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Travis Benjamin | Wide Receiver

Team: Cleveland Browns
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 175
College: Miami (FL)
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Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin (knee) expects to be "full go" for training camp.
Benjamin went down last Week 8. Benjamin is a mere role player on offense, but a difference-maker on special teams. He should get every opportunity to reclaim punt-return duties. Jul 17 - 5:57 PM

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Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin (knee) is a candidate to open training camp on the active/PUP list.

Benjamin wasn't cleared to participate in OTAs this week and is still recovering from November ACL surgery. He won't be ready to return until training camp at the earliest. Benjamin will compete for the Browns' punt return job when healthy.
May 3 - 5:13 PM

Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin (knee) won't attempt to practice until training camp.

Benjamin tore the ACL in his right knee during a Week 8 loss to the Chiefs last season. This year, the speedy third-year man will have to prove his health to win a job as a punt returner and situational deep threat.
Apr 30 - 8:28 AM

Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin (knee) is hoping to be ready for the start of training camp.

Benjamin is four months removed from ACL surgery and hasn't had any setbacks. When healthy, he'll compete for a roster spot on special teams and as a situational deep threat.
Mar 22 - 9:07 PM

Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin underwent surgery on his torn right ACL on Friday.

Benjamin's surgery reportedly went well and he's expected to be ready for training camp. Anything before that would be a bonus, according to coach Rob Chudzinski. For Benjamin's sake, we hope he can return to his explosive form. Although not a full-time wide receiver, Benjamin is a homerun hitter on punt returns and adds a deep threat element in the passing attack.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 12:44:00 PM

Browns placed WR/PR Travis Benjamin on injured reserve with a torn right ACL, ending his season.

Benjamin was having a solid year as a return man, with his 11.7 yards per punt coming in fifth in the NFL. A one-dimensional burner at 5-foot-10, 172 pounds, Benjamin can ill afford any lost explosion. Provided he's healthy, the 2012 fourth-rounder will be back to compete for a roster spot next summer.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 06:34:00 PM

Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin tore his right ACL in Sunday's Week 8 loss at Kansas City.

Benjamin needs surgery and is done for the year. His second NFL season ends with just five catches for 105 yards and 22 punt returns for 257 yards with a touchdown. The undersized yet speedy Miami product will be back to compete for a similar situational role in 2014. Davone Bess will slide in as the Browns new punt returner.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 12:19:00 PM

Browns WR Travis Benjamin's lone catch in Week 4 against the Bengals went for a 39-yard gain.

Benjamin exploded through traffic on a tunnel screen for his 39-yard pickup. A situational speed receiver and Cleveland's punt returner, Benjamin is on pace for 20 receptions, 430 yards, and no touchdowns this season.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 04:43:00 PM

Browns WR Travis Benjamin caught one pass for 22 yards in Week 2 against the Ravens.

Benjamin came into the game nursing a thigh injury. With Josh Gordon returning from suspension in Week 3, Benjamin will resume situational deep threat duties as a No. 4 receiver. He's also Cleveland's primary punt returner.
Sun, Sep 15, 2013 05:09:00 PM

Browns WR Travis Benjamin (questionable, thigh) is hopeful he can still return punts and run some deep routes in Week 2.

Benjamin was limited in practice this week. In the Browns' opener, Benjamin started at split end (Josh Gordon's position) and caught three balls for 44 yards. He's not a fantasy factor outside of the deepest return-yardage leagues.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 01:34:00 PM

Browns WR Travis Benjamin (thigh) got in his second straight limited practice Thursday.

Benjamin missed a good deal of practice time last season, but only two games. He should be good to go Sunday. Starting for one more week in the absence of Josh Gordon, Benjamin is a threat to catch a deep ball or two, but doesn't produce near enough volume for fantasy purposes.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 06:36:00 PM

Travis Benjamin caught three passes for 44 yards in Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Dolphins.

Benjamin started in a two-wide set along with Greg Little. But he caught just three of the eight targets that came his way, suffering at least one bad drop. Once Josh Gordon (suspension) returns in Week 3, Benjamin will see limited snaps at the "X" spot.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013 06:43:00 PM

Browns WR Travis Benjamin says he's "got the punt-return job."

Josh Cribbs, who was Cleveland's punt returner since 2007, is now in Oakland. Enter Benjamin, a 175-pounder with 4.32 wheels. Last year, Benjamin returned just three punts, but broke one off for a 93-yard touchdown. He'll also get wideout snaps at the "X" position during Josh Gordon's two-game suspension.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 09:54:00 AM

The Browns are expected to start Travis Benjamin at X receiver during Josh Gordon's two-game suspension.

Greg Little is the Z receiver, and Davone Bess plays in the slot. Benjamin has sub-4.4 jets and big-play ability, averaging 16.6 yards on 18 receptions as a rookie. He's still unlikely to be a fantasy-viable early-season producer. We wouldn't be surprised if TE Jordan Cameron emerged as Cleveland's leading pass catcher in the first two games, building momentum for a breakout year.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 01:51:00 PM

Brandon Weeden says second-year WR Travis Benjamin has "stuck out" in spring practices and praised Benjamin's route-running ability.

Because Greg Little, Davone Bess, and David Nelson are all strict possession receivers, it's conceivable that burner Benjamin will be the primary beneficiary of Josh Gordon's suspension. "Travis had at least as many catches if not more than anybody in camp," Weeden said. "His route running is phenomenal, probably because he’s so fast. Guys have to honor him running by them."
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 05:00:00 PM

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