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Following his worst statistical season in a decade, Donald Driver now faces a harsh reality — it may be time to move on from the Pack.
However, the 37-year-old is willing to do whatever it takes to remain with the only team he’s known in his professional career.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Driver told WISN-TV that he’s willing to take a pay cut to stay with the Packers, saying money won’t define his “legacy.”
“The organization knows what I’ve done on and off the field, and they want to keep me around as long as possible,” said Driver, WISN-TV reported. “If that means sitting down and taking pay cuts to stay around, then you take pay cuts to stay around. I’ve always said it’s not about the money for me anymore.
“What I’m pushing for is for my legacy to stay around in the state of Wisconsin and around the world forever. So the money’s not a big issue.”
Driver, whose already set the franchise record for career receptions and receiver yards, finished the 2011 season with
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