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According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Packers cornerback Sam Shields didn’t show for Tuesday’s organized team activities. It likely has to do with that fact that he wants a long-term contract.
A restricted free agent, Shields has not signed his tender with the team. Coach Mike McCarthy would not offer a specific reason for Shields not practicing, but Shields is likely eyeing a lucrative long-term deal.
“Sam Shields is a young player and our program speaks for itself and how young players develop year to year,” McCarthy said. “I wish Sam was here. He’s not here for his specific reasons that I’m sure if he wants to answer them, he can answer them. It’s about the opportunity to compete and our secondary is very competitive. I wish he was here.”
Given the second-round tender, Shields would make $2.023 million in 2013 if he signed.
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Both Woodson and the Raiders on Tuesday agreed to a one-year deal, according to Jay Glazer.
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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.
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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
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