You needed a dial-up connection to browse the internet during Charles Woodson's rookie year.

That was back in 1998. Now, fellow Silver and Black clad teammates are tweeting and posting about the player most call the "Greatest of All Time."

Via Hall of Famer Tim Brown:

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@RAIDERS @CwoodsonF happy/sad to hear about 24 retiring! Has to go down in history as one of the best defensive players ever! #seeuncanton!

— Tim Brown (@81TimBrown) December 22, 2015

Via defensive end Justin Tuck:

Charles Woodson @CwoodsonF @TwentyFourWines you are the definition of PRO. It has been a honor to watch you work. #Goat #1stballot

— Justin Tuck (@JustinTuck) December 22, 2015

Via receiver Rod Streater:

Gonna miss watching the Goat play. He just kept getting better. 18 years! Unreal

— Rod Streater (@rodstreater80) December 22, 2015

Via defensive end Khalil Mack:

Man to say it is a HONOR is not doing it justice I'm blessed to have came into this league and seen what greatness looks like...we gonna send you out right big brah! #Goat #bigbra #18hofyears

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Via quarterback Derek Carr:

Thank you C Wood for helping me and teaching me over the past 2 years. You are one of the best to ever play this game. #RaiderNation let's send him out right with these last 2 games. #HOF #FirstBallot

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Via defensive tackle Justin Ellis:

A Caption Can't explain How Grateful I Am, of having a chance to play…

— JustinJelly Ellis (@JeLLy_ThaDON) December 22, 2015

Via running back Latavius Murray:

Beyond Blessed I had the chance to play with Future #HOF C-Wood

— Latavius Murray (@LataviusM) December 22, 2015

That Woodson guy seems like a popular player. The Raiders might want to keep him around.