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Kelvin Benjamin

Carolina Panthers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6-5 | Wt: 240

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin leads way in Week 2

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:50:16 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin hauled in six receptions for 77 yards in Week 2 against the Bills on his eight targets.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin should see even more heavy lifting in upcoming weeks, especially in the red zone, with Greg Olsen (foot) sidelined for what is believed to be a multi-week injury. Benjamin is a decent WR3 or flex play heading into Week 3 against the defensively challenged Saints.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin limited to one grab

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:52:44 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin was held to just one catch for 25 yards in Week 1 at San Francisco on five targets.

Fantasy Tip: Cam Newton tried to feed it into Benjamin, but they just were unable to connect down the field. As such, he was a huge disappointment as a WR2 in most fantasy leagues, especially after a big performance was expected following his torching of the 49ers in 2016. He'll try to get it right in Week 2 against Buffalo, but should be treated more as a WR3 or flex play.

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Panthers | Fast start coming for Kelvin Benjamin?

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:20:54 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin faces the San Francisco 49ers in Week 1, and Benjamin finished with seven catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns against the 49ers in Week 2 last year.

Fantasy Tip: The cornerback position isn't exactly one of San Francisco's strengths, so Benjamin should have an opportunity for another big performance. Start him as a WR2.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin primed to excel in 2017

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:13:11 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin has positioned himself to have the best year of his career, according to quarterback Cam Newton. "I'm not just saying (he's going to have his best year) to blow smoke. Everything that he's done for everything, he's positioned himself to make that come into fruition," Newton said.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin has certainly had his fair share of struggles recently - his much-publicized weight gain leading into minicamp and the death of his mother in July - but he looked as good as ever in the preseason and vows to dedicate "every snap, every play" to his mother. Facing perhaps the softest schedule of any receiver in the league, Benjamin has the feel of a high-end WR1 in 2017.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin catches four passes

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:22:44 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin caught four passes for 36 yards and one touchdown in the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday, Aug. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin appears to be in shape this season and should continue to be the team's top receiver. He has recorded at least 941 yards in his two full seasons in the NFL and has 16 touchdowns in 32 games. Owners should consider Benjamin as a No. 2 or No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin checks in at 243 pounds

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:29:49 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin reported to training camp at 243 pounds - according to head coach Ron Rivera - after reportedly weighing "about 270" in April, per Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Fantasy Tip: His current weight puts him at about the same weight he was as a rookie and obviously leaves him in a much better position to rebound from last season's disappointing campaign. It remains to be seen how much of a change Carolina's new offensive philosophy will affect his fantasy impact, but his status as the team's top wide receiver is not in question. For now, consider him a low-end WR2 with upside.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin at a good weight

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:53:21 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin is where he needs to be regarding his weight, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin is one of the bigger receivers in the league and has more of a tight end's physique. That size helps him gain big yards and touchdowns, though. In the two seasons he's played, Benjamin averaged 974.5 yards and eight touchdowns. Give him a look as a WR2.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin's size an asset

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:42:59 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin's weight was never an issue, according to general manager Dave Gettleman, and Gettleman said Benjamin doesn't need to be fast to be effective. "Kelvin's speed is vertical," Gettleman said. "He makes it up in a different way. (His) ability to make people miss is to run through them."

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin can be a matchup nightmare, especially in the red zone, but big games tend to be sporadic. He has WR2 upside if he can find some consistency, but it is safer to draft him as a WR3.

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Panthers | Kelvin Benjamin back in shape

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:11:56 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin appears to have worked himself back in shape, in the opinion of beat writer Joseph Person. Head coach Ron Rivera said that Benjamin didn't weigh the reported 280 pounds in April, but he might have been 270 pounds. On the final day of minicamp, Benjamin reached down to catch a pass a couple of inches off the ground and got both feet inbounds.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin appears to have received the wake-up call, but this appears to be an issue that could be an ongoing thing. He has low-end WR2 prowess in fantasy, but he's safer as a WR3.

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Panthers | Coach defends Kelvin Benjamin

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:22:04 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin has been facing unfair criticism, according to head coach Ron Rivera, and Rivera said Benjamin has "looked great" on the field.

Fantasy Tip: Benjamin reportedly arrived at OTAs overweight and not in the best shape, but he hasn't had a history of weight issues. His size makes him a touch matchup, especially in the red zone, and Benjamin can be drafted as a low-end WR2.

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