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Driver keeps stride with Waltz

Posted by packers.com on April 30, 2012 – 8:33 pm

WR Donald Driver and his dancing partner Peta Murgatroyd scored 27 points out of 30 for the fourth consecutive week on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Likely unsurprising to Packers fans, Donald easily kept rhythm with his swift and agile footwork during the Viennese Waltz and received a post-dance standing ovation from the full audience in the ABC ballroom.

Costumed like true royalty, the pair received praise from the judges and modest critique along with 9 points from each.

Len Goodman who has judged Driver both hot and cold in previous weeks told the couple they did a great job and that their dance was well done.

“I thought it was terrific,” said Judge Len Goodman.

This 7th week of competition provided Driver with the probable security that he will see Week 8. But will it be enough for this royal duo?

Eliminations continue on “Dancing with the Stars.” Viewers are encouraged to vote via phone and text message for Donald only on the night he performs; online voting ends at 10 a.m. CT the following day. Log on to abc.com to vote.


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16 Responses to “Driver keeps stride with Waltz”

  1. By Barb on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    He is a fantastic dancer. Saw him on Ellen today too, and the man is just great!!!! What moves.

  2. By sundevilpeg on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    Yup. Not just “good – for a football player” – he’s REALLY good. Comes from inside, as it does with all good dancers. What an interesting guy!

  3. By Linda on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    Keep on moving Donald,looking good!

  4. By Jackie on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    Donald is a great guy. He is pleasure to watch on dancing with the stars. Also I must say as a human being. He is so for real. I watched him on Ellen today and yes he shows his manhood.

  5. By LMG on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    Thanks for spoiling our evening.

    We live in Reno, PST time, and won’t see it for another 40 minutes…Live out here. :)

  6. By Ellyn Humleker on May 1, 2012 | Reply

    I have been watching and voting every week and have just been more and more impressed!!! He and Peta just OWN that dance floor week after week!!!! I have been loving every minute of it!!!!

  7. By Lynda on May 1, 2012 | Reply

    What a treasure to watch Doanld and Peta. What a classy face of the Packers he is. Just like at home game, the crowd goes crazy when he is announced. Not just a talented athlete and performer, he is a humble, devoted, and dedicated man.

  8. By Nanc on May 1, 2012 | Reply

    Donald is great to watch. Please, please, please keep him on the Packers for the season. Remember, unless there is playing time, there isn’t saving plays!

  9. By kan on May 1, 2012 | Reply

    Donald is doing great! It is dissapointing to see that the Packers have not attended the live presentations to show support for Donald.

  10. By JoAnn Muir on May 2, 2012 | Reply

    Donald Driver – consistency.

  11. By Eugenia N. Costello on May 4, 2012 | Reply

    A star and gentleman. Donald has shown his true wonderful self on the dance floor as well as he does on the field. He is a great mentor for the new guys coming into “The Pack”. Can’t wait until football season starts.

  12. By Bruce H on May 6, 2012 | Reply

    Quickie aka double D is a Renaissance man who is showcasing his athleticism for any team to ponder if the GBP decide to say goodby…brilliant marketing move.

    #80 to me will always be a GBP.

    God Bless you Donal Driver

  13. By Teri on May 6, 2012 | Reply

    Donald Driver is a great dancer and player!!! Let’s Keep him in the GREEN AND GOLD!!!!!!!!!!

  14. By Ric in Vermont on May 6, 2012 | Reply

    If anyone is listening to us fans, Donald Driver is a class act. He SO deserves to retire his career in Green Bay…..MAKE IT HAPPEN! Once a GB fan, ALWAY a GB fan and proud of it!

  15. By Kathy in Florida on May 7, 2012 | Reply

    COME ON PACKER FANS!! VOTE VOTE VOTE for Donald on Dancing with the Stars. He so deserves some 10″s from the judges and they refuse to give them to him. VOTE VOTE VOTE! GO PACK< can"t wait for August.

  16. By mary on May 9, 2012 | Reply

    Spectacular! DD definitely should have earned the trio of tens Monday night.
    Hang in ther DD, keep showing up as the authentic, classy individual you are, forget Len, and fans PLEASE keep voting for him. WE have the power to help him bring home this trophy. I have 3 phones I vote with!!! He’s in such oustanding physical shape with this off-season dancing, the Packer organization Must see his ability to run with the best of the younger Pack in 2012, come on man!! LOVE DD!!!

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