Charles Woodson Rumors: Veteran Would Be Poor Fit for Broncos

May 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Adding Charles Woodson to a secondary that already includes Champ Bailey would be a bad idea for the Denver Broncos. Per Chris Wesseling of NFL.com, the Broncos are among the teams that are showing interest in the 16-year veteran.
Torrey Smith's abuse of Bailey in the playoffs should have served notice to the Broncos. At 34 years old, Bailey is no longer the type of dominant corner capable of locking down elite receivers.
Bringing a 37-year-old Woodson into the same unit is just asking for trouble. 
The Broncos are looking to win now, but they would be wise not to load the roster with short-timers. Even though Woodson’s contract will likely be low-cost and low-risk, there are better options.
A player like Quintin Mikell, for example, is a much safer target. He’s still unsigned, and he’s five years younger than Woodson. 
He played in all 16 games last season while Woodson played in just seven. The St. Louis Rams still haven't given up...

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