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February 24, 2016 03:39 PM
DeMeco Ryans: Released by Eagles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Eagles have released Ryans, NJ.com reports.

Releasing Ryans saves the Eagles $3.5 million in salary cap space, a cost-cutting move made more palatable by the 31-year-old's on-field performance decline last season, as well as the emergence of rookie Jordan Hicks. Per the report, San Francisco could be a potential landing spot for Ryans, with former Eagles coach Chip Kelly now helming the 49ers.

November 15, 2015 12:09 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Suiting up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ryans (hamstring) is active Sunday against the Dolphins.

Ryans will suit up for the first time since Week 6, but with a healthy linebacking corps in Philadelphia, his exact role will be a bit unclear. The 31-year-old has 23 combined tackles so far this year, but has made his presence known with both an interception and fumble recovery.

November 13, 2015 05:31 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Probable to face Miami
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ryans (hamstring) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Ryans should have some kind of role, but with the Eagles having their full stable of inside linebackers, the 31-year-old is unlikely to play more than half of the defensive snaps. Kiko Alonso, Mychal Kendricks and Jordan Hicks will also get playing time.

November 8, 2015 07:43 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Inactive for SNF
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ryans (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game in Dallas.

With Kiko Alonso (knee) playing for the first time since Week 2, the Eagles shouldn't be too affected by Ryans' absence. The 31-year-old has just 23 tackles in six games this season, as he's largely been confined to an early-down role.

November 6, 2015 01:05 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ryans (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Ryans hasn't played since Week 6 due to a lingering hamstring injury he suffered against the Giants. He did not participate in practice until Friday, and even then he was limited. If Ryans is not able to go Sunday, expect Mychal Kendricks and Jordan Hicks to divvy up the workload.

October 25, 2015 07:18 PM
Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans not playing Sunday night vs. Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game in Carolina.

Mychal Kendricks (hamstring), who was also listed as questionable, is active for Sunday's game. With Ryans out, both Kendricks and Jordan Hicks could work in every-down roles.

October 23, 2015 01:09 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) is questionable for the Sunday game against unbeaten Carolina.

Ryans suffered a hamstring injury Monday and has missed practice this week. It may come down to a game-time decision, although Ryans said all week he plans to play.

October 22, 2015 12:43 PM
Eagles' DeMeco Ryans: Doesn't practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans didn't take part in practice Thursday, per Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Ryans left the game Monday with a hamstring injury, which continues to hold him out of commission. While he hasn't been a huge source of tackles this season, managing just 23 (18 solo) in six games, he's otherwise contributed one interception, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery.

October 19, 2015 10:16 PM
Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans suffered a hamstring injury in Monday's game against the Giants and is questionable to return.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans suffered a hamstring injury in Monday's game against the Giants and is questionable to return.

Ryans was all over the field prior to suffering the injury, but how much more he will be able to contribute in Monday's game remains to be seen.

September 30, 2015 03:02 PM
Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso is expected to play again this season following a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Eagles linebacker Kiko Alonso is expected to play again this season following a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, Dan Hanzus of NFL.com reports.

During Andrews' evaluation, he scoped Alonso's knee to determine the extent of the damage to his left knee, according to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News. Andrews found the ACL intact within that knee, but a return to the field won't be considered as Alonso takes the next month to rehab.

In the meantime, DeMeco Ryans, Mychal Kendricks (hamstring) and Jordan Hicks will handle the two inside linebacker spots.

August 25, 2015 06:20 PM
Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans might not be ready for start of season
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis isn't sure linebacker DeMeco Ryans will be 100 percent recovered from his Achilles injury by the start of the season, according to The Philadelphia Daily News.

“You know, I don’t know. Those are tough injuries to get 100 percent,” Davis said. “He’s ahead of schedule -- he’s ahead of where most guys would be with that. I think it’s going to be close. Hopefully, we can get him out there a little bit this week (in Saturday’s preseason game at Green Bay), for his sake and ours, just to see kind of where he is.”

June 1, 2015 02:02 PM
Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans working way back from injury
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

There was a bit of a discrepancy Thursday in regard to the practice participation of Eagles inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans.

Chip Kelly said before the session that Ryans would be a full-go despite him being just seven months removed from rupturing his Achilles tendon. Ryans did practice, but he told the Philadelphia Inquirer that he was not a full participant.

Ryans missed half of the 2014 season with the injury, but contributed to 45 tackles in eight games before going down.

June 1, 2015 03:13 PM
Eagles sign DeMeco Ryans to one-year extension
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

The Eagles signed linebacker DeMeco Ryans to a one-year contract extension, the team announced on Monday. 

The deal keeps Ryans under contract to the team through the 2016 season. 

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Ryans receives a $2.5 million signing bonus, and his 2015 salary is reduced from $6.9 million to about $2 million, giving the Eagles more salary cap flexibility. 

June 1, 2015 03:39 PM
Chip Kelly: DeMeco Ryans will be back with Eagles
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Eagles coach Chip Kelly told reporters that DeMeco Ryans will be back next season, according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Ryans suffered a torn Achilles' tendon last season, and his future seemed uncertain after the team acquired Kiko Alonso from Buffalo. He's due to make $6.8 million , including a $100,000 workout bonus in 2015 before becoming free agent in 2016.

June 2, 2015 05:40 AM
Eagles to put LB DeMeco Ryans on IR, sign S Chris Prosinski
by Larry Hartstein |

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman told 94WIP in Philadelphia that linebacker DeMeco Ryans tore his Achilles in Sunday's win and will go on season-ending injured reserve. The team will sign safety Chris Prosinski to take Ryans' roster spot, Roseman said.

Prosinski made five tackles in three games with Jacksonville before hurting his elbow and getting waived.

June 2, 2015 05:40 AM
DeMeco Ryans headed for MRI; Eagles unsure about extent of injury
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Eagles coach Chip Kelly did not know the extent of the Achilles injury linebacker DeMeco Ryans suffered Sunday against the Texans, but said Ryans will undergo an MRI Monday. ProFootballTalk.com reported Sunday Ryans will miss the rest of the season due to a torn Achilles.

June 2, 2015 05:42 AM
Report: Eagles LB Ryans done for year with torn Achilles
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans has been diagnosed with a torn Achilles and is out for the season, per Pro Football Talk.

Ryans sustained the injury in the second half of the Sunday game against Houston, his former team. If the report is indeed true, he finishes the season with 45 total tackles and no sacks.

June 2, 2015 05:42 AM
Eagles LB Ryans leaves game with possible knee injury
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans has been carted off the field early in the fourth quarter of the Sunday game against Houston with an ankle injury.

Ryans, who spent his first six seasons with Houston, received good wishes from the Texans and his teammates as he was leaving the field.

June 2, 2015 05:42 AM
Probables ready to roll for Eagles in Houston
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Several Eagles that had been deemed probable for the Week 9 game against the host Texans have received the green light for action. They are tight end Brent Celek (back), guard Todd Herremans (biceps), linebackers DeMeco Ryans (groin) and Mychal Kendricks (calf) and running back Darren Sproles (knee).

June 2, 2015 05:44 AM
Eagles quite healthy heading into Week 9 game
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Wide receiver Brad Smith (groin) and safety Nate Allen (hamstring) are the lone Eagles deemed questionable for the Sunday game in Houston. Both practiced in full Friday.

All the others on their injury report are probable. They are cornerback Brandon Boykin (hamstring), tight end Brent Celek (back), offensive linemen Todd Herremans (biceps) and Jason Kelce (hernia), linebackers Mychal Kendricks (calf) and DeMeco Ryans (groin), wide receiver Jeff Maehl (foot), running back Darren Sproles (knee) and cornerback Jaylen Watkins (wrist).

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/247
Birthdate:
7/28/1984
Age:
36
Hometown:
Bessemer, AL, USA
School:
Alabama
NFL Experience:
11
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