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
12/07/15 - DT Al Woods (ankle) returned to the lineup and played on Sunday, backing up Sammie Hill at the nose tackle position.
12/04/15 - DT Al Woods (ankle), who has been out with a high ankle sprain, practiced fully on Thursday and appears to be on track to return this week.
12/03/15 - NT Al Woods (knee) was back at practice on Wednesday after missing time with a sprained MCL. He is likely to be able to return this week after having missed three games.
11/26/15 - DT Al Woods (knee) is unlikely to play again this week as he is suffering from a sprained MCL.
11/17/15 - DT Al Woods (ankle) will miss at least a couple of weeks with a high ankle sprain sustained in Sunday's loss to Carolina.