Posts Tagged ‘rod woodson’

Could the Steelers Be a Surprise Team in the Sweepstakes for Terrelle Pryor?

The Steelers it seems for the past near two decades have always had a player or two on the roster that could make things happen in a number of different ways – not just one. Kordell Stewart was drafted by the Steelers back in the 2nd round of the 1995 draft, and became an overnight […]

Oakland Hires HOF DB Rod Woodson to Help Coach Defensive Backs

The Raiders have announced that Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson will return to the Raiders as a member of the team’s coaching staff. Woodson will serve as assistant coach, cornerbacks. “I’m excited that we have a Hall of Fame player who is coming back to the organization,” said Raiders Head Coach Hue Jackson. […]

Long Time CB Woodson Says He’d Enter the HOF a Member of the Steelers

Once a Steeler, always a Steeler. That seems to be the thinking of one of the greatest cornerbacks of all-time, as Rod Woodson will be getting his ultimate reward this summer -a bust in Canton, OH in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Woodson spoke to KNBR in San Francisco, and says that if he […]

2009 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class Announced

CANTON, OHIO – Wide receiver Bob Hayes, guard Randall McDaniel, defensive end Bruce Smith, linebacker Derrick Thomas, owner Ralph Wilson, and defensive back Rod Woodson make up the Class of 2009 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinees. The six-man class was elected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee who met today in […]

The Gab’s Choices for Selection In the 2009 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

In just a matter of days, a number of players will become immortal, as they will take their rightful place as the next members that will be selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The selection will take place on Saturday, January 31st, just one day before Super Bowl XLIII when the Steelers take […]

Smith, Sharpe Headline Football Hall of Fame Finalists

Defensive end Bruce Smith, tight end Shannon Sharpe and defensive back Rod Woodson headline the list of 17 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2009. The trio, along with defensive tackle John Randle, are each in their first year of eligibility. Nine other modern-era players, including wide receivers Cris Carter and […]

Steelers LB Harrison Named AP Defensive Player of the Year

Steelers linebacker James Harrison got rewarded today for his record breaking season, as he was named by the AP as the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. The linebacker had a career-high 16 sacks, set a team record, and led the NFL with a career-high seven forced fumbles. He beat Dallas’ DeMarcus Ware in balloting […]

133 on Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Nomination List for Class of 2009

First-Year Eligible Nominees RUNNING BACKS – Larry Centers, Brian Mitchell (also KR/PR) TIGHT ENDS – Shannon Sharpe, Frank Wycheck OFFENSIVE TACKLE – Lincoln Kennedy DEFENSIVE LINEMEN – John Randle (DE/DT), Bruce Smith (DE), Dana Stubblefield (DT) LINEBACKER – Jessie Armstead DEFENSIVE BACKS –Darren Woodson (S), Rod Woodson (CB/S) Additional Nominees QUARTERBACKS – Ken Anderson, Boomer […]