24-Year-Old Cornerback – Carolina Panthers
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
In 13 games last year, Benwikere registered 59 tackles, nine passes defended and one sack, but a lower leg fracture ended his second season in December. Prior to then, Benwikere proved to be an excell...
Bene Benwikere Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract with the Panthers in May 2014.
Benwikere (lower leg) is practicing in full pads and a helmet, indicating that his stint on the physically unable to perform list is over, David Newton of ESPN reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
A fifth-round pick in 2014, Benwikere ultimately emerged as one of the Panthers' top cornerbacks over the course of his rookie season. Overall, the San Jose State product finished with 33 tackles, seven passes defended and one interception. Heading into his second season, Benwikere is expected to start at Carolina's nickel position, a significant role that should see his fantasy stock continue to rise.
A fifth-round selection this year, Benwikere will be expected to provide depth at cornerback during his rookie campaign.