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Kelvin Benjamin emerging as reliable wideout for Bills, Tyrod Taylor

Acquired before Week 9, Kelvin Benjamin had only played 45 snaps for the Bills heading into Week 14's matchup with the Colts.

Of course, that game featured snow of epic proportions, which limited offensive production, but it was that contest in which Benjamin settled into his role as one of Buffalo's primary targets.

He's played 130 snaps over the past three weeks and has been a relatively efficient wideout during that time frame.

The 6-foot-5, 245-pound monster of a receiver has 17 targets in his last three outings and has 10 grabs for 128 yards with one touchdown. That equates to a passer rating of 102.1 on throws in his direction, the 13th-best figure out of 46 qualifying wideouts who've played on at least 50 percent of their respective team's snaps over that span.

His yards-per-route-run (YPRR) figure in Weeks 14, 15, and 16 is 1.83, the 18th-best out of those qualifiers. During his time with the Bills, his YPRR is 1.88, which is the 22nd-best in the league since the start of Week 10 among 83 wideouts. Bills quarterbacks have a 97.6 passer rating when targeting Benjamin this season.

Counting his games with the Panthers in 2017, Benjamin's yards-per-route run number is 2.02, making him one of 12 wideouts (out of 90 qualifiers) with an YPRR above 2.00.

Against the Dolphins in Week 15, Benjamin caught both of his targets for 20 yards.

(Stats courtesy of Pro Football Focus.)

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