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12 Travis Benjamin WR

Los Angeles Chargers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%0%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
121218615.519

Player Updates

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Chargers' Travis Benjamin: Signs one-year extension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Benjamin and the Chargers have agreed to a one-year extension through 2020, with the wideout receiving a signing bonus in exchange for reducing his 2019 base salary, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Coming off a 2018 campaign with just 12 receptions, seven carries and five punt returns in 12 games, Benjamin was scheduled for a non-guaranteed $5.25 million base salary and a $6.5 million cap hit in 2019. The new deal secures his roster spot for the upcoming season, and the departure of Tyrell Williams (Raiders) leaves Benjamin as the favorite for the No. 3 job at wide receiver. There is some potential for Dylan Cantrell, Geremy Davis or Artavis Scott to make it a competition, but Benjamin has a massive advantage in experience. The 29-year-old is less likely to have a major role on special teams, as Chargers cornerback Desmond King was one of the league's top return men last season.

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Chargers' Travis Benjamin: Still in team's plans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Anthony Lynn said Benjamin, Dylan Cantrell and Geremy Davis need to step up after the Chargers lost Tyrell Williams to the Raiders this offseason, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

With Chargers cornerback Desmond King emerging as one of the top return men in the league, Benjamin needs to lock down the No. 3 spot at wide receiver to have any shot at justifying his non-guaranteed $5.25 million base salary in the final season of a four-year, $24 million contract. The 29-year-old still seems to be a part of the team's plan at this stage of the offseason, but his spot on the 53-man roster won't be safe unless he agrees to a pay cut. Benjamin averaged 23.2 offensive snaps in 12 games during the 2018 season, catching 12 passes for 186 yards and a touchdown while adding seven carries for 41 yards. The Chargers may eventually release him if Cantrell, Davis or another young player appears ready for the No. 3 WR job.

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Chargers' Travis Benjamin: No receptions in season-ending loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Benjamin failed to corral either of his targets Sunday in the Chargers' 41-28 divisional-round loss to the Patriots.

Even with a 35-7 halftime deficit forcing the Chargers into catch-up mode early, Benjamin still couldn't carve out a sizable role in the passing attack behind fellow wideouts Keenan Allen, Tyrell Williams and Mike Williams. Benjamin only played 21 of the Chargers' 71 offensive snaps during the contest, marking the fourth straight game in which he's been below 25 snaps. Benjamin is under contract for 2019, but it wouldn't be surprising if the Chargers parted ways with him this offseason in light of his minimal role on offense along with the emergence of Desmond King as the team's top return man.

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Chargers' Travis Benjamin: Catches three passes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Benjamin caught all three of his targets for 11 yards in the 23-17 wild-card win over the Ravens on Sunday.

The Chargers opted to use Austin Ekeler as their primary jet sweep option, utilizing Benjamin more as a running decoy than anything else. There's a possibility Benjamin could see more than his 16 offensive snaps next week in an effort to implement more lateral movement against a suspect Patriots defense, but he still ranks far below the likes of Melvin Gordon, Keenan Allen, Antonio Gates and Mike Williams when it comes to potential receiving options.

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Chargers' Travis Benjamin: Minimal impact in 2018
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Benjamin finished the season with 12 receptions for 186 yards and a touchdown across 12 games. He also carried the ball seven times for 41 yards.

In only six of his 12 outings did Benjamin play more than 20 offensive snaps, as the Chargers essentially deployed him primarily as a downfield decoy throughout the campaign. Injuries also limited Benjamin's role on special teams, with Desmond King emerging as the primary returner instead. With just one year remaining and a dead cap hit of $1.2 million left on the contract he signed in 2016, Benjamin is uncertain to remain with Los Angeles in 2019.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/9/18KC1110
29/16/18BUF0000
39/23/18LAR0000
49/30/18SF1220
510/7/18OAK0000
610/14/18CLE0000
710/21/18TEN113130
911/4/18SEA0000
1011/11/18OAK0000
1111/18/18DEN0000
1211/25/18ARI347270
1312/2/18PIT244461
1412/9/18CIN111110
1512/13/18KC257310
1612/22/18BAL111110
1712/30/18DEN0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2012Cleveland Browns1431829816.66924113
2013Cleveland Browns83510521.0390404
2014Cleveland Browns1601831417.44338114
2015Cleveland Browns16156896614.261512639
2016San Diego Chargers1484767714.454410626
2017Los Angeles Chargers1633456716.762410420
2018Los Angeles Chargers1231218615.5461419
TOTAL9635202311315.469195219125
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2012Cleveland Browns14366611.035013
2013Cleveland Browns8314545.045011
2014Cleveland Browns1603113.710001
2015Cleveland Browns16154123.010001
2016San Diego Chargers1482-3-1.5-1000
2017Los Angeles Chargers16313967.422015
2018Los Angeles Chargers1237415.919002
TOTAL9635362687.4450313
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2012Cleveland Browns14300---0---0000/000---
2013Cleveland Browns8300---0---0000/000---
2014Cleveland Browns16000---0---0000/000---
2015Cleveland Browns161500---0---0000/000---
2016San Diego Chargers148100.000.000000/00039.6
2017Los Angeles Chargers16300---0---0000/000---
2018Los Angeles Chargers12300---0---0000/000---
TOTAL9635100.000.000000/00039.6
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2012Cleveland Browns1437625.32900
2013Cleveland Browns8314648.78601
2014Cleveland Browns161224620.52800
2015Cleveland Browns1600---000
2016San Diego Chargers1400---000
2017Los Angeles Chargers1600---000
2018Los Angeles Chargers1211717.01700
TOTAL961948525.58601
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2012Cleveland Browns143114949.79312
2013Cleveland Browns822725711.77914
2014Cleveland Browns161581278.53702
2015Cleveland Browns16281032411.67814
2016San Diego Chargers1490596.61800
2017Los Angeles Chargers1627252579.56514
2018Los Angeles Chargers1254163.2800
TOTAL9610955118910.993416
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Cleveland Browns1422.000000.0000
2013Cleveland Browns822.000000.0000
2014Cleveland Browns1611.000000.0000
2015Cleveland Browns1633.000000.0000
2016San Diego Chargers1444.000000.0000
2017Los Angeles Chargers1611.000000.0000
2018Los Angeles Chargers1211.000000.0000
TOTAL961414.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Cleveland Browns1411010010
2013Cleveland Browns821010010
2014Cleveland Browns1620111020
2015Cleveland Browns1632010010
2016San Diego Chargers1453000000
2017Los Angeles Chargers1620020020
2018Los Angeles Chargers1200000000
TOTAL96157161070
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/175
Birthdate:
12/29/1989
Age:
29
Hometown:
Belle Glade, FL, USA
School:
Miami (FL)
NFL Experience:
8
Awards: