Injured knee forces Packers' Kuhn to miss first Pro Bowl

Instead of enjoying Hawaii and his first career Pro Bowl, Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn is rehabilitating his injured knee in Wisconsin, according to the team's official site.

Kuhn sprained his right knee in the third quarter of the team's loss to the New York Giantsin the NFC divisional playoffs. According to the Packers, the recovery is expected to last up to two months.

Kuhn, who is working out at Lambeau Field, is one of the few players still in Green Bay.

"It's kind of eerie," Kuhn said, according to the site. "There's nobody here."

When the Pro Bowl is played on Sunday, the high temperature in Honolulu is expected to be between 70 and 80 degrees. In Green Bay, the forecast calls for 20s.

"It's a bit of a downer, I'd like to have gone," he said. "Rather than going and taking a risk with it, I want to get my knee right. I will be 100 percent by June. That's when OTAs start. That's what I'm working toward."

The six-year veteran carried the ball 30 times for 78 yards and four touchdowns this season, a year after rushing for a career-high 281 yards. He also picked up 77 yards through the air, catching two touchdown passes.

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