There isn't a "Dancing with the Stars" diehard to be found on the ATL team -- Sessler doesn't even have cable, for goodness' sake -- but we're very aware of the gravitational pull the show has on NFL stars.
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"For NFL players, the greatest milestone that you can ever reach is holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy up," Driver said during a Wednesday appearance on "NFL Total Access," which aired at 7 p.m. ET. "It kind of felt the same way because I was able to help Peta reach her goal, and that's to win the mirror ball. That's the greatest milestone for a dancer on that show."
("Peta" is Peta Murgatroyd, his dance partner on the show. The "mirror ball" is the trophy that the winning team receives. Back to the story ...)
"It felt the same, the atmosphere was truly the same atmosphere," Driver said, keeping a straight face and everything. "They treated me like royalty, and I was just glad I was able to share her dream with her."