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Defensive Linemen Getting Adjusted

Discussion in 'Official Packers.com News' started by News Bot, May 28, 2009.

  1. News Bot

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    Apr 18, 2009
    Getting back on the football field this week for the Green Bay Packers' defensive linemen has been a little like going back to school.

    "It's a lot of learning," said Ryan Pickett of the new 3-4 defensive scheme. "A lot of learning. It's a lot more complicated than a 4-3 is. There's a lot of different packages, a lot of different stuff that I've never played because I always played in a 4-3 scheme.

    "So it's different, but it's exciting. It's going to be some good stuff. We just have to get it all down. Right now it's a grind learning it."

    Pickett has begun a month's worth of organized team activities (OTAs) as the starting nose tackle in the middle of the three-man front. During the jog-through opening portion of practice on Thursday, Pickett was flanked by rookie first-round draft pick B.J. Raji at left end and Cullen Jenkins at right end.

    With Jenkins still recovering from an offseason procedure to help a nagging bone bruise near his ankle, he did..


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