GREEN BAY, Wis. – Lambeau Field faithful will be able to scream Kuuuuuuuuuhn! at the top of their lungs for at least another year.
Veteran fullback and local folk hero John Kuhn re-signed with Green Bay, general manager Ted Thompson said in a statement.
The one-year deal is expected to be worth just over $1 million, including signing, roster and workout bonuses, agent Kevin Gold said.
The 31-year-old Kuhn joined the Packers in 2007 when he was claimed off waivers from Pittsburgh. He’s played in 107 regular-season games with the Packers and he’s become a fan favorite. He’s also one of quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ closest friends on the team.
Around the league
Chicago agreed to a one-year contract with offensive tackle Eben Britton. The team also announced safety Chris Conte had shoulder surgery in late March and will likely be out at least until the start of training camp.
Cincinnati signed strong safety Danieal Manning three days after his release by Houston. Tennessee agreed to terms on a one-year deal with offensive lineman Eric Olsen. Washington signed quarterback Colt McCoy.
Ryan Grove was hired as Miami’s head athletic trainer, a job that became vacant in the fallout from the team’s bullying scandal. The team also signed receiver Kevin Cone to a one-year contract.
New England signed safety Patrick Chung. Baltimore and tight end Owen Daniels reached agreement on a 1-year contract, pending a physical.
Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden, has died. He was 78.
Mary Wilson is taking over as Buffalo’s controlling owner after the death last week of her husband, Ralph Wilson.
The seven teams with new head coaches (Redskins, Titans, Buccaneers, Browns, Lions, Texans and Vikings) can begin the first phase of offseason workouts Monday. They will be limited to strength and conditioning and physical rehab sessions.