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Kelvin Benjamin benched for lack of effort late in win?

Kelvin Benjamin has not looked like the same player since he suffered a torn ACL last year, but his struggles in 2016 may be just as much mental as they are physical. Benjamin found himself on the bench late in the Carolina Panthers’ win over the San Diego Chargers Sunday, and that was not a coincidence. He caught just one pass for 11 yards on four targets and looked disinterested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kelvin Benjamin makes sick touchdown grab vs. Broncos

Remember Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin? Benjamin’s back in a big way after missing all of last season with an injury. Thursday against the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football, Benjamin gave the Panthers an early lead in the first quarter by catching a pass with a man draped on him and taking a hit in the end zone to ensure the score. Here’s the grab...
Via The Sports Daily
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin struggling with conditioning in camp

The Carolina Panthers are hoping their passing offense gets a major boost with the return of Kelvin Benjamin this year, but the star wide receiver has some work to do in the conditioning department first. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera told reporters on Sunday that Benjamin has been getting winded after running deep routes. ESPN’s David Newton shared a photo of Benjamin on a knee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Rumors and Rants
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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 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...
Via cover32 - Panthers
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...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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