Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 10/23/12
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Losing Charles Woodson for the next six weeks or so is not the devastating injury to the Packers' defense that it would have been in recent years. The broken collarbone Woodson suffered late in the fourth quarter of Green Bay's Week 7 win over the St. Louis Rams will further test the Packers' depth, but it can be overcome. It's not that Woodson isn't still integral to Green Bay's success on defense, but the 36-year-old who recently converted to safety in his 15th NFL season is no longer the game-changing, dynamic threat who was named to eight Pro Bowls and won the 2009 Defensive Player of the Year award. There's no question Woodson is a leader in the Packers' locker room, the most experienced player on defense who all of the young guys look up to. When Woodson won the Heisman Trophy in 1997, several of his current teammates were midway through the grueling life challenge that is second grade. Woodson was a star player who rookies such as cornerback Casey Hayward...
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