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Chicago Bears: Rolling the dice at TE

The Chicago Bears have had arguably a top five tight end for the last three seasons in Martellus Bennett, who provided the team with a dependable target, big play ability and a respectable skill set as a blocker. Bennett outstayed his welcome with Ryan Pace after holding out of training camp in 2015 for a new deal with multiple years left on his contract and displaying an attitude...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett talks about latest published children's book

Martellus Bennett has been a very busy man since joining the New England Patriots. The tight end has been learning a brand-new offense, and at the same time, Bennett’s been working on publishing his 13th children’s book. Bennett recently released “Hey A.J. It’s Saturday,” which he wrote and illustrated as part of a series. A.J.’s character is based on his daughter,...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett trying 'to be a dandelion' after trade to Patriots

Martellus Bennett was just traded to the New England Patriots. What is he going to do next? Stay at Disneyland. The tight end was at the happiest place on earth with his daughter when he found out he was traded from the Chicago Bears to the Patriots for an exchange of drat picks. “I’ve been in California training, living life in the sun,” Bennett said. “My wife’s...
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bears working to trade Martellus Bennett

Martellus Bennett has emerged as one of the better pass-catching tight ends in the NFL since the Chicago Bears signed him in 2013, but personal issues with the team could have him playing elsewhere next season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Bears are working with Bennett’s agent to try to find a trade partner for the 28-year-old. Bears and Martellus Bennett's agent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Martellus Bennett missed game due to internal rift

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett has reportedly been unhappy with his role in the team’s offense, and his frustration may have been the reason he missed last Thursday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Brad Biggs of The Chicago Tribune reports that Bennett acted out in frustration during practice last Tuesday because he has been angry over the way he is being used...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett calls brother an a-hole for JFK comments

Martellus Bennett is almost as big of a talker as his brother Michael, which means he is not afraid to put big bro in his place at times. On Wednesday, Martellus, who is a tight end with the Chicago Bears, called his brother, who is a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, an a-hole for making some odd JFK comments about Matthew Stafford. "He's an a--hole," Martellus said of his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett has beef with NFL over shoe fine

One would have to imagine Martellus Bennett was already unhappy with his Chicago Bears falling to 0-3 after a 26-0 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday. To make matters worse, he was fined $5,787 for his choice of shoes during the game. Bennett has played in all 16 regular season games each year since 2012. However, they haven’t all been pain-free. The veteran tight end has battled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bears put Martellus Bennett on the trade block

By Rachel Wold According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Chicago Bears have 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 in 2013. Bennett is on course to earn...
Via Sportsnaut
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears teammates in Twitter fight over unfollow

By Vincent Frank Twitterverse. It’s a place where brain cells go to die. Chicago Bears teammates Martellus Bennett and Kyle Long engaged in a beef over one unfollowing (like becoming a friend with someone on Facebook for those of you still in 2006) the other. It started with a tweet from Long to Bennett after Long noticed the tight end unfollowed him: I'm afraid I have to...
Via Sportsnaut
January 13, 2015  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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