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Panthers preseason Q&A with Bills Wire for Week 1 matchup

Last week, Bills wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin blamed his struggles with the Carolina Panthers on not being able to play with an "accurate" quarterback "with knowledge."

In an interview published Friday by The Athletic, Benjamin complained that he would have been "even more successful" if he had "just been drafted by somebody else", and that Carolina was "a bad fit from the get-go" for him.

When it became clear Benjamin wasn't over their squabbling, Newton ushered away a Bills player for privacy, but Benjamin walked away from the conversation.

In brief action Thursday for both players, Newton went 6-for-9 passing for 84 yards, while Benjamin caught four passes for 59 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown. I don't know, man ...

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During warm-ups, Newton approached Benjamin on the field and started talking with him.

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen called Benjamin's barbs "weird", adding Sunday (via Panthers.com): "Things didn't work out here for him".

Newton did his best to sidestep the comments by Benjamin.

The two met face-to-face for the first time before the two teams faced off in their preseason game on Thursday night and according to Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer, the meeting didn't go so well.

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