Oakland Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson is back to his familiar No. 24 jersey that he wore in his first stint with Oakland after wearing no number and No. 2 during off-season workouts.
“It was overwhelming,” he said Wednesday. “I think that if at any time I’d ever forgotten what the love was like in Oakland, I was definitely reminded yesterday.”
Free agent Charles Woodson signed a one year contract with the Oakland Raiders that could pay the 36-year-old defensive back as much as $4.3 million, including incentives.
Charles Woodson is coming back home to Oakland. Woodson signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Tuesday to return to his original team after leaving seven years ago for Green Bay as a free agent.
Charles Woodson visits the Oakland Raiders Tuesday as the free agent defensive back looks for a new home.
The 2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year would’ve traveled to the Bay Area from Denver after meeting with the Broncos on Wednesday, but he had charity obligations this weekend to support Mott Children’s Hospital.
The 49ers are talking to Charles Woodson and Nnamdi Asomugha, both free agent defensive backs. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew there could be room for both on the team.
Agent Carl Poston said in a phone interview that Woodson spent all day Wednesday in sessions with the Super Bowl runner-up 49ers and was happy with the time he spent around the organization. He left the Bay Area early Thursday, Poston said.
The 49ers lost tight end Delanie Walker on his first day as a free agent when he signed with the Tennessee Titans.
The San Francisco 49ers do not have the luxury of easing into the 2012 season. First up on the schedule is the Green Bay Packers, a team with multiple Pro Bowlers on both sides of the ball, yet it’s their offense that steals the show.