#3 Posted on 7.3.10 1658.01 Reposted on: 7.3.17 1658.02
I'm interested to see the terms of the contract. At first glance, this is a very un-Gene Smith-like signing: Aging veteran with declining production coming off a serious injury. I guess this goes to show how desperate the Jags are for pass-rush help, which they should be. It was their achilles heel last season for sure.
I don't mean this to sound like I'm speaking ill of Kampman, but rather, that the Jaguars M.O since Smith took over was to only sign veteran FA's to plug holes in the short-term, and to not break the bank in doing so (see Torry Holt and Tra Thomas last year). I'll wait to see the years and dollar amount before I say anymore, I guess.
#4 Posted on 7.3.10 2326.06 Reposted on: 7.3.17 2327.26
I really hope the Ted Thompson haters aren't railing on him for letting Kampman go, sure, he was a great guy, but he didnt fit with what we were doing...I hope Kampman rebounds nicely this next year, he will always have my respect.