Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 6/7/12
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are giving oft-injured defensive end Aaron Kampman a chance to catch on elsewhere.The Jaguars released the veteran pass rusher Thursday, five days before the start of a mandatory, three-day minicamp. Kampman has missed 28 games over the last three seasons while playing for Jacksonville and Green Bay, including 13 last year. He had 57 tackles and four sacks in 11 games during his two seasons with the Jaguars.He sat out all of organized team activities last month while recovering from a second surgery on his right knee. With a salary near 5 million in 2012, and the return of Austen Lane and John Chick from injuries and the addition of second-round draft pick Andre Branch, it became unlikely that Kampman would make the 53-man roster. Releasing him now gives Kampman a better chance to sign with another team and prove he is healthy.Kampman was one of the league's elite pass rushers in his prime with the Packers, recording 48 sacks betw...
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