One-on-one with Donald Driver as he reflects on past Packers Bears rivalries
The Packers-Bears rivalry has spawned decades of memories and career highlights for the participants.
CBS 58's Scott Grodsky got to sit down with an all-time great Packer to look at the rivalry through his eyes.
Before he was dancing with the stars, Donald Driver was dancing in the end zone against the bears. The Packers all-time leading receiver against the Bears has played Chicago 24 times, that's more than anyone not named Favre or Starr, giving him a unique view on the rivalry.
"For that type of game, it doesn't matter. It doesn't matter what the records are. We always feel like the bears don't like us and we don't like them. But at the end of the day, we respect each other when the game is all said and done. But it's the fans, the fans that really don't like each other and it's exciting to watch," said Donald Driver, Packers Wide Reciever from 1999-2012.
It wasn't hard for Donald Driver to pick out the best memories over the course of 14 years.
"The one that will always stick with me is when we had to beat them to go to the playoffs then beat them to go to the Super Bowl. I think that's the one that will always stick in my head because you knew you had to beat them twice and that's always hard to do. We were blessed to beat them twice and go on to win the super bowl that year," said Donald Driver.
Driver will be watching some of his former teammates try to take their first lead in the all-time series since 1932. With every season, a few more new faces come to Lambeau but the Packer way stays the same.
"I played with Clay, Aaron, Randall Cobb and Jordy and when you look at that team that team is starting to break up. It's starting to spread from the veteran guys to the younger guys but these younger guys are doing exactly what we did when we left. They are just filling the holes."
Scott's favorite Donald Driver answer from that day didn't come from one of his questions. It was when a fan asked him who was the best quarterback he ever played with. Driver didn't hesitate, he immediately said "both."