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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 acquire S Sims in trade with Browns

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles acquired first-year FS David Sims from the Browns in a trade Friday.

Eagles cuts include CB Hanson, DT Dixon

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles released veteran CB Joselio Hanson, DT Antonio Dixon and P Mat McBriar on Friday.

Eagles cut QB Kafka

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
After not finding a trading partner, the Eagles have cut third-year QB Mike Kafka.

Eagles sign DT Cohen, cut LB Simmons

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Landon Cohen on Thursday and cut LB Monte Simmons.

Westbrook retires as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowl RB Brian Westbrook announced his retirement on Wednesday with the Eagles.

Eagles place OT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
In getting their roster down to 75 players, the Eagles placed OLT Jason Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list.

Eagles trim roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut their roster down to 80 on Saturday by waiving 10 players.

Mornhinweg likes Eagles rookie Foles more and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg likes what he sees in rookie QB Nick Foles and can dispel a few myths about him.

Hall of Fame Eagles RB Van Buren dies

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Former Eagles Hall of Fame RB Steve Van Buren died at the age of 91, the team announced Thursday evening. 

Eagles QB Foles to start Friday

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid confirmed Wednesday that rookie QB Nick Foles will start Friday’s preseason game.

X-rays on Eagles' Vick negative

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
X-rays on Eagles QB Michael Vick's ribs were negative, the club said Monday night.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Jimmy Carr, former Eagle, dies at 79

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.

Eagles CB Asomugha being evaluated for concussion

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha was involved in a collision during practice Monday and is being evaluated for a concussion.

Thomas to retire as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that OT Tra Thomas will officially retire Thursday.

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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