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Bene Benwikere

25-Year-Old Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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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...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   DOB: 9/3/1991  College: San Jose State  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Bene Benwikere Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Bengals in February of 2017.

February 14, 2017  –  Bene Benwikere News

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Benwikere will sign a one-year deal with the Bengals, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

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Bene Benwikere NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2010 18 CFB 3 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2011 19 CFB 3 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 12 - - - - 7 2 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 11 - - - - 5 0 - - - - - -
2014 22 CAR 10 33 24 9 0 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2015 23 CAR 13 59 44 15 1 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016 24 CAR 4 10 8 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bene Benwikere – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

197

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Bene Benwikere was on the field for 197 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Bene Benwikere was on the field for 8 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 449 53
2015 788 69
2016 197 8
Bene Benwikere 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Den 55 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 45 0 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Min 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Atl 57 5 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Ten
6 Pit
7 Buf
8 BYE Bye Week
9 NYJ
10 @NYG
11 Buf
12 @Bal
13 Phi
14 @Cle
15 Pit
16 @Hou
17 Bal

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 Bene Benwikere  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   6' 0"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   200 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.63 sec
POOR
Shuttle Time:   4.38 sec
POOR
Cone Drill:   6.94 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   30.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.13 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   41 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   122 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   10 reps
POOR
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Bene Benwikere: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Benwikere was waived by the Dolphins on Tuesday, Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post reports.

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Benwikere (coach's decision) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Jets.

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Benwikere is inactive due to a coach's decision for Sunday's game against the Bills.

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Benwikere has been awarded on waivers to the Dolphins, USA Today's Tom Pelissero reports.

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Benwikere was released by the Panthers on Friday, Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports.

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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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Benwikere (lower leg) will be on the Panthers' physically unable to perform list to begin training camp, Jonathan Jones of The Observer reports.

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Benwikere (lower leg) is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Benwikere suffered a lower leg fracture during Sunday's game against the Falcons, ruling him out for the remainder of this season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

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.

2014

A fifth-round selection this year, Benwikere will be expected to provide depth at cornerback during his rookie campaign.