NFL Football

#13
Kelvin Benjamin
Rec Yards TD
36 537 2
Team: Buffalo BillsHt/Wt: 6-5/245 NFFC ADP: 57.43
Position: WRBorn: 2/5/1991 Birthplace: Belle Glade, FL
College: Florida StateDraft: 1st Round 28th pick by Panthers (2014)


Latest News
Nov. 19, 2017 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET20:46 GMT4:46 1:46 PM MST3:46 PM EST2:46 PM CT0:46 UAE (+1)15:46 ETNaN:� - Benjamin is out with a knee injury after getting hurt on the Bills' opening offensive series against the Chargers.
Analysis: Benjamin was injured while getting tackled by Adrian Phillips and Denzel Perryman after a 20-yard reception near midfield. He needed help from two trainers to leave the field, and he was taken to the locker room on a cart.
Nov. 12, 2017 1:29 PM PT2:29 PM MT3:29 PM CT4:29 PM ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST3:29 PM CT1:29 UAE (+1)16:29 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had three receptions for 42 yards Sunday in the Buffalo Bills' 47-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Analysis: This isn't the debut Benjamin would have liked, but this game got out of hand quickly, so it's hard to judge.
Oct. 31, 2017 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST1:34 PM CT23:34 UAE15:34 ETNaN:� - Benjamin will start for the Bills after not playing in Week 9 following his arrival in a trade with the Panthers for two draft picks.
Analysis: Benjamin has been a disappointment this season with 32 catches for 475 yards and two TDs in eight games, but he becomes the No. 1 wideout in Buffalo.
Oct. 29, 2017 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST2:31 PM CT0:31 UAE (+1)16:31 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had three receptions for 39 yards and one touchdown Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 17-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Analysis: Both of Benjamin's TD catches on the season have come in his last four games, and he has been targeted 36 times while making 23 catches for 365 yards in his past five.
Oct. 22, 2017 1:21 PM PT2:21 PM MT3:21 PM CT4:21 PM ET20:21 GMT4:21 1:21 PM MST3:21 PM EST3:21 PM CT0:21 UAE (+1)16:21 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had three receptions for 65 yards Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 17-3 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Oct. 18, 2017 11:38 AM PT12:38 PM MT1:38 PM CT2:38 PM ET18:38 GMT2:38 11:38 AM MST1:38 PM EST1:38 PM CT22:38 UAE14:38 ETNaN:� - Benjamin returned to practice Friday after sitting out the previous two days with knee swelling, and he's active for Sunday's game in Chicago.
Analysis: After a slow start to the season, Carolina's No. 1 receiver has hauled in 17 receptions for 261 yards and a touchdown over his past three games.
Oct. 13, 2017 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST11:13 PM CT8:13 UAE0:13 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had nine receptions for 99 yards Thursday in the Carolina Panthers' 28-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Analysis: Carolina's No. 1 receiver saw a whopping 13 targets on a night where Cam Newton threw 52 passes, a rarity for the run-oriented Panthers. After a slow start to the season, Benjamin has been rocking lately with 17 catches, 261 yards and a touchdown over his past three games.
Oct. 8, 2017 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:24 PM CT0:24 UAE (+1)16:24 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had four receptions for 58 yards and one touchdown Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 27-24 win over the Detroit Lions.
Analysis: This was his first TD of the season.
Oct. 1, 2017 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST3:59 PM CT0:59 UAE (+1)16:59 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had four receptions for 104 yards Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 33-30 win over the New England Patriots.
Analysis: Benjamin only had four balls thrown his way Sunday, but finished with his first 100-yard game since Week 2 of last season.
Sep. 27, 2017 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:15 PM CT21:15 UAE13:15 ETNaN:� - Benjamin (knee) is no longer on the injury report and will play in Week 4.
Analysis: After appearing at practice in pads Wednesday but only riding the exercise bike, Benjamin has since practiced in full and appears fully recovered from the minor knee injury he suffered in Week 3. He's not off to a great start but is clearly Carolina's No. 1 option with Greg Olsen sidelined.
Sep. 25, 2017 11:28 AM PT12:28 PM MT1:28 PM CT2:28 PM ET18:28 GMT2:28 11:28 AM MST1:28 PM EST1:28 PM CT22:28 UAE14:28 ETNaN:� - Benjamin dodged serious injury Sunday but his left knee injury could be an issue entering Week 4, coach Ron Rivera said on Monday. Rivera said Benjamin underwent an MRI exam and it "came back pretty good" after some feared the Panthers' leading receiver sustained another major knee injury in Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Analysis: Benjamin, who tore the ACL in his left knee in 2015, has nine catches for 110 yards in three games this season.
Sep. 24, 2017 10:46 AM PT11:46 AM MT12:46 PM CT1:46 PM ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST12:46 PM CT21:46 UAE13:46 ETNaN:� - Benjamin has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Saints after having his knee bent backward on a catch.
Analysis: Benjamin came in with a team-high 102 yards on seven receptions in the first two games.
Sep. 24, 2017 1:46 PM PT2:46 PM MT3:46 PM CT4:46 PM ET20:46 GMT4:46 1:46 PM MST3:46 PM EST3:46 PM CT0:46 UAE (+1)16:46 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had two receptions for eight yards Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 34-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Analysis: Benjamin left in the first quarter with a knee injury; his leg got bent back awkwardly after being dragged down from behind. Benjamin tore his ACL in the same knee two years ago. Coach Ron Rivera offered no indication on the seriousness of the injury, saying Benjamin will be re-evaluated by doctors on Monday.
Sep. 17, 2017 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST3:06 PM CT0:06 UAE (+1)16:06 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had six receptions for 77 yards Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 9-3 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Analysis: Benjamin was targeted eight times and played a much bigger role in Carolina's offense after catching just one pass in the opener.
Sep. 10, 2017 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST8:32 PM CT5:32 UAE (+1)21:32 ETNaN:� - Kelvin Benjamin had one reception for 25 yards Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 23-3 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
May 2, 2017 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST2:57 PM CT23:57 UAE15:57 ETNaN:� - The Panthers picked up the fifth-year option on Benjamin on Tuesday. The decision keeps Benjamin, Carolina's first-round pick in 2014, under contract for the next two seasons and will pay him approximately $8.5 million in 2018. The news comes just days after coach Ron Rivera expressed concern about Benjamin reporting to offseason workouts "a little heavy."
Analysis: Benjamin started 13 of 16 games last season and had a team-leading seven touchdown catches on 63 receptions for 941 yards. He missed the entire 2015 season after suffering a knee injury in training camp. His best season came in 2014, when he set a franchise rookie record with 73 receptions for 1,008 yards receiving and nine TDs.

Regular Season Stats

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats
Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2014 Car 16 0 0 - 0 73 1008 13.8 9
2016 Car 16 0 0 - 0 63 941 14.9 7
2017 Car 8 0 0 - 0 32 475 14.8 2
2017 Buf 2 0 0 - 0 4 62 15.5 0
  TOTAL 10 0 0 - 0 36 537 14.9 2
Totals 42 0 0 - 0 172 2486 14.5 18


Postseason Stats

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats
Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2014 Car 2 0 0 - 0 11 108 9.8 2
Totals 2 0 0 - 0 11 108 9.8 2


Incomplete Pass Information

Targets Drops Percent Caught Percent First Down
51 2 62.7 41.2
7 0 57.1 42.9
58 2 62.1 41.4

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