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Green Bay Packers free agent Charles Woodson has finally
found a new home, as the veteran signed a one-year contract with his former
team, the Oakland Raiders, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Woodson’s new
deal with the Raiders includes a base salary of $1 million, while the defensive
back has the ability to earn up to $4.3 million next season.
On Charles Woodson's new deal with #Raiders: I'm told it's for one year. $4.3M max. $1M base. A win-win.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 22, 2013
Woodson met with the Raiders yesterday, and by all accounts
a contract agreement came together quickly. He got his start with Oakland, as he
was with the team from 1998 through 2005 after they made his a first-round
It was a slow offseason for Woodson initially, as the only interest he garnered was from the San Francisco 49ers. They ultimately went
another direction, and the market for Woodson’s services didn’t pick up until
The veteran met with the Denver Broncos, a team expected to
contend for a Super Bowl next season. For this reason, Denver was considered the favorite to sign Woodson, but he instead opted to return to the place his
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The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Charles Woodson, FOXSports.com has learned.
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Charles Woodson will return to the Oakland Raiders for 2013. (AP Photo)
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