After announcing on Monday that nose tackle Steve McLendon would miss the upcoming Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens with an ankle injury suffered Sunday in the win over the Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to comment on the play of his replacement, Al Woods, and whether or not he will get the start in McLendon's absence.
By Alex Kozora
Short breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Al Woods’ snaps vs the Detroit Lions.
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1. 1st and 10, 1:59 1st. LE in dime. Lined up as the three tech. Double-teamed by the LG/LT. Blown back a little bit but maintains pad level and able to absorb the block well enough.
2. 1st and 10...
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Al Woods has quietly logged 76 snaps on defense so far this season with most of them coming at the nose tackle position in relief of starter Steve McLendon in the base defense. This past week, defensive line coach John Mitchell was asked by David Todd of ESPN 970 to talk about the progress Woods has made since arriving in Pittsburgh a few years...
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Al Woods is an example of a draft pick that may have been give up on too quick by the team that drafted him. While it was only one preseason game, the LSU product was the defensive star Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants. Woods was [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed defensive tackle Al Woods off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks, according to his agent, Albert Elias.
BR> Woods, 24, was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round last year out of LSU.
Woods has also played for the Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The 6-foot-4, 307-pounder was cut by Seattle this week.