Charles Woodson back in No. 24

Updated: July 25, 2013, 3:54 PM ET
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Charles Woodson apparently has secured the No. 24 for his return season with the Oakland Raiders, but Tracy Porter said Wednesday on Twitter that he didn't give up the number willingly.

Woodson wore the No. 24 in his first eight seasons with the Raiders. When he left Oakland to sign with the Green Bay Packers in 2006, he switched to No. 21. But when he re-signed with Oakland this offseason, his favored No. 24 wasn't available because it belonged to Porter. He had told NFL Network ...

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