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Driver Handled Declining Role with Class

Perhaps nothing spoke of Donald Driver's professionalism more than how he handled his final years. Once one of the league's elite receivers, a fast-improving group of newcomers chipped away at his role and eventually pushed him out of the league.

Donald Driver, with the rare daily double of having made-for-Hollywood stories on and off the field, had grown into a larger-than-life icon for the Green Bay Packers. First and foremost, he was a terrific player. His last-on-the-depth chart to top-of-the-record-books story gave him an every-man appeal that resonated with Joe Fan. He was a man of the people who, unlike so many in the world of...

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