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Thinking about this list, Driver's name surfaced and resurfaced to my attention because, as it has grown inevitable to obvious the past two seasons, Green Bay is preparing to move on.
In 2011, the team provided James Jones more opportunities and began working Randall Cobb into the offense, leaving the 36-year old Driver just 37 receptions last season, the fewest of his career since 2001.
Dancing with the Stars ought to be reserved for players who have already left the game and can't hang on to gigs doing pre-game babble, but for Driver, still tangoing after eight weeks, I'll make an exception.
Those of us living in Wisconsin have enjoyed Inside the Huddle with Donald Driver since 2004 and dozens of regional McDonalds commercials in that same span. At the apex, he was on local airwaves more often than Peyton Manning.
So it's only fair we share him with the rest of the country after practically keeping him secret all these years.
He's been a star player and fan favorite for the Packers since 2002, racking up more than 10,000 yards in his career, and a three-season stretch 2004-2006 was highlighted by 262 receptions, more than 1,200 yards per season and a 14-plus yards-per-reception average.
Driver only made one Pro Bowl in that span and three in his career, perhaps in part because coverage from major media outlets rarely recognized his consistency and work ethic, saving precious air time and space in print for the players pulling cell phones from under goal posts and performing sit-ups in their driveways.
So without getting long-winded, it's a rare treat to see an under-reported athlete with a big smile and a bigger heart receiving some well-deserved time in the spotlight. It might be Dancing with the Stars, but it will have to do.
And when it's over, Donald can return to the huddle (and the Huddle) for one more season. It will be good to have him back.