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Driver and Lee Named to Packer Hall of Fame

Donald Driver and Mark Lee will be joining the Packers Hall of Fame, that announcement today from the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Incorporated.  The former Packers players will be inducted at the 47th Hall of Fame Induction banquet on July 22, 2017 in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

Driver is the Packer’s all-time leader for receptions with 743 and 10,137 receiving yards.   He also scored 62 touchdowns, tied for fifth in Packer career touchdowns.  Driver, selected in the seventh round of the 1999 NFL Draft played in 205 games in 14 years as a Packer, the second most games played in franchise history behind only Brett Favre.   Driver was one of the most productive wide receivers in Packers history, with 133 consecutive games with a reception and nine consecutive seasons with 50 or more receptions.   Driver  is a four-time Pro Bowl selection, 2002, ’06, ’07 and ’10, and is a member of the 2010 Packers Super Bowl XLV Championship team.

Mark Lee play 11 seasons in Green Bay.  During his Packer career from 1980 to 1990, Lee intercepted 31 passes, ranking second all-time among Packers cornerbacks.   He also had 104 passes defensed, nine forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries.  During his Packer career, Lee missed only eight games, appearing in 157 games, 139 of which he started.  Lee also lead the Packer in kickoff returns in his first two seasons and punt returns in 1981.  In the 1982 playoff game against Dallas, Lee has a interception which he returned for a touchdown.

Information about tickets for the banquet is being finalized and will be released online at www.packershalloffame.com.

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