Charles Woodson knows all too well about the wear and tear of the NFL, and he took time to weigh in on the sudden retirement of Andrew Luck.

Seemingly out of nowhere, Luck announced his retirement from the NFL Saturday night after seven years in the league. Luck cited a number of reasons why, but the decision was ultimately a surprise.

On Sunday, Woodson took time to weigh in on the sudden announcement. The Michigan legend and Heisman winner went on to have an ultra-successful 18-year career with the Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders. However, Woodson indicated Sunday he almost cut his career short.

RELATED: Charles Woodson shares lofty prediction for Michigan’s 2019 season

In a tweet, Woodson claimed he thought about retiring after just eight seasons in the league but eventually decided against it. In the end, he knows he made the right decision but offered respect to Luck: