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Travis Benjamin

27-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Los Angeles Chargers

2017 Receiving Stats

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4

Yds

54

TD

1

Avg

13.5

Tar

7

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Benjamin, along with seemingly the entire Chargers team, suffered through a litany of injuries during the 2016 season. Still, the former Cleveland wideout managed to snag 47 passes for 677 yards and f...

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2017 ADP:  198.29

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 175   DOB: 12/29/1989  College: Miami (FL)  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Travis Benjamin Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $24 million contract with the Chargers in March of 2016.

September 18, 2017  –  Travis Benjamin News

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Benjamin caught just one of his three targets for 11 yards in a 19-17 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

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Travis Benjamin NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 19 CFB 12 29 501 4 0 17.3 - - - - - - 9 21 - 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 13 43 743 3 0 17.3 - - - - - - 3 44 - 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 11 41 609 3 0 14.9 - - - - - - 8 19 - 0 - - - - - -
2012 22 CLE 14 18 298 2 37 16.6 8.1 4 1 0 0 0 6 66 11.0 0 76 0 149 1 1 1
2013 23 CLE 8 5 105 0 13 21.0 8.1 4 0 0 0 0 1 45 45.0 0 146 0 257 1 2 1
2014 24 CLE 16 18 314 3 46 17.4 6.8 8 1 0 0 0 3 11 3.7 0 246 0 127 0 2 0
2015 25 CLE 16 68 966 5 125 14.2 7.7 13 6 3 0 0 4 12 3.0 0 0 0 324 1 3 2
2016 26 SD 14 47 677 4 75 14.4 9.0 10 6 2 0 0 2 -3 -1.5 0 0 0 59 0 5 3
2017 27 LAC 2 4 54 1 7 13.5 7.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0
2017 Proj 27 LAC Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Travis Benjamin

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Travis Benjamin Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 19 CFB 12 6.4 8.8 7.6 2 42 - - - 1 2 - - -
2010 20 CFB 13 7.4 10.7 9.1 3 57 - - - 0 3 - - -
2011 21 CFB 11 7.3 11.1 9.2 4 55 - - - 1 2 - - -
2012 22 CLE 14 3.5 4.7 4.1 1 21 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
2013 23 CLE 8 1.9 2.5 2.2 1 13 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
2014 24 CLE 16 3.2 4.3 3.7 1 20 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2015 25 CLE 16 8.0 12.2 10.1 4 60 15 5 3 0 1 0 0 0
2016 26 SD 14 6.5 9.9 8.2 3 48 7 1 0 0 -0 0 0 0
2017 27 LAC 2 5.7 7.7 6.7 2 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Travis Benjamin – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #3 Kick Returner, #1 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

78

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Travis Benjamin was on the field for 78 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

6

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Travis Benjamin was on the field for 6 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 851 65
2016 549 18
2017 78 6
Travis Benjamin 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Den 39 3 3 43 1 4 14.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Mia 39 3 1 11 0 3 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 KC
4 Phi
5 @NYG
6 @Oak
7 Den
8 @NE
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Jax
11 Buf
12 @Dal
13 Cle
14 Was
15 @KC
16 @NYJ
17 Oak

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Travis Benjamin  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   175 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.31 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   38 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   119 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   14 reps
WEAK
Los Angeles Chargers Team Injury Report
Doubtful

Travis Benjamin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Benjamin caught three of four targets for 43 yards and a touchdown during Monday's loss to Denver.

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Benjamin caught one of his two targets for a 45-yard touchdown in Saturday's 21-19 preseason win over the Rams.

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Benjamin caught both of his targets for 89 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 48-17 preseason loss to the Seahawks.

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According to head coach Anthony Lynn, Benjamin "looks healthy and ready to go", Ricky Henne of the Chargers' official site reports.

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Benjamin (knee-PCL) is healthy going into training camp, Geoffrey C. Arnold of The Oregonian reports.

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Benjamin (knee), not Mike Williams, is listed as the No. 3 wide receiver for the Chargers, according to ESPN's Eric Williams.

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The Chargers surprisingly opted to use the No. 7 overall pick in the 2017 draft on Clemson wideout Mike Williams, who will join a receiving corps that already includes Benjamin (knee), Tyrell Williams and Keenan Allen (knee), Dan Woike of The Los Angeles Times reports.

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Benjamin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee last week, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Benjamin, who emerged as Cleveland's de facto No. 1 receiver last year, landed in a good spot. With Malcom Floyd retired, Benjamin should see plenty of work as the team's field-stretcher opposite possession man Keenan Allen. At 5-10, 170, Benjamin is one of the smallest receivers in the league, but he runs a blistering 4.31 40 and put his speed to good use in Cleveland, taking six of his 125 targets for 40-plus yards (T-6th). He won't see much red-zone work, especially with Antonio Gates around, but Benjamin could find the end zone on big plays. And quarterback Philip Rivers represents a significant upgrade over anyone with whom he's ever played.

2015

Benjamin led all Cleveland receivers with three touchdowns in 2014, but it will be tough to replicate that in 2015, as he'll have to earn his playing time first. The team brought in both Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline this offseason to bolster a generally weak position group, and both of those options are likely to land above Benjamin on the 2015 depth chart. That's not to say the 25-year-old won't contribute, but it will be immensely difficult to predict Benjamin's fantasy output on a week-to-week basis. He's been targeted more than five times in a game just twice in his three-year NFL career. There may be a more concrete role for Benjamin in the return game, however.

2014

A torn ACL limited Benjamin to just five games last year, and while the Browns could be scrambling for receivers if Josh Gordon ends up getting suspended for all of 2014, Benjamin may not be recovered in time to earn some of those snaps to begin the season.

2013

Benjamin saw just 37 targets last season, but he displayed the speed and big-play ability that caused the Browns to draft him in the fourth round in 2012. With Josh Gordon and Greg Little firmly entrenched ahead of him on the depth chart, the best-case scenario for Benjamin in 2013, barring injuries, is likely as the Browns' slot receiver.

2012

The prevailing assumption heading into April's draft was Cleveland would spend a high pick on a receiver. That never materialized as the team took quarterback Brandon Weeden with their second first-round selection and subsequently addressed the offensive and defensive lines before drafting Benjamin with the 5th pick of the 4th round. Heís a mid-level prospect, but possesses a trait you cannot teach, blazing speed. He ran the second-fastest 40-time at the combine (4.36) and could be worked into the Cleveland receiver rotation in 2012 as a deep threat. Benjamin posted modest numbers of 41 catches, 609 yards, 16.4 YPC, and three touchdowns in his senior year at Miami (FL). He also served as the teamís punt and kick returner and should fill those roles for the Browns at times to spell Josh Cribbs.