Found May 23, 2013 on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network:
I didn’t think he’d do it. I really didn’t. When the Green Bay Packers let him go, I thought Charles Woodson would come to his senses and retire. After all, he’d had a good run. He won an NCAA National Championship with Michigan in 1997. He was the only defensive player in NCAA history to [...]The post Why, Charles Woodson, why? by Rourke Douglas Decker appeared first on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network.
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