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LaMarr Woodley

LaMarr Woodley - #56 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1984
Birthplace Saginaw, MI
College Michigan
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 14th pick by Steelers


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Sacks have decreased, but Steelers still stingy

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers are allowing fewer yards than any other team without an overpowering pass rush from a sacks perspective.  

Reports: Steelers restructure contracts, expected to cut Ward

Posted Feb. 11, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers spent the week cutting their 2012 salary-cap numbers and appear ready to part ways with veteran WR Hines Ward.

Steelers to hold Clark out of playoff opener

Posted Jan. 03, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced on Tuesday that FS Ryan Clark will be held out of the team's wild-card playoff game vs. the Broncos for medical reasons.

Rodgers, Foster highlight October's top players

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The NFL has awarded their Players and Rookies of the Month for October.

Report: Steelers OLB Woodley to miss Ravens game

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Steelers will be without OLB LaMarr Woodley for Sunday's pivotal game against the Ravens, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Part of beating the Steelers' defense will be slowing down their top pass rusher, OLB LaMarr Woodley.

Woodley signs six-year, $61.5 million contract

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
OLB LaMarr Woodley agreed to a new six-year, $61.5 million deal on Friday.

Steelers' Harrison, Woodley not happy with new NFL rule

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
The NFL's announcement that it plans to discipline teams this season if their players reach or surpass a certain number of illegal hits did not sit well with two star Steelers defenders.

Steelers WR Ward wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward added another championship to his résumé on Tuesday night, becoming the 12th winner of "Dancing With the Stars."

Steelers OLB Woodley signs franchise tag

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB LaMarr Woodley has signed his franchise tag.

Steelers likely keeping enviable status quo at OLB

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
With the Steelers placing the franchise tag on LOLB LaMarr Woodley, they will likely retain one of their more important — and younger — defensive starters.

Steelers place franchise tag on Woodley

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Friday that they have placed the franchise tag on LOLB LaMarr Woodley.

Report: Steelers will tag Woodley

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
As expected, the Steelers will place a franchise tag on LOLB LaMarr Woodley, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — the Steelers' outside linebackers vs. the Packers' offensive tackles.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game — Steelers OLBs James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley vs. Browns OTs Joe Thomas and John St. Clair.

Steelers' Woodley in midst of strong all-around season

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
With no shortage of AFC outside linebackers having banner seasons, perhaps Steelers LOLB LaMarr Woodley has been lost in the shuffle.

Scout's Notebook: Steelers LOLB LaMarr Woodley

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Steelers LOLB LaMarr Woodley from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The following players were fined by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 10 games:

Steelers have reasons to lean toward 'D' in draft

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Steelers have drafted more offensive players than defensive players in five of the last six drafts, but they could be more defensive-minded this year.

Steelers' Woodley dominant in second half of '09

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
After a slow start to the 2009 campaign, Steelers LOLB LaMarr Woodley has been a force in the second half of the season, notching 9½ sacks in his final seven games while also being stout vs. the run.


Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Woodley is active for Sunday's game against Dallas.||||||| Woodley has missed the last two weeks with a sprained ankle.
Posted Dec. 30, 2011
Woodley will miss the season finale against Cleveland with a hamstring injury.||||||| Jason Worlds will start at left outside linebacker in place of Woodley, who also sat out last week against St. Louis and has missed six games this season. Woodley could return for the postseason.
Posted Dec. 05, 2011
Woodley started Sunday for the first time since getting hurt against New England on Oct. 30, but left in the first half of the 35-7 win over Cincinnati after "tweaking" his left hamstring according to coach Mike Tomlin.||||||| Woodley leads the Steelers with nine sacks. He's one shy of reaching double-digits for the fourth straight year.
Posted Nov. 11, 2011
Woodley and safety Troy Polamalu are active and will play against Cincinnati.||||||| Woodley hasn't played since straining his left hamstring in a win over New England on Oct. 30. Polamalu left last week's win over Kansas City with concussion-like symptoms.
Posted Nov. 02, 2011
Woodley (hamstring) and James Farrior (calf) were "limited" on Wednesday and their status is uncertain for Sunday's game against rival Baltimore.|||||||