MICHAEL BENNETT NEWS

Snubbed? No Seattle Seahawks WR named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s top pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s WR to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett settles outstanding puppy bill

When defensive end Michael Bennett first signed with the Seahawks in March of 2013 he had to pack up and leave Tampa Bay and head to Seattle. Before making the trip he dropped his pet boxer Koa at a dog daycare. The only trouble is he never went back for her. The dog remained at the Lucky Dog Daycare facility in Tampa for ten months. During that time Bennett racked up an outstanding...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett finally pays kennel 10k for his abandoned dogs

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end and Super Bowl winner Michael Bennett has finally paid his debt. The former Tampa Bay Bucs player star ditched his 4-month-old boxer puppy Koa at the Lucky Dog Boarding Facility in Tampa Bay in 2013 when he signed with the Seattle Seahawks. According to TMZ Sports, the dog kennel […] The post Michael Bennett finally pays kennel 10k for...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett forced to pay $10k in puppy abandonment case

Michael Bennett's beef with a dog boarding facility is now over after the defensive lineman agreed to pay five figures to settle some debt for abandoning his puppy last year.According to TMZ Sports, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneer ditched his 4-month-old boxer puppy named Koa at the Lucky Dog Boarding Facility when he signed with the Seattle Seahawks. And then failed to return...
Via Bush League Chronicle
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett says Marshawn Lynch “should be paid”

So far, Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch — who is thinking of staging a holdout of mini-camp in an attempt to get more money from the Seahawks — is getting only support from his teammates. Center Max Unger said last week that as long as Lynch performs on Sundays, whatever Lynch does is fine with him. And this morning on his regularly scheduled appearance on NFL AM on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: Marshawn Lynch should be paid like a top back

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett told NFL AM on Monday that he believes his teammate Marshawn Lynch should be paid like one of the NFL’s top backs. “Come back, Marshawn, come back! We need you,” Bennett said, via NFL.com. “Without Marshawn, we wouldn’t win a Super Bowl. Obviously he’s one of the best running backs in the game, and he feels like he should be paid...
Via Pro Football Zone
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bennett Brothers Speak up For Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Seahawks’ Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch is seriously considering retirement if he doesn’t receive higher pay. Pass rusher Michael Bennett of the Seahawks, who hopes the standoff ends quickly, speaks on Lynch’s behalf. Michael Bennett had this to say regarding Lynch (via NFL AM). Come back, Marshawn, come back! We need you. Without Marshawn, we wouldn’t win...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Seven round mock draft

The Seattle Seahawks currently have six picks in the upcoming NFL Draft. I fully expect the Seahawks to acquire some more picks, but below will be my seven round mock draft for the Seattle Seahawks as if they were not trading picks. Let’s kick things off with the last pick of Round 1. Round 1, Pick 32: Seattle Seahawks select Xavier Su’a-Filo, Guard, UCLA I have talked about...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Power Rankings, the Seattle Seahawks latest mock draft pick, more

The mocks are almost done, the draft is just four days away and all the speculation is nearly finished. Here are the best columns from the cover32 universe this past week” National Columns • The top-10 kickers and punters in the NFL Draft. (READ) • Power Rankings: Grading each NFL team’s defense. (READ) • Mock Draft Round 1, version 3.0. (READ) • The 20 dumbest criminals...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michael Bennett: world’s funniest wrecking ball

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is not only one of the most disruptive pass rushers in the NFL, he also has a tremendous sense of humor. My favorite off the field story from the 2013 season was when Bennett pretended to be Russell Wilson to get a table at a Seattle restaurant. Every Monday he has a segment on NFL.com with his brother Martellus that’s always worth...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan favorite fullback for the Seahawks likely to retire

Boo. The Seattle Seahawks have managed to keep most of their Super bowl core intact. Michael Bennett, Zach Miller, Steven Hauschka and most of the other free agents will be returning in 2014. Today it looks like one of the 12th man’s favorites will not be coming back. Speaking with his alma mater’s student paper State College, fullback Michael Robinson announced over the weekend...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Forced To Pay Up After Abandoning Boxer Pup

A Florida judge has ordered Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett to pay damages in a puppy abandonment lawsuit, TMZ Sports reports. The judge reportedly has ordered Bennett to pay $8,268.80 to Lucky Dog Boarding Facility, facing additional interest for every day he ignores the bill. The drama began in March 2013 when the former Tampa Bay Buccaneer boarded his then...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett ordered to pay up for abandoning puppy

Michael Bennett's new $28.5 million contract with the Seahawks is going to come in handy when paying up for the puppy he abandoned last year.Bennett was slapped with a lawsuit by the Lucky Dog Boarding Facility after the defensive lineman dropped off his boxer named Koa and never returned. The boarding facility allegedly made several attempts to contact Bennett, but the latter...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen to Seattle Seahawks still a rumor

It’s been a slow week for the Seattle Seahawks in terms of free agency. No marquee signings have occurred, only rumors circling regarding players like wider receiver Kenny Britt and defensive end Jared Allen. Beyond that, the only other piece of news was Golden Tate’s description of “laughable” regarding the offer extended to him by GM John Schneider. John Clayton reported...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks re-sign DE Michael Bennett

Every off-season it’s the same thing. Teams with bad general managers like the Vikings overpaid guys like Everson Griffen (5 years, 42.5 million), while teams with good general managers like the Seahawks are able to get guys like Michael Bennett (4 years, 28.5 million) on good values. Part of the reason why they were able to get Bennett for so cheap is because they won the Super...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

There is only one Seahawk that must be extended at all costs

The offseason is in full swing and the Super bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have spent their energy trying to bring back the core of the 2013 team. So far they have re-signed top priority pass rusher Michael Bennett, re-structured tight end Zach Miller, and inked their kicker Steven Hauschka to a three-year deal. A number of fan favorites have also left town, including Golden Tate...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stocked draft could plug Seattle’s need for a new defensive end

Chris Clemons and Red Bryant have left for our b-team squad down in the AFC south, so the Seahawks need to fill their positions. Most of the free agency rumors surrounding the team have involved defensive linemen like Jared Allen and Henry Melton, so John Schneider obviously wants to address the need. However, the team had to splurge to keep Michael Bennett in town and must save...
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March 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Michael Bennett shows phenomenal loyalty by re-signing with Seattle Seahawks

Michael Bennett has re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks for four years $28.5 million with $16 million guaranteed, and his re-signing speaks volumes for the Seahawks and the 12th Man. A few days after the Super Bowl, Bennett addressed his future in the NFL. We heard Golden Tate say that he was willing to take a home town discount to remain in Seattle, but the same can’t be said...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks sign Michael Bennett to 4-year deal

Forging the Foundation After letting go of defensive end Red Bryant, the Seattle Seahawks held on to their more prized pass rusher - Michael Bennett – by signing him to a four-year deal reportedly worth $34 million with $16 million guaranteed. The key to Seattle’s success was difficult to pin point last season, considering it was so well-rounded and performed soundly in every...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bennet Signs Long-Term Deal

USATSI Neil Mehta Staff Writer Super Bowl-winning defensive end Michael Bennett has signed a 4-year, $28.5 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Bennett will receive $16 million in guaranteed money. Bennett went undrafted out of Texas A&M in 2009, he ended up signing a free agent deal with the Seahawks. He would go on to make the team, but was cut in October 2009. He would...
Via TopSportsReport
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Denver Broncos should not overpay in free agency

The Denver Broncos were never going sign defensive end Michael Bennett. Bennett, who actually terrorized the Broncos in Super Bowl, was the prized player set to hit the market. The Seahawks wouldn’t even let that happen as they inked him to a new deal before the official start of free agency. The Broncos probably would have broken the bank for Bennett. That would be have been...
Via cover32 - Broncos
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks news: Defensive End, Michael Bennett resigns

While numerous speculation had Michael Bennett joining his brother Martellus in Chicago, the free agent defensive removed himself off the market when he agreed to a four-year deal to remain with the NFL Champion Seattle Seahawks on Monday.It's a 28.5 million dollar contract with $10 million in 2015, $16 million over two-years, $21 million over three-years, according to a league...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

12 Twitter reactions to Michael Bennett signing

For a minute there it looked like Michael Bennett was about to join his brother Martellus and the Chicago Bears, but the Seahawks’ defensive end ultimately re-signed with the Super bowl champions. Bennett’s new contract is worth four years and roughly $32 million dollars, with $16 million guaranteed. This means the ‘Hawks accomplished their number one goal in the offseason...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett re-signs with Seattle Seahawks

Michael Bennett was one of the biggest names that was going to hit free agency tomorrow and there wasn’t going to be any shortage of suitors for the menacing defensive end. However, the Seattle Seahawks weren’t about to allow that to happen, re-signing Bennett to a four-year deal worth anywhere between a reported $28.5-$32 million, with $16 million of that guaranteed. It’s...
Via Players View
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett staying with Seattle Seahawks

Michael Bennett staying with Seattle SeahawksOkay, now I’m surprised. Defensive end Michael Bennett has agreed to a four year deal with the Seattle Seahawks for a total of $28.5 million, league sources confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal is structured so Bennett will earn $10 million in the first year, $6 in the second, $5 in the third, and $7.5 in his final year. So...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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