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Week 1 vs. PHI
Receiving: 6 / 66 / 0 on 12 targets
Driver had a difficult game, but showed he still has chemistry with Favre. He only caught six of the 13 passes thrown his way. Favre would often throw to Driver in double coverage, which led to the poor ratio. Driver definitely was a focus of the secondary of the Eagles.
Week 2 vs. NYG
Receiving: 8 / 73 / 1 on 12 targets
Driver was looked at often by Favre and he finished the game with the most targets of any Packer receiver. The touchdown catch came from ten yards out and was his first of the year. On the play, Driver did a good job snatching the Favre fastball and getting both feet down in the back of the end zone. Four of Driver's catches went for less than seven yards, but he did have longer pass receptions of 15 and 19 yards. The only Packers turnover of the game came on a pass to Driver that deflected off of his shoulder pad that was picked off by the Giants secondary.
Week 3 vs. SD
Receiving: 6 / 126 / 1 on 8 targets
It's a wonder Driver even survived until the end of the game, let alone posting a game-high 126 yards receiving. He was the victim of a vicious cheap shot courtesy of S Marlon McCree in the first quarter that knocked Driver's helmet clear off his head. He got up and looked a bit woozy at first as he left the field, but came back in the game three plays later. His first reception of the game made him the all-time leading receiver in Lambeau Field history, surpassing Antonio Freeman's mark. Driver also managed to get a bit of payback on McCree in the fourth quarter. He caught a pass in the flat and put a gorgeous move on the San Diego safety to pick up several yards after the catch. Yet once again, he was shaken up a bit after the play courtesy of Drayton Florence hitting him late out of bounds (a play that wasn't officially penalized). Perhaps the most telling moment of Driver's day came on a play that he wasn't even directly involved with. When Favre threw his record-tying touchdown pass to Greg Jennings, he streaked downfield to celebrate with his teammates. Rather than going over to celebrate with Jennings, Favre sought out Donald Driver and lifted him up on his shoulders momentarily to celebrate with him. Regardless of who is currently catching his passes, it was very evident from that moment that Favre's main man on the team is still Driver. Whether or not that is relevant to fantasy stats is debatable, but either way it was a nice moment between the long-time teammates.
Week 4 vs. MIN
Rushing: 1 / -1 / 0
Receiving: 7 / 58 / 0 on 9 targets
Driver was a frequent target of Favre all afternoon. Most of his targets were quick slants or crossing routes. His longer receptions were the result of being able to make a move on his defender and turning it upfield for yards after the catch.
Week 5 vs. CHI
Receiving: 4 / 51 / 0 on 7 targets
Driver tied with fellow wide receiver James Jones for the team lead in targets. Driver was mostly the target on shorter routes, and even his longest reception (26 yards) was a short route where he had a nice run after the catch. Driver suffered a bit from Favre's willingness to distribute the ball to various targets and not being targeted in the deep game. He was the target of Favre's last second Hail Mary attempt that was intercepted by Chicago.
Week 6 vs. WAS
Receiving: 5 / 38 / 0 on 7 targets
Driver's first catch of the game went for 15 yards, but came with less than a minute to go in the first half. His remaining four receptions would average less than six yards per completion and he did fumble the ball once (though it was eventually recovered by RB Korey Hall.) In addition to the passes that were caught, he also drew an illegal contact penalty on CB Shawn Springs during Green Bay's first drive of the game.
Week 8 vs. DEN
Receiving: 3 / 28 / 0 on 6 targets
Driver had a relatively quite night grabbing three of the passes thrown his way for an average of 9.3 yards per catch. Two of his catches went for first downs and included a 17 yard reception that came on a third and nine play in the fourth quarter that help extend a drive in which Green Bay ran down the clock.
Week 9 vs. KC
Receiving: 5 / 99 / 0 on 5 targets
When Brett Favre needs a big play Donald Driver is the receiver that he looks for. Driver came up with two big plays in the second half. On the first play he was wide open on a 27 yard completion that gave Green Bay field position close to mid field on a drive that resulted in a missed field goal. The second big play was a great one handed reception that set up a Crosby field goal. He also had a first down reception that led the Packers out of a hole deep in Chiefs territory on the game winning touchdown drive.
Week 10 vs. MIN
Receiving: 4 / 63 / 0 on 7 targets
Brett Favre spread the ball around all afternoon, but as usual, Donald Driver was his most frequently targeted receiver. Driver did let Favre down with a couple of drops where Driver should have made the play, including one that could have been a touchdown. As it was, Driver finished with just an average day of four receptions and a tie for the team lead with 63 yards.
Week 11 vs. CAR
Rushing: 1 / 5 / 0
Receiving: 5 / 83 / 0 on 7 targets
Donald Driver was targeted seven times and caught five passes for 83 yards. Driver caught a bomb down the middle for 47 yards to the Carolina 24 yard line. It set up Green Bay's first offensive touchdown. Driver didn't have any red zone opportunities.
Week 12 vs. DET
Receiving: 10 / 147 / 0 on 12 targets
Despite failing to get into the end zone for the eighth consecutive game, Driver turned in perhaps his finest game of the season. With Brett Favre getting loads of time to look downfield, Driver was able to consistently get open all game. And when he caught the ball, he didn't simply drop to the ground and avoid contact; he showed some great open-field moves and benefited tremendously from some excellent downfield blocking by his teammates to pick up a number of yards after the catch. On one of those runs after the catch, he managed to take the ball up the right sideline for a big gain but was unable to pick up the last four yards needed for the score. It was the closest he came to scoring all game, but he did plenty of damage "between the 20's" to turn in a fine performance. He gave owners a bit of a scare in the fourth quarter when he had his leg rolled up on from behind while blocking for Ryan Grant. He left the game limping off the field and was seen on the sideline trying to work it out. Fortunately, he returned to action and showed some nice moves in shaking a couple of defenders for a nice gain. The ankle didn't seem to bother him, and it doesn't look to be an issue for next week's game.
Week 13 vs. DAL
Receiving: 7 / 66 / 0 on 10 targets
Driver got a pass thrown to him in the end zone on the first drive but, CB Terrence Newman had good coverage and was able to break up the pass. He would only catch one pass for three yards in the first half. He made his first big impact of the game by catching a 17 yard pass on a third down and long play early in the second half. Driver caught an eight yard pass to the one yard line and was tackled short of the goal line midway through the third quarter. He caught an 11 yard pass across the middle for first down late in the game. Like usual, Driver caught most of his seven passes over the middle of the field between the hash marks.
Week 14 vs. OAK
Receiving: 3 / 38 / 0 on 5 targets
All three of Driver's catches extended drives on third down plays and his long reception of the game went for a 20 yard gain. All of his targets came in the first half.
Week 15 vs. STL
Receiving: 5 / 80 / 0 on 9 targets
Targeted a team high nine times, Driver led all Packers' pass catchers with five catches for 80 yards. His long reception on the day came on his first catch when he caught a Brett Favre pass that went for a 37 yard gain (most of which came after the catch). On his remaining four grabs, Driver averaged just over 10.5 yards per reception. He was targeted on a deep pass in the end zone in the third quarter but the ball was tipped away.
Week 16 vs. CHI
Receiving: 4 / 32 / 0 on 6 targets
Driver's success, or lack thereof, was dictated by Favre's struggles. Driver was open on a number of plays, but the windy conditions prevented the ball from getting to him. Also, both of Favre's interceptions were on passes intended for Driver.
Week 19 vs. SEA
Receiving: 3 / 18 / 0 on 4 targets
Per usual, Driver started opposite Greg Jennings. He caught only three passes for 18 yards, on four targets. As a whole, Brett Favre and the passing game took a backseat to Ryan Grant, though it certainly seemed as if Favre's go to guy is now Greg Jennings.
Week 20 vs. NYG
Donald Driver caught five passes for 141 yards and a touchdown, on ten total targets. Driver accounted for the biggest Packer play of the game in the second quarter. Originally jammed at the line of scrimmage, the defender fell down and left Driver wide open down the right sideline. Brett Favre found him with a floater, and Driver won a foot race down the field for a 90 yard touchdown, putting the Packers up 7-6. Favre had a difficult time getting the ball to Greg Jennings, so Driver was consistently Favre's target on crucial plays. Unfortunately Favre's last throw of the game came on a ball intended for Driver, where cornerback Corey Webster intercepted the pass. The Giants would score on the next drive, ending the game.