ALAMEDA, Calif. – When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn't thinking much about playing beyond this season.
Now the 38-year-old sees no reason to stop.
It'd be difficult to argue otherwise.
Woodson was selected as the AFC defensive player of the week on Wednesday, in part for his milestone accomplishment last Thursday while helping the Raiders snap a 16-game regular-season losing streak that dated to 2013.
The 17th-year veteran defensive back made nine tackles and had one sack in Oakland's 24-20 win over Kansas City, becoming the first player since at least 1982 to have 50 interceptions and 20 sacks.
It's the latest in a long list of honors for Woodson. He is tied for the team lead in tackles.
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