Arrelious Benn Turning the Corner

Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times wrote that Arrelious Benn has been impressing coaches with a string of big-time plays, including a fingertip TD catch Friday. “Arrelious Benn is really starting to come into his own,” coach Raheem Morris said. “You’re starting to see some plays from him. He’s making splash plays. What he’s been able to do, constantly, every day he’s getting better.”

Mancini’s Take: Although fellow rookie Mike Williams has been the one making headlines recently with his superior play, the Bucs need both Williams and Benn to emerge as the top two receiving targets in an offense short on reliable weapons. Second-year man Sammie Stroughter is a fine route runner who can sniff out openings in the middle of the field, but his less-than-ideal size and lack of elite speed make him more of a number three/slot receiver. Veterans Maurice Stovall, Michael Clayton and Reggie Brown, on

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