Unlike several teams, Packers players haven’t participated in large-scale informal workouts during the lockout, and maybe that’s because they are still basking in the glow of their Super Bowl victory.
In an interview with ESPN’s “NFL Live” on Monday, receiver Donald Driver said there are no formal plans for player workouts and that he and his teammates are still enjoying the feeling of being champions. “We’re just enjoying having the feeling of winning the Super Bowl. We haven’t had the opportunity just to celebrate like we want to,” he said. The team will hold a private ceremony June 16 to give players their Super Bowl rings, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Driver said although Packers players have talked about getting together for workouts, members of the team are “working out individually.” He has noticed that other teams’ players have been working out in groups but he doesn’t see that as a priority for the Packers. “Maybe it’s been beneficial to (other teams). We haven’t done it, but one thing about our team is we know exactly what stands in front of us and that’s trying to come back and start a season where we can repeat once again.”