3-4 Defense Sacking Kampman’s Impact : Packers Insider

3-4 Defense Sacking Kampman’s Impact

October 9, 2009 by  
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By Greg A. Bedard of the Journal Sentinel
Oct. 8th, 2009

Green Bay —
Watching from the sidelines as Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen wreaked havoc against the Green Bay Packers with 4.5 sacks Monday night, Aaron Kampman acknowledged it harkened back to some of his own performances.

Of course, that was before coordinator Dom Capers installed the 3-4 scheme, took Kampman out of his three-point stance, stood him up and dropped him into coverage a third of the time.

Four games into the switch, it appears to be a mismatch – at least statistically.      

As expected, DE Aaron Kampman has struggled making the transition to OLB in Capers' 3-4 Defense. Should the Packers deal AK74 to a 4-3 team for safety help?

As expected, DE Aaron Kampman has struggled making the transition to OLB in Capers' 3-4 Defense. Should the Packers deal AK74 to a 4-3 team for safety help?

So far, Kampman has registered just one sack. It’s his lowest four-game total since 2004. He had four at this point last season.

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