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Friday, May 16, 2014
Eagles release WR Benn
By Andy Jasner
PHILADELPHIA -- The
released wide receiver
on Friday afternoon.
After tearing his ACL in training camp, Benn sat out the entire 2013 season. He was acquired by the Eagles last March in a deal with the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In three seasons with Tampa Bay, Benn compiled 59 receptions for 862 yards and five touchdowns.
Benn would likely have been competing with
, Demaris Johnson and
for the last wide receiver spot or two. The Eagles also selected wide receivers
(Vanderbilt) in the second round and
(Oregon) in the third of the NFL draft.
Benn never played in an Eagles uniform.