If you missed it yesterday, former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver spent a few minutes on ESPN talking about football. Dressed to the hilt, sporting his shiny diamond earrings and and wide smile, DD made a good impression, was articulate and insightful, and demonstrated that why whatever he does, he will be successful.
During his few minutes on the show, Driver talked about the signing of Ed Reed by Texas, about Brian Urlacher and his divorce from the Chicago Bears, Greg Jennings moving on to the Minnesota Vikings and he talked about his own decision to retire and how difficult it is for a football player to see the big picture and make that “difficult decision.”
In addressing the situation between the Bears and Urlacher, Driver was diplomatic and went so far as to say that it might be time for the face of the Chicago Bears to hang it up and retire as a Bear – in fact, he said that he hoped that would be the case.
On Jennings, Driver said he was out of the country when he got the phone call about the former Packer going to the Vikings. Again, being the diplomat, Driver said that he supported his former teammate in his decision and said that he would continue to support him because he felt Jennings made the move because it was the best for his family.
Driver, the complete professional on the field, is surely transferring that professionalism to the many ventures he’s undertaking off the field.
Watching him on this program only emphasizes what we Packers fans have known for years.
He’s a special man … check out the broadcast. I think you’ll enjoy it.