LaMarr Woodley voted Defensive Player of the Week

PITTSBURGH STEELERS LB LA MARR WOODLEY VOTED
**WEEK 1 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK


 
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Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com


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Linebacker
LA MARR WOODLEY of the Pittsburgh Steelers is theGMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEKfor 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 ABRAHAMof the Atlanta Falcons, cornerbackCORTLAND FINNEGANof the Tennessee Titans, cornerbackCHRIS GAMBLEof the Carolina Panthers and defensive endTRAVIS LA BOY
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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. 

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