Julio Jones's Excellence Made A Man Lose His Job

Photo: Rainier Ehrhardt/AP
Photo: Rainier Ehrhardt/AP

Falcons receiver Julio Jones had a 12-catch, 300-yard game Sunday against the Panthers. In an odd coincidence, Carolina released cornerback Bene’ Benwikere today.


The 25-year-old Benwikere wasn’t responsible for all 300 yards—just 228 of them, according to Pro Football Focus. That was enough to get him released:

The Denver Broncos’ secondary won’t have to worry about their jobs this weekend ... as long as they don’t give up 300 yards to Julio Jones.