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Offline PackerTraxx  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 9:40:23 AM(UTC)
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I think Woodson is done in Green Bay for good, unless there are multiple secondary injuries early. I'm sure he wouldn't mind coming back, but I think when Ted Thompson makes a release like this, it's for good. As it likely should be, pending extenuating circumstances.

I don't see Charles Woodson back in Green Bay. The organization has moved on.


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Seriously, you are most likely correct. I believe Woody overvalued himself, as many players do. However, if the Packers can't pick up a good prospect in the draft and what we have isn't panning out as good as they would like, or there's injuries there may be a need for the Packers. Woody might have gained a more accurate value on his worth and a reasonable number might be worked out. I agree the intent of both parties is to move on, but footballs bounce in funny ways sometimes.

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I don't know for sure, but I think Charles Woodson said he wasn't approached about a reduced contract with the Packers. Initially, I thought the Packers didn't out of respect for him. Maybe after seeing no one is signing him, out of respect and more importantly, out of need they offer him a modest contract?

That poses the question ... are the Packers better with Charles Woodson?
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#13 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 10:37:11 AM(UTC)
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PackerTraxx said: Go to Quoted Post
"Thank You." - Ryan Grant \:d/

Seriously, you are most likely correct. I believe Woody overvalued himself, as many players do. However, if the Packers can't pick up a good prospect in the draft and what we have isn't panning out as good as they would like, or there's injuries there may be a need for the Packers. Woody might have gained a more accurate value on his worth and a reasonable number might be worked out. I agree the intent of both parties is to move on, but footballs bounce in funny ways sometimes.


Or if he doesn't feel like risking another major injury, I'm sure we could find a coach's assistant or coaching job for him.
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#14 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:03:25 PM(UTC)
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Charles Woodson said:
I am a football player. I am not a corner, I am not a safety; I am just a guy that can play football. You can put me in anywhere on that field, in any situation, and I am going to get it done. I call myself ‘Seasoning Salt:’ You can put me in anything and I will make it better. I am just waiting on an opportunity.



from Jason Wilde: "Asked in an iMessage if he would consider returning to the Packers if he continues to not have outside interest, Woodson joked about quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ impending contract, Woodson replied, ‘Yeah, if A-Rod puts me on his payroll!”"

lol
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Honestly I didn't see much of a difference in safety play between when Woodson was in there and when McMillian/Jennings was in last season.
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#16 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 9:36:32 AM(UTC)
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im sure at a reduced rate the pack would be more then happy to take back sir charles !!
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#17 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:58:13 AM(UTC)
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Honestly I didn't see much of a difference in safety play between when Woodson was in there and when McMillian/Jennings was in last season.


both were terrible.
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#18 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:06:04 AM(UTC)
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gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
both were terrible.


So was Woodson so I guess my point stands.
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#19 Posted : Thursday, April 18, 2013 1:03:00 PM(UTC)
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Obtuse for sure... it would be curious and I wonder what Woodson is asking for in terms of salary.

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Packers general manager Ted Thompson is known for playing things close to the vest in the buildup to the NFL Draft -- and really in regard to pretty much every subject -- so his 20-minute meeting with reporters Thursday in Green Bay produced the expected amount of obtuse answers and little if any news.

....

What about giving thought to bringing back future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson, released by the Packers at season's end, if the team can't upgrade its safety situation in the draft?

"Oh, I wouldn't care to speculate about that."
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#20 Posted : Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:31:22 PM(UTC)
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Ted doesn't talk- yet again. I am shocked beyond belief.
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