Trade: [CAR/BUF] Kelvin Benjamin for 2018 3rd and 7th round picks

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  1. mymerlincat

    mymerlincat Moderator

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    What the actual ****?
     
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    Avs_19 Peter the Great

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    I think he's overrated but why are the Panthers trading their best receiver right now?
     
  4. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle ...so that happened.

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    Falcons at Panthers this week, thanks.
     
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    Funchess and him are basically the same player, but it's not like Shepard or Samuel are knocking the door down for snaps. This makes zero sense unless they got a speedy WR like Hilton or Gordon, but I'm not expecting that shoe to drop. He's also due a new deal soon, so maybe they already made a decision on him.
     
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    Wolfpuck Highest Boss

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    Oh wow...
     
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    Gene Parmesan Dedicated to babies who came feet first

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    Positive move for the Panthers offense.
     
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    Panthers must have gotten a hell of a return.

    Scratch that.

     
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    Maybe Olsen is back soon?
     
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    He's due back near the end of November against the Jets, so like 3 games + a bye. Still, they only got a 3rd rounder for him. I don't get trading your #1 guy in the middle of a 5-3 season with a great defense for a 3rd.
     
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    I think they just decided that Benjamin sucks. This is becoming the NHL trade deadline though.
     
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    what the hell?

    was not expecting the panthers to deal their #1 WR. why would they do this?
     
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    Are you ****ing kidding me?
     
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    Avs_19 Peter the Great

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    So not too much longer for Olsen. It doesn't make a ton of sense unless they knew they were done with Benjamin anyways.
     
  16. Evincar

    Evincar I have found the way

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    I agree but he's actually posting the best catch rate of his career this season.

    This trade makes no sense for both teams.
     
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    I hope the NFL Trade Deadline gets this exciting every year. Bills should sign Landry (if available) in the offseason and just load the O-Line and LBs in the draft next year
     
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    holy ****, didn't see that one coming.

    huddle must be rioting hard.
     
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    They would riot over anything. Also seeing a bit of this







    Defenders are not happy
     
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    Can't blame them. What the actual ****.
     
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    Landry is terrible. They already have too many receivers that can't get open.
     
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    What the Faulk You'll know when you go

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    Seriously, going into the game against Atlanta this weekend, the WR depth chart is:

    Devin Funchess
    Russell Shepard
    Curtis Samuel
    Kaelin Clay

    Those last two have done virtually nothing in their NFL careers yet, and Shepard is a UDFA journeyman. Olsen is a month away. Unless you're planning on having McCaffrey run even more slot routes, I really don't get this.
     
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    I don't get it even if CmC is going to run more slot routes.
     
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    Cheap return from the Bills.
    I approve.
     
  25. Roboturner913

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    Looks like a give-up move on the surface but obviously they weren't too big on re-signing him. I don't blame them, have you seen the free agent WR contracts lately? Benjamin was probably going to cost them $12 million a year to renew, and I'd pass on that too.
     

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