Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 2/1/13

SAN FRANCISC0 - AUGUST 16: Wide receiver Donald Driver #80 of the Green Bay Packers relaxes against the San Francisco 49ers during a preseason game on August 16, 2008 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Greg Trott/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The temperature at Lambeau Field was a frigid 0 degrees Friday morning, with a wind chill of 20 below zero. But that didn't stop an estimated 600-plus die-hard Packers fans from waiting in line outside for hours for a chance to get tickets to Donald Driver's Wednesday retirement ceremony.With only 1,000 of the free tickets available, each person who made it to the distribution window had the opportunity to receive four. Most people took the full allotment, but there were a few who took fewer.Ticket distribution began at 8:56 a.m., and 18 minutes later they were all gone. Hundreds of people were turned away, teeth chattering, with no tickets to show for a morning spent in many layers.One person who certainly earned her tickets was 21-year-old Hailey Marks of Oshkosh, Wis. She, along with her mother, were the first in line and arrived at Lambeau Field at 2:30 a.m."It was definitely worth the wait," said Marks, who will attend the event inside the Lambeau Field Atriu...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Giants pull $60 million offer to Jason Pierre-Paul

Dwayne Bowe: I’m here to fill Josh Gordon’s shoes

Report: DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul's antics

Marcus Smart eager to show full skill set with injury behind him

Geno Smith: Brandon Marshall is 'a quarterback's best friend'

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: NFL executive questions hype around Sam Bradford

Raiders coaching staff excited about running backs

Braves reportedly aren’t keen on trading Cameron Maybin

Rory McIlroy suffered injury in soccer game with friends

Jason Kidd to be named general manager of Bucks

USWNT romps Japan 5-2 to win third Women's World Cup title

How Matt Ryan became “Matty Ice”

The long road of an NBA second-round pick

Jameis Winston visits Miami teen in hospital with condition

2015 MLB first-half all-surprise team

World Cup Final smashes ratings records

Tsunami survivor fulfills dream by signing with Sporting Lisbon

Andre Johnson reconnects with Chuck Pagano by joining Colts

Lou Williams bolsters Lakers backcourt, but trouble remains

MLB teams who will continue to disappoint in the second half

2015 All-Star starters announced, featuring four Royals

WATCH: Jake Marisnick makes fantastic running catch

WATCH: Carlos Gomez leaves gum, note for Billy Hamilton

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Giants pull offer to Pierre-Paul

Report: Jordan was tired of Chris Paul

2015 All-Star starters announced

JPP injured in fireworks mishap?

Odell Beckham doesn't want to be known for 'the catch'

Russell Wilson 'would definitely consider' playing for Mariners

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

LBS on Sports Jeopardy! Here's how how it went

College football's 35 most patriotic helmets

A brief history of non-star All-Stars

With Love retained, the Cavs can take care of LeBron

Grading the deal: Davis commits to Pelicans

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.