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Eagles | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:46:43 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles FS Nate Allen (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 30. TE Brent Celek (back) and WR Brad Smith (groin) were both limited in practice. CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring), G Todd Herremans (biceps), C Jason Kelce (hernia), LB Mychal Kendricks (calf), WR Jeff Maehl (foot), LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) and CB Jaylen Watkins (wrist) all fully participated in practice.

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Eagles | Wednesday practice report for Week 9

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:41:25 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (hamstring) and CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. WR Brad Smith (groin) was limited in practice. G Todd Herremans (biceps), C Jason Kelce (hernia), LB Mychal Kendricks (calf), WR Jeff Maehl (foot), LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) and CB Jaylen Watkins (wrist) all fully practiced.

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Eagles | Friday injury report

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:11:31 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Brad Smith (groin) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals. C Jason Kelce (hernia) and LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) are questionable, while RB Chris Polk (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) and CB Jaylen Watkins (wrist) are probable. Smith did not practice Friday, Oct. 24, while the others all practiced in full.

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Eagles | Thursday practice report for Week 8

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:35:27 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia), LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) and G Evan Mathis (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 23. RB Chris Polk (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) and CB Jaylen Watkins (wrist) all fully practiced.

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Eagles | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:26:26 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Brad Smith (groin) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals. C Jason Kelce (hernia), LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) and OG Evan Mathis (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. RB Chris Polk (hamstring) and LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) practiced in full.

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Eagles | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:22:28 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia), LB Mychal Kendricks (calf), RB Chris Polk (hamstring) and WR Brad Smith (groin) have been ruled out for Week 6 against the New York Giants. LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) is questionable, while LB Connor Barwin (knee), CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring), TE Trey Burton (Achilles'), CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring), WR Josh Huff (shoulder) and OT Matt Tobin (ankle) are probable. Kendricks and Polk did not practice Friday, Oct. 10. Ryans was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Eagles | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:36:22 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk (hamstring), WR Brad Smith (groin), C Jason Kelce (hernia) and LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 9. LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) was limited during practice, while WR Josh Huff (shoulder), TE Trey Burton (Achilles'), OT Matt Tobin (ankle), LB Connor Barwin (knee), CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring) and CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans practicing

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:10:45 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) returned to the practice field Thursday, Oct. 9.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans could play

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:53:18 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) could play in Week 6, even if he doesn't practice this week, according to head coach Chip Kelly. Ryans said he expects to play and the injury is progressing.

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Eagles | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:39:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) and WR Brad Smith (groin) have been ruled out for Week 6 against the New York Giants. LB Mychal Kendricks (calf), RB Chris Polk (hamstring) and LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. LB Connor Barwin (knee), CB Brandon Boykin (hamstring), TE Trey Burton (Achilles'), CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring), WR Josh Huff (shoulder) and OT Matt Tobin (ankle) practiced in full.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans sits

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:06:13 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Oct. 7. Ryans is day-to-day, and defensive coordinator Bill Davis is hopeful he will play in the team's Week 6 game.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans questionable to return

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 12:51:59 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (groin) is questionable to return to Week 5's game against the St. Louis Rams because of a groin injury.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans playing less

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:30:37 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles MLB DeMeco Ryans has had his snaps reduced this preseason, and he only played 15 snaps in the second preseason game. LBs Najee Goode and Emmanuel Acho have struggled in place of him. Ryans is expected to play a bit more in the third preseason game.

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Eagles | Want DeMeco Ryans to play less

Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:36:34 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles MLB DeMeco Ryans played 96 percent of his team's snaps last season, and the team wants to reduce that in 2014 to keep him healthy for the long haul.

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Eagles | Mychal Kendricks calling plays

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 06:07:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks is calling plays, making checks and setting the first-team defense in OTAs. LB DeMeco Ryans had these duties in the past, and this could be a step in phasing him out.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans not going anywhere

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:53:48 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans is not expected to go anywhere in 2014, and it is unlikely he is asked to take a pay cut, in the opinion of Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans may need to take pay cut

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:27:34 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans likely will have to accept a pay cut in order to remain with the team.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans could be cut

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:28:13 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles could consider releasing LB DeMeco Ryans this offseason because there would not be any dead money against their salary cap. Ryans is scheduled to make $6.8 million next season.

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Eagles | Trent Cole, DeMeco Ryans expected to return

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:17:25 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles DE Trent Cole and LB DeMeco Ryans are expected to return next season but could be asked to restructure their contracts in order to lower their salary cap figure. Cole is scheduled to count $6.6 million against the 2014 salary cap while Ryans will count $6.9 million against the cap.

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NFL | Fines announced

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:55:32 -0700

Tennessee Titans RB Jackie Battle was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness while using the crown of his helmet during a hit in Week 2. Others that were fined in Week 2 included Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans ($21,000 for hitting a defenseless player), SS Chandler Jones ($15,750 for roughing the passer), New England Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard and DT Vince Wilfork (each $7,875 for unnecessary roughness) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn and LB Ahmad Black (each $21,000).

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Eagles | Trent Cole among starting LBs

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:21:38 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles revealed their first depth chart of the preseason Monday, Aug. 5, and it showed LBs Connor Barwin and Trent Cole as the starting outside linebackers, with LBs Mychal Kendricks and DeMeco Ryans on the inside.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans thinks he can fit in 3-4

Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:05:14 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans said he believes he can fit in a 3-4 defensive alignment if the team switches defensive alignments next season. "4-3, 3-4, whatever it is this coaching staff is looking for me to do, I'm willing to do it," Ryans said. "And I've done both. So I'm open to whatever it is."

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Eagles | Coach high on DeMeco Ryans

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:06:28 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly indicated that he liked how LB DeMeco Ryans plays and that he will be with the team next season.

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans will have to show he fits in 3-4

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:43:23 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans will have to show the coaching staff that he can thrive in a 3-4 defensive alignment if they decide to switch alignments. Ryans is scheduled to receive a $6.7 million base salary next season.

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Eagles | Could look to trade DeMeco Ryans

Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:29:19 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles could consider trading LB DeMeco Ryans if they are able to find a trade partner this offseason. He likely would remain with the team if they are not able to trade him.

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Eagles | All of the LBs will see time Week 1

Sat, 08 Sep 2012 11:00:26 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said all six of the linebackers will see playing time Week 1 with different linebackers seeing time in certain packages. LBs DeMeco Ryans, Mychal Kendricks and Akeem Jordan will start the game with LBs Jamar Chaney, Brian Rolle and Casey Matthews coming off the bench.

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Eagles | Andy Reid says DeMeco Ryans improving

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:19:53 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said Wednesday, Aug. 1, that LB DeMeco Ryans continues to play with more tempo as he becomes more comfortable with the defense. "DeMeco is playing faster now than he did when we first started out and that's only because he is more comfortable," Reid said. "He'll become even faster after more reps. Most of the installs are in on the defensive side so now he can kind of focus in on the offensive side; all the routes that have been put in and the things that you normally game plan for that you're not able to do during training camp because you're so busy installing your side of the ball. You don't get too caught up with the other side."

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Eagles | Brian Rolle challenging for time

Sat, 28 Jul 2012 17:10:09 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB Brian Rolle worked with LB DeMeco Ryans as the two nickel linebackers during early training camp practices, although LB Mychal Kendricks also saw time. Rolle and Kendricks are battling for playing time.

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Texans | Brian Cushing should emerge as a leader

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 08:12:53 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing is expected to take on more of a leadership role following the departure of LB DeMeco Ryans to the Philadelphia Eagles in the offseason. "I think so. And that's completely fine with me," Cushing said. "I feel that last year really prepped me for a leadership role. Leaning from a guy like him for three years, he kind of just groomed me. It wasn't so much intentional. It's just the kind of player he is, he gives you a leadership sense, he has a certain character about him. He got me ready."

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans did not appear limited

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:24:19 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles') did not appear to be limited during mandatory minicamp. He suffered the Achilles' injury a few seasons ago. Ryans was basically a two-down defender last season, playing in roughly 58 percent of the defensive snaps for the Houston Texans last season.

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Eagles | See DeMeco Ryans as three-down player

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 11:14:18 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said the team will use LB DeMeco Ryans in all three downs this season. Reid said Ryans has a pretty good feel for playing in nickel defenses.

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Texans | Players unhappy with DeMeco Ryans trade

Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:34:25 -0700

The Houston Texans' decision to trade LB DeMeco Ryans to the Philadelphia Eagles upset many players on the team. "Cold-blooded, man, cold-blooded. But Meco will be better off for it. He's going to dominate in Philly," one player said. Another added, "It's an ugly business. We're not the same team without him. Gonna take a lot to replace Meco."

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Eagles | DeMeco Ryans to start in middle

Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:25:56 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans will start at middle linebacker this season.

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Texans | Will receive two picks in deal with Philadelphia

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:39:33 -0700

The Houston Texans agreed to trade LB DeMeco Ryans and a third-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, March 20. The Texans will receive a third-round pick and a fourth-round pick in return. The deal is contigent upon Ryans passing a physical.

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Eagles | More details on DeMeco Ryans trade

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:32:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Eagles will trade a third-round pick, and a fourth-round pick, to the Houston Texans for LB DeMeco Ryans and a third-round pick.

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Eagles | Will acquire DeMeco Ryans

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:22:08 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a deal Tuesday, March 20, in which they will acquire LB DeMeco Ryans from the Houston Texans for an undisclosed draft choice. The deal is contingent on Ryans passing a physical.

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Texans | Expected to ask DeMeco Ryans to restructure contract

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 09:38:53 -0800

The Houston Texans are expected to ask LB DeMeco Ryans to restructure his contract because he played primarily on first downs this season. He is scheduled to make $5.9 million next season.

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Texans | 10 probable

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 14:37:06 -0800

Houston Texans LB Mister Alexander (shoulders), CB Jason Allen (knee), LB Bryan Braman (thigh), FB James Casey (chest), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), FS Danieal Manning (ankle), DL Earl Mitchell (ankle), LB Jesse Nading (shoulder, hip), LB DeMeco Ryans (shoulder) and DL Antonio D. Smith (shoulder) are listed as probable for Week 12. Alexander, Manning and Smith were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 25, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Six fully practice

Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:45:38 -0800

Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest), DT Earl Mitchell (ankle), LBs Bryan Braman (thigh), Jesse Nading (shoulder, hip) and DeMeco Ryans (shoulder) and CB Jason Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 24.

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Texans | Seven fully practice

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:46:34 -0800

Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest), DT Earl Mitchell (ankle), LBs Mister Alexander (shoulder), Bryan Braman (thigh), Jesse Nading (shoulder, hip) and DeMeco Ryans (shoulder) and CB Jason Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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Texans | 11 practice in full

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:18:58 -0700

Houston Texans CB Jason Allen (knee), OG Thomas Austin (knee), LB Bryan Braman (neck), OG Mike Brisiel (shin), OT Duane Brown (shoulder), OG Antoine Caldwell (ankle), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Sherrick McManis (groin), C Chris Myers (knee), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, wrist) and OT Eric Winston (ankle) were each able to practice in full Friday, Nov. 4. Each is listed as probable for Week 9 against the Cleveland Browns.

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Texans | Five players limited

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:02:21 -0700

Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest), WR Kevin Walter (knee) and LBs Connor Barwin (Achilles'), Brian Cushing (knee) and DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, wrist) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 3.

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Texans | 11 practice

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:13:33 -0700

Houston Texans CB Jason Allen (knee), OG Thomas Austin (knee), LB Bryan Braman (neck), OG Mike Brisiel (shin), OT Duane Brown (shoulder), OG Antoine Caldwell (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (groin), C Chris Myers (knee), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, wrist), RB Ben Tate (ankle) and OT Eric Winston (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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Texans | 11 players listed as probable

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:48:28 -0700

Houston Texans WR Kevin Walter (knee), C Chris Myers (knee), OGs Thomas Austin (knee), Mike Brisiel (leg) and Antoine Caldwell (ankle), OT Eric Winston (ankle), DE Tim Bulman (elbow), LBs Bryan Braman (neck), Brian Cushing (illness) and DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring) and CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle, neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 28, and are listed as probable for Week 8.

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Texans | Nine players fully practice

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:46:00 -0700

Houston Texans WR Kevin Walter (knee), C Chris Myers (knee), OGs Thomas Austin (knee), Mike Brisiel (leg) and Antoine Caldwell (ankle), DE Tim Bulman (elbow) and LBs Bryan Braman (neck), Brian Cushing (illness) and DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

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Texans | Eight practice in full

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:29:55 -0700

Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), LB Bryan Braman (neck), OG Mike Brisiel (leg), DL Tim Bulman (elbow), OG Antoine Caldwell (ankle), CB Johnathan Joseph (neck), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (knee) were all able to practice in full Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Texans | Eight probable

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 14:39:58 -0700

Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (shin), OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Brian Cushing (elbow), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder), QB Matt Leinart (thumb), S Danieal Manning (leg), LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) and LB Darryl Sharpton (back, groin) are listed as probable for Week 7. Brown, Cushing, Joseph, Leinart and Sharpton practiced in full Friday, Oct. 21.

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Texans | Three limited during practice

Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:02:10 -0700

Houston Texans OGs Mike Brisiel (shin) and Antoine Caldwell (ankle) and LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

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Texans | Three limited during practice

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 14:54:00 -0700

Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (leg), LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) and FS Danieal Manning (leg) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Texans | DeMeco Ryans nearing 600 tackles

Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:09:03 -0700

Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans heads into Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens needing seven tackles to reach 600 for his career. Since entering the league in 2006, he ranks eighth among all NFL players with an average of 7.91 total tackles per game. He is also third during the span with 6.03 solo stops per game.

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