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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

Tack FF Int
51 0 0

Packers release FS Collins

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Packers announced Wednesday that they have released three-time Pro Bowl FS Nick Collins.

Packers re-sign OLB Walden

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
The Packers have re-signed OLB Erik Walden, the club announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

Bush's heart leads him to stay in Green Bay

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
To hear Jarrett Bush tell it, even Don Corleone would have had a hard time coming up with a strong enough offer to convince him to sign elsewhere this offseason.

Packers cut OLT Clifton

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Packers released OLT Chad Clifton on Monday, it was announced by GM Ted Thompson.

Packers' schedule highlighted by start and post-bye stretches

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
The Packers start their 2012 regular season with three games on three different days of the week but will face their greatest tests at the end of the year.

Driver not dancing out of Green Bay just yet

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
If Mike McCarthy can be taken at his word, popular veteran WR Donald Driver will not be packing his bags to leave Green Bay any time soon.

Green Bay Packers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Here are the Green Bay Packers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Packers' preseason schedule revealed

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Packers will be opening the 2012 campaign vs. the Chargers on Aug. 9 with a preseason game in San Diego.

NFC North draft needs

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
As several teams in the division look to draft a cornerback early, highly rated LSU CB Morris Claiborne is a possibility, if he's still available.

DL Hargrove announces he's headed to Packers

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Packers have reached a deal with DE Anthony Hargrove, the lineman tweeted on Thursday morning. Terms of the agreement were not announced.

McCarthy shows support for Clifton, Driver

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
At the NFL owners meeting’s annual NFC coaches’ breakfast, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy hinted that the team could be bringing back both Chad Clifton and Donald Driver.

Packers receive four compensatory picks

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Packers received four compensatory picks for the 2012 NFL draft, including two in the fourth round. 

Raiders sign OT Barnes, ex-Packers CB Lee

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed OT Khalif Barnes and also have picked up ex-Packers free-agent CB Pat Lee, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Packers sign DT Muir

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Packers have signed DT Daniel Muir to a contract, the team announced Friday. Terms and conditions were not revealed.

Packers not stressing over Wells' departure

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
As smart and steady as former starting C Scott Wells was, the Packers feel reasonably confident they've found an adequate replacement.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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