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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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Watch out for Packers LB Walden on Sunday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
In the second of two “Hot Spot” postings this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies the one Packers defensive player he believes will be the most under the microscope in the NFC championship game this ...

Three-and-out with Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz took a break from preparing to face the Packers' fifth-ranked defense to meet with the media Wednesday at Halas Hall.

They said it: Packers Thursday edition

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy late-week quotes from Packers players as they prepare to face the Bears on Sunday with the NFC championship and a trip to Super Bowl XLV on the line.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' battle against the arch-rival Bears in the NFC championship Sunday at Soldier Field.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Thursday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making Thursday’s pick is PFW associate editor Michael Blunda.

Packers-Bears fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers bring a red-hot passing attack into Chicago to face a rugged Bears defense with the NFC title on the line.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Coming off a career-best 113-yard day against the Seahawks, Olsen is sure to have the Packers' attention when he's on the field Sunday.

Packers sign WR Robinson to practice squad

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Packers announced Wednesday that they have signed rookie WR Antonio Robinson, who was with the Bears in training camp, to the practice squad.

Bears S Harris misses practice

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
S Chris Harris was the only Bear not participating in practice Wednesday, according to reports.

Spotlight couldn't be brighter for Rodgers

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
This week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his thoughts on two “Hot Spots” for the Packers heading into their NFC championship game against the arch-rival Bears. Today, Dan picks out one Packers offensive player he ...

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making today’s pick is PFW associate editor Eli Kaberon.

Matthews picks up where teammate Woodson left off

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:41 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Packer Charles Woodson, Green Bay sack specialist Clay Matthews has been named the PFW/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year.

Readers pick Packers to win Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
In a recently concluded poll on this site asking which team would win the Super Bowl, Green Bay far outdistanced the closest competitor, receiving 2,229 of 5,989 votes, or 37.2 percent.

Bears' 60-second rant: Cutler’s play doing the talking

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The obsession with analyzing his demeanor is probably not going away, but with his play on the field, Jay Cutler is making all that talk a side story in the background of a more meaningful tale.

Packers 30-second rant: New-wave style vs. old-school substance

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
In the first of two rants this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush contrasts the state-of-the-art football styles that will be on center stage in Soldier Field this Sunday with the decidedly old-school mentality that fuels ...

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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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