The AFC East simply acquired an entire lot extra fascinating.
The Buffalo Payments acquired broad receiver Kelvin Benjamin in a commerce with the Carolina Panthers in change for a 2018 third and seventh spherical decide.
The Payments are off to a shocking 5-2 begin and discover themselves only one win behind the division-main Patriots (6-2).
The addition of Benjamin provides the Payments a official No. 1 receiving menace for quarterback Tyrod Taylor and a complement for extensive receiver Jordan Matthews.
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Payments receivers at present rank final within the league in receptions (forty five) and receiving yards (594).
Benjamin has 32 catches for 475 yards and two touchdowns this season.
The commerce is a little more puzzling for the Panthers.
Carolina (5-three) is in second place within the NFC South with only one extra loss than the division-main Saints (5-2).
With out Benjamin and tight finish Greg Olsen not anticipated again from a surgically repaired foot for an additional month, Cam Newton is left with out two harmful weapons in his receiving corps.
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