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Offline Rios39  
#16 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 5:19:50 PM(UTC)
If Kampman drops into coverage that means we are likely coming with a 3 man rush, which I HATE. Drop him into a zone now and then and I'm cool with that.
Offline beast  
#17 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 5:24:11 PM(UTC)
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If Kampman drops into coverage that means we are likely coming with a 3 man rush, which I HATE. Drop him into a zone now and then and I'm cool with that.


I think they could fake a blitz from Kampman and blitz two other LBers and then be man on man with everyone but the SS helping out Kampman.


FYI I'm not saying do that often. Once in a blue moon to catch the offense off guard.
Offline Rios39  
#18 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 6:29:22 PM(UTC)
True, Even just dropping Kampman into coverage and blitzing from elsewhere could cause confusion because they can't find the one on one match up Kampman is on, maybe they throw it into his zone out of panic. Get him dropping back or just out towards the flat.
Offline porky88  
#19 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 7:22:10 PM(UTC)
I've been saying for a bit now that I believe Aaron Kampman will start at OLB in the 3-4 base defense, but I think Dom Capers will move him around and use him in several ways. At times I think he could blitz from the inside backer and at times he could rush as a DE. It all depends on the down, distance, and what type of situation the opponent is in.
Offline jbshell04  
#20 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 7:22:51 PM(UTC)
You all remember the denver game last year when he was runnin all over the place running down wideouts on the flat and rb's kampy is coachable and that will translatge in most cases into a positive
Offline zombieslayer  
#21 Posted : Monday, January 26, 2009 7:38:52 PM(UTC)
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Take a gander back into history a little and take a peak at how he used Tony Brackens in 1999.

That defense finished ranked 1st in points and 4th in yards.

Brackens, at 6-4 and 265... Capers moved him all over the place and Tony responded with 12 sacks and two picks (1 for a TD)

Brackens played DE prior and post Capers stint in Jacksonville.. but quite a bit of physical traits and style of play are somewhat common between Kampman and Brackens..

BTW.. that was a career year for Brackens, in his career he tallied 55 sacks overall during 8 years.. so he had proven ability to rush the passer prior to and post the 3-4..

Thought it might bring a little relief to the angst that some are having to the 3-4 and Kampman.. I trust Capers will find a way to utilize Kampman's talents to help the overall defense.


I trust Capers knows what he's doing. He has a history to prove it. And Kampy will adjust to anything. This is not even a concern of mine heading into '09.
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