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Sam Aiken is a Bright Spot for Bills
Before he joined the Buffalo Bills as a fourth-round draft choice out of North Carolina in 2003, wide receiver Sam Aiken was one of the...

NFL Update: Week 4
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants caught eight passes and went over 100 yards for the third time in his career. Chicago's...

Torry Holt joins Tar Heels in New England
Now, Torry Holt's teammates include Brandon Tate, who is a former UNC player, along with ex-Tar Heels Alge Crumpler and Sam Aiken — all on...

NFL Update: Week 13
Two former Carolina wide receivers reeled in big touchdown catches. Sam Aiken continued his stellar play catching a 81- touchdown pass from Tom Brady in...

Patriots special-teams ace Sam Aiken catching on at WR
One of the few bright spots in Monday's lopsided loss to New Orleans, Sam Aiken registered team- and career-highs with seven catches for 90 yards...

NFL Update: Week 12
A pair of former Carolina centers helped their respective offenses Sunday. Jeff Saturday helped the undefeated Colts roar back to defeat the Texas 35-27 and...

NFL Update: Week 9
A slew of former Tar Heels will be in action tonight when Denver meets Pittsburgh in a big Monday night game. The Steelers' Willie Parker,...

Sam Aiken, Brandon Tate have hands in Patriots victory
The Patriots did not have a lot of options for the role of No. 3 receiver yesterday. Julian Edelman was out with a forearm injury...

NFL Update: Week 1
Richard Quinn and Hakeem Nicks both played in their first career games in the NFL Sunday. Nicks caught two passes before leaving the contest early...

UNC Football Recruits Take Weekend Visits
Several North Carolina football recruiting prospects are taking visits to other schools this weekend. Here's a quick rundown: Sam Montgomery (****/DE/Greenwood, SC): Visiting LSU
Marques Aiken...

NFL Update: Week 14
Julius Peppers, Hilee Taylor and the Panthers faced off against Ryan Sims and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday night for control of the NFC South...

Record in hand, Hakeem Nicks looks to add more
After setting the school's all-time receiving yards record Saturday against Georgia Tech, North Carolina's standout wide receiver needs: One touchdown to tie UNC's single-season record...

Patriots’ Sam Aiken a special special teamer
Sam Aiken, would-be NFL receiver, was asked what his favorite play is. “I’d have to say punt (coverage),” the sixth-year pro said Tuesday. Does this...

Sam Aiken Signs With Patriots
Considered one of the top special teams players in the league, Sam Aiken has signed a free agent contract with the New England Patriots after...

Sam Aiken Eager For Offensive Opportunity
In four years Sam Aiken has solidified himself as one of the best special teams players in the NFL. Now, in his fifth year, Aiken...

Aiken tries to hang on to receiver job
The offseason wasn't too complicated for Sam Aiken. He's a wide receiver. So he spent hours playing catch with a ball machine. That's not simply...

"Sleeper" Role Perfect for Sam Aiken
"Sam is a workout warrior," said Bills receivers coach Tyke Tolbert. "As a matter of fact, I was talking to [defensive line] coach [Tim] Krumrie,...