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Third-Down Gig Goes to Kuhn

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A week after Alex Green missed a block, John Kuhn took the first-half reps on third down against the Bengals. The job is wide open, considering the health and uncertain futures of James Starks and Brandon Saine.

Last week against Cleveland, Alex Green missed a block that led to quarterback Aaron Rodgers getting hit. On Thursday at Cincinnati, the Green Bay Packers played it safe by using John Kuhn as their third-down back. Despite his occasional mental lapses, James Starks entered training camp as the Packers' preferred choice in the third-down role, but he missed Thursday's game and is expected to...

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