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Arrelious Benn

Arrelious Benn - #17 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 09/08/1988
Birthplace Washington, DC
College Illinois
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 7th pick by Buccaneers

Eagles take risk on Sims' aggressiveness, health

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
If the Eagles can get recent trade acquisition Ernie Sims to play within the scheme and keep him healthy, he could he a valuable and versatile weapon.

Chiefs' choice of McCluster shocks Eagles

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles were poised to draft Dexter McCluster, writes Eric Edholm, but K.C. beat them to the punch. In "Around the NFL," Edholm will be posting blog entries throughout the draft.

Eagles pay price to land Graham

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
I have to say I wasn’t expecting Brandon Graham to be the pick at No. 13 once I heard the Eagles had traded up to that spot.

Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

Eagles OG Jean-Gilles signs one-year tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed OG Max Jean-Gilles, a restricted free agent, to a one-year contract.

Eagles surprisingly deal McNabb to rival Redskins

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
In what is the most surprising move of the entire NFL offseason, the Eagles have traded QB Donovan McNabb to the division-rival Redskins.

Eagles ship Brown, Gocong to Browns for Hall, picks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Browns completed a trade Friday, sending CB Sheldon Brown and LB Chris Gocong to Cleveland in exchange for LB Alex Hall, plus fourth- and fifth-round draft picks in 2010.

Eagles extend Banner's contract

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have extended the contract of president Joe Banner and promoted Don Smolenski to chief operating officer.

Eagles re-sign LB Gaither

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET

Draft's second day won't lack for intrigue

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The second day of the NFL draft could be very interesting this year, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening, with the Eagles and Browns two teams to watch.

Trading McNabb right move for Eagles

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Eagles fans have not known a full-time quarterback other than Donovan ­McNabb for the past 10 seasons, but they better get used to hearing a new QB's name in 2010.

Reid: Eagles willing to listen on QB offers

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a wealth at quarterback, and other teams are calling to gauge the team's interest in trading one of them, head coach Andy Reid said this week at the NFL spring meetings.

Saints allow RB Bell to sign with Eagles

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
The Saints have decided not to match the Eagles' offer to restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell, allowing him to join Philadelphia.

Maclin ready for more in Year Two

Posted March 20, 2010 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin might have hit the rookie wall by the end of his first season in Philadelphia, but it was otherwise an unquestioned success.

DE Babin joins Titans

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
DE Jason Babin will join the Titans after the Eagles declined to match an offer sheet the restricted free agent signed with Tennessee on Wednesday, the Titans announced Friday. Babin reportedly signed a one-year, $1 million deal with Tennessee.  

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
The Eagles have acquired wide receiver Arrelious Benn and a seventh-round pick from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Philadelphia's sixth-round choice this year and a conditional draft pick in 2014.||||||| Benn, a second-round selection (39th overall) by the Buccaneers in 2010, has 59 receptions for 862 yards and five touchdowns in three seasons. He led the Buccaneers with 13 kickoff returns for 306 yards in only eight games last year before a knee injury ended his season. In 2011, Benn had career highs in catches (30), yards receiving (441) and touchdowns (3).
Posted Sept. 09, 2012
Benn returned Sunday against New York.||||||| Benn was inactive for the season opener after being sidelined for part of training camp by injuries.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are missing two receivers for Sunday's game against Atlanta, including starter Arrelious Benn||||||| Benn, who has 30 catches this season, is being held out with a neck injury. The Buccaneers also are without backup Sammie Stroughter.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Benn has torn a ligament in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season.||||||| Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris said Monday that the second-round draft pick likely will be placed on injured reserve. Benn was hurt Sunday when he was tackled following a first-half reception against the Seattle Seahawks. He finished the year with 25 catches for 395 yards and two touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 13, 2010
Benn recorded his first 100-yard game, finishing with 122 on four receptions in Sunday's 17-16 win over Washington.||||||| The rookie had 17 catches for 223 yards and two touchdowns in his previous 12 games.

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