Receiver Kamar Aiken hoping to catch on with Patriots

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FOXBOROUGH – It’s been one of the surprises of training camp: when Tom Brady and the rest of the first-team offense is in seven-on-seven or full-team work, Kamar Aiken has been one of the receivers getting lots of snaps.

If you’re asking yourself who that is, you’re forgiven — even the most ardent Patriots fan might be unfamiliar with Aiken.

At 6 feet 2 inches and 215 pounds, he is one of the taller receivers on the roster. A standout at Chaminade-Madonna High in Hollywood, Fla., and the University of Central Florida, Aiken was undrafted in 2011 but signed by Buffalo at the start of camp that year.

His NFL experience since has been a series of roster transactions, but he hopes for stability with New England.

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