Ravens Hit Kamar Aiken With Second-Round Tender

The Ravens will put the second-round tender on restricted free agent Kamar Aiken, as Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun tweets. The second-round tender is worth $2.55MM this year. "<strong

With Aiken coming off a 75-catch breakout season, it made sense for the Ravens to pull the trigger on the second-round tender. After all, there’s a dearth of talent on the wide receiver market this offseason, and Baltimore didn’t want to risk losing Aiken or paying him even more if a rival team signed him to an offer sheet.

As PFR’s Top 10 list of free agent wide receivers shows, there isn’t a ton of high-end talent in this year’s class. Marvin Jones stands as our top-ranked receiver, followed by Travis Benjamin, Rishard Matthews, Rueben Randle, Anquan Boldin, Jermaine Kearse, Mohamed Sanu, Marques Colston, Brandon LaFell, and James Jones. Other notables include Andre Johnson, Roddy White, Nate Washington, Brian Quick, and Andre Holmes. While there’s name value in that bunch, Aiken’s ability and age (27 in May) would have put him pretty high on that list.

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3 comments on “Ravens Hit Kamar Aiken With Second-Round Tender

  1. Ravensdog

    This team still doesn’t get it…..look forward to the same Ravens as 2015…..slow and non explosive=losing season.

  2. SteelCity

    Ravens Suck. #SteelerNation #WeWillAlwaysBeThereDaddy

    • Steel city, are you stuck on stupid? We swept you bums during the regular season. Your team is washed up!!!!

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