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Rick Wagner, Kamar Aiken lead the Baltimore Ravens performance bonuses

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The Baltimore Ravens are known for their drafting prowess, although some fans have questioned their recent track record because of a dearth of elite talent on the defense. However, the front office has still shown the ability to pluck starting caliber players in the mid to late rounds, as evidenced by recent draftees like Brandon Williams and Rick Wagner.

Wagner was a top ranked right tackle in 2014, before suffering an injury late in the year. Although he was not the same player in 2015, he improved as the season stretched on, and Wagner played in almost every game. However, his performance in 2015 still earned him the largest performance bonus on the team:

Kamar Aiken is another diamond in the rough the Ravens have plucked off other teams rosters, and he came in second on the team in a stellar season in which he was the Ravens top receiver. Following the injury to veteran Steve Smith Sr., he was the most reliable receiver on the team, as evidenced by his streak of 50 yard receiving games, an accomplishment not achieved by top receivers like Anquan Boldin and Derrick Mason during their time in Baltimore. He also narrowly missed 1000 yards, despite not being much of a factor in the first 6 games of the season.