Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
play2win  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:33:20 PM(UTC)
Just saw this on JSO. A punishing, true blocking FB. Cool.

5-11 3/4 250 out of San Jose State. Played with the Dolphins last season.
http://m.jsonline.com/packers/#/articles/242460231
User is suspended until 5/28/2018 11:54:40 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:02:00 PM(UTC)
We need a pancake maker!
MintBaconDrivel  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:56:03 PM(UTC)
JSOnline Blog said:
Green Bay - Regardless of whether the Packers re-sign FB John Kuhn, the need for a bruising fullback and big, blocking tight end couldn't have been more obvious than when they faced a first and goal at the 9-yard line against San Francisco in the playoffs.



FB Ina Liaina to a two-year deal worth $930,000 (Minimum salaries of $420,000 in 2014, $510,000 in 2015)
nerdmann  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:55:34 PM(UTC)
Doesn't look like Kuhn will be back.
Laser Gunns  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:05:00 AM(UTC)
Long shot. But I'd really like to see Jonathan Amosa back for another try.
Mucky Tundra  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, January 29, 2014 7:06:01 AM(UTC)
Laser Gunns said: Go to Quoted Post
Long shot. But I'd really like to see Jonathan Amosa back for another try.


Packers Reportedly Work Out FB Jonathan Amosa

Seems like they're keeping tabs on him at least
sschind  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:02:01 AM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Doesn't look like Kuhn will be back.


Just a precaution. I wouldn't read a whole lot into it. You may be right and Kuhn may be gone but if the Packers can reach an agreeable deal with him they can cut this guy with no harm done. I assume there is no signing bonus or anything else that would count against the cap if he gets cut. I wouldn't be surprised if they brought in several more "cheap" potential replacements for Kuhn just to kick the tires. Who knows Ted Thompson could find a high performance radial among a bunch of bias ply retreads (all the young guys are going huh? WTF is he talking about)

Another way to look at it is its $420,000 more we can allocate to Kuhn if they decide they want to hold onto him. lets say they would resign Kuhn for 1.5 million and he wants 2. they could give him the 2 and still be where they wanted to be. Or they can let him walk and be 1 million ahead.

I just pulled these numbers out of the air for demonstration. I have no idea if they are anywhere close to numbers we would be talking in a real negotiation.

I kinda like the idea of a fullback who can block the socks off of a defender though.

Kuhn is Packer player through and through but I don't know that he is much more than a sentimental favorite. He doesn't get enough touches to warrant a lot of money. Deep down I'd rather throw the extra money they would spend on him at Jones or Shields or EDS or Starks and let someone else take his spot. On the other hand he is a known quantity and we know he will put forth his best effort every time. Kind of a tough call.

Laser Gunns  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, January 29, 2014 1:13:36 PM(UTC)
Mucky Tundra said: Go to Quoted Post
Packers Reportedly Work Out FB Jonathan Amosa

Seems like they're keeping tabs on him at least



Cool!
play2win  
#9 Posted : Thursday, January 30, 2014 5:59:54 AM(UTC)
With a renewed emphasis on the running game, I can easily see them keeping 2 FBs on the roster next season. Kuhn never really impressed me as a true lead blocker, as good as he is in pass protection. He's probably worth keeping around, but his time may be up. If he stays, no real harm done as long as we add a good freight train of a lead blocker on this Packers team.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Fan Shout
Porforis (5h) : Noooo, not Goode!
Zero2Cool (8h) : The #Packers place Brett Goode on IR and re-sign LS Taybor Pepper
Zero2Cool (9h) : Packers signing Ulrick John to active roster off Cardinals practice squad today, according to a source
Porforis (9h) : Agreed. HOW ABOUT THEM PACKERS?!
greengold (9h) : i.e. keep politics out of football!
greengold (9h) : Let the players who want to honor the flag along with the vast majority of fans do so. Don't celebrate those who don't.
greengold (9h) : Rule, practice, suggestion? Whatever supposedly changed in 2009. Go back to the way it was. Let the players who want to honor the flag an
Zero2Cool (9h) : Roethlisberger regrets Steelers' decision to skip anthem
Zero2Cool (9h) : Chmura: "#Packers by 10-14. The Bears already played their good game. I have absolutely no fear for Thursday's game."
Zero2Cool (9h) : The NFL Rulebook does not mention the anthem.
Zero2Cool (9h) : There is no rule.
greengold (9h) : The NFL needs to enforce the rule or get rid of the rule.
greengold (9h) : Players stood for the National Anthem long before 2009. There just was no *rule* requiring them to stand.
steveishere (10h) : How many fans are in the restroom taking a dump or in line for nachos during anthem. Same people probably mad at players
Porforis (11h) : Yup.
Zero2Cool (11h) : You know why
Porforis (11h) : NFL players weren't even on the field for the anthem until 2009 - Why all of a sudden is not participating such a big deal?
Zero2Cool (12h) : Former Seahawks/Packers HC Mike Holmgren on President Trump: “He’s uninformed”.
steveishere (13h) : Funny how you were apparently fine with seeing guys who abuse women or do/sell drugs out there but god forbid they kneel lol
steveishere (13h) : you had 1 foot out the door since Favre left anyways... bye
dhazer (13h) : well so much for watching Packer games, I saw the 3 sitting on the bench and i turned the channel to the race, No more NFL games for me
beast (25-Sep) : Who are the longshots? Jags? Saints? Redskins? and who?
SINCITYCHEEZE (25-Sep) : Buckeye closing in on 4 Longshots in Pickem today....Son you need to hook me up we could make a killing on some parlays next weekend. Lol
beast (25-Sep) : Bears ran it 60% of the time...
beast (24-Sep) : Bears tried hard to give it away, but Steelers couldn't take it
Mucky Tundra (24-Sep) : Lot of injuries :(
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : OUT for the Packers: WR Randall Cobb S Kentrell Brice CB Davon House LB Jake Ryan LB Nick Perry T David Bakhtiari DT Mike Daniels
beast (24-Sep) : Ravens/Jags must be a FF nightmare, as ol' TEs who never score, had 4 of the 6 TDs
beast (24-Sep) : Bears beating Steelers at halftime.
beast (24-Sep) : https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/yp89dj/stephen-a-smith-points-out-nfls-paid-patriotism-problem
beast (24-Sep) : I just read that it wasn't until the NFL started getting paid by the DoD (in 2009), that players were on the sidelines for the Anthem. (I ca
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : apparently it was comon to stay in lockeroom years ago
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : i couldn't find anything confirming its against the rules
beast (24-Sep) : Is it against the rules to be in the lockerroom for the Anthem?
yooperfan (24-Sep) : Prolly some fines coming down.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
29m / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

36m / Around The NFL / Smokey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

3h / Around The NFL / Barfarn

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

25-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

24-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

Headlines