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No room on roster for driver

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, May 9, 2012.

  1. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    Don't anger DD. He could pull a Favre and go to the Bears or Lions :( (Vikings are not a legitimate threat)
     
  2. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    And we would have AJ Hawk covering him lol
     
  3. PFanCan

    PFanCan That's MISTER Cheesehead, to you.

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    ...and DD would probably have a career-best game!
     
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  4. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I hope not! I think I would die a little inside. I love DD! :(
     
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  5. JTheGreat

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    His agent tweeted this last night. Congrats to Donald Driver winning DWTS!! Now it is time to get ready for another season with the Packers!"
     
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  6. bayoupacker

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    Too much talent on the roster. Driver is past his prime
     
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  7. Southpaw

    Southpaw Endorphin Junkie

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    I can't see Driver being cut, especially after MM, Rodgers and Matthews came to DWTS to support him. That'd be cold
     
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  8. VolvoD

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    He will be back this season...dancing is over, football is on. DD will end his packers career with 2 superbowl rings.
     
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  9. Bensalama21

    Bensalama21 Ben

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    1. Too much talent on the roster: True
    2. Driver is past is prime: True
    But I disagree with what you are saying.

    Driver is the best 5th receiver a team could really ask for. Gurley or anyone else we have would not produce as well. When Driver did get a chance to make a play, he made it. The last 2 years, almost every catch/touchdown was well earned on his part.
     
  10. ivo610

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    Wonder if he will be active or not today...

    More or less a wasted roster spot as far as production on the field this year.
     
  11. 13 Times Champs

    13 Times Champs Cheesehead

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    Driver is a great guy and one of the best Packer players ever. But uncharacteristically I think Thompson let sentiment get in the way of a business decision.
     
  12. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Then Brett would have stayed..

    I think Driver was an insurance policy over others and that is all he was going to be..
     
  13. ivo610

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    I think pr had something to do with it. Could be locker room influence too. No idea.
     
  14. 13 Times Champs

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    No Thompson held tight to his beliefs in that instance and let Brett go. He said hit the road jack. See the difference?

    I would have rather seen an Offensive lineman as our insurance policy.
     
  15. ThxJackVainisi

    ThxJackVainisi Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    At this point I'll be very surprised if Driver is active tonight. I hope and expect Jennings, Nelson, Cobb, Jones, and Ross to be active. Driver has been a healthy inactive at least a few times this season, even when Jennings and Nelson were out - and last week when Cobb was inactive.

    Drivers contract of more than $2M does look like a reward for past performance. He was surpassed by Jones last season and came into this one as the #5 WR. That's a lot of money to pay the #5 WR and that's why many of us were against his retention - and the #5 WR should be a special teamer as Boykin was and now Ross is. Driver'scontract reminds me of Wolf trading picks for "past considerations" - a practice now outlawed by the league. It wouldn't have surprised me for Wolf to have done Driver's deal but it is very 'un-Thompson-like'. Perhaps he just wanted to prove he's human?
     
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  16. HyponGrey

    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    Boykin actually jumped DD
     
  17. PFanCan

    PFanCan That's MISTER Cheesehead, to you.

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    Oops, not one of your best predictions, eh? No worries, I had predicted the Vikings to only get 3 wins. Doh!
     
  18. 13 Times Champs

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    Driver is inactive tonight.
     

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