GREEN BAY, Wis. Packers veteran defensive back Charles Woodson is still not sure when he'll be able to return.
More than eight weeks after breaking his collarbone, Woodson, an eight-time Pro Bowler who tied for the NFL lead with seven interceptions last season, has not been cleared by the team's medical staff.
"I'm just not ready yet," Woodson said Sunday. "Not ready yet."
The original projection was for Woodson to miss six weeks.
"I'm (upset), because I want to play, but it's a mutual decision," Woodson said. "You know, if there was any other way, I'd be playing. But I understand the doctors' expert opinion, and we're in agreement 100 percent. So we just want to give it time."
Woodson was nearing a return for Green Bay's matchup in Chicago this past Sunday, but four days before the game, coach Mike McCarthy announced that it wasn't going to happen.
"Charles was ready to play, he's ready to go," McCarthy said on Dec. 12. "But the doctors are still, based on the information ov...