Arrelious Benn Fantasy News

Arrelious Benn tears ACL
Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 6:58pm

Jeff McLane on Twitter - [Full Article]

Eagles WR Arrelious Benn tore his left ACL.

Fantasy Impact:

Benn did it during a special teams drill. He had a chance to compete for the W2 job, but this will end his season. He had just returned to practice.

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Eagles WR2 spot Russell Shepard's to lose
Monday, August 5, 2013, 4:09pm

CSN Philly - [Full Article]

With Jeremy Maclin out for the year, Riley Cooper off somewhere getting help and B.J. Cunningham released with an injury waiver, Russell Shepard has found himself working with the Eagles’ starting offense at wide receiver across from two-time Pro Bowl pick DeSean Jackson.

Running with the starters in August and starting in September are two different things, but Shepard has certainly opened up a lot of eyes going into the preseason opener Friday against the Patriots at the Linc.

Fantasy Impact:

Shepard is taking advantage of no Maclin or Cooper at camp right now. Arrelious Benn has just returned from injury, but at this point is way behind.

Monday, August 5, 2013, 10:14am

Philly.com - [Full Article]

Eagles WR Arrelious Benn could be a starting wide receiver for the Eagles on opening day - or he could be off the roster by then.

It's hard to find a player with as many variables as Benn, the talented 24-year-old wide receiver who was acquired by the Eagles in March. One of HC Chip Kelly's maxims is that "durability is the best ability," which would not seem to be a point to ponder for Benn.

Fantasy Impact:

With the loss of Jeremy Maclin, and Riley Cooper in trouble for a racial slur, the Eagles WR2 position is wide open. Benn is a former second-round pick who has the size (6-foot-2, 220 pounds) and the ability to be a productive NFL receiver, however he hasn't proved to be durable.

Confirmed: Jeremy Maclin tears ACL, out for 2013
Saturday, July 27, 2013, 1:56pm

CSN Philly - [Full Article]

Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin suffered a torn ACL during practice Saturday at the NovaCare Complex and is expected to miss the 2013 season, a league source said.

Maclin was carted off the field Saturday about an hour into practice.

Maclin, a fourth-year wideout in the last year of his rookie deal, went down at the end of 7-on-7 drills.

Fantasy Impact:

Jason Avant will likely remain a slot receiver so expect names like Riley Cooper, Damaris Johnson, Arrelious Benn, B.J. Cunningham, Greg Salas along with rookies Ifeanyi Momah, Russell Shepard and Will Murphy to compete for the job. Benn and Cunningham were already out of practice after suffering minor injuries in Friday’s practice that rendered each one day to day. The Eagles could also use more multiple TE formations with Brent Celek, James Casey and rookie Zach Ertz.

Monday, July 8, 2013, 2:14pm

CSN Philadelphia - [Full Article]

CSN Eagles reporter Geoff Mosher said Eagles WR Riley Cooper is one of several veteran Eagles who might not be around for the season opener. WRs DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Avant and Damaris Johnson can safely be considered locks to make the team.

That leaves one or two more openings for a committee that includes Cooper, Arrelious Benn, Ifeanyi Momah, B.J. Cunningham and rookie Russell Shepard.

Thursday, November 22, 2012, 10:07am

Buccaneers.com - [Full Article]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed third-year WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve due to shoulder and knee injuries. To fill Benn's spot, both on the 53-man roster and in the receiving corps, the Buccaneers have signed David Douglas off the New York Giants' practice squad.

Benn was the second of two second-round picks made by Tampa Bay in the 2010 draft. In 37 games and 24 starts he has recorded 59 receptions for 862 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 14.6 yards per carry.

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Friday, September 21, 2012, 1:32pm

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The Buccaneers placed WR Sammie Stroughter (broken right foot) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Fantasy Impact:

The team recently cut Preston Parker, so Tiquan Underwood and Arrelious Benn are locked in to the WR3/WR4 spots at the moment. Neither player has seen a target in 2012.

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