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Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he is at a “perfect” weight right now

Kelvin Benjamin says he is at "perfect weight" and he will be ready

Kelvin Benjamin says he is at “perfect weight” and he will be ready

Second year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin missed 10 off-season practices this year already because of a nagging hamstring. His coach Ron Rivera took a shot at Benjamin questioning his weight. Saying that the extra weight he had could be the problem to the hamstring injuries.  Well Benjamin kind of politely took a shot back at coach, when he was asked about his weight. 

Benjamin, who played at 245 pounds as a rookie, said he’s at a “perfect” weight right now and that his hamstrings have healed.

“I’m not on the scale,” he said, according to ESPN.com. “But I’m playing weight.”

Benjamin was a stud last year, and I expect him to have an even bigger year in 2016, especially with Devin Funchess on the opposite side of him. 

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