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Martellus Bennett compared Jay Cutler to Jesus

The Bears defeated the Raiders 22-20 on Sunday to earn their first victory of the season. After the game, Martellus Bennett offered an interesting perspective on the criticism teammate Jay Cutler often receives. Cutler returned to the Bears starting lineup after missing last week’s game due to a hamstring injury. He was initially expected to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett: “I feel like the NFL is supposed to protect the players, not fine us for shoe color”

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett got some unpleasant news earlier this week. The NFL announced that Bennett would be fined due to his shoes being too dark last Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Bennett was not happy with the NFL’s decision and questions what is their motive. Bennett says the shoes that he wore last Sunday feels the best to him and doesn’t believe...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What threats do the Bears have waiting for the Raiders?

On the surface, the Chicago Bears appear to be a franchise in transition. Jared Allen and Jon Bostic were traded away, and Jay Cutler is injured. I’ll admit to being guilty of subconsciously counting Sunday’s game as a victory for the Raiders. When has that happened? In all of the merriment, there is a game to be played. After all, the Bears are an NFL team. Here is what could...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

You won’t believe why the NFL fined Bears tight end Martellus Bennett this week

Is there anything more silly in sports than the NFL’s anal-retentive uniform rules? This week we got more evidence that the league is just plain ridiculous when it comes to fashion. According to Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, he was fined this week because the cleats he wore against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday were “too black.” No, seriously. Martellus Bennett...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett has beef with NFL over shoe fine

    One would have to imagine Martellus Bennett was already unhappy with the 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears' Martellus Bennett looking to go 3-0 vs. brother Michael

Martellus Bennett's undefeated record versus older brother Michael will be put to the test on Sunday, when the Seattle Seahawks host the Chicago Bears.Sunday's matchup between the Bennetts marks the third time Martellus and Michael have gone head-to-head in the NFL, according to Kevin Patra of Around The NFL. Martellus, a Bears tight end, is 2-0 in the previous two meetings with...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears may yet get a chance to snag Michael Bennett

Last offseason the Chicago Bears came agonizingly close to signing one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL, Michael Bennett. In the end Bennett decided to stick with the Seattle Seahawks even though the Bears offered more money. How close was he to calling Chicago home? According to Brady Henderson of ESPN, head coach Pete Carroll had to come over at the last minute to convince...
Via cover32
14 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...
Via Sportsnaut
April 29, 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

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...
Via cover32 - Bears
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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