JOHN KUHN NEWS

Packers Remain Interested In Re-Signing FB John Kuhn

Packers HC Mike McCarthy mentioned earlier in the week that they remain interested in re-signing free agent FB John Kuhn. “Absolutely,” McCarthy said when asked if Kuhn still has value, via Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “…I’ve always looked at the fullback and tight end position as one. I feel you have to have flexibility and versatility ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Predictions for Green Bay Packers Free Agents

Fans of the Green Bay Packers will have to find cures for their collective angst beginning on March 10 when 2015 NFL free agency kicks off for the 32 franchises. Fifteen Green Bay Packer players are set to become Free Agents according to the Packers’ official web site. Included are five starters and several others who played pivotal roles this past season. Key offensive players...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Kuhn 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

John Kuhn1) Introduction:  Green Bay Packers running back/fullback John Kuhn has been a steady and dependable performer for eight seasons.  A former street free agent from tiny Shippensburg State University he is Aaron Rodgers security blanket known as a dependable blocker, runner and receiver who rarely makes a mental error.  His team mates rave about his physical and mental...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers need their MUVP: Most Under-Valued Player back

For the second time in his Packer career, John Kuhn made the pro bowl as the man who creates holes for the Packers' running backs. The fullback position is becoming a lost position in the game today, especially in college football. Kuhn’s value to Green Bay however, has been almost the equivalent of another running back on the roster. Kuhn was undrafted out of Shippensburg University...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers FB John Kuhn to test free agency

Packers fullback John Kuhn intends to test his market as he enters free agency. Kuhn, 32, was selected to his second Pro Bowl this season but falls into the category of players who are more valuable to their current team than anyone else as he plays the dying position of fullback. Last season Kuhn played 249 snaps toting the ball 24 times for 85 yards and a touchdown while adding...
Via Tireball.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers FB John Kuhn Prepared To Test Free Agent Market

Long-time Packers FB John Kuhn mentioned that although he would like to be back with the Packers next season, he’s prepared to test the free agent market this March. “I’d love to stay in Green Bay,” Kuhn said, via Zach Buchanan of the Arizona Republic. “But at the same time, this is a profession where for us you’ve got to test the market when you’re a free agent. It’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers were freaking out about noise at CenturyLink Field in Week 1

The Green Bay Packers got a major taste of the noise at CenturyLink Field when they played the Seattle Seahawks in the 2014 season opener. It was a good initiation for rookies or players who hadn’t yet faced the thunderous sounds of the stadium to get a feel for how incredibly loud the noise really is. When asked about how the noise impacted Green Bay, fullback John Kuhn shared...
Via Sportsnaut
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Teammate Calls Aaron Rodgers’ Jokes “Algebra 2″

Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers is only 31-years-old. However, his jokes seem to go over most of his teammate’s heads. Both John Kuhn and Daryn Colledge addressed Rodgers’ quirky sense of humor with these comical comments (via NFL.com). He does make jokes that fall on deaf ears. But that’s what happens when you make a lot of jokes. His jokes are what we call...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers 'excited' for fellow All-Pro Kuhn

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers was the runaway winner at the quarterback position of the NFL's 2014 first-team All-Pro selections. But it wasn't his own name showing up atop the list that Rodgers wanted to talk about. He was more excited about teammate John Kuhn getting the nod at fullback. "I'm especially excited for John," Rodgers said. "I mean, John's had a great year. He got...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers have loftier goals than simply winning NFC North

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The atmosphere in the Green Bay Packers locker room was very workmanlike in the aftermath of winning the NFC North with Sunday's win over Detroit. At least that was the case once reporters were in the area. It was the same way Monday when players finished with team meetings. A division title is always a big deal in the NFL, but the effect of this being the fourth...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Packers Voted To Pro Bowl

Five Green Bay Packers players were voted to this season’s Pro Bowl game after the team had zero players voted in last year (Eddie Lacy was an alternate).  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, linebacker Clay Matthews, guard Josh Sitton, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and fullback John Kuhn were all named to this year’s roster.  Rodgers received more votes than any other NFL player.  Rodgers...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl 2015 Voting: A Guide to Fullbacks and Tight Ends

The Pro Bowl is an increasingly flawed voting process, especially as we figure out Pro Bowl 2015 voting. Already a popularity contest at the most obscure positions, changes in voting procedure have turned it less into a measure of merit and more a determinant of relative market strength. Regardless, we strive our best to create a good ballot—whether that means the best players...
Via Sportsnaut
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Buy and Sell Candidates

Montee Ball Buy Steven Jackson He is old and injury prone, but he is also dirt cheap and is the bellcow of a pretty powerful offense. On top of that we are looking at some consistency, which, for the cost at which Jackson can be obtained, is valuable in and of itself. Jackson has had at least 12 touches in every game so far and has accrued 55, 53, and 54 yards in each of his first...
Via The Fantasy Fix
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: The champs are still the best

The Green Bay Packers went into CenturyLink Field on Thursday night hoping to knock off the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.  This was also a rematch of the infamous “Fail Mary” game in 2012.  Unfortunately, much like the 2012 matchup, the Packers ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard falling to the Seahawks 36-16. The Packers started to game deep inside...
Via isportsweb.com
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers’ John Kuhn and Seahawks Ricardo Lockette Steal Fantasy Football Touchdowns

Packers’ John Kuhn and Seahawks Ricardo Lockette Steal Fantasy Football Touchdowns You played your key Packers and your stud Seahawks tonight in Thursday Night Football, but did you play touchdown scoring Packers’ FB Kuhn and Seattle’s WR Ricardo Lockette? Right, who? They’re both sitting happy on the waiver wire, stealing … The post Packers’ John Kuhn and Seahawks Ricardo...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Green Bay Packers RB John Kuhn Plays it Hard and More Importantly Smart

Guys like Green Bay Packers running back John Kuhn are not all about the flash. They are not the type to dance or look for glory and praise. No, they are the kind that put their heads down and get the tough yards--and he did just that in the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night.However, in this case grinding out the tough yard was not entirely enough. Kuhn, being...
Via FatManWriting
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Online Sports Betting Site Loses Big On John Kuhn’s Touchdown

John Kuhn had the distinction of scoring the first touchdown of the 2014 NFL season. And while he remains a Green Bay fan favorite and reliable goal-line option, it’s hard to blame oddsmakers for making Kuhn a long shot to score the inaugural touchdown of the year. After all, this is a game which had Marshawn Lynch, Eddie Lacy, Percy Harvin, Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson in it...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Five undrafted free agents to watch at Packers training camp

“Homegrown” talent. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around often in the world of sports in terms of how to build a sustainable contender. In the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs are the case in point of this philosophy with their nucleus of life-timers Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and Tim Duncan. In MLB, the Oakland A’s are often cited as the prime example, thanks to general manager...
Via Sports-Glory
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants coach Craig Johnson says team won’t use traditional fullback

It’s been known that new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo was going to be running a scheme that’s a bit unconventional to what Giants fans have become accustomed to over the last decade with Kevin Gilbride calling the shots. But as was the case in Green Bay—where McAdoo was an assistant since 2006—the Giants will not be using the fullback in its traditional role. In response...
Via cover32 - Giants
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Things to watch for: Giants OTA's & training camp

1.) Hynoski-Conner2.) Eli’s rhythm3.) Tight end possibilities4.) New faces, new secondary5.) JPP, 100%?1.) To begin, the Hynoski-Conner position battle will be one of the most stimulating things for Giants fans to keep vigilant eyes on. Conner in 2013 had a very productive year, replacing an injured Hynoski. Hynoski, before the injury arose was one of the Giants key assets in their...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Surviving Sundays with no Packers Football The Packers 2014 schedule was released on Wednesday and it contains five night games. If the Packers have another successful season, odds are another night game or two could happen due to flex scheduling. Night games are a good thing in my situation. My son is going to turn 1 year old in early October, so I’ll have to watch Packers games...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Kuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhnnnn!

It might not be the most significant signing in the NFL.  It probably is not even the biggest signing for the Green Bay Packers.  But, the Packers resigning fullback John Kuhn sure makes a lot of fans of the green and gold very happy.  Kuhn was signed to a one year deal worth a little more than $1 million on Thursday, keeping one of the best fullback’s in the league in Green...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers re-sign key veteran

John Kuhn has been the subject of much debate lately but the eight year pro is back. Kuhn signed a one year deal today that is reportedly in the neighborhood of one million dollars, but further information such as potential performance incentives were not made available. Many Packer fans were clamoring for a new era in Green Bay without Kuhn, but it appears those fans will have to...
Via cover32 - Packers
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

John Kuhn Brings Versatility and Intangibles Back to the Packers

Packers fans finally got the news they’ve been waiting weeks for as the team has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with fullback John Kuhn. The fan favorite will earn around $1 million on the deal according to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com. Kuhn, who will turn 32 years old this August, has been a member of the Packers since 2007 has appeared in 107 games for the team, starting 24...
Via The Packers Guru
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers resign FB John Kuhn

The market for running backs has been fairly small this offseason and even relative good ones get rather small deals. But if you are a fullback, your market is even smaller. More and more teams do not even carry a true fullback anymore but the Packers are not one of these teams and will have a fullback next season since they resign John Kuhn to an one-year contract that is worth...
Via TopSportsReport
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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