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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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Report: Benson out eight weeks, may need surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Packers RB Cedric Benson will miss eight games and maybe rest of the season with a Lisfranc foot injury, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
After winning Sunday, the 4-1 Vikings and Bears hold a two-game advantage over the 2-3 Packers in the NFC North.

Luck rallies Colts in emotional, upset win

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne with 35 seconds to go that gave Indianapolis a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.

Jones' stock on rise in Packers' offense

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
With WR Greg Jennings currently ailing, look for No. 3 WR James Jones to become an increasingly key weapon for the Packers' offense.

Packers WR Jennings (groin) out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Packers ruled WR Greg Jennings out for Sunday’s game against the Colts with a groin injury.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The surprising Vikings took hold of the NFC North one-fourth of the way through the season with a big win at Detroit.

Packers hand Saints their fourth loss

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers rallied to beat the Saints 28-27 on Sunday.

Packers not likely to keep WR Jennings beyond 2012

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
The more we examine the Packers’ contract front, the less likely it seems that WR Greg Jennings will remain in Green Bay beyond this season.

Key matchup: Packers RB Cedric Benson vs. Saints run defense

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Packers’ Cedric Benson could become the latest running back to break out against New Orleans’ porous run defense.

Report: Redskins to sign RB Grant

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will sign former Packers RB Ryan Grant, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora.

Packers can bounce back from Seattle screw

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The season has suddenly become very interesting. Will Week Four be as wacky as Week Three was? Check out this early preview of all the big story lines.

Raiders add LB So'oto

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed second-year LB Vic So’oto and waived DE-LB Carl Ihenacho.

President Obama chimes in on NFL refs

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
President Barack Obama weighed in on the current referee lockout, which has forced the NFL to use replacement referees.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: NFL deserves the mess it created

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The debacle on "Monday Night Football" likely will result in the NFL ending its lockout of referees, but it can't undo the damage that was done.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Surprise, surprise: the Vikings are tied for the division lead. We take a closer look at Minnesota in the NFC North "Spin cycle." 

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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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