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GREEN BAY, Wis. Donald Driver stood on the sideline with his helmet on throughout the Packers' Week 1 loss, just waiting to get called onto the field. But as Green Bay's offense went through its first nine drives against the San Francisco 49ers, Driver could only watch and wait.
Driver, the Packers' all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards, finally got in on the final drive of the game. However, that only happened because Greg Jennings waved himself off the field following a deep pass route.
With Jennings out, either for rest or an undisclosed injury, Driver played the last three snaps of the game, none of which were passes thrown his way.
Driver's situation was not addressed by coach Mike McCarthy after the game.
Driver, 37, is in his 14th NFL season after being drafted in the seventh round by the Packers in 1999.
From 2004 to 2009, Driver had six consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 yards receiving. But in the past two years combined, he has barel...
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4 time pro bowler, Super Bowl champ, former Green Bay Packers team MVP, a Packers Water Payton Man of the year award winner, 59 receiving touchdowns, over 10,000 receiving yards and countless Lambeau Leaps.
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At 3:25 central time the Green Bay Packers will kick off the 2012 NFL season against the San Francisco 49ers.
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Randall Cobb returns a punt return for a touchdown which gave the Packers some momentum and got them back into the game. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Walden was arrested late last season on a domestic abuse charge and spent the entire Thanksgiving weekend in jail. Though the charges were later dropped, Walden was suspended by the league eight months later and...