Found September 17, 2013 on Helmet2Helmet:
Martellus Bennett, as we've come to know him, is not afraid to speak his mind, once referring to himself as Greek god Atlas. His latest proclamation is a bit more current, but equally as outlandish. Following his game-winning touchdown reception against the Vikings on Sunday, the veteran tight end intimated that he's the Muhammad Ali of the Bears' offense. "They told me, 'Man, how are you so slippery, you're so big?' " Bennett said, via the Chicago Tribune. "I was like, 'I'm Muhammad Ali out here.' " It's an exaggeration, sure, but Bennett has definitely stepped up his play this season. He has 10 receptions for 125 yards and three touchdowns through two games, proving to be a safety blanket for quarterback Jay Cutler. "Whenever he's gotten opportunities to make plays, he's made some big ones," Cutler said of Bennett. Cutler must be happy to be graced with Bennett's presence, considering Chicag...

Chicago Bears: Recapping the week two victory

Jay Cutler has now led the Bears to two straight comeback victories If you had predicted that a game-opening kickoff return would be answered by a return that nearly went the distance, I would have called you crazy. That is indeed what happened Sunday when the Chicago Bears took on the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. Vikings’ rookie Cordarrelle Patterson, already being heralded...

Chicago Bears: Martellus Bennett a renaissance

The NFL has always been, and always will be, a league of trends. The wildcat offense a few years ago. The read option last year. The cover two defense. Backfields by committee. Tight ends that are essentially gargantuan sized receivers? I don’t know, perhaps the best offenses in the game are onto something. Jimmy Graham is the most dynamic force in the Saints passing attack. Once...

Bears' Martellus Bennett suffered bruised shoulder

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...

Martellus Bennett has a bruised shoulder

According to Michael C. Wright of,  Bears tight end Martellus Bennett has a bruised shoulder. Martellus Bennett has a bruised shoulder, but Trestman said he has full range of motion. He's fine. — Michael C. Wright (@mikecwright) September 16, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Martellus Bennett has a bruised shoulder appeared...

Martellus Bennett huge in the clutch for Bears

Tight end Martellus Bennett leaped behind the podium after the game and landed with a resounding thump. He had emphatically arrived. “I’ll try not to curse this week” Bennett told the media. Only the Vikings are cursing after the Bears’ 31-30 victory Sunday. Bennett’s touchdown grab against the Bengals in Week 1 was a good sign and he topped it against Minnesota. He...

Bears TE Martellus Bennett Injured After Colliding With Cameraman (GIF)

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett went down with a freaky injury against the Vikings after he collided with a cameraman. Bennett has returned to the game, and is fine.

Martellus Bennett Dealing with Sore Shoulder

Bears TE Martellus Bennett pulled in seven passes for 76 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against Minnesota, but also came out of the game with a sore shoulder.Fantasy Spin:Bennett is expected to play in Week 3. He already has three touchdowns in two games after scoring five all last year. QB Jay Cutler should continue to look his way in the red zone and he's a viable target after...

Martellus Bennett Sinks Vikings with 2 TDs

Bears TE Martellus Bennett pulled in seven passes for 76 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against Minnesota.Fantasy Spin:Bennett already has three touchdowns in two games after scoring five last year. QB Jay Cutler should continue to look his way in the red zone and as a No. 2 target after Brandon Marshall.

Bears Tight End Martellus Bennett Compares His Moves to Muhammad Ali

Martellus Bennett‘s long strides on the football field make it seem as if he’s floating at times. His floating can be so elusive it may warrant comparisons to a butterfly, or even Muhammad Ali. Bennett was the big hero for the Chicago Bears on Sunday, catching a touchdown in the final minute to help propel the Bears past the division rival Vikings to move to 2-0 on the season...

Devin Hester breaks franchise record in Bears’ comeback win

Devin Hester broke his own record Sunday as he helped the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 comeback victory over the Minnesota Vikings. According to the team’s website, Hester’s four kickoff returns against the Vikings 

5 Things to Know from Bears' win over Vikings

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears are showing their resiliency, if nothing else. Two games into the season they have two comeback wins and they remain unbeaten under coach Marc Trestman. They're not making it easy on themselves, though. Cutler fired a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings...
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