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Online wpr  
#1 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:10:49 AM(UTC)
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Driver has announced that his against-all-odds career has come to an end, with an official retirement ceremony slated for next Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.


read the rest of the story as well.

DD is easily one of my all time favorite players. I will not have trouble wearing his jersey to games for many years to come.
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#2 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:19:28 AM(UTC)
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The guy was an exceptional player and remains an exceptional person. We are so fortunate to have had the opportunity to watch him play for the Packers, through quite an amazing career. I am SO glad he won a SB with us! Thank you Double D!
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#3 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:26:17 AM(UTC)
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Glad he did the sensible thing and retired this year. Amazing player for years, amazing person still.

I feel like this deserves one last post.

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#4 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 7:16:37 AM(UTC)
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SO gratifying to read this. Donald has been one of my favorite Packers for years, and I'm glad I won't have to see him languishing in that hideous purple uniform...
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Congratulations, Donald Driver, on an excellent football career. Thank you for being a consummate Green Bay Packer.
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#6 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 8:21:51 AM(UTC)
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I'm gonna miss him. In his prime he was such a beast. He should be a packers receiver coach.
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#7 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 8:29:11 AM(UTC)
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I'm gonna miss him. In his prime he was such a beast. He should be a packers receiver coach.


no they need an OL coach very badly. He could not do any worse than Campen.
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El3ment12 said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm gonna miss him. In his prime he was such a beast. He should be a packers receiver coach.


He should actually be a coach. I think some of Greg Jennings' success has been learning from Driver the moves he makes for all that YAC. I've seen other Packers receivers do it too. The only drawback is that there is sometimes too much dancing, but the Packers receivers have been relatively successful with YAC which I believe is thanks to Donald Driver.
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wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
no they need an OL coach very badly. He could not do any worse than Campen.


Our WRs actually block pretty well, maybe DD should take over the position [grin1]
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#10 Posted : Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:19:34 AM(UTC)
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everytime i think of donald driver, it takes me back to the last Sunday before my dad passed away.
he was laying on the couch semi-comatose while i watched the Packers play. you see, i just had to be with my daddy during one more game.
favre threw a TD pass, i hollered, & my dad opened his eyes & said "was that driver?" i told him yes dad - driver did it again. he said "i really like that kid - he sure can catch". then closed his eyes again & went back in his coma-like state.
a precious moment i will never forget.
thank you so much for the memories 80.
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