*Kelvin Benjamin, DS #8 WR, Florida State Selected:Round 1, Pick 28, Overall Pick 28 by Panthers
Name:*Kelvin Benjamin College:Florida StateNumber: 1 Height: 6-5 Weight: 240 Position:WRPos2: TE Class/Draft Year:rSo/2014 40 Low: 4.51 40 Time:4.6140 High: 4.72
Projected Round:2Stock:High: Late 1st Low: Late 2nd Rated number 8 out of 325 WR's44 / 2250 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2013: 2ndC/3rdM...2012: NA...2012 TSX Preseason Newcomer to Watch…DS #14 WR
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05/02/17 - WR Kelvin Benjamin had his fifth-year option picked up by the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday. Benjamin's option for 2018 is worth $8.459 million. Benjamin started 13 of 16 games in 2016 and had 63 receptions for 941 yards and a team-leading seven touchdown catches.
12/05/16 - WR Kelvin Benjamin caught just two of his nine targets for 18 yards. Since beginning the season with 13 receptions for 199 yards and three touchdowns in his first two games, Benjamin caught just half of his 74 targets, averaging fewer than four catches and 56 yards per game with two touchdowns.
11/30/16 - WR Kelvin Benjamin, who aggravated a shoulder injury that bothered him the past couple of weeks, didn't practice Wednesday. He is expected to play Sunday against the Seahawks.
11/28/16 - WR Kelvin Benjamin scored his first touchdown since Week 4.
09/19/16 - WR Kelvin Benjamin, who missed all of the 2015 season following a strong rookie year, was back in form with two touchdown receptions as the Panthers overcame a series of mistakes for a 46-27 victory against the San Francisco 49ers at Bank of America Stadium.
"I'm good and I'm glad to be out there," Benjamin said, downplaying his contributions. 'It's only the second game of the season."
Cam Newton threw four touchdown passes, including a pair in the third quarter to Benjamin.
Benjamin, who sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the 2015 training camp, made a team-high seven catches for 108 yards.
"He is special, makes my life extremely easy," Newton said. "Helps me a lot."