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Packers fans push for Driver

Packers fans push for Driver

By Charles Benson. CREATED Jan 9, 2013
MILWAUKEE - There's a big push to get one of the most popular Packers players back on the field and lots of fans are jumping on the Activate Donald Driver Facebook page.
 
"He deserves to play," said Joelle, who doesn't want her last name used.
 
She launched, Activate Donald Driver on Sunday and thought a few people would back her.
 
"My goal was like 2000." 
 
She's now on pace to get enough people to fill Lambeau Field. But the Waukesha County mom, wife and loyal season ticket holder has just one motive, to get Driver activated for this weekend's playoff game. 
 
"As happy as I was to see them win, I was bothered by the fact that Donald Driver wasn't playing and he honestly looked sad on the sidelines," said Joelle.
 
Driver is touched by the fans response and is still hoping to play.
 
"I appreciate the love and support," said Driver on Newsradio 620 WTMJ. "I've always said that I'm just going to stay humble, stay humble to who I am and get ready, if my opportunity comes I'll be ready to play."
 
There's also a Green Bay Packers Please Play Donald Driver Facebook page with more than 20,000 likes. 
 
Joelle says the message is simple.
 
"At least he knows that at least what 38,000 people are behind him support him value him and appreciate him."
 
Fans can join the push to play Driver by joining these Facebook groups:
 

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