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Update 4:14pm:

Ian Rapoport is doing work this off-season while his peers take a few weeks off before draft hysteria officially kicks off. Charles Woodson is no longer a Green Bay Packer, well he won’t be very soon.

The details:

“They’re getting ready to release him. It’s part of the business,” agent Carl Poston said. “I just talked to him. He sounds like he has a lot of football left. “He’d like to go play for a contender, win another Super Bowl. “Woodson was due $9 million in 2013 and would count $10 million against the cap. He’s just not worth that any longer.

There’s no arguing with Rapoport’s final sentence. The former Michigan star had to move to Safety after a rapid decline in his cover skills. The Packers are loaded with defensive backs, including Tramon Williams, Sam Shields and M.D Jennings.

There’s a team in Buffalo that could use a safety to team with Jairus Byrd after cutting George Wilson. But hey, they’ve re-signed Tarvaris Jackson. You don’t mess with success.

When Charles Woodson retires, he’ll do it as one of the best players to ever play his position. For now, though, he’ll be in a sort of forced and painful temporary retirement for six weeks.

Woodson broke his collarbone during the Packers’ win yesterday over St. Louis, and he’ll be out for at least six weeks, according to a report from Jay Glazer. That leaves M.D. Jennings — one half of the infamous simultaneous catch — to step in until early December.

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