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Kelvin Benjamin says he is healthy, at perfect weight

By Rachel Wold Last month Carolina Panthers second-year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was reportedly having a battle with his weight along with dealing with a bum hamstring. Whether it was due to some extra laps around the field, more time on the treadmill, or a stricter diet, Benjamin —who weighed 245 pounds in his rookie year—now claims he is at his “perfect” weight...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kelvin Benjamin overweight at OTAs

By Ryan Phillips While stories during NFL OTAs are rarely worth even mentioning, this one caught our collective eye on Wednesday. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin showed up to OTAs overweight and wound up injured as a result, the Charlotte Observer reports. The 6-foot-5 wideout played his rookie season in 2014 at around 245 pounds and reportedly came into spring...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers rookie: I posted slow 40-time at combine on purpose

Kelvin Benjamin enjoyed a fine season last year with Florida State that put him in the conversation to become a first-round draft pick in the NFL. The Carolina Panthers selected him No. 28 overall, but it sounds like he could have gone even higher. Benjamin claims that he didn’t give his best effort at the NFL combine because he wanted to be drafted by the Panthers. The former...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Kelvin Benjamin is a bigger freak of nature than you realize

It’s Twitter Tuesday! By now, Carolina Panthers fans are aware that rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is a monster. Well, it turns out that we may be underselling just how freakish Benjamin truly is. Here are his measurables compared to other NFL wide receivers. Kelvin Benjamin measurables vs. other WRs: — NFL Philosophy (@NFLosophy) August 18, 2014...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Early impressions from training camp

Carolina Panthers training camp got underway Saturday and the injury bug wasted no time nipping at the Panthers. Within days of camp opening the Panthers had suffered injuries to running backs Jon Stewart and rookie Tyler Gaffney, wide receivers De’Andre Presley and rookie Kelvin Benjamin, guard Edward Kugbila, and rookie safety Tre Boston. Stewart injured his hamstring before...
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Three intriguing position battles

Carolina Panthers training camp begins in just two weeks (July 26th-August 12th, Wofford College) and there are several questions entering the annual event. Among these questions are concerns regarding key positions, which will undoubtedly inspire great positional battles. After losing three of their four pass catchers from 2013 many eyes will be on the receiving corps. The Panthers...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Why Kelvin Benjamin was their best pick

Now that the dust has settled from the 2014 NFL Draft let the overanalyzing begin. Usually, when a team picks so late in the first round, the draft pick doesn’t always have the opportunity to contribute right away. The opposite is true for Kelvin Benjamin. I’ll break down why I believe Benjamin is the Carolina Panthers biggest get from the draft. The best thing about the Kelvin...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A great sign for the success of Kelvin Benjamin with the Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers used the 28th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft to select wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. For the most part, people liked the pick, including Las Vegas sportsbook Bovada, which gave Cam Newton’s new toy the fourth best odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year this upcoming season. Still though, we haven’t seen him on the field with the Panthers — until...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What’re the odds that Kelvin Benjamin wins rookie of the year according to Vegas?

To the surprise of some and to the chagrin of opposing defensive coordinators, the Carolina Panthers used their first round pick on Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The 6’5″ 240 lb athletic freak is expected to be an important target for Cam Newton this upcoming season. So what does Vegas think about his chances to win offensive rookie of the year? The Bovada Sportsbook...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Carolina Panthers draft picks

The Carolina Panthers entered the 2014 draft with a lot of needs and questions. Let’s take a look at their draft picks. 1st round (28th overall) Selection: WR Kelvin Benjamin, Florida State Comment: Coming into the draft, wide receiver was a huge question mark for Carolina. Many experts and pundits alike thought the Panthers were going offensive tackle here given the retirement...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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