Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Defensive tackle Al Woods -- The Saints didn't have a true run-stopper to pair with Sedrick Ellis after tackle Kendrick Clancy was lost for the 2009 season. Woods, who is extremely agile, was known as a stout run defender at LSU and could help the Saints solve their problem.
A closer look at the Saints' picks: Round 4/123 -- Al Woods, DT, 6-4, 307, LSU: The Saints needed a run-stopper and Woods was known for that at LSU, where he was a part of some top-rated defensive teams. They liked him so much, they traded up seven spots to get him. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Al Woods News
09/30/15 - DT Al Woods has been praised for his play replacing Hill at the nose tackle position. Woods, who was the backup last year, could be in line to keep the starter's role even once Hill is healthy enough to return.
09/15/14 - NT Al Woods left the game late with a leg injury.
04/01/14 - DE Al Woods was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Titans from the Steelers March 13.
08/13/13 - DE Al Woods, who made it as a backup last year, has been practicing at nose tackle much of training camp. But he played left end Saturday night, mostly in the second half, and was the star on defense. The Saints' fourth-round pick in 2010 had a sack, two tackles for losses, a quarterback hurry and led the defense with six solo tackles and nine overall.