Pack-A-Day Podcast - Episode 718 - The 12 Things I Learned Watching Kamal Martin

On today's show, Andy Herman discusses his twelve biggest takeaways from watching every snap of Kamal Martin from 2019.

On today's show, Andy Herman discusses his twelve biggest takeaways from watching every snap of Kamal Martin from 2019.

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Andy is a graduate of UW-Oshkosh and owns & operates the Pack-A-Day Podcast. Andy has taken multiple courses in NFL scouting and is an Editor for Packer Report. You can find him on WFRV's Green Bay Nation and every Friday on the Friday Film Room on WDUZ . Andy grew up in Green Bay and is a lifelong season ticket holder - follow him on Twitter @AndyHermanNFL!

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nostradanus's picture

July 12, 2020 at 10:15 am

How do you have incredible insight I love the 12 things podcast it’s even better than Larry’s three things ha ha! Keep up the good work!

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July 13, 2020 at 01:07 am

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July 13, 2020 at 09:26 am

Kamal Martin is really interesting. I also like it.

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July 14, 2020 at 06:12 pm

This is a really great evaluation on Kamal Martin, Andy. Well done!

Having those leadership skills and the ready communication with his teammates as a major impression overall is welcome news! That'll help in shutting down opposing offenses.

Speed is a major component to his game. That has been sorely lacking in GB at ILB, for many years. Coupled with instincts for the position as a 3 down ILB is going to be huge. I like that he stays off blocks and has great hand use... his speed allowing him to beat OL to their positions. Avoiding those blocks that Martinez, et al would get hung up on should help the run D. Beating a block with speed? Who knew?

To me, his "hustle" is one of the attributes of his game that really sets him apart, and I think fellow Packer fans are going to love that from him. Those are the players who make truly special ILBs in the NFL, the ones who have the leadership, the football IQ, the instincts, good tackling form, and that knack for knocking the ball loose with FF/PD, and to get TOs regularly. His length will help immensely too. Having that, plus speed in a guy who is 6-3 240? Seems like a really solid choice by Gutekunst and his scouting staff, especially in R5. I felt he had many of the physical attributes to set himself apart and be a success in the NFL.

Those positive attributes have been missing at ILB for many years in Green Bay.

While he may have some kinks, he seems to have a high ceiling. Glad to hear that his limitations aren't considered by you to be "major weaknesses." Though sacks aren't considered one of his strengths, I would imagine he'll be able to get home with a better supporting cast around him.

I think he's got the tools to come in on day 1 and help to make a difference. Of course he's going to have a learning curve like most rookies, but I'm confident he's going to wind up being a quality starter as a rookie for the Packers. Just have a feeling he has too many positives going for him to not be successful...

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