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Martellus Bennett calls out NFL to do more to build up communities

Does the NFL do enough to help build up the communities where many of its players are found? According to Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett, the answer is a clear no. Certainly, NFL players are often involved in the communities where they live and play. But those players often do that as individuals, rather than with their teams or the league in general.Whether the NFL...
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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Martellus Bennett, Raiders have 'heavy mutual interest'

We know Martellus Bennett will not be catching passes from Tom Brady next season. He could be catching them from Derek Carr instead.Bennett and the Oakland Raiders have “heavy mutual interest” in one another as the tight end prepares to enter free agency, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe on Thursday.After one season in New England, Bennett confirmed Wednesday night...
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett says goodbye to Patriots fans on Twitter

It appears Martellus Bennett has seen the writing on the wall that he’s not going to be a member of the New England Patriots in 2017. Of course, after the Patriots made a trade with the Indianapolis Colts to acquire tight end Dwayne Allen (details here), this was to be expected.Also, Bennett is reportedly seeking upwards of $9 million per season on his new contract, and we all...
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March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett reportedly seeking $9 million per year

Martellus Bennett is looking to cash in on that post-Lombardi Trophy boon.Mike Giardi of Comcast SportsNet New England reports on Tuesday that the ex-Pro Bowl tight end is seeking a contract worth roughly $9 million per year. Bennett, who will turn 30 later this month, caught 55 passes for 701 yards and seven touchdowns for the New England Patriots in 2016, earning a Super Bowl ring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  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...
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February 19, 2017  |  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
February 15, 2017  |  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...
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February 15, 2017  |  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...
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February 08, 2017  |  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
February 06, 2017  |  Discuss

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