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Recently free agent veteran defensive back Charles Woodson wondered publicly why he and some other quality veterans (i.e. Brian Urlacher, Dwight Freeney, etc.) were still without jobs. They might be older, but they can still get the job done as good if not better than these young bucks!
Freeney signed with the Chargers over the weekend and now Woodson is off the market as well. Yes, sports fans, the Raider Nation got what it wanted. One of its former favorite sons is coming home.
Y'all miss me?
Woodson has signed a deal to return to the Raiders, the team that took him with the No. 4 pick in the 1998 draft. They let him go to Green Bay where he helped the Packers win a Super Bowl, won the Defensive Player of the Year ('09) and was named to the Pro Bowl four times ('08-'11).
Green Bay didn't want to bring the 36-year old cornerback back making him a free agent. It was rumored that the Broncos and 49ers were interested, and he spoke publicly about an interest in Detroit.
Whatever the Raiders told him during his visit must have been exactly what he wanted to hear because he didn't waste any time and signed on the same day of his visit.
The exact numbers of the deal are not known at this time, but he did get a $700K signing bonus and the maximum value is supposedly $4.3 million.
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Right now as it stands Monday evening, Charles Woodson remains a free agent. Tomorrow, the Oakland Raiders plan to meet with the veteran defensive back with the hope of bringing him back to the Silver and Black, where he first suited up in an NFL uniform. Photo Credit: Raiders.com While several other teams have inquired about his services over the last couple of months, and the...
Now that Charles Woodson is back with the Raiders, the burning question that many have is: “Will he wear 24 as his jersey number?”
SHUT UP, THIS IS IMPORTANT. There are countless Raiders fans dusting off crumpled old No. 24 Woodson jerseys dug up from the doldrums of their closets or dressers (yours truly included). None of those people wants their newly relevant jersey being...
Charles Woodson will receive quite a greeting from Oakland Raiders fans when he makes a free agent visit to the team's facilities on Tuesday.
A few of his potential teammates in Oakland will give him a warm reception as well.
Woodson spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Raiders after being selected with the fourth overall pick in 1998. He signed with Green Bay following...
Our friends over at Gurunation are die hard Oakland Raiders fans, and while both are pretty open about telling people their favorite team, they thought it was only right to compile a bunch of clips from C-Wood’s career and post it on our site. Charles Woodson is already a first ballot Hall of Famer, and was a very huge pick in the 1998 NFL Draft.
The best part of Charles returning...
Either due to nostalgia or stinginess, Charles Woodson agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.8 million to rejoin the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday night. Taken by Oakland out of the University of Michigan fourth overall in the 1998 draft, the 36-year-old Woodson also landed a $700,000 signing bonus from the Raiders. Clipped by the Green Bay Packers in February, The Denver Post reports...
The Oakland Raiders have signed veteran free agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year deal worth approximately 1.8 million dollars. The contract reportedly could escalate up to 4 million dollars if he can hit certain bench-marks.
Woodson’s market was chilly up until about a week ago when things started to heat up. It came down to Oakland, the original team to draft him and the...
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...
I didn’t think he’d do it. I really didn’t. When the Green Bay Packers let him go, I thought Charles Woodson would come to his senses and retire. After all, he’d had a good run. He won an NCAA National Championship with Michigan in 1997. He was the only defensive player in NCAA history to [...]The post Why, Charles Woodson, why? by Rourke Douglas Decker appeared first on...
The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Charles Woodson, FOXSports.com has learned.
Woodson, who spent his first eight seasons in Oakland, agreed to a seven-year deal with the Green Bay Packers in 2006. In February, the cornerback was released.
Since then, Woodson has visited with a handful of teams including the 49ers and Broncos. Ultimately, the...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports unemployed Future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson is “intrigued” by the idea of returning to Oakland to play for the Raiders. Clipped by the Green Bay Packers in February, the 36-year-old Woodson was taken by Oakland out of the University of Michigan fourth overall in the 1998 draft. Coming off a 4-12 finish in the AFC West, Oakland will struggle...
Its all come full circle for the 1997 Heisman winner.
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Charles Woodson will return to the Oakland Raiders for 2013. (AP Photo)
Former Green Bay Packers defensive back Charles Woodson was one of the last top-notch free agents on the market this season. After being courted by many teams considered to be Super Bowl favorites in 2013, Woodson decided to instead return to the team that drafted him into the NFL – the Oakland Raiders.
Wasn’t much of a market for Woodson, so he decided to come back to his original team.
Charles Woodson is returning to the Raiders. He’s agreed to a one-year deal
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) May 22, 2013