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DeMeco Ryans says the Eagles defense has grown a lot

Going into the 2014 NFL season the primary concern for the Philadelphia Eagles has to be improving its defense. Last season the Eagles gave up more passing yards per game than any other team and failed to stop the underdog New Orleans Saints on their home field in the playoffs. With that in mind the Eagles added a number of new pieces in the offseason, including secondary veterans Malcolm...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles ILB DeMeco Ryans “Isn’t Going Anywhere”

According to Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans “isn’t going anywhere” this offseason. McLane mentions that this probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise given that Ryans has actually played pretty well for them last season. However, McLane points out that Ryans struggled a bit towards the end of the season and will be 30 years old later...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles' DeMeco Ryans Playing At All-Pro Level

  Eagles inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans is making a strong case to be just the fourth Eagles linebacker to make the Pro Bowl in the past 30 years this season.  He was miscast in a 3-4 defense, they said.  His best days were behind him, they said.  But after ten games of returning to an elite All-Pro level, Philadelphia Eagles inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans is proving his doubters...
Via Eagledelphia
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMeco Ryans on the preseason: ‘It’s time to start hitting someone with a different colored jersey’

DeMeco Ryans Against the backdrop of tragedy, the Philadelphia Eagles have still found a way to maintain focus on the task at hand: playing football and preparing for Thursday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. While many fans scoff at preseason action, it’s a critical tool for the Birds to evaluate exactly who makes it to the 53-man roster at the start of the regular...
Via Philly Sports Muse
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Reasons the Philadelphia Eagles defense will excel in 2012: DeMeco Ryans

DeMeco Ryans has arrived. Image via The Philadelphia Eagles made a number of moves this offseason that point to a strengthened defense in 2012. The glaring weaknesses on that side of the ball in 2011 simply could not be ignored. What matters most is what happens on the field come September and throughout the season, but the Eagles have been smart in ensuring that they have...
Via Philly Sports Muse
June 27, 2012  |  1 Comment

Eagles 2012 Draft Prospect: North Carolina Linebacker Zach Brown

With the addition of DeMeco Ryans, the Eagles may likely hold off drafting a linebacker in the first round. If they do, one option that may be available to them is North Carolina linebacker Zach Brown. Brown stands at 6-1, 244 pounds and has outstanding speed. At the NFL Combine this year, Brown recorded a 40-yard dash time of 4.50 which ranked second among all linebackers. He...

Excitement Over LB DeMeco Ryans Rampant Among Eagles Fans and Players

New Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans greets the Philadelphia press Right now, the whole of Eagles Nation has a fever. And it has been caused by the euphoria experienced by the recent acquisition of 2-time Pro Bowl linebacker DeMeco Ryans. Yesterday, the Delaware Country Times’ Bob Grotz said that “The way Eagles Nation has reacted, you would think DeMeco Ryans is headed to the...
Via Philly Sports Muse
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

DeMeco Ryans Shipped To Philly

In another shocking move the Houston Texans have traded inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans to the Philadelphia Eagles for draft picks. The Texans and Eagles swapped their third round picks (Now picking 77th overall)  and received the 4th overall pick in the 4th round (100th overall) . The move comes on the heels of what appears one of the craziest off seasons in Texans franchise history...
Via State of the Texans
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: DeMeco Ryans Set to Be Added to Linebacker Corps

Rob Carr/Getty Images All Eagles fans who weren’t quite satisfied with the “in-house” feel to the 2012 offseason, your wishes may have come true. According to the National Football Post, the Eagles have acquired inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans and a third-round pick from the Houston Texans in exchange for their own third-rounder and a fourth-round selection in the 2012 draft...
Via Eagles Addict
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans trade LB Ryans to Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles entered the offseason hoping to upgrade at linebacker. That goal was completed in a big way Tuesday thanks to a pending trade with the Houston Texans. has learned, according to a source close to the negotiations, that Houston agreed to terms of a deal that will send two-time Pro Bowl selection DeMeco Ryans to the Eagles for a mid-round draft...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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