Woodson (shoulder) will retire after this season.
After becoming the only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy in 1997, Woodson lived up to the hype in the NFL, making eight Pro Bowls, earning four first-team and three second-team All Pro bids, being named Defensive Player of the Year twice, and winning a Super Bowl with the Packers in 2010. While the defensive back is the sole player in NFL history to record 50-plus interceptions (65, to be exact) and at least 20 sacks (20), he's also notched 33 forced fumbles, 16 fumble recoveries, and 13 touchdowns with two games remaining in an 18-year career.
Woodson (shoulder) is listed as active Sunday versus the Chiefs, Bill Williamson of ESPN.com reports.
Woodson sits in a tie for second with five interceptions this season, yet he hasn't picked one off since corralling a Geno Smith pass in Week 8. The drought may continue against Alex Smith, who has thrown 283 consecutive passes without an interception.
Woodson (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Titans.
Woodson turned in full practices Thursday and Friday to ensure his availability for Sunday's game. The 39-year-old has seen his proficiency as a tackler decline this season with 52 stops across 10 games, but he's already amassed five interceptions, his highest total since collecting seven in 2011 as a member of the Packers.
Woodson (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game at Detroit.
The sore shoulder seems to land Woodson on the injury report every week, but he has not missed any playing time because of it.
Woodson (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game at Pittsburgh.
The ageless wonder has five interceptions on the season, and he is ready to go for more in this game.
Raiders safety Charles Woodson (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears, Bay Area News Group reports.
Woodson -- who has 17 tackles and one pick in three games to date -- played through his shoulder issues last week and we'd expect that to be the case once again Sunday, though to be sure, his IDP owners will still want to verify his status before the Raiders' 1:00 ET kickoff.
Raiders safety Charles Woodson recorded six tackles (four solo) and an interception in Sunday's Week 3 matchup against the Browns.
Woodson has now played in two straight games after dislocating his shoulder in Week 1, and he came up big for the Raiders on Sunday. The 18-year veteran recorded the only interception of the game for either team to help move Oakland to 2-1.
Woodson has been a ball hawk his whole career and continues to make plays on a weekly basis.
Despite dislocating his shoulder in the Week 1 opener, Raiders safety Charles Woodson was able to suit up on Sunday and played 81 of the Raiders' 82 defensive snaps in a win over the Ravens, Scott Bair of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reports.
Many believed after the injury happened last week that Woodson would need to miss multiple weeks and wondered if it would mark the end of his career. However, the 18-year veteran pushed all week to practice and insisted that he could play on Sunday, which is exactly what he did. Woodson finished with four tackles (three solo), and it looks like he'll be active again in Week 3.
Veteran Raiders free safety Charles Woodson is ready to roll Sunday against Baltimore. He had been deemed questionable with a shoulder issue, but he is active.
The 38-year-old Woodson contributed to seven tackles in the season opener.
Raiders safety Charles Woodson (shoulder) was limited again at Friday's walk-through practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Scott Bair of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reports.
Woodson has been lobbying to play after dislocating his right shoulder against the Bengals last Sunday, but he's far from a lock to do so, with the Raiders potentially sitting him this weekend, with the long haul in mind.
If Woodson ends up being inactive Sunday, Taylor Mays is expected to start at strong safety for the team.
Raiders veteran safety Charles Woodson was again limited in practice Friday as he recovers from a right shoulder dislocation sustained in Week 1. He is considered questionable for Sunday against Baltimore.
Woodson has been campaigning to play, according to CSNBayArea.com, but Jack Del Rio remains uncertain about his status.
Four days after suffering a shoulder separation, Raiders safety Charles Woodson practiced in a limited fashion on Thursday, ESPN.com reports.
Though it looked like Woodson would probably miss time after hurting his shoulder in Week 1, coach Jack Del Rio relayed that "of course" Woodson is pushing to play Sunday against the Ravens. Whether that actually happens remains to be seen, but the veteran safety has yet to be ruled out for the contest at this stage.
Raiders safety Charles Woodson was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Scott Blair of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reports. He was seen stretching and participating in individual drills with the secondary. However, he wasn't wearing pads or a helmet.
Woodson dislocated his shoulder during a tackle Sunday against the Bengals and wasn't given an initial timetable to return. Woodson's activity during practice could be seen as a promising sign regarding his status for Sunday, but Blair cautions that would be a very optimistic view considering Woodson's age and the severity of the injury.
Raiders safety Charles Woodson, who was injured Sunday's season opener against the Bengals, was diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder, per NFL.com. He is expected to miss an extended amount of time.
The Raiders are now without their two top safeties, as Nate Allen is still sidelined with a torn MCL and will be out for several weeks. Woodson is reportedly trying to convince the coaching staff to let him play in Week 2 against the Ravens, but the team is likely to turn to Taylor Mays instead.
A shoulder injury forced Raiders safety Charles Woodson to be removed from Sunday's game, reports RaiderBeat.com. Woodson sustained the injury when he ran into the backside of linebacker Malcolm Smith.
Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson is getting ready for his 18th season in the NFL, and he's enjoying it. While there have been a recent slew of retirements lately, Woodson has all intentions of continuing his career.
"I want to. I want to," Woodson said Tuesday, per ESPN.com. "Those guys are not playing for whatever reason, but I have been able to be relatively healthy my whole career. I still want to play. Still playing at a high level. When you have those things going for you, why not keep playing?"
In 2014, Woodson posted a career-high 113 tackles. New Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is looking forward to working with Woodson this season. Del Rio has compared Woodson to the likes of Peyton Manning and Champ Bailey.
"It's not a secret why some of these guys that are tremendous athletes, they're playing well into their careers, why they continue to play at such a high level. It's their work ethic and their love for the game," Del Rio said. "These guys love football. They love being around the guys. They love helping, teaching and competing. One thing about Charles, he is a very competitive guy. I think that's what fuels him."
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is set to be one of the NFL's top free-agent targets . At least one NFL veteran has made it clear he'd like Suh to join his team.
Speaking to ESPN.com, Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson said that Suh is the type of dominating defensive player that any team would want to add.
“I know I would be no different. That guy is one of the best, overall, period in the NFL," Woodson said. "Would I like him on our team? Believe it.”
Suh was taken by the Lions with the second-overall pick in the 2010 draft. Until March 7, when the legal tampering period begins, NFL teams won't be able to negotiate with players' agents. Until then, the only team that can stay in contact with Suh's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is Detroit. The official free-agent period starts March 10, when the new league year begins.
The Lions have reason to bring Suh back as they'll have a $9,737,500 cap charge for Suh regardless if he's franchised, re-signed or gone, due to bonus money prorated for the 2015 season.
One reason Woodson would like Suh is to make the Raiders' defensive backs' jobs easier. In 2014, Oakland allowed 238.1 yards through the air per game, which ranked 17th in the NFL.
“The better your front is, the better it makes your job as a defensive back and the ability to know that the ball is coming out soon," Woodson said.
The Raiders announced safety Charles Woodson signed a one-year contract Monday for the 2015 season.
It will be his 18th NFL season. He was originally drafted by the Raiders and spent the last two seasons with the team. In 16 games, he totaled 112 tackles, one sack and four interceptions.
Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson, who had nine total tackles in Week 1 and eight in Week 2, had a modest four, including three solo, Week 3 at New England.
Woodson had a career-high 97 tackles in 2013, his first year back with the Raiders.
Free agent defensive back Charles Woodson won't be changing addresses for the upcoming season, after agreeing to return to the Raiders on a one-year deal, according to ESPN.com Wednesday.
The 27-year-old put together a very productive 2013 season, finishing with a career-high 97 tackles. He added three forced fumbles and one interception in his return to Oakland after seven seasons in Green Bay.