Jacksonville Jaguars: Is Signing Aaron Kampman a Good or Bad Move?

March 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After managing a league-low 14 sacks during the 2009 season, the Jacksonville Jaguars went out and signed former Green Bay Packers DE Aaron Kampman on Sunday. Terms of the signing were undisclosed.
Whenever Jacksonville ventures out into free agency, I cringe with trepidation.  Unfortunately, this signing does nothing to calm my nerves. After racking up the fifth-lowest sack total in NFL history in 2009, the Jaguars were compelled to address the issue.
Why am I still nervous?
Kampman played only nine games during the 2009 season before tearing his left ACL, and he will turn 31 this season.
Clearly, the Jaguars need help—big time—at the defensive end position. Current defensive ends Derrick Harvey and Quentin Groves are coming off their second NFL seasons, and have both not lived up to expectations. 
Is Kampman's signing a message to both Harvey and Groves, or simply a move to shore up, and/or help mentor these two young players?
I hop...

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