NFL CAREER – A first round draft pick in 2017, this seventh-year pro started all 16 games he appeared in 2022. Ramczyk has become a stalwart on the right side, starting all 89 regular season games he has appeared in, 86 on the right side, in his first six campaigns and being named to the Associated Press All-Pro team for three consecutive years (2018-20). He joined William Roaf as only the second Saints tackle to be named AP All-Pro three times. Since Ramczyk joined the team in 2017, the Saints have the second-fewest sacks allowed (169), the fewest in the NFC.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Activated from Reserve/COVID-19, 1/5/22; Placed on Reserve/COVID-19, 12/24/21; Signed a to a five-year contract extension, 6/30/21; Fifth-year option exercised, 3/19/20; Signed to a four-year contract, 6/21/17; Selected by New Orleans in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
HONORS – 2020: AP second-team All-Pro. 2019: AP first-team All-Pro; PFWA All-NFL and All-NFC. 2018: AP and Pro Football Focus second-team All-Pro; Ford Tough/NFL.com Offensive Line of the week (Week 10). 2017: PFWA All-Rookie.
2022 – Started all 16 games he appeared in at RT, as he was voted as an offensive team captain for the first time…Vs. Seattle, Oct. 9, blocked for an offense that gained 235 yards rushing…Vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 16, blocked for an offense that gained 228 yards rushing…At Arizona, Oct. 20, started for a line that didn't give up a sack…Vs. Las Vegas, Oct. 30, started for a line that did not surrender a sack…At Cleveland, Dec. 24, started for a line that did not surrender a sack…At Philadelphia, 1/1/23, left game in second quarter (hip)…Vs. Carolina, 1/8/23, inactive (hip). 2021 – Started all ten games he appeared in at RT, battled knee injury that forced him to miss five games and missed two more contests (Reserve/COVID-19)…Vs. Green Bay (played in Jacksonville due to Hurricane Ida), Sept. 12, blocked for an offense that produced their highest scoring output of the season with 38 points while allowing no sacks, a career-high tying five touchdown passes from QB Jameis Winston and 171 rushing yards as a team, giving the Saints a 38-3 victory over the Packers…Blocked for an offense that totaled a season-high 405 total yards, vs N.Y. Giants, Oct. 3….At Seattle, Oct. 25, blocked for RB Alvin Kamara as he totaled 179 yards from scrimmage in the Saints' 13-10 Monday Night victory…Part of a blocking effort where the Saints rushed for 152 yards, helping them earn a 36-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 31…At Tennessee, Nov. 14, blocked for an offense that posted season-high 287 passing yards…Inactive for the next five contests…Placed on Reserve/COVID-19, Dec. 24 and activated, 1/5/22...In season finale at Atlanta, 1/9/22, finished strong, blocking for an offense that totaled 195-rushing yards, the second-best output of the season. 2020 – Started all 16 regular season games and both postseason contests at RT and earned AP second-team All-Pro and PFWA All-NFL/All-NFC…Started 50th career game vs. Green Bay, Sept. 27…Blocked for an offense that gained 138 yards rushing at Tampa Bay, Nov. 8…Blocked for an offense that gained 115 yards rushing vs. San Francisco, Nov. 15…Blocked for an offense that gained 168 yards rushing vs. Atlanta, Nov. 22…Blocked for an offense that rushed for 229 yards and four scores at Denver, Nov. 29…Blocked for an offense that rushed for over 200 yards for second consecutive week at Atlanta, Dec. 6…Blocked for an offense that rushed for 264 yards and scored seven rushing touchdowns, including an NFL record-tying six by Kamara vs. Minnesota, Dec. 25…In regular season finale at Carolina, 1/3/21, blocked for an offense that rushed for 157 yards. 2019 – Started all 16 regular season games and the postseason contest at RT, earning AP first-team All-Pro and PFWA All-NFL and All-NFC…In season-opening Monday Night Football victory vs. Houston, Sept. 9, blocked for an offense that gained 510 total net yards…At Seattle, Sept. 22, blocked for an offense that did not allow QB Teddy Bridgewater to get sacked…Vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 6, blocked for an offense that gained 457 yards of total offense, four passing touchdowns and did not allow Bridgewater to get sacked…Blocked for back-to-back 100-yard rushing games from RB Latavius Murray at Chicago, Oct. 20 and vs Tampa Bay, Oct. 27….Vs. San Francisco, Dec. 9, blocked for an offense that gained 465 total net yards, six touchdowns and didn't allow QB Drew Brees to get sacked…Vs. Indianapolis, Dec. 16, blocked for a line that did not surrender a sack. 2018 – Started the first 15 regular season games and both playoff contests at RT, earning Associated Press second-team All-Pro honors…At N.Y. Giants, Sept. 30, part of an offensive line that blocked for Kamara gaining a season-high 139 yards rushing and season-best three TDs…Vs. L.A. Rams, Nov. 4, blocked for an offense that didn't surrender a sack for second consecutive week and gained 487 total net yards…At Cincinnati, Nov. 11, blocked for an offense that didn't surrender a sack for third consecutive week and gained 509 total net yards…Vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 18, blocked for an offensive line that did not surrender a sack for fourth consecutive week and gained 546 total net yards...In NFC Divisional Playoff vs. Philadelphia, 1/13/19, paved the way for a rushing attack that recorded 137 yards. 2017 – Started all 16 regular season games and both postseason contests…Started at LT in his NFL debut in season opener at Minnesota, Sept. 11…Started at RT vs. New England, Sept. 17 and at Carolina, Sept. 24…Started at LT before moving to RT in second half following season-ending knee injury to Zach Strief against Miami at London's Wembley Stadium, Oct. 1, the position he would man for the remainder of the season…Blocked for back-to-back 100-yard rushing games from RB Mark Ingram II vs. Detroit, Oct. 15 and at Green Bay, Oct. 22….Part of an offense that blocked for Brees passing 23-of-28 for 299 yards vs. Chicago, Oct. 29…Opened up running lanes for 151 yards on the ground vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 5…Part of a line that blocked for 131 yards rushing and did not allow Brees to be sacked vs. New York Jets, Dec. 17.
COLLEGE – Played only one season at Wisconsin after transferring from Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2015, where he played his first two seasons…Started all 14 games at left tackle in 2016 in Madison on the way to consensus first-team All-American and All-Big Ten honors…Anchored an offensive line that helped the Badgers rush for 203.1 yards per game…Ranked as season's top run blocker among FBS tackles by Pro Football Focus…Allowed just one sack and eight pressures, per PFF...First-team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and a third-team All-Region selection as a sophomore in 2014, where as a starter at left tackle, helped UWSP rank third in league in scoring offense and total offense…As a freshman in 2013, was a second-team All-WIAC selection, when he played in nine games with eight starts at left tackle and was named team's offensive freshman of the year…Initially enrolled at Division II Winona State in 2012, but did not compete…Took classes at Mid-State Technical College after leaving Winona State, before enrolling at UW-Stevens Point…Sociology major.
PERSONAL – Attended Stevens Point (Wis.) Area HS, where as a senior, was named first-team All-State by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association, AP honorable mention All-State, first-team All-Region, first-team All-Wisconsin Valley Conference, team Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year…Played in the 2012 WFCA All-Star Game…Enjoys hunting, fishing and watching hockey…Chose the Jockey Being Family Foundation as his cause for the National Football League's 'My Cause, My Cleats' promotion in both 2021 and 2022 to bring awareness to the importance of post-adoption services…Ryan Mack Ramczyk was born April 22, 1994 in Stevens Point, Wisc.