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Ryan Pickett

Ryan Pickett - #79 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 338 lbs.
Birthday 10/08/1979
Birthplace Zephyrhills, FL
College Ohio State
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 1st round, 29th pick by Rams

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Agent: Favre will be an assistant high school coach

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
Brett Favre is returning to football — as an assistant high school football coach in his native Mississippi.

Keep close eye on Packers' new veteran D-linemen

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We hear it would be a big mistake to underestimate any of the three free-agent veteran defensive linemen signed by the Packers.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Harrell looking like the 'real McCoy' for Packers

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Barring a significant setback as the summer progresses, we hear Graham Harrell remains a solid bet to replace Matt Flynn as the Packers’ backup QB.

Packers release financial report

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Packers released their financial report from the 2011 season and the team topped $300 million in total revenue for the first time.

Driver not a lock to stick with Packers

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Even though he had his contract reworked to the tune of a reported $2.3 million, we hear Donald Driver's future remains sketchy in Green Bay.

Shields could be on shaky ground in Green Bay

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
After taking a step back in his second season, we hear Packers nickel back Sam Shields is not assured of a roster spot.

Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the NFL didn't prove anything.

Shakeup at inside linebacker possible for Packers

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The uncertainty that was evident in 2011 for the Packers at outside linebacker has shifted to inside linebacker this offseason.

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

McCarthy: Offseason contact restrictions unclear

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows teams can get in trouble for violating a league-wide ban on live contact during offseason workouts.

NFL: No Burbank jurisdiction on Hargrove discipline

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has said he does have jurisdiction over Packers DE Anthony Hargrove, who's appealing a suspension.

Packers' Neal plans another appeal of suspension

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Packers DE Mike Neal plans on proving his critics wrong this season. And he believes he'll be playing on opening day.

Koonce's own struggles fuel study of ex-players

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB George Koonce personally knows of the troubles many former pro football players encounter when they retire from the game.

Packers claim S Pellerin off waivers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed undrafted rookie S Micah Pellerin off waivers from the Colts on Friday, the team announced.

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Posted March 12, 2010
The Green Bay Packers signed Pckett to a long-term contract extension Friday.||||||| Pickett was an unrestricted free agent, but the Packers placed the franchise tag on him earlier in the offseason. Pickett, who was signed as a free agent before the 2006 season, was a vital part of what was one of the league's best run defenses under new defensive coordinator Dom Capers and his 3-4 defensive alignment last season.
Posted Feb. 24, 2010
The Green Bay Packers have used their franchise tag on Pickett, keeping the hefty center of their 3-4 defense at a hefty sum.||||||| General manager Ted Thompson says in a statement Wednesday that the 340-pound Pickett has been a productive player and the team wants him to be a part of its future. Pickett will make just over $7 million next season if the sides don't reach a long-term agreement first. Pickett is a nine-year veteran who has spent the last four seasons in Green Bay. Last year, he totaled 47 tackles and played a key role on one of the NFL's best run defenses.
Posted Oct. 18, 2008
Pickett is being listed as questionable on the injury report for Sunday's game against the Colts.||||||| Pickett said he will likely play Sunday, even with a strained triceps muscle he suffered in the last game. "Big game like this, I can't see myself sitting out," Pickett said. Green Bay's big run stuffer practiced on a limited basis Friday after being held out the previous two days.
Posted Oct. 13, 2008
Pickett left with an elbow injury in the Packers' win over Seattle on Sunday.||||||| Pickett is listed as day-to-day.
Posted Dec. 23, 2007
Pickett missed Sunday's game against the rival Chicago Bears with a groin injury.||||||| A key part of the run defense, Pickett was injured in last week's win over St. Louis. And with the temperature around 15 degrees and strong winds blowing through Soldier Field, the Packers went with Justin Harrell instead.

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