Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 6/7/12
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Aaron Kampman saw his short, injury-riddled tenure end with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday. The 6-4, 260-pound veteran defensive end was drafted in the fifth round (156th overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2002 NFL Draft out of Iowa.  Kampman spent his first eight seasons with the Packers, where he appeared in 112 games (104 starts) and registered 458 tackles, 54.0 sacks and 12 forced fumbles. However, he took his talents down to Jacksonville on a four-year deal coming off a torn ACL before the start of the 2010 season. Kampman, 32, then tore the ACL in his other knee after eight games in his first season with the team.  He played just three games in 2011 after learning that he would miss the rest of the season because he needed another operation to repair the knee. In all, he racked up only 25 tackles and 4.0 sacks in 11 games (eight starts) over the past two years for the Jaguars. Jacksonville’s decision shouldn’t come as much of a surprise considering Kampman hasn’t b...
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