Packers' Charles Woodson 'real broken up' after breaking collarbone
The scene in the Green Bay Packers' locker room at halftime was an emotional one as Charles Woodson, the cornerback and defensive leader who'd broken his collarbone in the first half, tried to address his teammates and couldn't.
"Charles was real broken up. He's been such a big part of this run and this season and leading us in the pregame speech, leading us on the field and makin' incredible plays," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said in an NFL Network interview. "I tried to go over and talk to him at halftime and I didn't know what to say to him. I mean, here's our leader on defense, our leader in the locker room and he's not going to be able to finish the game. I just said, 'Hey, I'll see you on the field to celebrate at the end.' and Charles told us, 'Let's finish this thing off.' "
After the win, Woodson, 34, was feeling better. He's now won a national college title, a Heisman Trophy and a Super bowl. "I broke down," Woodson said as he held the Lombardi Trophy. "I don't think I've cried that much since I was a kid, but I was confident in our guys, that they'd go out there and get it done and they did."
| February 6, 2011; 10:55 PM ET
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