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Donald Driver

Donald Driver - #80 - WR

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 194 lbs.
Birthday 02/02/1975
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Alcorn State
Years played 15
Drafted 1999, 7th round, 7th pick by Packers

Packers WR Donald Driver calls it a career

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Longtime Packers WR Donald Driver took part in a public retirement ceremony at Lambeau Field on Wednesday.

Packers WR Driver retires after 14 seasons

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver announced he will retire from the NFL after 14 seasons in Green Bay.

Packers WR Borel continues strong offseason

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
First-year WR Diondre Borel has similarities to teammate Randall Cobb and is showing off his skills at Packers training camp.

Driver not a lock to stick with Packers

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Even though he had his contract reworked to the tune of a reported $2.3 million, we hear Donald Driver's future remains sketchy in Green Bay.

Agent: Driver will return to Packers

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 2:37 a.m. ET
WR Donald Driver has agreed to terms to remain a Packer, his agent told WTMJ-TV Tuesday night.

Driver wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver and partner Peta Murgatroyd were voted champions of "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday night. 

Will Pack move Matthews to right side?

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Now that they've drafted Nick Perry, the Packers may shift OLB Clay Matthews back to the right side, according to NFC Whispers.

Driver not dancing out of Green Bay just yet

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
If Mike McCarthy can be taken at his word, popular veteran WR Donald Driver will not be packing his bags to leave Green Bay any time soon.

McCarthy shows support for Clifton, Driver

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
At the NFL owners meeting’s annual NFC coaches’ breakfast, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy hinted that the team could be bringing back both Chad Clifton and Donald Driver.

Packers' Driver will be 'Dancing with the Stars'

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver is the latest NFL star to appear in the popular TV show "Dancing with the Stars", ABC announced this morning.  

Packers ponder key issues facing receiving corps

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 3:40 a.m. ET
With many areas to be addressed in the wake of the Packers' ugly playoff performance, none is more intriguing than the team's receiving corps.

Packers players of the week: Divisional playoff game

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay's players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team's 37-20 divisional playoff loss to the Giants.  

They said it: Packers edition (Week 16)

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
PFW deiivers a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches in advance of Green Bay's Week 16 game vs. the Bears on Christmas night at Lambeau Field.

Packers 60-second rant: Potentially dangerous playoff opponents

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush reflects on those teams he believes could give the Packers the most problems in the playoffs.  

They said it: Packers Week 13 edition

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
PFW delivers some noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches worth pondering in advance of Green Bay's Week 13 game vs. the Giants at the Meadowlands this Sunday.  


Posted Jan. 31, 2013
Driver is retiring, with a formal announcement planned next week for the Green Bay Packers all-time leading receiver.||||||| Driver finishes as the Packers all-time leader in yards receiving (10,137 yards) and catches (743), and is third behind Don Hutson and Sterling Sharpe with 61 touchdown receptions. He had seven 1,000-yard seasons, also a Packers record for a receiver.
Posted Jan. 12, 2013
Driver is active for Green Bay's playoff game against San Francisco.||||||| The veteran wide receiver was a healthy scratch last week against Minnesota.
Posted Feb. 29, 2012
The Green Bay Packers' all-time leading receiver Donald Driver is set to join the cast of the ABC show "Dancing With the Stars."||||||| The four-time Pro Bowl receiver will be part of a celebrity lineup that includes actor Jack Wagner, actress Melissa Gilbert, tennis legend Martina Navratilova and Motown great Gladys Knight. The new cast and their professional dance partners were revealed on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday. Season 14 of "Dancing With the Stars" begins Monday, March 19.
Posted Jan. 16, 2012
Driver has a year left on his contract and has been a vital part of the Packers offense over his 13-year career. He is the franchise's all-time leader in catches and yards receiving. If it was up to him, he'd stay.||||||| But Driver will turn 37 next month. And given the Packers' youth-first philosophy, Driver knows there's no guarantee the team will bring him back. "I don't make any decisions," Driver said. "This is a business, and if they decide to go a different route with the young players, then I've got to go do what I want to do."
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Driver had three catches for 25 yards and one score Sunday in a 24-3 win over the winless Rams.||||||| Driver is fifth on the team with two TD catches and the Packers have better talent at his position, making his fantasy output murky at best.