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Though he had been an outside linebacker in college, he earned the starting middle linebacker position due to his excellent performance in the preseason.
In his first game he recorded a league-high 12 solo tackles.
Eagles linebacker De Meco Ryans gets a handshake from teammate Brent Celek as he's being carted off the field after tearing his right Achilles tendon in Houston on Nov. In a lawsuit filed Friday, Ryans claims that the grass field at NRG Stadium caused the injury which "prematurely ended his noteworthy NFL career." According lawsuit documents seen by Philly.com, Ryans is suing both the Houston Texans and the NFL over the grass field at NRG Stadium that the linebacker says caused him to suffer a torn Achilles tendon during a game on Nov. Ryans claims that injury "prematurely ended his noteworthy NFL career," and that if the linebacker hadn't been hurt, he would have "in reasonable probability, remained in the league for another five years." Neither Ryans nor the Texans could be immediately reached for comment.
He was selected to two Pro Bowls, before being traded to the Eagles in the 2012 offseason. He attended Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer, where he played high school football.
After missing the remainder of the 2014 season, Ryans returned to play 14 games for the Eagles in 2015 before being released back in February, despite the fact he still had a year left on his contract. At the time, the stadium grew natural grass outside the stadium in trays, which were then brought in and pieced together to create the playing surface.
That system was eliminated in 2015, in favor of the field-turf surface now in place.
At the time of Ryans' injury, the Texans were playing on a grass field where "modules" of grass created by Strath Ayr Turf Systems were grown outside the stadium and then placed by forklift onto the playing surface.
The Texans switched to Astro Turf in Week 3 last season and are playing on artificial turf again this season. 2, 2014, "there were points where the seams between the Modules intersected appeared to look like holes filled in with sand.