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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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The pressure is on Packers' special teams

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one Packers player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, Dan focuses on the Green Bay special teams ...

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 17 game against the Bears at Lambeau Field:

Cutler says he expects to play ‘whole game’ against Packers

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
QB Jay Cutler said Wednesday that he doesn't expect to get any rest against the Packers on Sunday.

Five Packers earn Pro Bowl berths

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Packers will be represented in this year’s Pro Bowl by five players — their highest total since 2007, when five Green Bay players were also picked to the team.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Bears' defense could be in for another rough day if Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije aren't more disruptive than they were against the Jets in Week 16.

Packers 60-second rant: Luck has been a Bear necessity

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush vents over the huge Week 17 matchup between the Bears and Packers — polar opposites this season as far as luck is concerned.

Packers rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection:

Packers MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents a running meter that indicates the Packers’ top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 45-17 rout of the Giants in Week 16.

Rodgers brings home hardware with epic Week 16 outing

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
While most of the fantasy players who entered the season ranked No. 1 at their respective position fell short of expectations, Aaron Rodgers was different, and his performance Sunday showed why.

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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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