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Raiders losing streak dampens playoff talk

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Earlier this month, Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson wanted his teammates to embrace the idea of talking about the playoffs. Three weeks later, the postseason chatter inside Oakland's locker room has gone silent. Now the focus is on fixing a long list of problems on both sides of the ball and ending a three-game losing streak that has quieted any talk...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Releases Hype Video For OSU Featuring Desmond Howard’s Pose

After previously sharing a pump-up clip of the Charles Woodson- David Boston fight, the Michigan Athletics Twitter account shared the iconic pose Desmond Howard did after returning a punt for a touchdown against the Buckeyes. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ( _ _ / #BeatOSU _0__ | — Michigan...
Via Diehardsport
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh: Jabrill Peppers can be 'the Willie Mays of football'

It’s been pretty clear this season that Michigan’s red-shirt freshman defensive back Jabrill Peppers is a pretty unique talent. Peppers has been utilized on defense, in the Wildcat, at wide receiver and in the return game.  Many people have compared him to former Wolverine Charles Woodson because of his ability to impact the game in every phase. But his head coach, Jim Harbaugh...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Charles Woodson not ruling out a return in 2016

Jake Roth-USA TODAY SportsOakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson isn’t ruling out playing next season, when the Pro Bowler would be 40 years old. “I guess I’m already there, pretty much,” Woodson said in a conference call with Detroit reporters Wednesday. “Could I see myself going another year? Uhh, I guess I could. I mean, it’s right there. It’s not like it’s...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson Throws Up Michigan Photo After Win vs. Indiana

Charles Woodson, the former Michigan Heisman winner and current favorite to win the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award, was a happy man following the Wolverines’ last second win over Indiana. The Oakland Raider safety shared a throwback Michigan picture to his Facebook page: The post Charles Woodson Throws Up Michigan Photo After Win vs. Indiana appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A one-armed Charles Woodson still owns the Raiders secondary

Charles Woodson isn't 100 percent healthy. But he might still be 100 percent better than his teammates at coverage. Isaiah J. Downing USA TODAY SportsCharles Woodson couldn't raise his right arm after the second play of Sunday's game on.So, the 18-year veteran just played with his left arm. He was still better than Oakland's other pass-defensing options vs. Pittsburgh.“I don...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson makes $250K for picking off Geno Smith

Oakland Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson may be 39 and considered “old” by most, but he currently leads the NFL in interceptions with five in seven games this season. Leave it to New York Jets backup quarterback Geno Smith to gift Woodson his fifth interception, which just earned Woodson $250,000. Woodson’s contract contains a bonus incentive for accomplishing five...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson: I have at least 10 years left in me

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson insists he is a "young 39."When asked by radio show host Jim Rome whether he would be playing into his 40's like his NFL contemporaries Tom Brady and Drew Brees have suggested, Woodson made his belief quite clear."I have at least 10 years left in me," Woodson told Rome. "I can get to 50."Woodson, an 18-year NFL veteran, turned 39 years old earlier...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

What was happening in the world when Manning and Woodson debuted?

The year was 1998. The Congress voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton and Steve Jobs had just introduced the the Apple iMac.A young cornerback from Michigan was coming off a Heisman winning campaign and preparing for his first season in the NFL with the Oakland Raiders, who were just a few years removed from returning to Northern California from Los Angeles.Meanwhile, a...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson on the Raiders: 'We suck'

Charles Woodson is what some might call a “straight shooter.” Woodson’s Oakland Raiders looked absolutely dismal for the second straight week, getting shut out for three straight quarters en route to a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans. After the game, the veteran cornerback was asked what he thought of his football team. His response was about blunt as it gets. “We’re...
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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