Legendary senior writer, Packers lead blogger & NFC North columnist jclombardi begins the Packers offseason with the Driver & Saturday retirements.




Photo credit: WR Donald Driver (Mark Hoffman).

Quote: “[Donald Driver] is absolutely awesome. It’s tough nowadays in sports to get a guy like that. They just don’t come along very often.”   Gary Ellerson, radio host and former Packer.

Quote: "A man of character and integrity, a man whose rare athleticism on the field of play was surpassed by his compassion off it.  Gary D'Arnato Jsonline.

For the Packers nation, this is truly a very special day in the Midwest honoring the retirement of the great wide receiver Donald Driver. At a special ceremony, Donald got his own day, a key to the city, his refurbished statue, and his own street. 

Meanwhile, center Saturday is gone too after retiring at the end of the NFL pro bowl.Next, fans can look forward to additional offseason changes including decisions about WR Jennings, TE Finley, ILB Hawk, and CB Woodson.

After an extended vacation on an emotional day for all, we are back for you fans to prepare for the Packers 2013 season.