Charles Woodson will visit Raiders Tuesday, despite "standing offer" from Broncos

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Four teams are reportedly in the mix for the three-time All Pro safety.

The Denver Broncos have reportedly made Charles Woodson a contract offer, but the free agent safety is still considering his options, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Per Rapoport, those options include the New York Giants, Carolina Panthers, and Oakland Raiders.

"(Woodson) still can do it on the field." Woodson doesn't "just" want to be signed to be a de facto assistant coach helping rookies. -Woodson's agent Carl Poston, via NFL.com

Beside the Broncos, the Raiders are the most actively interested. Woodson has accepted an invitation by the Oakland Raiders to visit the team this Tuesday.

The draw to Oakland might not be strictly financial for Woodson; should he sign with the Broncos' AFC West rival, he would be reunited him with his original NFL team. The Raiders drafted Woodson in the first round (4th overall pick) of the 1998 draft; Woodson spent eight years in Oakland.

Meanwhile, the Broncos' offer is standing, and was reportedly for more than the veteran minimum. Other teams have "balked" at offering Woodson more than the veteran minimum, according to Rapoport, but this visit with Oakland is a sign that may change.

Credit Woodson's agent for doing his job: using the media to drum up interest around the league, legitimate or not, and likely upping the price tag for his future Hall of Fame client in the twilight of his career. The Broncos now have serious competition in the Charles Woodson sweepstakes.

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