This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Super Bowl Cheerleaders.

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Obviously the big news in the Wisconsin landscape yesterday was the news of Donald Driver retiring .

Brian from CHTV was able to sit down with Driver for this piece, Unlike Favre, Driver Says He Won’t Play for Another Team .

Packers Update asks Where Does Driver Rank?

ACME Packing Company has the Top 5 Moments Of Donald Driver’s Legendary Career .

The Bucks will look a little different as they’re bringing back mid-’90s alternate road uniforms this weekend .

Paint Touches with Interviews from Jimmy Butler’s return to Milwaukee .

Reviewing the Brew with some Realistic Expectations For The Brewers .

Brew Crew Ball says The Brewers Should Just Sign Everybody .

This is actually true, I had to test it, right? Arianny Celeste Will Take Off Her Clothes If You Know About Harry Potter .

This will may make things difficult, Nike’s New Super Bowl Uniforms Are So Innovative, You Might Not Know Which Teams Are Playing .

Now this I am looking forward to, Everything you need to know about this Sunday’s Puppy Bowl .

And to help you with your Puppy Bowl betting… Your OFFICIAL 2013 Puppy Bowl Scouting Report .

Looking back at the 16 Best Super Bowl Commercials Of All Time .

And in case you can’t wait for this year’s ads, here’s Every Super Bowl XLVII Commercial You’ll See On Sunday .

Well, Suppose It’s The Weekend For Him Too – Yesterday morning Donald Driver announced he will be hanging up the cleats & retiring as a Green Bay Packer. Everyone I’m sure has their favorite Donald Driver story & I’m sure we’ll be hearing many of them over the coming days.  Whether it be a chance encounter with him while out & about, an on the field memory or even his Dancing With The Stars win, Driver has been a constant in our Packer-centric lives for the last 14 years.  My Donald Driver moment happened this past year & actually didn’t even involve Donald but rather his son Christian, who played in the same flag football league I coach in & my son plays in.  We were playing against Christian’s team & during a play my son Connor got roughed up a bit & went to the sidelines to be consoled by his Mom.  I didn’t find this out till after the game, but during halftime Christian found Connor on the sidelines to check on him & make sure he was OK. That small act of kindness not only shows what a great kid Christian is but also what kind of people Betina & Donald Driver are, to raise a son who during the course of a flag football game went to see if a player on the opposing team was alright after leaving the field. While I’ll always have great memories of what Donald Driver did on the field but it’s that memory of something that occurred on a different field, where Driver wasn’t physically there but his presence was, that I’ll remember the most.

On a perhaps sadder note, we have the final weekend of NFL action on Sunday with the Super Bowl.  After that’s done it’s nothing until next September.  Sure there will be the combine, then the draft, OTAs & then Training Camp but no meaningful games for a while. Luckily college basketball is in full swing now, pitchers & catchers report pretty soon & it’s already February so we get past this month and it’s almost Spring time. Have a great weekend everyone & we’ll see you back here Monday morning.

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