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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 the 2005 season and helped the Packers win a Super Bowl title five years later before being released by the team in February.
Several Oakland fans began an online campaign via Facebook and Twitter asking others to gather at the Raiders facility in anticipation of Woodson's arrival.
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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...
Charles Woodson, the former fourth pick of the 1998 NFL draft has returned to the team that selected him, the Oakland Raiders. Woodson has been a free agent for months and is currently 36, turning 37 during the upcoming regular season. The details of his contract outline that he will receive a signing bonus of $700,000 with the ability to reach $4.3 million through incentives.
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 market for Green Bay Packers free agent Charles Woodson
has picked up in the last few weeks. He’s visited with several teams, and he
has at least one other meeting lined up. While the Detroit Lions are not viewed
as a favorite to ink the veteran defensive back, Woodson said he’d be willing
to join the team at the right price, according to Angelique S. Chengelis of The
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...
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...
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...
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Charles Woodson is coming back home to Oakland.
Woodson signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Tuesday to return to his original team after leaving seven years ago for Green Bay as a free agent.
The move will be widely popular with Raiders fans, many of whom staked out the team’s facility Tuesday to greet Woodson on his visit and urge him to sign with...
Hot News for CB Charles Woodson
The Raiders and Charles Woodson are having a reunion.
Both Woodson and the Raiders on Tuesday agreed to a one-year deal, according to Jay Glazer.
Woodson met with the 49ers earlier in free agency, but aside from that the interest for the 2009 Defensive Player of the Year was paper thin. That is, until a week ago.
That’s when it reported the Raiders had offered a contract to the...
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