Mike Tomlin sees something he likes in Al Woods.
Woods was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL draft but was cut before opening day.
The Steelers wasted little time in signing him to the practice squad where he stayed until Tampa Bay signed Woods to their active roster in November 2010. Woods caught on with Seattle, and even had the privilege of getting clipped by Doug Legursky in the Steelers shut out victory over the Seahawks earlier this year.
With only three healthy defensive ends, the Steelers claimed Woods off of waivers from Seattle, and cut Monte Ivy to make room for him on the roster.
The move likely indicates that the linebacking corps is returning to health, as Ivy had been activated from the practice squad to provide depth there.
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Polling Suspended (Again)
Bloggers polling plugin officially SUCKS. For weeks now I've watch as vote tallies on Steelers free agency, draft needs, and the draft itself go up... and then down.
Thanks to all of those who voted, but I'm taking the poll on Jarvis Jones down because there are 80% fewer votes now than yesterday afternoon....