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Martellus Bennett expected to test free agency

Martellus Bennett is expected to test free agency and could wind up playing for a different team next season, according to a report.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport shares the news on Bennett, and says there’s a “real possibility” the tight end leaves the New England Patriots. Bennett had an excellent season for the Pats, as he caught 55 balls for 701 yards and 7 touchdowns. He also...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pats expected to make good effort to keep Bennett

The New England Patriots could suddenly find themselves very thin at the tight end position if Rob Gronkowski is unable to recover quickly and Martellus Bennett leaves as a free agent, but they are hoping neither will be an issue.Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal expects the Patriots to “make a run” at re-signing Bennett in the coming weeks despite the fact that he is considered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots could consider franchise tag for Martellus Bennett

The New England Patriots have a number of decisions to make regarding big-name free agents this offseason, and tight end Martellus Bennett is among them. Bennett, who will turn 30 in March, is likely looking at his last chance to sign a lucrative long-term extension. Will the Patriots force him to delay that by using the franchise tag?Phil Perry of speculates that Bennett...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett hints staying with Pats could be best for him

Martellus Bennett is a fascinating man, both on and off the football field. He has many interests that have captivated him, including authoring and illustrating children’s books and building associated games to be played after reading (more on that here).A free agent this spring, Bennett could potentially cash in on being part of a Super Bowl team — something he hinted at after...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett wants a world where 'black kids' can dream bigger than sports

Those who follow the NFL’s Bennett Brothers know they don’t hold anything back when it comes to speaking their mind. This time around, we checked in on New England Patriots tight end, Martellus Bennett. He has had plenty of time to chat via his Twitter, now that Super Bowl LI is in the bag.This tweet in particular stood out to us. This is just a small example of how many people...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett not going to White House because of Trump

Martellus Bennett said in the week leading up to the Super Bowl that he would not visit the White House if his New England Patriots won the big game, and he is sticking by that vow.The Patriots tight end, who had 5 catches for 62 yards in the win, was asked whether he would go to the White House now that his team has won the Super Bowl. He said no because he has a problem with President...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett: ‘I don’t think anyone really likes’ Roger Goodell

If New England Patriots fans didn’t already love tight end Martellus Bennett enough, he gave them a reason to worship him Wednesday.Roger Goodell spoke to the media Wednesday in his annual Super Bowl news conference, and Bennett was asked about the NFL commissioner while meeting with reporters later.“I actually don’t know what he does,” Bennett said. “I have no idea. I...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett too excited to sleep after Pats' Super Bowl berth

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett couldn’t hide his excitement Sunday night, and that apparently carried over into the morning.Bennett and the Patriots dismantled the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night, earning a berth in Super Bowl LI. While Super Bowl trips almost are taken for granted in New England — the Patriots are making their...
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bennett playing through cracked bone in ankle

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett is one tough dude. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, he’s been playing this season with a cracked bone and bone chips in his ankle, an injury that will likely require surgery this offseason. Bennett has been a major player in New England’s offense this year, especially as they have had to make a go of it without Rob Gronkowski...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Bennett loves being with Pats but not focused on new contract

FOXBORO, Mass. — Martellus Bennett has been an excellent addition to the New England Patriots’ roster, both with the numbers he’s put up on the field and the entertainment he’s provided off it. It remains to be seen, however, whether the tight end will be back with the team next season. Bennett is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and while he’s...
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

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