Criticism the past few days of linebacker LaMarr Woodley, including a scathing one from an unidentified teammate, have caused Ryan Clark, a perceived leader of the team, to decry the broken leadership within the Steelers. It’s ugly stuff.
By Gregg Rosenthal, NFL.com
The NFL's least valuable player -- the anonymous teammate -- emerged from hiding this weekend to rip on Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley.
"He was awful," the teammate said of Woodley to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "He tells us he works out, but we didn't see it. He wasn't in shape. That has to be a reason why he was always hurt."
Woodley isn't going anywhere. He's one of the core pieces to the Steelers' defense and they might need him more than ever with linebacker James Harrison poised to be a salary-cap casualty this offseason. Safety Ryan Clark, speaking on "NFL AM" on Monday, wishes the anonymous teammate kept his comments private.
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