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Packers' McCarthy to have Green Bay street named after him

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy is joining elite company in the history of the Green Bay Packers, officially having a local street named after him. A vote by the Ashwaubenon Village Board passed to have Potts Avenue changed to Mike McCarthy Way. This will take effect sometime in the next year, with local businesses being given a bit of financial assistance by the Packers as they...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Driver: Texans WR Andre Johnson 'isn't going anywhere'

The future of Andre Johnson remains unclear, but one Green Bay legend is certain the Texans star receiver will eventually return to the practice field in Houston. Johnson questioned last month if the Texans were still the right fit for him, and he was a no-show at the team's minicamp last week. Former Packers reciever and Houston native Donald Driver knows what Johnson is going...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Undrafted rookie issued No. 80 Packers jersey last worn by Driver

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Donald Driver has a street named after him, a key to the city of Green Bay and his own statue. There was even Donald Driver Day in the state of Wisconsin on Feb. 6, 2013. But one thing that Driver doesn't have is his No. 80 jersey retired by the Green Bay Packers. Therefore, sooner or later, someone else was bound to wear that number. That day is here. Undrafted...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

SP Interview with Donald Driver

Donald Driver didn’t just make an impact in the NFL, but he did off the field as well. Growing up as a kid Donald and his family faced tough times. Driver took that adversity and used it as motivation to create a better life for himself. Football fans know the mark he left not only in Green Bay, but throughout the league. The four time Pro Bowler helped the Packers win Super Bowl...
Via StraitPinkie.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The best WR based on draft position in Packers’ history

The Packers, at least recently, have been known to be able to draft a largely overlooked talent and develop him to become a great NFL wide receiver. So, when you’re talking about the best wide receiver to have ever been drafted by the Packers based on his draft position, there is a large field of competition. However, when looking at the career numbers that this group of low round...
Via cover32 - Packers
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin farm carves out amazing Donald Driver corn maze

Check out this great Wisconsin area corn maze featuring Green Bay Packers legend Donald Driver.
Via Gamedayr
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson: Attacks on Aaron Rodgers aren’t warranted

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has strangely been attacked through the media by his former receivers, Viking’s Greg Jennings and retired Donald Driver, over the past two months specifically regarding his leadership skills. Via ESPNWisconsin.com, former Green Bay Packer Charles Woodson says he doesn’t understand all the attacks on his former quarterback. I don’t understand...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 19, 2013  |  2 Comments

Aaron Rodgers leadership drama adds a Donald Driver chapter

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Donald Driver wanted to hit the reset button, but it was too late. The Green Bay Packers' all-time leading receiver had already added a new chapter to the seemingly never-ending discussion of quarterback Aaron Rodgers' leadership ability. "We've always said that the quarterback is the one that needs to take the pressure off everyone else,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers leadership drama adds a Donald Driver chapter

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Donald Driver wanted to hit the reset button, but it was too late. The Green Bay Packers' all-time leading receiver had already added a new chapter to the seemingly never-ending discussion of quarterback Aaron Rodgers' leadership ability. "We've always said that the quarterback is the one that needs to take the pressure off everyone else,"...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver says Aaron Rodgers doesn’t lead like most quarterbacks

During an interview with Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio,  former Packers wide receiver Donald Driver explained that Aaron Rodgers doesn’t lead the way other NFL quarterbacks do. “We’ve always said that the quarterback is the one that needs to take the pressure off everyone else,” Driver said via ESPN.com. “If a guy runs the wrong route, it’s easy for the...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Can the Packers triumph over adversity?

At the end of the 2010 NFL season, the Green Bay Packers walked away with the Lambeau Trophy as Super Bowl Champions. What was left of the Green Bay Packers, anyway, as they had 17 players inactive or on IR headed into the big game, with players like Donald Driver and Charles Woodson being injured in the game itself. Ever since, it seems like the Packers are faced with a litany...
Via The Penalty Flag
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

James Jones thinks Donald Driver still wants to play

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A golf outing with Donald Driver has current Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones thinking that his former teammate may be having second thoughts about retirement. Driver retired in February after 14 years with the Packers, but Jones interpreted their recent conversations to be that the franchise's all-time leading receiver might want a 15th NFL season...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

James Jones thinks Donald Driver still wants to play

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A golf outing with Donald Driver has current Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones thinking that his former teammate may be having second thoughts about retirement. Driver retired in February after 14 years with the Packers, but Jones interpreted their recent conversations to be that the franchise's all-time leading receiver might want a 15th NFL season...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson looks to emulate Donald Driver

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It didn't take long for Charles Johnson to discover an early similarity between the start of his career with the Green Bay Packers and that of the franchise's all-time leading receiver Donald Driver. Fourteen years ago, Driver was drafted in the seventh round by the Packers. Now, just as Driver exits Green Bay with a key to the city and a street named after...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Driver says he'll be ready if Packers call

Donald Driver will be ready to go if the Green Bay Packers call and say they needed his help. Other NFL teams, however, needn't bother. Green Bay's all-time leading receiver announced his retirement Jan. 31 after 14 years in the NFL - all with the Packers. Driver says he still loves the game, but he promised Packers fans he'd never play for another team. ''...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver would come out of retirement for the Green Bay Packers

Donald Driver retired from football four months ago, but the former Green Bay Packers star says that has not stopped a number of NFL teams from calling him to see if they can coax him into continuing his career. While the 38-year-old has not completely ruled out returning to football, he says he would never [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver Says He’d Come Out Of Retirement For Packers

Donald Driver is sitting at home relaxing, enjoying life, and preparing for his future.  Driver did say though if one particular team came calling, he’d definitely answer. During an interview with Fox Sports Wisconsin, Driver said he would come out of retirement if the Packers asked him to. “If the Packers called me and said, ‘Drive, come back to training camp,’ I’d be...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver open to Packers return.

When Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver retired this winter, he did so with a heavy heart.   That was in January. In June, Driver is putting it out there that he will be available if the Packers need him. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Donald Driver open to Packers return. appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
June 17, 2013  |  1 Comment

Green Bay Packers: Donald Driver Would Return if Needed

We thought Donald Driver was retiring. Apparently not. The former Green Bay receiver said he'll be ready if the Packers call him this season. SOURCE: Ty Dunne, Milwaukee Journal SentinelFantasy Spin:The Packers already have a pretty stacked receiving corps so there's really no reason for them to bring Driver back. River's last productive fantasy season came in 2009 when...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver still open to playing for the Packers

Even though Donald Driver has technically retired from the NFL, he wouldn’t be opposed to signing with the Green Bay Packers at any point this season, according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. For what it's worth…Driver: "I think the thing for me is if the Packers call midseason, I’d be in shape. I’ve been staying in shape." — Tyler Dunne...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Driver draws big crowd for charity softball game

Former Packers receiver Donald Driver drew a sellout crowd of more than 9,000 fans Sunday for his annual charity softball game. ''I was successful as I was because of the fans,'' said Driver, who took over the game after the Packers traded Brett Favre. ''This has always been such as special place because of the way the fans have shown me love and respect...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Driver: Teams Have Checked on Availability

Donald Driver, hosting his annual softball game on Sunday, says there's only one team he'd play for. The game capped a big weekend for Driver, who had a statue and street dedicated in his honor on Saturday.
Via gnb.scout.com
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver would only come back to play for Packers

APPLETON, Wis. -- Four months into retirement, Donald Driver is still on the minds of at least a few NFL teams. Phone calls have been coming in to try to get the Green Bay Packers' all-time leading receiver to continue his career elsewhere, but Driver has refused.Speaking at a press conference before his sixth-annual charity softball game, Driver didn't specify which teams...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Driver would only come back to play for Packers

APPLETON, Wis. -- Four months into retirement, Donald Driver is still on the minds of at least a few NFL teams. Phone calls have been coming in to try to get the Green Bay Packers' all-time leading receiver to continue his career elsewhere, but Driver has refused.Speaking at a press conference before his sixth-annual charity softball game, Driver didn't specify which teams...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss
LAMBEAU LEGEND

Driver honored with statue and street name

Donald Driver is the Green Bay Packers' all-time leader in both receptions and receiving yards. He was honored with his very own street and statue over the weekend.
Via Gamedayr
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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