Raiders sign DE/OLB LaMarr Woodley

The Raiders signed their second pass-rusher of the day, signing LaMarr Woodley this afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal is reported to be two years and have a max value of $12 million. Guaranteed money is not yet known. Woodley has played OLB in the Steelers 3-4 scheme but will likely play many snaps at DE for the Raiders, who typically play more 4-3 than...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Think More Weight Will Help Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Stay Healthy

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is now a defensive end with the Oakland Raiders and his new head coach Dennis Allen thinks he knows why the former second-round draft pick may have had problems staying healthy the last two and a half seasons when asked at the NFL owner's meetings if his new player will be a base end that plays three downs. "Yeah...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

You can’t hate LaMarr Woodley for signing with the Raiders

The NFL is a tough business. One minute, you’re one of the cornerstones of a defense that just went to three Super Bowls in six years. The next minute, you’re injury-prone, out of a job and then a member of the Raiders. Just three years after signing a six year, $61.5 million contract, former Steelers outside linebacker and sack master LaMarr Woodley was released last week in...
Via cover32 - Steelers
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMarr Woodley tried to give Lions discount, didn’t take his calls

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley was dreaming about potentially going to his hometown Detroit Lions during free agency. Eventually he signed with the Oakland Raiders but it wasn’t because of Woodley. He says that he tried calling the Lions and was willing to give them a discount, but they didn’t return his phone calls. From CBS Detroit: LaMarr Woodley wanted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Want to Bring In Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley For A Friday Visit

Recently released Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley reportedly visited with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday and according to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans hope to bring him in Friday for the visit if still unsigned. Woodley would be a natural fit with the Titans and he should be able to quickly pick up the defensive scheme being as Ray Horton is their...
Via Steelers Depot
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Titans Have Some Interest In Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is reportedly visiting with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday and it looks like another AFC team with coaching ties to Pittsburgh has some level of interest in him as well. Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports Wednesday morning on Twitter that the Tennessee Titans and new head coach Ken Whisenhunt might be interested in talking to...
Via Steelers Depot
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Continues to sound like LaMarr Woodley won’t be a Steeler next season

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; After breaking down linebacker LaMarr Woodley’s contract,  Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette can’t imagine him playing in Pittsburgh next season. The more you look closely at the LaMarr Woodley situation, the more you conclude that either by March 11 or after June 1, he no...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers should give Charles Sims a look

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ backfield found much improvement after an injured Le’Veon Bell returned to the lineup. Prior to his return the Steelers’ rushing attack was inept as inept can be. Barring another injury, Bell looks to be more than capable of handling the duties of the backfield next season. Bell showed a lot of potential during this past season even after missing the...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Has Promised To Train With Tom Shaw During The Offseason

For the last two and a half seasons, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has had problems staying healthy, and it's led to him missing 14 games over a three-year span. With Woodley's future now in question heading into the offseason, he apparently has agreed to go down to Florida for a month to train under the watchful eye of renowned trainer Tom Shaw thanks to...
Via Steelers Depot
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Need a miracle

The Pittsburgh Steelers have all but eliminated themselves from the playoff picture. Losing crucial games to the Baltimore Ravens and the Miami Dolphins, it would appear it’s the end of the road for the black and gold. BUT…mathematically, the Steelers could still make the playoffs. They’ll need a prayer plus some. Here’s what must happen for them to make the playoffs: The...
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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