Posted March 13, 2013 on
At his press conference today, Martellus Bennett said Brandon Marshall, who actively recruited the big tight end, was a big reason he chose to sign with the Chicago Bears.

Martellus Bennett Signs with the Chicago Bears, Instant Analysis

It did not take for the National Football League’s 2013 Free Agent Frenzy to begin as minutes after the clock struck 4 PM EST to ring in the new league year, free agents have started agreeing to terms. One notable signing that has to catch the eye of fantasy football owners is tight end Martellus Bennett agreeing to terms with the Chicago Bears according to Mike Clay of Pro Football...

Bennett says he's joining Bears

One of the NFL's top tight ends had a new contract just one minute into Tuesday's free-agent signing period. first reported that Martellus Bennett will be leaving the New York Giants for the Chicago Bears. Bennett quickly confirmed the news on his Twitter account (@JoeGryffindor). "I'm proud to say I'll be joining my other brother (Brandon...

Report: Bears will sign Martellus Bennett

According to Mike Clay of NBC’s Rotoworld, the Chicago Bears will be signing free agent tight end Martellus Bennett tonight. BREAKING: Former Giants TE Martellus Bennett has informed me that he will sign with the Chicago Bears tonight. — Mike Clay (@MikeClayNFL) March 12, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('...

Bears score touchdown with signings of Bennett, Bushrod in free agency

The Chicago Bears moved quickly to fill immediate needs on the offensive side of the ball as the team signed former New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett and ex-New Orleans offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod in the opening hours of NFL free agency. Credit General Manager Phil Emery for being proactive in identifying the needs and finding the corresponding resources [...]

TE Bennett says he's a Bear

Free agent tight end Martellus Bennett says he is headed to the Chicago Bears and leaving the New York Giants. He wrote Tuesday on Twitter that he's ''proud to say I'll be joining'' Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall in Chicago next season and added a ''(hash)BEARDOWN'' at the end of the post. He wrote moments later wrote that the deal is...

TE Bennett leaving Giants for Bears

Free agent tight end Martellus Bennett is leaving the New York Giants after agreeing to a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears. The Bears announced the deal on Tuesday. They also said Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton signed his $8.45 million franchise tender as expected. His agent Jordan Woy posted on Twitter last week that he would do just that and would still try to...

Breaking News: Martellus Bennett Leaves Giants for Bears

Breaking News - Tight end Martellus Bennett has agreed in principle to a contract that will have him bring his services to the Windy City. The news broke as Bennett tweeted at the start of Tuesday’s NFL free agency period, “I’m proud to say I’ll be joining my other brother @bmarshall next season.#BEARDOWN.” NFL Impact - This comes as quite a surprise. Not that Bennett...

Chicago Bears Sign TE Martellus Bennett

The New York Giants weren’t able to come to an agreement with tight end Martellus Bennett before the start of the 2013 NFL Free Agency period got underway at 4:00 p.m. ET Tuesday and the Chicago Bears took advantage right away. Bennett has reportedly agreed to terms on a deal with the Bears and becomes one of the first unrestricted free agents to sign with a new team, per Mike...

Bears tackle roster deficiencies via free agency, help Cutler

The Chicago Bears made a bold statement on the first day of free agency addressing two major needs on the offensive side of the ball. Chicago signed left tackle Jermon Bushrod and tight end Martellus Bennett. Both are significant upgrades to the same positions for the Bears and should help the play of quarterback Jay Cutler tremendously. Bushrod, formerly of the New Orleans Saints...

Bears' Bennett a multi-talented tight end

New Bears tight end Martellus Bennett says he was forced to learn how to block in Dallas, which helped him develop into the all-around player he’s expected to be in Chicago.

Bear Report Radio: Free Agency Analysis

We discuss the recent free-agent signings of Jermon Bushrod and Martellus Bennett, and what their additions mean for the Chicago Bears in both free agency and the draft.

Emery: Anything else Jay?

With the additions of Martellus Bennett and Jermon Bushrod yesterday, Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery has given Jay Cutler everything the QB needs to bring his game to the next level.
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