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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

Green Bay passing game too much for 49ers

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Greg Jennings caught six passes for 122 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Packers (8-4), who picked up a critical victory as they make a push for the playoffs in the final month of the season.

Packers' receivers must fill Driver's seat

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, we identify one Packers player, coach or area that is most under the microscope. This week, the Packers’ depleted receiving corps is the choice.

Driver says he will miss Packers-Cowboys game

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
Packers veteran WR Donald Driver told Bill Michaels of 620 AM in Milwaukee Tuesday that he will miss Green Bay's game this Sunday evening against the Cowboys.

Packers fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
In this week’s fantasy focus, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush ponders the fantasy possibilities Green Bay’s wideouts could be offering this Sunday on the road against the Jets’ pesky corners. 

Packers wideouts need to step it up

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies the one player, coach or team area that will be most under the microscope in the Week Six game against the Dolphins.

Packers' 60-second rant: Injuries aren't biggest problem

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush believes the subpar efforts of QB Aaron Rodgers and WRs Greg Jennings and Donald Driver through five games could be more painful than the team's lengthy injury list.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Week Four Lions-Packers game.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Monday night's Week Three battle between the Bears and Packers.

Nelson caught in Packers' number game

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Despite a terrific training camp, Packers third-year WR Jordy Nelson starts the 2010 season as the No. 4 receiver behind Greg Jennings, the ageless Donald Driver and James Jones.

Injuries shorten Green Bay's practice

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
An injury to a Pro Bowl linebacker and the emergence of a potential rookie starter on the offensive line are the story lines generating the most buzz in Green Bay.  

Packers' Driver signs two-year extension

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 2:48 a.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver signed a two-year contract extension Friday, which will keep him in Green Bay through 2012, when he'll be 38. Financial terms of the deal weren't immediately available.


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.