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Eric Wood

Eric Wood - #70 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 03/18/1986
Birthplace Cincinnati, OH
College Louisville
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 28th pick by Bills

Bills C Wood to miss time with MCL injury

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Bills C Eric Wood will miss at least two weeks after partially tearing his MCL in Sunday’s win over the Jaguars.

Urbik's move to center helps shore up Bills' O-line

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Bills can't replace a player like C Eric Wood, but Kraig Urbik's play at the position has given the O-line better cohesion.

Bills C Wood done for the season with torn ACL

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Bills C Eric Wood will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury in the team's Week 10 loss.

Bell's improved play crucial to Bills' O-line success

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
The Bills' overachieving O-line has excelled in run blocking and pass protection, overcoming injuries to starters, and is a big reason for Buffalo's success.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien and director of player personnel Nick Caserio spoke to the media on a conference call Tuesday about their upcoming opponent, the Bills.

Bills' offense humming with impressive line play

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
Although Ryan Fitzpatrick and Fred Jackson will get most of the attention this week, it's the Bills' offensive line that deserves some love for the team's early success.

Wood may be center of the future for Bills

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Eric Wood might be the full-time starting center for the Bills next season, as the former first-round pick impressed coaches at the end of last season.

Dolphins rookie Jones making an impact

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Fifth-round draft choice Reshad Jones, Miami's third safety, is contributing on special teams and he's destined to be "a real good player," teammate Vontae Davis says in this week's AFC East Whispers.

Changes to Bills' O-line shouldn't cause problems

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Injuries on the Bills' offensive line have caused a major reshuffling of the front five, but don't expect a drop-off in play.

Bills OG Wood making rapid recovery

Posted June 27, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
According to "AFC Whispers," Bills OG Eric Wood expects to be ready for training camp after suffering a serious leg injury during a game last November, and he surprised observers by taking limited reps at the team's June minicamp.

Bills' rookies provide foundation to build upon

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
With new Bills GM Buddy Nix emphasizing how critical the draft process is in developing a contending team, the club's rookie class is something he can build around.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Wood is active Sunday against Miami.||||||| Wood was active despite a knee injury. He had been listed as questionable.
Posted Aug. 17, 2012
The Bills announced Friday that Wood would play at Minnesota, after originally targeting the third preseason game for his return from surgery on his right knee last November.|||||||
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson and center Eric Wood are among the regulars who have been ruled out by coach Chan Gailey from playing in the team's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday.||||||| Wood has been getting more practice time in team sessions, but Gailey doesn't want to risk rushing back the player who is coming off season-ending knee surgery.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Wood will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his right knee.||||||| Wood says no timetable has been set for him to have surgery. He is aiming to be back in time for the start of training camp next summer. With a brace on his knee and walking on crutches, Wood provided the update in the locker room on Monday, a day after he was hurt in the third quarter of a 44-7 loss at Dallas.
Posted March 30, 2010
Able to walk without a limp, Wood is confident his surgically repaired left leg will be fully recovered by the start of training camp this summer. Selected 28th overall out of Louisville last year, Wood was the second of Buffalo's two first-round draft picks. He started 10 games at right guard before being hurt.||||||| That's great progress for a player who initially feared he might not play again after sustaining a gruesome injury in which he broke two bones in the leg during an 18-15 loss at Jacksonville on Nov. 22. Wood said Tuesday he has been off crutches for a few weeks, and has been cleared for light workouts as the Bills opened their voluntary spring workout program this week.

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