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Draft Scout Walt Aikens News
11/30/15 - FS Walt Aikens, a fixture in the defense, especially the nickel package, all season, hardly played on Sunday. It seemed Aikens, who remained a core special teams player, might have been demoted.
11/26/15 - FS Walt Aikens (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice. Aikens had struggled so far this season and plays mostly in the nickel package. But if he's limited for any reason Miami might have to go with Michael Thomas, who plays against the run, or seldom-used Jordan Kovacs.
10/19/15 - FS Walt Aikens, who lost his starting job to Michael Thomas, got plenty of playing time against the Titans. Aikens and guard Billy Turner are two players getting a second look, so to speak, from interim coach Dan Campbell. Expect to see Aikens rotated into games more frequently, especially in the nickel defense.
09/01/15 - FS Walt Aikens continues to get good reviews for his play in place of injured Louis Delmas (knee). Aikens had one tackle against Atlanta but coaches seem pleased with his overall play, including his ability to call signals.
08/20/15 - FS Walt Aikens, the second-year player from Liberty, will get the first shot at replacing FS Louis Delmas (knee). Aikens, a fourth-round pick, played sparingly last season but, according to coaches, had a good offseason. Aikens, who had an interception against Oakland last season, seemed more confident in training camp and has showed a nose for the football. He blocked a field-goal attempt in practice last week. If Aikens can't do the job, S Michael Thomas will probably get a look.