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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

49ers hang on to earn win over Packers

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
San Francisco's defense smothered Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense for most of the game in a 30-22 Week One win.

Williams' return to form bodes well for Green Bay defense

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
The word out of Green Bay is that CB Tramon Williams looks like he has fully regained the top-grade form he displayed two seasons ago.

NFC likely home to Super Bowl winner

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk sees Cam Newton producing an MVP-caliber season with the Panthers losing to the Packers in the NFC title game.

Keith Schleiden's 2012 NFL predictions

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
PFW editor-in-chief Keith Schleiden forecasts a title game that has a Super Bowl XXXI flavor, which was also played in New Orleans.

Key matchup: Niners RBs vs. Packers run defense

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Niners RBs vs. the Packers’ run defense in this Sunday’s game in Green Bay.

Classic collision course: 49ers vs. Packers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush breaks down the Packers-49ers Week One blockbuster as the league’s best offense takes on the league’s best "D."

Favre attorneys take aim at racy claims

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Brett Favre shouldn't have to respond to embarrassing claims about his personal life two massage therapists are making in a lawsuit, his lawyers say.

Packers cut Wynn, place Bishop on I.R.

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Packers placed six players on I.R., including LB Desmond Bishop, and released two others, including DE Jarius Wynn.

Packers release DE Hargrove

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
The Packers have released DE Anthony Hargrove, the club announced Friday.

Packers keeping the faith in Harrell for now

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
While the Packers continue to publicly support backup QB Graham Harrell, there's reason to believe it could be a different story behind closed doors.

DT Culp, LB Robinson named senior finalists for Hall of Fame

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced that DT Curley Culp and LB Dave Robinson will be the senior finalists for the Class of 2013.

Packers WR Jennings nearing return from concussion

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Mike McCarthy says Greg Jennings has made significant steps in his recovery from a concussion and may be able to return to practice Sunday.

Number crunching starting to change NFL thinking

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Fans and media have wondered when the "Moneyball"-ization of the NFL would happen. That movement might very well be under way.

Packers extend OLG Lang

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Packers signed starting OLG T.J. Lang to a four-year extension, Lang’s agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter.

Packers sign RB Benson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Cedric Benson has signed with the Packers, the team announced on Sunday.

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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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