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09-13-2008, 04:06 PM
PITTSBURGH STEELERS LB LA MARR WOODLEY VOTED
WEEK 1 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

http://news.steelers.com/article/95968/

Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com



Linebacker LA MARR WOODLEY of the Pittsburgh Steelers is the GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK for games played on September 4 – 8, the NFL announced today.

Woodley batted down a pass, recorded one sack, recovered a fumble, registered two tackles, and made one interception in his first career start, a 38-17 win over the Houston Texans. Woodley’s interception set up a Steelers’ touchdown for a 21-0 lead with nine minutes remaining in the second quarter.

Woodley was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists were defensive end JOHN ABRAHAM of the Atlanta Falcons, cornerback CORTLAND FINNEGAN of the Tennessee Titans, cornerback CHRIS GAMBLE of the Carolina Panthers and defensive end TRAVIS LA BOY of the Arizona Cardinals.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.