Tuck, Woodley agree to two-year deals in Oakland

BY Ross Jones • March 13, 2014

The Raiders were waiting to make a splash in free agency. They did so Thursday by signing veteran defensive end Justin Tuck and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley.

Tuck inked a two-year deal worth $11 million, according to FOX Sports insider Mike Garafolo. Woodley agreed to a two-year deal worth $12 million, according to multiple reports.

Tuck will replace Lamarr Houston, whom Oakland mysteriously let test the open market. Houston eventually agreed to a five-year deal with the Bears on Tuesday.

Coming off a year in which he racked up 11 sacks, among other notable statistics, Tuck was adamant about seeing what offers were out there.

"I will see what the market is for me," Tuck said in January. "I've never been in this situation before, and it's a great opportunity for myself. I would be doing myself a disservice if I didn't see what the market is, and I will."

Woodley immediately upgrades the pass rushing unit after racking up 57 sacks during his seven-year career in Pittsburgh. Woodley must prove to be durable after missing 14 games in the past three seasons.



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