Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver was absent from practice for the second straight day while tending to a family situation in Houston. His father, Marvin Driver Jr., remains hospitalized after alledgedly being beaten by two Houston police officers. Marvin Driver's condition has been upgraded from critical to good.
It's not clear if Donald Driver will return to practice today, but he is expected to play in the teams Monday night game at New Orleans against the Saints. Driver ranks second on the team in receptions with 45 and receiving yards with 572 yards.