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Why Marcus Smith can't get on the field for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — Even before Eagles inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans was lost for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon, first-round pick Marcus Smith wasn't seeing the field. The outside linebacker chosen with the 26th overall selection in May's NFL Draft has by far the fewest snaps of any player on the Eagles' 53-man roster. The scary thing is ... CONTINUE READING "Why Marcus...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five keys for the Philadephia Eagles to make the NFL playoffs this season

The Philadelphia Eagles got shellacked by the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in a game most Eagles fans would sooner rather than forget than talk about again. Consequently, it’s time to look forward to the final six games of the year as the 7-3 Eagles battle for a playoff spot. 1. Stay healthy. The main concern is the one that the Eagles have the least control over. Chip Kelly has...
Via cover32 - Eagles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles face 2nd half of 2014 season without playmaker Ryans…

Free agent safety Chris Prosinski (#42) signs with Eagles after 3 years with Jacksonville. It’s one thing to replace an injured player like DeMeco Ryans with another competent player. It’s a whole other deal to replace a playmaker with a playmaker. You’re going to miss DeMeco’s big plays… Intuition, leadership, knowing when to stay home and when to venture into creative...
Via Eagles Eye
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles sign safety Chris Prosinski; Place DeMeco Ryans on I/R

Today, the Philadelphia Eagles signed former Jaguars draft pick Chris Prosinski. @mikevorel: Former Wyoming safety Chris Prosinski signs with Philadelphia Eagles: #gowyo Prosinski, a 2011 fourth round pick is 6 foot one and 208 pounds. He is expected to contribute on special teams and provide depth in the sept secondary. Chris had 72 tackles […] The post...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 days ago  |  Discuss

With Ryans out for season, Eagles must use combination defense

DeMeco Ryans suffered his second Achilles tendon injury of his career on Sunday in Houston against the Texans. Ryans will certainly be out for the rest of the year and his absence will leave a big hole in the middle of the Eagles defense and locker room. Some of the possible replacements for Ryans include Casey Matthews, Emmanuel Acho and rookie Marcus Smith. According to ProFootballFocus...
Via Total Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Philadelphia Eagles’ season over with DeMeco Ryans done for the year?

Sure the Philadelphia Eagles won the game. Sure they’re 6-2. Sure they’re on top of the NFC East and have the biggest point differential in the conference. None of that will change the fact that without linebacker DeMeco Ryans the team may be irrepairably screwed. During yesterday’s game Ryan had to leave the field on a cart after going down on a non-contact play: Agent:...
Via cover32 - Eagles
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles defeat Texans 31-21

The Philadelphia Eagles (6-2) scored in all four quarters to get a 31-21 win over the Houston Texans (4-5). The win did not come without a cost, as Nick Foles left the game at the end of the first quarter with an apparent left shoulder injury and DeMeco Ryans left the game at the beginning of the fourth with a right ankle injury. Game notes: The Eagles finished the game with another...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell gets jacked up by DeMeco Ryans (Video)

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell made the trip to Philadelphia for a preseason game against the Eagles on Thursday despite being arrested for possession of marijuana on Wednesday. The guy’s such a hero he supposedly bought his own plane ticket. DeMeco Ryans probably made Bell wish he just stayed home. Ryans absolutely leveled Bell […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2014  |  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

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

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