2012 postseason could be Driver's last
GREEN BAY - This could be Donald Driver's last postseason.
The Packers all time leader in receptions and receiving yards is coming close to the end of his career.
"That day will come," Driver said this week. "I'm thinking about it, but at this point I'm staying focused. The task right now is to get to a Super Bowl."
Driver has seen his role greatly reduced this season. He has eight catches for 77 yards and two touchdowns. His eight catches are the second fewest of his career and the first time since his rookie season he has failed to reach at least 10.
If the Packers were to lose this Saturday against the Vikings, it could be Drivers' final game at Lambeau Field. It could be his final game as a member of the Green and Gold.
"I have to sit down with my wife and kids and make a decision. I've always said I never want to play for another team, so it'll be tough. It'll be a tough decision to make."
Drivers' 7 seasons of one thousand yards or more is also a team record. In his 14th year with the team, Driver is the longest tenured Packer.
When asked how he can contribute to the team without playing, Driver said his experience plays a big role.
"I think there's a lot of coaching," he explained. "I think that's the biggest thing. You see things, especially when you're not playing, you can see things a lot better then when you do play."
"I'm able to sit up there and talk to the guys. When they ask me 'Drive did you see this, did you see that?' You're able to give them advice."