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Veteran receiver's future remains up in the air
Given the opportunity to clarify Donald Driver’s future with the team, both Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy chose to say nothing about the veteran receiver. “I would never speculate on something like that,” Thompson told local reporters over the weekend. “He’s dancing right now. Doing good, too.” Added McCarthy, “No reason to speculate on that. I’m just going to follow Ted’s answer to the question.” Perhaps I’m reading too much into what was said, or in this case wasn’t said, but I have a feeling that Driver’s illustrious career with the Green Bay Packers is coming to an end.
Here’s what McCarthy said on the same subject five weeks ago at the owner’s meetings: “Donald’s still on our roster. I thought Donald, the second half of the season, he played very well. His role, as far as opportunities, was not as high as it’s been in the past, but I thought Donald was very consistent down the stretch. I thought he played well in t
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