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The Green Bay Packers lost to the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday, causing them to miss out on securing the No. 2 seed in the NFC Playoffs and a first round bye. That loss to the Vikings sets up a first round playoff matchup with their NFC North rival, only this time, a couple of things will be different. First off, this game will be played at Lambeau Field. The Packers have had great success at home against the Vikings, especially in the postseason. But that may not be the biggest change for Green Bay this coming Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs. All-Pro cornerback Charles Woodson has finally been cleared to play for the Packers on Saturday night after breaking his collarbone back during the team’s Week 7 games of the 2012 season. It was the same collarbone he injured in the team’s Super Bowl win a couple of years ago. Woodson was hoping to play for Green Bay as soon as Week 14 or 15, but the Packers decided to hold him out longer, opting to err on the side o...

Wildcard preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

For the second time in two weeks, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings, only this time the loser’s season is finished. Because the Packers weren’t able to beat the Vikings last week in Minneapolis, the Vikings will now travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Packers in the first round of the playoffs. The name of the game for the Packers defense is the same as...

Charles Woodson cleared to play

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy told the media that cornerback/safety Charles Woodson has been cleared to play in this week’s wild card playoff game against the Vikings.Getting Woodson back in time for the playoffs is big for the Packers.  Hopefully he can help take down Adrian Peterson who’s been on tear this season. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function...

Woodson cleared to return against Minnesota

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers veteran defensive back Charles Woodson has been cleared to play and will be available in Saturday's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings. Woodson has been out since breaking his collarbone on Oct. 21, missing the final nine regular-season games. The original expectation from the team was that Woodson would be out only six weeks, but the eight...

Charles Woodson cleared to play vs. Vikings

The Green Bay Packers will get back Charles Woodson for Saturday night's wild-card game against the Minnesota Vikings, the team officially announced Tuesday. Woodson has been out since week 7 with a broken collarbone, the same injury he suffered in Super Bowl XLV. Doctors cleared him to play after it was initially thought he'd be back by week 14, but the team and doctors...

Charles Woodson is Questionable

Packers safety Charles Woodson is questionable for Saturday's NFC Wild Card Playoff against Minnesota. He was a hard-working participant in Tuesday's practice.Fantasy Spin:Woodson suffered a collarbone injury in Week 7 and hasn't played since. He would be a very good addition to the defense which will try to slow down Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder on Saturday.

Packers Hope Woodson Back in Playmaking Role

Charles Woodson will make his return Saturday night for the playoffs. While the pass defense made strides when he was out with a broken collarbone, it might get a boost with his return in at least one key area. Plus, find out what defensive coordinator Dom Capers said about Woodson’s role.

Packers’ Woodson cleared to play

The Vikings will be dealing with a dangerous element in the Packers secondary for the first time in their three matchups. Safety Charles Woodson has been cleared to play for the first time in over two months.

Woodson Cleared For Playoffs

His broken collarbone healed, Charles Woodson will fortify defense that's been destroyed by Adrian Peterson in two games against the Vikings.

Packers Injury Report: Randall Cobb, Charles Woodson to Return

The Green Bay Packers were without safety Charles Woodson and wide receiver Randall Cobb during last weekend’s defeat to the Minnesota Vikings. However, the Packers expect to have both players return in time for Saturday’s rematch against Minnesota, reports Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. During his post-practice press conference on Tuesday, Packers coach...

Packers getting healthy in time for playoffs

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have been one of the healthiest teams in the NFL this season, suffering only two key injuries all year -- to receiver Percy Harvin and cornerback Chris Cook, who has returned the past two weeks. The Green Bay Packers would be highly envious of such good fortune. Each week, Green Bay has dealt with several injuries, often to key players....
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