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Al Woods | Defensive Lineman | #99

Team: Indianapolis Colts
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/25/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 330
College: LSU
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (123) / NO
Contract: view contract details

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Colts signed NT Al Woods, formerly of the Titans, to a two-year contract.
Woods was cut by the Titans last week. He played 245 snaps last season as an interior run plugger and will compete for a similar role in Indianapolis. Woods' addition could spell doom for troubled Colts NT David Parry. Thu, Mar 16, 2017 11:01:00 AM

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Al Woods - DL - Colts

Titans released NT Al Woods.

Woods played 245 subpar snaps last season, receiving poor marks for his run defense. Considering stopping the run is his only job, it was an easy call to cut him. The Titans save over $2.18 million against the cap with the move.
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 12:43:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Titans NT Al Woods is expected to miss at least four weeks with a left calf injury.

The run stopper has played 81 snaps through four games. Injured reserve isn't out of the question.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 01:58:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Titans re-signed NT Al Woods to a three-year, $10.5 million contract with $5 million guaranteed.

The deal includes another $2.25 million in playtime incentives. Woods visited the Seahawks on Friday, but he ultimately decided to re-up with Tennessee. Woods should continue in his role as a two-down, rotational run stuffer.
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 09:30:00 AM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Free agent NT Al Woods will visit the Seahawks on Friday.

The Seahawks are also hosting J'Marcus Webb, Craig Robertson, Ted Larsen, Bradley Sowell and Cam Thomas. Woods has remained in contact with the Titans, though Friday's visit with Seattle suggests the two sides are far apart.
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 12:08:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

The Titans still hope to re-sign free agent NT Al Woods.

A pure run stuffer, Woods started nine games last season. He turns 29 later this month.
Thu, Mar 10, 2016 02:09:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

TitanInsider's Terry McCormick reports re-signing free agent NT Al Woods is "one of the top priorities" for the Titans.

Woods brought nothing to the table as a pass rusher, but held up pretty well in run defense as a nine-game starter last season. Pro Football Focus credited him with nine stops. Woods stands 6'4/314 and turns 29 next month.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 10:48:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Titans NT Al Woods is week to week with a high-ankle sprain.

Woods will be sidelined "at least" a couple of weeks. He could be headed to injured reserve. Woods' absence means more snaps for Sammie Lee Hill.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 02:55:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Titans signed NT Al Woods, formerly of the Steelers, to a two-year, $5 million contract.

Scratch those scheduled visits to Green Bay and Arizona. Woods can play some defensive end, but will ideally be a run-stuffer up the gut in Ray Horton's hybrid 3-4 scheme. The 2010 four-rounder should be fresh after playing just 223 snaps with the Steelers last year.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 07:51:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Updating a previous item, the Titans have not signed free agent NT Al Woods.

A previous report indicated they had, but the beat reporter has retracted. Woods is visiting Tennessee on Wednesday, and is scheduled to visit the Packers on Thursday. He has a third meeting lined up with Arizona for Friday.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 02:30:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Free agent NT Al Woods will visit the Titans on Wednesday.

The 2010 fourth-rounder played 223 snaps last season. Woods could also play defensive end in DC Ray Horton's hybrid 3-4, though he's far more useful as a run stopper than pass rusher.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 11:24:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Steelers NT/DE Al Woods has been taking reps with the second-team in OTAs.

The Steelers invested a fourth-round pick in Alameda Ta'amu a year ago with the hope he would start, or at least be part of a rotation at nose tackle. Instead, the team has already named Steve McLendon their starter, while moving Woods to second on the depth chart. Woods also has the versatility to play defensive end in Pittsburgh's 3-4 scheme. Ta'amu is on notice.
Wed, May 29, 2013 03:23:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Steelers claimed DT Al Woods off waivers from the Seahawks.

Woods was active just twice for the Seahawks this season, tallying two tackles. His snaps figure to be extremely limited in Pittsburgh.
Wed, Nov 9, 2011 04:41:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Seahawks waived DT Al Woods.

A fourth-round pick by the Saints in 2010, Woods had just two tackles in two games with Seattle.
Tue, Nov 8, 2011 05:08:00 PM
Al Woods - DL - Colts

Seahawks claimed DT Al Woods off waivers from the Buccaneers.

A talented underachiever at LSU, Woods recorded 17 tackles in nine games as a rookie last season. He'll compete with Landon Cohen to be Seattle's fourth defensive tackle behind Brandon Mebane, Alan Branch, and Clint McDonald.
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 03:14:00 PM

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DE1Jabaal Sheard
2Denico Autry
3Kemoko Turay
4Tyquan Lewis
5Tarell Basham
DT1Al Woods
2Hassan Ridgeway
3Grover Stewart
4Margus Hunt
5Rakeem Nunez-Roches
MLB1Antonio Morrison
2Anthony Walker
3Najee Goode
WLB1Darius Leonard
2Jeremiah George
3Matthew Adams
SLB1John Simon
2Tyrell Adams
3Zaire Franklin
CB1Quincy Wilson
2Kenny Moore
3Nate Hairston
4Pierre Desir
5D.J. White
FS1Malik Hooker
2T.J. Green
SS1Matthias Farley
2Clayton Geathers
3Ronald Martin
P1Rigoberto Sanchez