Found September 18, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
The Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was seen in a lot of pain, after Sunday's victory over the Vikings 31-30.Bennett was hurt in the second quarter, while attempting a catch in the back of the end zone and rolled over a cameraman. The tight end miss a couple of plays, but return to action after a injury evaluation the Chicago Bears official twitter page reported:After a injury evaluations, both Major Wright and Martellus Bennett are okay and will return to the game. #Bears #MINvsCHI— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 15, 2013The test came back negative on Bennett shoulder and will play against the Steelers on Sunday.Head Coach Marc Trestman said,"He's got a bruise but nothing significant and with full range motion today".In the victory over the Vikings, Bennett had 7 receptions for 76 yards and two touchdowns.Bennett was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 2008 and played four years, before leaving Big D to join division rival the New York Giants for a one year stint. In 2013 Bennett joined the Chicago Bears,has 10 receptions for 125 yards and 5 touchdowns in only two games.Bennett has played in a total of 78 games in his career, has 150 career receptions for 1,597 yards and 12 touchdowns.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?

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