Joe Banyard

Buffalo Bills acquire Benjamin in trade with Panthers

The Buffalo Bills' best start to a season in six years just got a little better.

General manager Brandon Beane reinforced his team's patchwork group of receivers by acquiring Kelvin Benjamin in a trade with the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday that was completed just before the trade deadline struck. In exchange, Carolina acquired Buffalo's third- and seventh-round picks in next year's draft.

For the Bills (5-2), Benjamin provides a boost to a team off to a better-than-expected start after Buffalo spent much of the offseason overhauling its roster. And his addition reverses a trend in which general manager Brandon Beane spent much of the past three months trading away talent...

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