TRAVIS BENJAMIN RUMORS

Browns' Benjamin out rest of season

Browns speedy return specialist Travis Benjamin tore a knee ligament Sunday and will miss the remainder of the season. Benjamin sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the 23-17 loss to unbeaten Kansas City. Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Benjamin, one of the league's top punt returners, twisted his knee while planting on a return in the third quarter and will need...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns WR Travis Benjamin tears knee ligament

Browns speedy return specialist Travis Benjamin tore a knee ligament Sunday and will miss the remainder of the season. Benjamin sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the 23-17 loss to unbeaten Kansas City. Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Benjamin, one of the league's top punt returners, twisted his knee while planting on a return in the third quarter and will need...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin out for the season

As if things couldn’t get any worse…. Head Coach Rob Chudzinski announced at his press conference that Wide Receiver and ace punt returner Travis Benjamin has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season. Its a big blow to the Browns special teams who were thriving on punt returns with the speedy Benjamin a threat to take one back every time. The play happened in the third...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns WR Travis Benjamin got fast by chasing rabbits

Cleveland Browns wide receiver/kick returning Travis Benjamin told Browns.com that he got fast by chasing rabbits in  Belle Glade, Florida when they would scatter from the local cane fields. “When you burn the cane, the rabbits are going to scatter out,” Benjamin said. “When you see the rabbits scatter out, you go chase them. I saw a guy catch at least 60 or 70 in a day, and...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Travis Benjamin credits chasing rabbits for blazing speed

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin didn't earn his nickname for nothing. Benjamin, aka "The Rabbit," credits his blazing speed and superior agility to chasing rabbits while growing up as a kid in Florida. Benjamin claims he tracked them down as they escaped burning cane field. “When you burn the cane, the rabbits are going to scatter out,” Benjamin...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Benjamin adds threat to Browns' return game

BEREA, Ohio -- There's no question that Travis Benjamin has big play ability on special teams as evidenced by his 91-yard punt return for a touchdown in the first preseason game last week against the Rams. Benjamin said he knew he was going to score a touchdown once he turned the corner. "(I was thinking) just get in the end zone," he said. "I know if I can get...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Benjamin touts speed, craves opportunity

BEREA, Ohio - Speedy wide receiver Travis Benjamin made a strong but brief first impression in his rookie season with the Cleveland Browns. Benjamin can really fly. Was it last year's offense, durability issues or just inexperience and situation that kept him from flying more often? We might find out this season -- and soon. In the meantime let's find out something else...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden on Travis Benjamin: “He’s stuck out”

Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal wrote a detailed article on the state of the Cleveland Browns wide receiver corps on Monday. Although the piece was mostly about the value of recently acquired Davone Bess, it also featured this stand-out quote from quarterback Brandon Weeden on fellow second-year Travis Benjamin: “Travis had at least as many catches if not more than anybody...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 12, 2013  |  1 Comment

Did Brandon Weeden call the 69-yard TD pass to Travis Benjamin himself?

I noticed an OBR thread linked on Reddit today that wondered if Brandon Weeden called his own play when he fired a laser to Travis Benjamin over the top for a 69-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of the loss to the Redskins. The prior play, Trent Richardson missed an assignment that allowed Brandon Weeden to get blindsided violently. Weeden’s helmet came flying off and the assumption...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Travis Benjamin named AFC Special Teams player of the week

Browns rookie WR Travis Benjamin was named the AFC special teams player of the week the team announced today- “Benjamin returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown during the Browns 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 9. The play marked the longest punt return in Browns history, surpassing the previous record of 92 set by Eric Metcalf in...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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