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Elijah Benton

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Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-1

Age: 24

Weight: 205 lbs

College: Liberty

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
6 @Steelers L 7 - 38

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2020 Cleveland Browns 1 0
TOTAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0

Biography

Career Transactions 

Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2020…Waived by the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 5, 2020...Signed to the Cleveland Browns' practice squad on Sept. 6, 2020...Elevated to Browns' active roster on Oct. 17, 2020 for Week 6 and reverted back to practice squad on Oct. 19, 2020…Signed by the Browns on Jan. 18, 2021. 

Key Notes 

  • Played in one game in 2020 (Week 6 at Pit.) and spent the rest of the season on the team's practice squad. 
  • Totaled 205 tackles in 44 career games (26 starts) at Liberty, adding nine passes defensed, one sack, two interceptions and one forced fumble. 
  • Finished second on the team with career-high 85 tackles as a redshirt senior in 2019, starting 11 of 12 games…Added career highs in pass breakups (seven), sacks (one) and forced fumbles (one) and tied his career high with one interception. 
  • Received FBS Independent All-Conference first team honors and is a two-time member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team (2018 and 2019).
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