Ravens News: Kamar Aiken or Breshad Perriman?


Jan 10, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Kamar Aiken (11) carries the ball to score a touchdown as New England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung (23) defends in the first quarter during the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s Baltimore Ravens news is dominated by training camp, obviously, and there is no lack of interesting tidbits coming out of B-More.

The biggest of which is concerning to Ravens fans and fantasy football GM’s alike – are the Ravens serious about starting Kamar Aiken over first round draft choice Breshad Perriman?  Whoever wins the battle figures to eat up snaps opposite Steve Smith.

It’s a big deal because the winner replaces Torrey Smith, who not only racked up 11 touchdowns last season, but he was an annual target hog as well.  There’s production, and perhaps stardom, to be found here.

While most expect Perriman to seize the crown, Aiken has received all the starting snaps thus far, enjoying veteran deference.  Don’t forget that Perriman dropped a lot of passes both in college and at minicamp.  He might be too raw to take over at the moment.

Another camp battle to watch involves the entire secondary, much of which is shiny and new after last season’s injury filled debacle.  We know that Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb are presumed starters, but where will everyone else fall?

The Ravens also made a couple of notable transactions on Wednesday, cutting undrafted wide receiver Cam Worthy, who injured his foot in OTAs back in June.  Filling his spot is former Bengals, Eagles, and Bears safety Tom Nelson, who is making the position switch to receiver.  Nelson hasn’t played in a regular season game since 2011.

Wrapping things up, we take an extremely early look at the Ravens’ 2016 opponents.

Hope you enjoy today’s news roundup, and happy training camp Ravens fans!

Ravens news and notes from around FanSided

Kamar Aiken a week 1 starter?NFL Spin Zone, Nick Ziegler

Don’t worry about Breshad Perriman just yetNFL Spin Zone, Joe Soriano

Secondary may create surprising position battlesBaltimore Wire, Jeremiah D. Sater

Recapping the offseasonBaltimore Wire, Joe Serpico

More Ravens news and notes from around the Internet

Who will Baltimore Ravens play in 2015?Jamison Hensley, ESPN

Ravens set to begin undramatic training campJamison Hensley, ESPN

Ravens waive Cam Worthy, add another receiverRyan Mink, BaltimoreRavens.com

Ravens training camp starting on the right footMatthew Stevens, Baltimore Beatdown

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