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
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
Zero2Cool (2h) : NFL Draft is tonight, right?
Tezzy (20h) : \_/ Smokey!
Smokey (26-Apr) : \_/ Tezzy
Tezzy (26-Apr) : I feel we are on the cusp of a special time of Packers football. My optimism for the rest of the 2000-teens is strong.
Tezzy (26-Apr) : Sign Cutler and draft a QB in round 1. Go Pack Go!!!!
TheKanataThrilla (25-Apr) : I will be there with beer in hand.
Smokey (25-Apr) : CHAT and Draft Thursday night in the PACKERSHOME CHAT ROOM ! Don't forget the cold beer .
TheKanataThrilla (21-Apr) : Seattle at Pack week 1. Hopefully Aaron gets some reps this preseason.
TheKanataThrilla (20-Apr) : Ruben Foster tests positive for weed. Any chance he falls to us? Probably not.
Smokey (20-Apr) : Thanks wpr, I'll order a L.Pizza !
wpr (20-Apr) : Smokey the chat room has been available for prior drafts
Smokey (20-Apr) : Great News , Zero . Also will the "Chat" room be up and operating for the 1st round of the NFL Draft ?
Zero2Cool (20-Apr) : Packers schedule coming out today, 7pm CST
Zero2Cool (19-Apr) : Fans should care about Dean Blandino’s departure from the NFL because it matters…a lot http://ble.ac/2osxh74
Zero2Cool (19-Apr) : Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell
Tezzy (18-Apr) : That stat line of 142 of 144 regular season games
Zero2Cool (18-Apr) : A.J. Hawk will retire with the @packers after recording the most tackles in franchise history (1,118)
Smokey (14-Apr) : Hernandez already convicted of previous two murders .
Smokey (14-Apr) : Aaron Hermandez found Not Guilty of Murder Charges .
Smokey (11-Apr) : Packers will play the Eagles , Redskins , Broncos , and Rams in Preseason 2017 .
Zero2Cool (11-Apr) : Odd to see GM John Lynch .. I won't get used to that for a while haha
Cheesey (10-Apr) : I don't think she has anything to do with how he plays on the field.
Porforis (7-Apr) : 100% conjecture but maybe they've been on the rocks and that contributed to his long slump?
Zero2Cool (7-Apr) : Aaron Rodgers and actress Olivia Munn break up, People magazine reports. Here we go
Porforis (7-Apr) : Forum needs some FOOTBAH! l.
gbguy20 (6-Apr) : forum needs some uffda
Zero2Cool (5-Apr) : Marshawn Lynch told the @RAIDERS he intends to un-retire.
iscmarkiemark (5-Apr) : Garrett could be gone in the 1st even..
Smokey (2-Apr) : A REMINDER: Easter Sunday falls on April 16th .
Smokey (1-Apr) : Avoid the Rush, join today !
Zero2Cool (31-Mar) : 8 of 12 top draft picks from 2013 - are no longer with the team that drafted them...
FLORIDA PACKER88 (31-Mar) : I don't think Myles Garrett will be there in the 3rd haha
Nonstopdrivel (30-Mar) : NFL Network predicting Packers to trade out of 2nd round to snag Myles Garrett (DE, Texas A&M) in the 3rd round.
Smokey (30-Mar) : Packers sign OG Justin McCray, 321 lbs out of C.Florida .
Cheesey (29-Mar) : She wanted people to recognize who it was, and that was the only way anyone would!LOL!
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
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Saturday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
54m / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

59m / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

26-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Tezzy

26-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Tezzy

25-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

24-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

24-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

22-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / FLORIDA PACKER88

20-Apr / Around The NFL / Smokey

19-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

19-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

Headlines