The Buffalo Bills are giving up on the hopes that their trade last season for wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin would pan out, as they have released the veteran wide receiver, according to an official press release from the team.
Benjamin has been a complete bust since the Bills acquired him via trade with the Carolina Panthers last season, as he has only managed 40 catches in 19 games for Buffalo, and will now be subject to waivers.
Benjamin, 27, hauled in 23 catches for 354 yards and one touchdown over the course of 12 games for Buffalo this season.
Broncos Sign Andy Janovich to Three-Year Extension
According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Janovich’s new deal will net him a signing bonus of $1.35 million and includes $3.22 million fully guaranteed, making him the league’s third highest paid fullback.
Janovich is certainly a fan favorite in Denver, and was scheduled to hit free agency this offseason prior to inking the new deal.
Raiders Release J.J. Nelson
Nelson inked a one-year deal with the Raiders this offseason, but the two-year veteran was cut so the team can make the necessary room for the addition of wider receiver Zay Jones.
Nelson was added in the hopes he would provide a viable speed threat in Oakland, but has yet to produce this season.
Jets’ Chris Herndon Still Out
Herndon suffered a Grade 1 hamstring strain last week while running routes, and has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys and will likely miss next week’s tilt against the New England Patriots.
Herndon collected 39 receptions for 502 yards and four touchdowns last season for the Jets.
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