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Longtime Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn retires

March 6, 2019
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CORRECTS TO 12-YEAR CAREER, NOT 11 - FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn is stopped on a run during the second half an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Green Bay, Wis. The Former Packers fullback announced his retirement Wednesday, March 6, 2019, after a 12-year career. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn has announced his retirement.

Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst made the announcement Wednesday.

Kuhn played nine seasons with the Packers (2007-15) and won the Super Bowl in the 2010 season. Kuhn was a part of Packers teams that won five division titles, finished with at least 10 wins in a season seven times and made the playoffs eight times. He was a first-team All-Pro in 2014, second-team All-Pro in 2011, and was selected to the Pro Bowl three times (2011, 2014-15).

During his nine seasons with Green Bay, he played in 139 regular-season games with 32 starts as well as 15 postseason games with five starts.

“John was a terrific football player and tremendous teammate who contributed to many years of success for the Packers,” Gutekunst said in a statement.

Kuhn finished his career playing two seasons with the New Orleans Saints in 2016-17. He sat out 2018.

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CORRECTS TO 12-YEAR CAREER, NOT 11 - FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn is stopped on a run during the second half an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Green Bay, Wis. The Former Packers fullback announced his retirement Wednesday, March 6, 2019, after a 12-year career. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)