Top 10 Charles Woodson Moments

As we celebrate FS Charles Woodson earning the Commitment to Excellence Award, we take a look back at some of 24's best moments.


  1. 60th Career INT (2014) – **During the Raiders home finale against the Buffalo Bills, Woodson dropped back and intercepted Kyle Orton's pass, making him only the 11th player in NFL history with at least 60 interceptions.

2. Entering the 50/20 Club (2014) –In Week 12 of the 2014 season, Woodson sacked Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith in the third quarter, making him the first player since sacks became an official statistic in 1982 to record 50 interceptions and 20 sacks for his career.

3. Winning DROY (1998) –The former Michigan Wolverine started all 16 games his rookie season in Oakland, and after recording five interceptions and two forced fumbles, he was named the AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and the PWFA Defensive Rookie of the Year.

4. Drafted (No. 4 overall) (1998) –After an outstanding career in Ann Arbor, the Raiders used their first-round pick (No. 4 overall) on the talented cornerback from Michigan, officially setting a Hall of Fame career in motion.

5. First Pick Six (1998) –In just his fifth game in Silver and Black Woodson demonstrated his worth, intercepting a Jake Plummer pass and returning it 46 yards for the score.

6. Winning the AFC Championship Game (2002) –Following an 11-5 regular season the Raiders earned the top seed in the playoffs, and after defeating the Tennessee Titans 41-24 at Coliseum, the Silver and Black advanced to Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego.

7. Return to Oakland (2013) ­– After an impressive eight-year run in Silver and Black Woodson signed with the Green Bay Packers, but following seven years in Wisconsin, the former first-round pick returned to the Bay Area, much to the delight of Raider Nation.


  1. 13th Defensive Touchdown (2013) – **Woodson scooped a Danny Woodhead fumble and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown, tying him with current Raiders assistant defensive backs coach Rod Woodson for the most defensive touchdowns in league history with13.

9. Woodson Secures the Battle of the Bay (2014) –The future Hall of Famer secured a win and regional bragging rights for the Raiders when he picked off a Colin Kaepernick pass in the fourth quarter of the Battle of the Bay.

10. Commitment to Excellence Award Winner (2014) ­–Woodson added another accolade to his impressive career, as he was named the 13th Commitment to Excellence Award winner, an award he received based on the votes of his teammates.

*On Thanksgiving Day 2009, Woodson became the first NFL player (since sacks became an official statistic in 1982) to record two interceptions, an interception touchdown, a sack and a fumble recovery in the same game when he posted all of those statistics on 11/26/09 for GB at Detroit.

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