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Woodson, Anderson meet with Turner

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) _ Charles Woodson and Marques Anderson returned to work Tuesday and met with coach Norv Turner a day after their arrest for public intoxication.

It's always a concern,'' Turner said of suspect off-field behavior.It's an unfortunate situation, and we're going to deal with it.''

He didn't elaborate on any disciplinary action the team will take.

Anderson practiced, but Woodson was held out with a knee injury and is doubtful for Saturday's game at Kansas City.

The rest of the Oakland Raiders didn't want to talk about their teammates' trouble.

I block that out,'' defensive end Bobby Hamilton said.It's up to the individual.''

Neither Woodson nor Anderson had addressed their teammates about what happened, and they weren't in the locker room during media availability.

League spokesman Steve Alic said Tuesday the players could qualify for the NFL's substance-abuse program, but only suspensions and not fines are made public. Woodson might already be part of the program because he has a previous offense.

A spokeswoman with the Alameda County District Attorney's office said her office expected to receive police reports from the arrests by late Tuesday or early Wednesday, and the players could face charges.

Woodson and Anderson were arrested at 4:20 a.m. Monday in Oakland after refusing to leave the back seat of a woman's car, and both were jailed briefly. The woman's name and age weren't released, though she is from Oakland. It was unclear whether the players knew her.

A police spokesman didn't immediately return a call on Tuesday afternoon.

You never know what the situation was,'' fullback Zack Crockett said.The good thing is he wasn't driving. Those guys weren't going to get behind the wheel of a car. That's the positive thing, that those guys were smart enough not to get behind the wheel of a car, especially when you're drinking.''

Police said Woodson and Anderson were uncooperative, had problems maintaining their balance, had bloodshot watery eyes and a strong odor of alcohol. They were acting in a belligerent manner, police said.

Woodson, designated as the Raiders' franchise player in February, didn't play in Sunday's 40-35 win over Tennessee because of an injured knee.

Safety Ray Buchanan didn't seem to think Woodson's latest off-field trouble would affect the team.

What you do is try to build on it,'' he said.You don't try to make it a big issue. There's always going to be team distractions one way or another. It's how mature your team is to actually handle it. Hopefully we've got enough mature guys around here who can handle situations like this.''

Woodson signed a one-year tender for $8.782 million on Aug. 31 after missing 33 days of training camp. Woodson has 74 tackles, 2{ sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception this season.

He hadn't missed a game since being suspended and sent home by former coach Bill Callahan for the final game last season at San Diego for missing curfew.

In May 2000, Woodson was cited in warrants charging him with drunken driving and driving with a suspended license in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he won the 1997 Heisman Trophy for Michigan. Police said he registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.24 percent, more than twice Michigan's legal limit.

Anderson was acquired in a September trade with Green Bay.

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