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Michael Bennett: Seahawks ‘can’t win a game without Russell Wilson’

Michael Bennett continues to be a provocative source of commentary on issues inside and outside the world of football. This time, though, the Seattle Seahawks defensive end turned his sights to a perceived issue within his own team’s locker room.Bennett became the latest player to rally around Russell Wilson after an unflattering report regarding the signal-caller’s status on...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: ‘Of course, I think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed’

Michael Bennett is among the most outspoken players in the NFL and has been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman believes the former San Francisco 49ers signal-caller is being blackballed by NFL teams.Kaepernick, despite having been the most talented quarterback on the free agent market this...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett on Kam Chancellor: ‘Pay him now, Seahawks’

The Seattle Seahawks selected three safeties in this year’s draft. Outside of wanting to add depth to that position, general manager John Schneider and Co. were also potentially preparing for a future without Pro Bowl strong safety Kam Chancellor.Chancellor, 29, is entering the final year of his contract and is looking for a raise from the $6.8 million base salary he’s set to...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bennett defends Wilson in wake of unflattering article

A lengthy feature story that was published this week indicated Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is not well-liked among his teammates, and Michael Bennett wants to make it clear that the article does not speak for him.In speaking with several current and former Seahawks players, coaches and staffers, ESPN’s Seth Wickersham was given the impression that some of Wilson’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Seahawks DT Michael Bennett calls out Stephen A. Smith as ‘all talk and no action’ on social activism

If you come at Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, you had better expect he’ll come right back.Earlier this week ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith used the “Final Take” segment of his First Take show to criticize Bennett, who recently campaigned for Colin Kaepernick to join his team.Smith bashed Kaepernick for declining to vote in the presidential election last November...
Via Awful Announcing
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett berates, threatens reporter after loss

Michael Bennett had a rough day on Saturday with his Seahawks losing 36-20 to the Atlanta Falcons in the playoffs, and he apparently carried those frustrations into the locker room. The Seattle defensive lineman “berated” and “threatened” a reporter after a question about the Seahawks’ pass rush, according to reporter Dan Wolken. Michael Bennett's frustration carried...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks sign Michael Bennett to three-year extension

The Seattle Seahawks and defensive end Michael Bennett have reportedly come to an agreement on a three-year contract extension. This deal was first reported by Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report. #Seahawks have agreed to three-year contract extension with Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett, per source. — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) December 30, 2016 NFL insiders quickly...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett out Sunday, might need knee surgery

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. He’s dealing with cartilage damage in his knee and could potentially be out longer than just this week. Head coach Pete Carroll told reporters Bennett might need surgery to repair the damage. Pete Carroll said surgery is possible for Michael Bennett. He mentioned...
Via Sportsnaut
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Bennett, Seahawks want 'white guy' to join anthem protest

Several NFL players have decided to stand behind Colin Kaepernick in protesting the national anthem, but none of them are white. Michael Bennett and some of his Seattle Seahawks teammates would like to see that change. When discussing the players who have either taken a knee or raised their fist in the air during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Bennett said representatives from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett to Seahawks: Pay me or 'get rid of me'

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett is still unhappy with his contract, and he’d like the team to do something about it one way or another. Bennett told Jordan Schultz of the Huffington Post that he’s tired of being underpaid and wants the Seahawks to pay up — and if they don’t think he’s worth that, let him go. “It is never-ending,” Bennett said. “Especially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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