Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin: Odell Beckham Jr.'s catch 'about a 9'

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Wednesday November 26th, 2014

Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin said New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s one-handed catch on Sunday was "about a 9," The Charlotte Observer's Jonathan Jones reports.

During Sunday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys, Beckham caught a 43-yard pass from Eli Manning for a touchdown despite defensive pass interference. Beckham finished the game with 10 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns, but the Cowboys came back to win the game.

Benjamin said Beckham's catch was not a perfect 10.

“It was about a 9,” Benjamin said.

What could possibly make it a 10?

“I don’t know,” Benjamin said with a smile. “Catch it with no eyes looking.”

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After missing the start of the season with a hamstring, Beckham, the No. 12 pick in the 2014 draft, has 41 catches for 609 yards and five touchdowns in seven games.

Benjamin has 52 catches for 768 yards and eight touchdowns this season after he was selected with the No. 28 pick in the draft.

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