Woodley was placed on injured reserve Thursday with a chest injury, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Under general manager Steve Keim, the Cardinals have taken chances on veterans with team-friendly one-year contracts, producing resurgent seasons for Karlos Dansby and Antonio Cromartie in the past. Woodley was another player in that vein, but despite starting at weak-side linebacker, he only recorded 10 tackles and one sack on 42 percent of the defensive snaps. With his season over, Dwight Freeney and Markus Golden will pick up the slack on the outside.
Cardinals linebacker LaMarr Woodley has returned to the Sunday game against the host Bears after leaving briefly with a shoulder issue.
Cardinals linebacker LaMarr Woodley hurt his shoulder early in the Sunday game in Chicago and is questionable to return, per the team radio network.
Woodley contributed to two tackles in his debut with the team last week.
The Cardinals have agreed to terms with free agent linebacker LaMarr Woodley on a one-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media on Tuesday. He will receive a minimum salary of $870,000 next season, per Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic.
Woodley wa cut by the Raiders this offseason after signing with them last offseason. He had just five tackles last season with the Raiders, and 304 tackles (57 sacks) through eight seasons in the league. He had five sacks over his first six games of the 2013 season, and none in his last 11 games.
As expected, the Raiders have released defensive end LaMarr Woodley on Thursday, per the team's official website.
Woodley, 30, spent his first seven seasons in Pittsburgh before he signed a two-year contract with the Raiders last offseason. He had just five tackles last season with the Raiders, and 304 tackles (57 sacks) through eight seasons in the league. He was scheduled to make $3.85 million with a salary cap hit of $5.1875 million.
The Raiders will release DE LaMarr Woodley this week, according to a report by CSN Bay Area's Fallon Smith, citing an NFL source.
Woodley is entering the second year of a two-year contract. He's scheduled to make $3.85 million with a salary cap hit of $5.1875 million.
The Raiders placed defensive end LaMarr Woodley (bicep) and safety Usama Young (knee) on the season-ending injured reserve list Saturday.
Woodley suffered a torn bicep muscle in Week 7 against the Cardinals. Young tore his ACL and MCL in the same game.
Raiders safety Usama Young and defensive end LaMarr Woodley will likely be placed on season-ending injured reserve list, Tony Sparano told the Bay Area News Group on Friday. Young suffered a torn ACL and MCL and Woodley suffered a torn bicep Week 8 against Arizona.
The Raiders listed a lengthy injury report for Week 8 at Cleveland. The team ruled out the following players for Sunday: tight end David Ausberry (foot), wide receiver Vincent Brown (hamstring), cornerback Keith McGill (groin), defensive end LaMarr Woodley (bicep) and safety Usama Young (knee).
Deemed questionable were offensive lineman Khalif Barnes (quadriceps), fullback Marcel Reece (quadriceps), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee) and defensive end Justin Tuck (knee). Guard Austin Howard (neck) was the only player on the list deemed probable.
Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley suffered a torn bicep in Sunday's game, NFL.com reports.
The injury is expected to cost Woodley the remainder of the season, according to the report. Head coach Tony Sparano said Wednesday that the injury "could be serious," and a tear is a worst-case scenario for the linebacker.
Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley missed practice Wednesday with a bicep injury, and head coach Tony Sparano said it "could be serious," CSN Bay Area reports.
The injury is a new one for Woodley, who has yet to record a sack in five games. He played less than 50 percent of the defense's snaps for the first time this season in Week 7.
Raiders tight end David Ausberry (knee), defensive back Taiwan Jones (knee), quarterback Matt Schaub (elbow), offensive lineman Menelik Watson (hip) and LaMarr Woodley (not injury related), who were listed as probable on Friday's injury report, are all active for Week 1 at the Jets.
The Raiders beefed up their defense with another addition Thursday, as ESPN.com reports the team has agreed a two-year deal with free-agent linebacker LaMarr Woodley. The deal has a maximum value of $12 million, according to the report.
Woodley spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Steelers, recording three straight double-digit sack seasons. Unfortunately, injuries have limited the 29-year-old's effectiveness recently, as he finished the 2013 season with just five sacks in 11 games.
Outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley and defensive end Justin Tuck will visit the Raiders on Wednesday, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Woodley was released by the Steelers, while Tuck's contract with the Giants expired.
The Raiders need pass rushers after letting defensive end Lamarr Houston leave to Chicago.
The Steelers are expected to release linebacker LaMarr Woodley, and there's a "strong sense" he could end up with the Titans, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora.
La Canfora reports that Woodley ends up reunited with former coach Ray Horton in Tennessee. Horton is the new defensive coordinator for the Titans.
The Steelers will release linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Tuesday and designate him a post-June 1 cut, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Woodley was owed $8 million this year, $8.5 million next year and $9 million in 2016.
The Steelers designated linebacker Jason Worilds with the transition tag on Monday, meaning they will have the right to match any offer another team makes to the linebacker this spring. But his future will affect LaMarr Woodley, who is on the chopping block based on his salary and recent injury track record.
Woodley missed 14 games over the past three seasons, but he would count nearly $14 million in dead money on the salary cap, a problem since the Steelers are tight against the salary cap as it is. But the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says that if the Steelers keep Worilds then they'll likely release Woodley.
Worilds had eight sacks and 63 total tackles with a pair of forced fumbles, all career highs.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert suggested the team could find a way to keep both LaMarr Woodley and Jason Worilds on the roster this offseason. Both are scheduled to be free agents in March.
Where Colbert slowed down on the optimism is when discussing Woodley's injuries -- he's missed 14 games over the past three seasons. NFL.com also noted that Woodley would count $14 million in dead money on the salary cap, a problem since they're projected to be $10 million over the cap.
Worilds also figures to be in high demand after his best season. He had eight sacks and 63 total tackles with a pair of forced fumbles, all career highs.
Injury-plagued Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley will be trying this offseason to shed that tag. That's why he will be working with noted trainer Tom Shaw.
Woodley has missed 14 games over the last three seasons, mostly with calf and hamstring injuries. He has previously trained on his own in Arizona, but will be working in Orlando this year with Shaw, who stresses running on trails and even sandpits to strengthen legs.
The new regimen for Woodley comes with the urging of teammate Ike Taylor, who has worked with Shaw.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said at his Tuesday press conference the team was contemplating placing linebacker LaMarr Woodley on injured reserve due to a calf injury. Well, it's no longer a conversation topic, as the Steelers went ahead and made the roster move Tuesday afternoon.
To take Woodley's spot on the roster, the team signed linebacker Jamaal Westerman.