel a few myths about him.

Hall of Fame Eagles RB Van Buren dies

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Former Eagles Hall of Fame RB Steve Van Buren died at the age of 91, the team announced Thursday evening. 

Eagles QB Foles to start Friday

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid confirmed Wednesday that rookie QB Nick Foles will start Friday’s preseason game.

X-rays on Eagles' Vick negative

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
X-rays on Eagles QB Michael Vick's ribs were negative, the club said Monday night.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Jimmy Carr, former Eagle, dies at 79

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.

Eagles CB Asomugha being evaluated for concussion

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha was involved in a collision during practice Monday and is being evaluated for a concussion.

Thomas to retire as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that OT Tra Thomas will officially retire Thursday.

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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