November 26, 2014

Driver says he’s hanging up the spikes

After 14-seasons in the NFL, all with the Green Bay Packers, wide receiver Donald

Donald Driver

Donald Driver

Driver said he is “hanging up his spikes.”

Driver made the announcement on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike show this morning.  He’ll make the official announcement with the Packers next Wednesday, during a ticketed ceremony at Lambeau Field next Wednesday.

AUDIO: Driver said it’s a tough call :10

The 37-year old Driver is Green Bay’s all-time leading receiver in receptions and yards and has a Super Bowl Championship to boot.

Driver said his family helped him make this decision.

AUDIO: Donald Driver on the deciding factor :16

Driver was a 7th round pick out of Alcorn State in 1999.  He finished last season with just 8 catches for 77 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Driver’s 10,137 career receiving yards ranks No. 1 in franchise history.  His 743 receptions also ranks #1.