Carolina Panthers first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin returned to practice on Saturday showing no lingering effects of the bruised knee suffered six days ago.
And the 6-foot-5 wide receiver did it with flair, going up and over starting cornerback Melvin White for a catch on the first pass of team drills.
"He's a good target," Carolina coach Ron Rivera said of the 28th pick in this year's draft. "He's the kind of target you need. ... He may not catch 20-30 balls a game. He may catch two or three because what may happen is people may have to take him out of the game. If that happens, other people have to make plays."
Benjamin said he didn't experience any pain or side effects from the injury.
"I feel great," he said. "I missed a couple of practices, so that was a downfall for me. But to get back out there and continue where I left off at felt good."
The former Florida State standout wore an elastic sleeve on his left leg, but otherwise picked up where he left off before bangin...