Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley agreed to a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders with a max value of $12 million dollars.
Steelers officially have released linebacker LaMarr Woodley.
Steelers will release LB LaMarr Woodley at 4 ET Tuesday, designate him a post June 1 casualty, per source. He will be free to sign Tuesday.
ESPN.com "Mike Tomlin's comments about LaMarr Woodley's play this season were telling about the outside linebacker's future with the Steelers beyond the final two games of 2013. Tomlin said Woodley has been “solid” not only this season but throughout his career and that characterization had to raise..." December 18
We have placed LaMarr Woodley on IR and signed linebacker Jamaal Westerman to fill the roster spot.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said today that three starters who did not play against the Detroit Lions could return for Sunday’s game in Cleveland against the Browns. Defensive end Brett Keisel (plantar fasciitis), outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley (calf) and guard Ramon Foster (high ankle..." November 19
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "You do not buy a vacuum cleaner to do an air conditioner's job. You do not have a Harley haul a boat. You cannot get a Doberman to be a lap dog. And you should not often ask Steelers outside left linebacker LaMarr Woodley to drop into pass coverage. Woodley listed as 6 feet 2 265 pounds is..." August 01
CBSSports.com "It's been two years since LaMarr Woodley offered this answer when asked if quarterback Joe Flacco could lead the Ravens to a Super Bowl. "No, not at all, because they have to go through one team -- that's the Pittsburgh Steelers in that AFC Championship," the Steelers linebacker said at the time...." June 14
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "He wore No. 56, but that wasn't LaMarr Woodley out there for the Steelers last season. He knows it, and the rest of the NFL knows it, too. “Let's see if he takes the challenge (and improves),” NFL Network analyst Charles Davis said. “If so, you've automatically upgraded the..." May 23
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Having absorbed criticism for a perceived lack of fitness in 2012, Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley said Saturday he's "getting after it" with his offseason conditioning, hoping to avoid the injuries that sidelined him for stretches of the past two seasons. "My offseason is going great. I'm..." May 05
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers have restructured the contract of LaMarr Woodley to create another $4 million in salary cap space for the team in 2013. Woodley, signed through 2016, was scheduled to earn a $9 million salary this year. By turning about $5 1/2 million of that into a signing bonus, it would open the..." March 12
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley wasn't much of a football player last season, but he is getting rave reviews for his portrayal of legendary rapper Jam Master Jay. Woodley, Trent Richardson of the Cleveland Browns and Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks are featured in a pictorial in the Feb...." February 18
Behind The Steel Curtain "It's one of those things everyone knows, but no one of significance says it publicly. According to Post-Gazette columnist Ron Cook, someone finally did. Cook quotes a teammate of Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley saying Woodley - who missed the majority of the 2012 season after..." February 17