One of the All-time great players in the history of the NFL’s most storied franchise has decided to “put the cleats on the shelf”. Donald Driver told ESPN’s Mike Greenberg on Mike and Mike this morning that after 14 great seasons he will announce his retirement on Feb. 6th.
Driver ranks first in Packers history in Receptions (743) and Receiving yards (10,137) and third in Touchdowns Receptions (61). After being drafted in the 7th rd of the 1999 draft he went on to play 205 career games, 2nd to only Brett Favre.
In very unique fashion Driver also told Mike Greenberg that on Feb 6th he plans to open up his retirement to the fans. After playing for so long with one franchise Driver intends to repay the love his fans have shown him for 14 years. Driver said “i wanna give them everything they deserve.” on ESPN radio this morning.
A great player and great person and I definitely plan on tuning into his retirement press conference on the 6th.