Originally written May 10, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
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Green Bay Packers free agent cornerback/safety Charles Woodson remains unsigned, and teams haven’t expressed a significant amount of interest in the veteran. He’s “surprised” by this, as he told NFL Network yesterday that he’s trying to get his head around why teams aren’t calling him. "I am surprised because I don't think there's any question in anybody's mind whether or not I can play football," Woodson said. "So, my issue is, you know I can play football, why am I not on a team, why haven't I had more visits? I'm kind of surprised by it." Earlier this offseason Woodson received interest from the San Francisco 49ers. It appeared to be a natural fit, as the 49ers could use secondary help and Woodson would continue his career with a contending team. However, a deal was never completed. San Francisco hasn’t ruled out an agreement with Woodson, but he’s not confident that one will take place. Since they expressed interest in him, the 49ers have signed a safety and picked one up in the NFL Draft. While it would be difficult, Woodson said that he’s “prepared” himself for the potential of not being picked up and forced into what he would consider to be an early retirement. Still, there’s plenty of offseason remaining, and it seems likely that Woodson will land with a team at some point prior to the start of next season. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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