The New Orleans Saints have signed FB John Kuhn and waived injured DL D.J. Pettway, it was announced by Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
Kuhn (pronounced KOON), 6-0, 250,* *is a 10-year NFL veteran who has played in 148 career games with 32 starts for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who originally signed him out of Shippensburg (Pa.) and the Green Bay Packers, for whom he played for from 2007-15. The York, Pa., native has carried 198 times for 619 yards with 15 touchdowns and has also recorded 82 receptions for 572 yards with eight touchdowns, while also adding 60 career special teams tackles. Kuhn has also appeared in 15 postseason games with five starts for the Packers and has recorded 19 carries for 28 yards with two touchdowns, 17 receptions for 115 yards and three touchdowns and seven special teams stops. The seven career playoff touchdowns rank second in Packers playoff history. He's been selected to the Pro Bowl twice and is also a two-time Associated Press All-Pro selection (first-team in 2014 and second-team in 2011).