Kamar Aiken (born May 30, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Central Florida and was marked by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He has additionally played for the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, and Indianapolis Colts.
Aiken played secondary school football at Chaminade-Madonna in Hollywood, Florida.
Aiken was marked by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free specialist in 2011. He was postponed by the Bills on September 3, 2011 and was marked to the training squad the following day. He was elevated to the dynamic program on November 22, 2011.
On August 31, 2012, Aiken was deferred by the Bills and was marked to the training squad the following day. He was discharged by the Bills on October 3, 2012.
Aiken was marked to the Chicago Bears practice squad on October 9, 2012. On November 6, Aiken was deferred.
New England Patriots
On November 19, 2012, Aiken was marked to the New England Patriots’ training squad. On December 22, 2012 Aiken was advanced from the New England Patriots practice squad to the dynamic list, yet was discharged two days after the fact and re-marked to the training squad. On December 29, 2012 Aiken was elevated back to the Patriots dynamic roster. On August 26, 2013, he was discharged by the Patriots.
On October 30, 2013, Aiken was marked to the Baltimore Ravens’ training squad.
Aiken scored without precedent for his profession in a Week 6 diversion on October 12, 2014 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, getting a 17-yard touchdown pass. He helped quarterback Joe Flacco set the NFL record for the quickest time to record five touchdown passes (16:03). The Ravens won in a 48-17 blowout, and Aiken contributed with 2 gets for 20 yards.
In Week 14, in an amusement versus the Miami Dolphins Aiken got a 13-yard touchdown pass and was a key factor in a 28-13 win, assuming control for wide receiver Torrey Smith, who was not focused in the diversion by any means. He got 6 goes for 65 yards. In a press conference that took after the diversion, Aiken made a remark that was coordinated at Smith: “I got you, brother.”
In Week 17, Aiken got a 2-yard touchdown go to seal a prevail upon the division rival Cleveland Browns, and the Ravens secured the AFC’s final playoff spot. Aiken’s last details for the diversion would be 2 receptions for 13 yards.
In the Divisional Round of the playoffs, the Ravens went up against the main seeded New England Patriots, one of Aiken’s previous groups. Aiken scored the amusement’s opening touchdown off a 19-yard go from Flacco, his solitary catch of the diversion, however the Ravens lost to the eventual Super Bowl XLIX champions in a 35-31 shootout and had their season finished.
Aiken completed the 2014 season with 24 gatherings, 267 getting yards, and 3 touchdowns.
In his second year after the takeoff of Torrey Smith, Aiken was required to go after a beginning spot. Because of wounds to Steve Smith Sr., Breshad Perriman, Dennis Pitta, and Crockett Gilmore, he would wind up being the Ravens’ driving recipient amid the year.
Aiken scored his first touchdown of the season in a Week 4 Thursday Night Football matchup with the division rival Pittsburgh Steelers. It was off a 15-yard get. The Ravens would win 23-20 in overtime, giving them their first win of the season. Aiken was the diversion’s driving recipient with 77 yards on 5 gets.
In Week 6, in a 25-20 misfortune to the San Francisco 49ers, Aiken had three gets for 22 yards and a 2-yard touchdown, which he got while making a plunge the endzone.
In a Week 11 diversion against the St. Louis Rams, Aiken scored his group’s solitary touchdown off a 3-yard go from Flacco (who might endure a season-ending ACL injurytowards the finish of the amusement) in a 16-13 comeback win. Aiken would complete the diversion with 5 gatherings for 50 yards.
The next week, in a Monday Night Football game against the Browns, Aiken would be an enormous factor in a shootout amusement that came last minute, getting 6 goes for 80 yards and a 15-yard touchdown. On the last play of direction, the Browns were in position for an amusement winning field objective. Baltimore’s Brent Urban would square a Travis Coons kick that would be recuperated by Ravens’ safety Will Hill and returned 64 yards for the diversion winning touchdown.
In Week 15, the Ravens went up against the Kansas City Chiefs. On the last play of the principal a large portion of, the Ravens ran a Hail Mary play, because of their 17-point trailing deficiency, in which quarterback Jimmy Clausen lofted a go to Aiken, who got the ball for a 48-yard touchdown and made the diversion 24-14 for Kansas City heading into halftime. In any case, the Ravens would wind up being closed out in the second half and endure their second continuous victory misfortune by a score of 34-14. Aiken, be that as it may, was the diversion’s driving recipient, with 8 gatherings (the greatest one being the surprising touchdown) for 128 yards.
Aiken would complete the season as one of only a handful couple of brilliant spots of a generally disillusioning 5-11 battle. He had a breakout season, driving the Ravens in gatherings (75), getting yards (944) and accepting touchdowns (5), while additionally conferring one fumble, which he lost.
Amid the 2016 offseason, the Ravens set their second-cycle delicate on Aiken, keeping him around for the 2016 season. He played in each of the 16 recreations with 6 begins, recording 29 gatherings for 328 yards and one touchdown.
On March 21, 2017, Aiken marked with the Indianapolis Colts. He played in 15 recreations with seven begins, recording 15 gatherings for 133 yards.
On July 25, 2018, Aiken marked with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was discharged on September 1, 2018, yet was re-marked 11 days after the fact.
Season Team Games Receiving Rushing Fumbles
GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2011 Buffalo Bills 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 New England Patriots 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013 New England Patriots 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2014 Baltimore Ravens 16 0 24 267 11.1 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Baltimore Ravens 16 14 75 944 12.6 48T 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 Baltimore Ravens 16 6 29 328 11.3 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Indianapolis Colts 15 7 15 133 8.9 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 66 27 143 1,672 11.7 48T 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1