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Driver's Remarkable Ride to Greatness

Driver in 2002 (Tannen Maury - AFP)

Donald Driver, the 25th of 30 receivers taken in 1999, outlasted them all in fashioning a record-setting career with the Packers. Starting from humble roots at the bottom of the depth chart, Driver outran Father Time for years. "When everyone else was sleeping, I was still working."

Where to start with Donald Driver? How about the start. Entering the 1999 draft, the Green Bay Packers needed a wide receiver. Antonio Freeman was the established star and was coming off an 84-catch season. Bill Schroeder had flashed potential. Robert Brooks was finished. Derrick Mayes, a second-round pick in 1996, hadn't done much. Corey Bradford, a fifth-round pick in 1998, caught all of three...

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