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Kuhn paving the way for Lacy's development

9:56 PM, Sep. 12, 2013
Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn before the start of their preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn before the start of their preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.
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If Eddie Lacy morphs into the three-down bell cow Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy envisions, it's likely John Kuhn had a role in helping him get there.

Strange as that may seem considering the differences in their positions and pedigrees, the 31-year-old fullback out of NCAA Division II Shippensburg brings an element to the Packers' running back room that borders on irreplaceable.

In today's NFL, this is a rarity. Most fullbacks are seen as clearance-shelf commodities. Even a three-time Pro Bowler like Vonta Leach went unsigned for nearly two months after Baltimore cut him in June ...

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