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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

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Fans suing over Super Bowl ticket incident

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
A lawsuit has been filed over the Super Bowl XLV ticket incident in Dallas.

Packers ink nine to reserve/futures contracts

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Following their Super Bowl XLV victory, the Packers have signed nine players to reserve/futures contracts.

Insider: Steelers erred in testing Packers CB Williams

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says he was surprised the Steelers elected to throw at Packers CB Tramon Williams on the failed fourth-down play late in Super Bowl XLV.

NFL offers second option to displaced Super Bowl ticket holders

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The NFL released a statement on Tuesday with commissioner Roger Goodell's two options for the approximately 400 fans that did not get to watch Super Bowl XLV from their purchased seat at Cowboys Stadium.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

Packers bring Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Lombardi Trophy returned home to Green Bay on Tuesday as the Packers hosted "The Return to Titletown."

A writer's guide to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers up a writer's guide to the Super Bowl experience, on an 800-word budget.

Super Bowl XLV sets all-time ratings record

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Super Bowl Sunday is always the biggest night of the year for the TV network airing the game, and last night was no exception for FOX.

Packers can't rest on Super laurels

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Packers can't savor their latest success for long, as observers wonder whether they can become the first repeat Super Bowl champs since the Patriots in 2003-04.

McCarthy, Rodgers look back, contemplate repeating

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The morning after the Packers' Super Bowl win over the Steelers, head coach Mike McCarthy and QB Aaron Rodgers reflected on what they had accomplished less than a day ago and also looked forward at a press conference.

Goodell: Super Bowl XLV most-watched TV show ever

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In Monday morning's press conference, commissioner Roger Goodell said that preliminary overnight numbers say that Sunday's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show ever.

Packers were toughest when things got rough

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
As in the regular season, Green Bay proved it was worthy of winning it all by fighting through some serious adversity in Super Bowl XLV.

Rodgers named Super Bowl MVP

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Passing for 304 yards and three TDs with no picks in the face of pressure, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was chosen as Super Bowl XLV MVP.

Super Bowl records set or tied

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
Here is a list of Super Bowl records set or tied in Super Bowl XLV — team and individual — plus other historical information.

Packers hold off Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three TD passes and Nick Collins returned an INT for another score, leading Green Bay to a 31-25 win over Pittsburgh.

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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