Charles Woodson is headed for free agency, but even as a 36-year-old defensive back, he shouldn't be out of work long. In today's pass-first NFL, cornerbacks and safeties come at a premium. Woodson with 55 career interceptions has experience at both positions.
The Bengals made major strides across the organization since rebooting the personnel following the 2010 season, but it won't mean much if they can't clear the final hurdle of beating Pittsburgh or Baltimore. Now, their playoffs hopes depend on it.