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Offline tromadz  
#1 Posted : Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:50:50 PM(UTC)
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Can someone tell me why Donald Driver isn't in the rotation more? It can't be age. He's still got it. And he got us the dagger TD tonight.

In the preseason, people made fun of me for being so pro-Driver. He's clearly better than James Jones (in my opinion anyway). He still has the moves, and the HANDS.

HANDS.

4 drops by the Packers tonight. 2 by Jordy, 1 by Finley, and 1 by someone I'm too drunk to remember.

HANDS. VETERAN LEADERSHIP.

DONALD DRIVER!

So why isn't he in there?
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Offline Pack93z  
#2 Posted : Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:58:25 PM(UTC)
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He will be getting it.. that mental error by Jones will get Driver more play. He is coming.. tell them Driver is coming.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#3 Posted : Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:02:45 PM(UTC)
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i dont jones to make the right reads. i trust driver
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#4 Posted : Thursday, September 13, 2012 10:37:03 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: tromadz Go to Quoted Post
Can someone tell me why Donald Driver isn't in the rotation more? It can't be age. He's still got it. And he got us the dagger TD tonight.

In the preseason, people made fun of me for being so pro-Driver. He's clearly better than James Jones (in my opinion anyway). He still has the moves, and the HANDS.

HANDS.

4 drops by the Packers tonight. 2 by Jordy, 1 by Finley, and 1 by someone I'm too drunk to remember.

HANDS. VETERAN LEADERSHIP.

DONALD DRIVER!

So why isn't he in there?


Look at the picture Pack93z made me. Yes, Driver still has "it." I'd love to see more Driver and less Jones as well. Jones should have had that TD. Driver would have caught that.

Maybe Driver will be our secret weapon later on in the year, after Gregorious, Jordy, and Cobb leave their mark. I'm not expecting much from Jones or Finley other than more key drops.

I have faith in Jordy to catch the ball. I think tonight was a fluke.
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#5 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 12:12:12 AM(UTC)
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The only reason I can think of: other WRs have outplayed him in practice. Which is still a shitty reason because time after time Driver has proven he brings it during games - often better than our other WRs.

I'll be interested to see the snap count of tonight's game. Driver really should be getting a good number of snaps - he certainly can still play the game at a high level.
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#6 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 8:10:45 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: tromadz Go to Quoted Post
Can someone tell me why Donald Driver isn't in the rotation more? It can't be age. He's still got it. And he got us the dagger TD tonight.

In the preseason, people made fun of me for being so pro-Driver. He's clearly better than James Jones (in my opinion anyway). He still has the moves, and the HANDS.

HANDS.

4 drops by the Packers tonight. 2 by Jordy, 1 by Finley, and 1 by someone I'm too drunk to remember.

HANDS. VETERAN LEADERSHIP.

DONALD DRIVER!

So why isn't he in there?


James Jones, in the endzone...hit both hands. Had a little much on it and Jones had to jump high for it, but it hit him in both hands.


The old man still has it. Driver needs more snaps. Not all snaps...but he should definitely be in the game. Loved his touchdown dance, haha. =d>
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#7 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 9:07:35 AM(UTC)
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I am trying to find a video of his touchdown dance,so if anyone finds it please post
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#8 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 9:19:36 AM(UTC)
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Yes. His TD dance was sexy.

Showing the young ones how it's done.
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#9 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 9:31:05 AM(UTC)
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Donald Driver had the most drops last season for the Packers not named Finley.
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#10 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 1:23:15 PM(UTC)
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It was nice to see Donald Driver with the TD catch doing his dancing with the stars routine. I have to admit that we have a lot of WRs competing for these spots. I am thinking that Jones should take a seat to Driver after yesterday. Maybe Jones just never got his shot to play WR consistently with the pack and is therefore making mistakes. Unfortunately, he is not a young player anymore and the pack can't sacrifice the time to let him "develop" with new guys waiting to be the Gregarious.
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#11 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 1:37:48 PM(UTC)
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It was nice to see Donald Driver with the TD catch doing his dancing with the stars routine. I have to admit that we have a lot of WRs competing for these spots. I am thinking that Jones should take a seat to Driver after yesterday. Maybe Jones just never got his shot to play WR consistently with the pack and is therefore making mistakes. Unfortunately, he is not a young player anymore and the pack can't sacrifice the time to let him "develop" with new guys waiting to be the Gregarious.


I'd have no problem with that. JJ needs to work on "over the shoulder" and also turning and catching.

Until he masters those skills, he should descend the depth chart, much like Shields did this preseason.
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#12 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 3:34:56 PM(UTC)
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Driver should get more playing time.
He is still a good possession reciever IMO.
A good option on third and short instead of throwing a 60 yard bomb.

That call is still grinding on me.
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#13 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 5:21:04 PM(UTC)
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Donald Driver dancing after his TD
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#14 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 9:56:49 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: tromadz Go to Quoted Post
Donald Driver dancing after his TD


"Lord of the Dance!"[grin1]
I said all along that DD still had "it!"
I also think he should replace Jones. Maybe it would wake him up that you can't keep making mistakes and still have your spot on the team.
I'd also like to see what Boykin can doo. he was a MONSTER in the preseason.
I just think the coaches want to bring him along slowly. I do believe we will see him in some games this year.
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#15 Posted : Friday, September 14, 2012 10:36:37 PM(UTC)
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"Lord of the Dance!"[grin1]
I said all along that DD still had "it!"
I also think he should replace Jones. Maybe it would wake him up that you can't keep making mistakes and still have your spot on the team.
I'd also like to see what Boykin can doo. he was a MONSTER in the preseason.
I just think the coaches want to bring him along slowly. I do believe we will see him in some games this year.


Against Seattle would be nice..or Indy. A game the Packers *should* win and can test the waters with Boykin. At this point, he can't be any worse than James Jones. Not completing your route is a big no no in Mr. Rodgers neighborhood.

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