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Martellus Bennett A “No Show” For OTAs

The Chicago Bears offseason training activities started today and there was an important player still missing. Martellus Bennett, 2014 Pro Bowl tight end, was absent when the team gathered for workouts today. Other players like Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff, who previously missed the voluntary workouts, were there. Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff back with the #Bears at OTAs,...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett Tweet May Indicate He’s Been Traded

Martellus Bennett has played in the NFL for seven seasons, on the Chicago Bears for two, you’d think he knows how to deal with the public by now. On his Twitter account, @MartySaurusRex, Bennett wrote some interesting things that have people talking. Currently, Bennett has 117,000 followers. He should know that ANYTHING he writes is subject to criticism and investigation. Enter...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears May Have An Ideal Trade Location For Martellus Bennett

Martellus Bennett is making it clear that he’s not prepared to play ball with the new Chicago Bears regime at Halas Hall.  Whether this is due to loyalties to departed coaches or teammates, or more likely concerns over his contract, it has inevitably led to rumors that the team is prepared to trade the 28-year old Pro Bowler provided they get the right opportunity. Bleacher Report...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Real Reason Martellus Bennett Wasn’t Traded

Late last month, reports began surfacing that the Chicago Bears were entertaining trade offers for their Pro Bowl tight end, Martellus Bennett. Many fans were initially puzzled as to why the Bears would want to move a player of Marty’s caliber when the tight end position has become such a vital part of most offenses in today’s NFL; however, upon coming to terms with the fact...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Analyzing the Chicago Bears by the numbers

The first phase of OTAs is about two weeks away for the Chicago Bears, and they have a multitude of questions that need answers. Taking a look at some of the numbers, the questions loom large with the answers not yet in sight. 8 Martellus Bennett There are officially eight tight ends on the Bears’ roster, which was made official Tuesday with the acquisition of former New York...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No New News on Status of Bears’ TE Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett sat out of the team’s voluntary workouts last month, thanks to a contract dispute that has left him currently without the new deal he desires. That holdout prompted ESPN’s Adam Schefter to report that the Bears had been “entertaining trade offers” for Bennett, adding that Bennett “wants a new contract in Chicago or anywhere.”...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Bennett wants Seahawks to trade him

This next story is a nice reminder that there’s a reason why we hear player rumors and report on them. Many of them turn out not to be true, but sometimes where there’s smoke there’s fire. A few weeks ago we passed along a report that Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett wanted to be traded to Dan Quinn’s Atlanta Falcons. That one was incorrect and the team denied...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears put Martellus Bennett on the trade block

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Chicago Bears have reportedly placed tight end Martellus Bennett on the trading block Bennett, who has not shown up the Bears’ voluntary workouts this week, is reportedly banking on a contract extension. This despite the fact that he agreed to a four-year, $20.4 million deal with the team back in 2013. Bennett is on course to earn...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett felt ‘disrespected’ by Rex Ryan

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett said after Monday night’s 27-19 victory over the New York Jets that he entered the game feeling disrespected by coach Rex Ryan. “Today I felt a little disrespected,” Bennett told reporters in the postgame locker room, via “We [the Bears] played a highlight video, and in the highlight video, Rex is talking about [how the...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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