The Packers announced Wednesday that they have designated NT Ryan Pickett as their franchise player. The move was announced by executive vice president, general manager and director of football operations Ted Thompson.
"Ryan has been a good teammate and productive player for us on the field and also a good representative of the Packers in the community," Thompson said. "We look forward to having him be a part of our future."
Pickett, a nine-year NFL veteran, has played the last four seasons with Green Bay. He totaled 47 tackles (25 solo) and one pass defensed in 2009, serving as a key member of the Packers' top-ranked run defense.
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