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  • • Michael Bennett on Roger Goodell's 'Black Lives Matter' message: 'Almost like a slap in the face'
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's response to players upset defensive end Michael Bennett, who said the message was hypocritical.        ...2020
  • • Cowboys select CeeDee Lamb with 17th overall pick
    Who would have thought? The Cowboys surely didn’t expect Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb to remain on the board when they drafted 17th. But he was. So the Cowboys got another weapon on offense, bypassing an opportunity to help their defense, which has lost Byron Jones, Michael Bennett, Robert Quinn, Maliek Collins and Jeff Heath since [more]...2020
  • • Michael Bennett wants to play in 2020
    Michael Bennett‘s 2019 season didn’t necessarily go as planned, but the veteran isn’t planning on hanging up his cleats. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports (via Twitter) that Bennett “wants to play in 2020.” Following a one-season, nine-sack stint with the Eagles, Bennett was traded to the Patriots last offseason. He saw a reduced role during his time in New England, collecting five...2020
  • • Report: Michael Bennett wants to play another season
    Defensive end Michael Bennett said earlier this month that he wasn’t sure if he wanted to play another NFL season, but it appears he’s come to a decision. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports that Bennett would like to play. If he does, it will mark 12 years in the league for a [more]...2020
  • • Michael Bennett: 'I would love to end my career in Seattle'
    Although Michael Bennett went through a nomadic late-2010s stretch after the Seahawks traded him in 2018, he remained productive. The veteran defensive lineman has registered 15.5 sacks over the past two seasons and is a free agent for the first time since 2013. Bennett, who signed with the Seahawks in 2013, would like to return to the team to which he’s most linked. Asked if he would want to play...2020
  • • Michael Bennett: I would love to end my career in Seattle
    Michael Bennett hasn’t decided whether he wants to continue his career or follow his younger brother, Martellus, into retirement. But if the defensive lineman decides to play a 12th season, Bennett wouldn’t mind finishing his career with the Seahawks. Bennett played for the Seahawks from 2013-17, making three Pro Bowls and helping Seattle win a [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys free agent Michael Bennett 'would love' to finish his career with the Seahawks
    Bennett is open to reuniting with the Seahawks after playing for three teams since leaving Seattle in 2018...2020
  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    An interesting young receiver is about to hit the open market. The Colts won’t tender restricted free agent wideout Marcus Johnson, so he’ll be entering unrestricted free agency later this month, according to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star (Twitter link). In a separate tweet, Erickson noted he was surprised by the move. Erickson writes that the Texas product is “expected to get a lot of...2020
  • • Underachieving Cowboys among decade's most disappointing teams
    The nucleus of the 2019 Cowboys may be their best since the one that helped Dallas dominate the NFL in the 1990s. But this hugely underachieving team is 6-7, tied for first with Philadelphia in the dreadfully weak NFC East, and major issues loom. Longtime head coach Jason Garrett rightfully appears to be a lame duck, and quarterback Dak Prescott's expected off-season signing could limit the team's...2019
  • • Dak Prescott says it’s put up or shut up time for Cowboys
    Michael Bennett delivered a loud message in the locker room after Thursday’s loss. The Cowboys had a chippy practice Sunday that included trash-talking. On Monday, Dak Prescott said it’s time to walk the talk. “When it’s times like this, it’s more lead by example,” the said. “Talk is cheap, right? We’ve talked a lot. We’ve [more]...2019

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Michael Bennett injury and suspension

  • • Michael Bennett wants to play in 2020
    Michael Bennett‘s 2019 season didn’t necessarily go as planned, but the veteran isn’t planning on hanging up his cleats. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports (via Twitter) that Bennett “wants to play in 2020.” Following a one-season, nine-sack stint with the Eagles, Bennett was traded to the Patriots last offseason. He saw a reduced role during his time in New England, collecting five...2020
  • ‘Patrick Mahomes has not been ruled out for Sunday’ — Peter Schrager explains
    • ‘Patrick Mahomes has not been ruled out for Sunday’ — Peter Schrager explains
    Peter Schrager gives updates on Patrick Mahomes injury status and Melvin Gordon's trade status. He also walks through the Michael Bennett trade between the Patriots and the Cowboys....2019
  • NFL news and notes: Baker Mayfield expected back after bye; Michael Bennett suspended
    • NFL news and notes: Baker Mayfield expected back after bye; Michael Bennett suspended
    The fall league meetings ramped up Tuesday, and hot topics included instant replay and Monday's controversial Lions-Packers ending....2019
  • Patriots suspend defensive lineman Michael Bennett
    • Patriots suspend defensive lineman Michael Bennett
    Bennett, who signed as a free agent with New England last offseason, has started one game this season....2019
  • Houston prosecutors drop assault case against Patriots DE Michael Bennett
    • Houston prosecutors drop assault case against Patriots DE Michael Bennett
    Prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday to drop the felony charge of injury to the elderly levied against New England Patriots end Michael Bennett from Super Bowl LI.         ...2019
  • • Patriots give Michael Bennett new deal
    The Patriots and Michael Bennett have agreed to a reworked two-year deal, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com (on Twitter). The fresh pact will give the defensive end a base value of $16.75M, including a $4M signing bonus. The new deal gives Bennett an additional $800K in base compensation this year with an additional $500K guaranteed for injury, potentially giving him a total boost of $1.3M. Ben...2019
  • Jaguars release DT Michael Bennett to make room for DE Dante Fowler
    • Jaguars release DT Michael Bennett to make room for DE Dante Fowler
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Michael Bennett, clearing a roster spot for suspended defensive end Dante Fowler to rejoin the team....2018
  • • Jaguars release Bennett, creating roster spot for Fowler
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Michael Bennett to make room for suspended defensive end Dante Fowler....2018
  • • Jaguars release Bennett, creating roster spot for Fowler
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Michael Bennett to make room for suspended defensive end Dante Fowler.         ...2018
  • • Bombshell report alleges that top veterans left Seahawks over preferential treatment of Russell Wilson
    A growing rift in the Seahawks’ locker room over the team’s treatment of Russell Wilson was the catalyst for the trade or release of many Seahawks veterans this offseason, according to an explosive report from Robert Klemko of SI.com. The story, which is well worth a read, details how Richard Sherman and other Seahawks defenders objected to coach Pete Carrol’s alleged preferential treatment of Wil...2018

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Michael Bennett trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Cowboys select CeeDee Lamb with 17th overall pick
    Who would have thought? The Cowboys surely didn’t expect Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb to remain on the board when they drafted 17th. But he was. So the Cowboys got another weapon on offense, bypassing an opportunity to help their defense, which has lost Byron Jones, Michael Bennett, Robert Quinn, Maliek Collins and Jeff Heath since [more]...2020
  • • Michael Bennett wants to play in 2020
    Michael Bennett‘s 2019 season didn’t necessarily go as planned, but the veteran isn’t planning on hanging up his cleats. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports (via Twitter) that Bennett “wants to play in 2020.” Following a one-season, nine-sack stint with the Eagles, Bennett was traded to the Patriots last offseason. He saw a reduced role during his time in New England, collecting five...2020
  • • Michael Bennett: 'I would love to end my career in Seattle'
    Although Michael Bennett went through a nomadic late-2010s stretch after the Seahawks traded him in 2018, he remained productive. The veteran defensive lineman has registered 15.5 sacks over the past two seasons and is a free agent for the first time since 2013. Bennett, who signed with the Seahawks in 2013, would like to return to the team to which he’s most linked. Asked if he would want to play...2020
  • • Cowboys free agent Michael Bennett 'would love' to finish his career with the Seahawks
    Bennett is open to reuniting with the Seahawks after playing for three teams since leaving Seattle in 2018...2020
  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    An interesting young receiver is about to hit the open market. The Colts won’t tender restricted free agent wideout Marcus Johnson, so he’ll be entering unrestricted free agency later this month, according to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star (Twitter link). In a separate tweet, Erickson noted he was surprised by the move. Erickson writes that the Texas product is “expected to get a lot of...2020
  • • Michael Bennett fired up Cowboys with loud locker room speech after the game
    Twitter was abuzz on Thursday after the Dallas Cowboys’ 26-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills when reporters said that there was yelling come from the Cowboys’ locker room. Many wondered whether that meant the team was fighting, or if something else was going on. It wasn’t that much later that we found out it was Michael Bennett who was doing the yelling, and it turns out he was firing up the team with ...2019
  • Michael Bennett on adjusting to Cowboys: After Patriots, learning any defense is easy
    • Michael Bennett on adjusting to Cowboys: After Patriots, learning any defense is easy
    Michael Bennett has acclimated to playing on the Dallas Cowboys' defensive line after a midseason trade from the New England Patriots.        ...2019
  • • ‘Patrick Mahomes has not been ruled out for Sunday’ — Peter Schrager explains
    Peter Schrager gives updates on Patrick Mahomes injury status and Melvin Gordon's trade status. He also walks through the Michael Bennett trade between the Patriots and the Cowboys....2019
  • NFL trade rumors: Patriots send Michael Bennett to Cowboys, report says
    • NFL trade rumors: Patriots send Michael Bennett to Cowboys, report says
    The Patriots are sending veteran defensive end to the Cowboys after he reportedly requested a trade, according to ESPN....2019
  • • Patriots suspend defensive lineman Michael Bennett
    Bennett, who signed as a free agent with New England last offseason, has started one game this season....2019

Michael Bennett kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Twitter reacts to Wednesday’s crazy Seahawks news
    Wednesday wasn’t the happiest day for Seattle and its fans, as the Seahawks news cycle went into hyper speed with some crazy stuff going on.First, a couple of Seahawks defenders posted some stuff on social media that suggested Richard Sherman won’t be with them. Then a report broke that Sherman had told his teammates he won’t be with them. After that, Sherman’s own mother posted on Facebook, confi...2018
  • • Why Seahawks’ Michael Bennett stood for national anthem
    Michael Bennett stood for the national anthem prior to Thursday night’s Seattle Seahawks-Arizona Cardinals game, which was a departure from his usual behavior this season.So why the change?NBC announcer Mike Tirico said on the telecast that Bennett told them he was standing this week to make it clear he supports the military, with Saturday being Veteran’s Day and it being Salute to Service week in...2017
  • • Michael Bennett explains why he will continue to sit for national anthem
    The Seahawks DE, who comes from a military family, says he will keep fighting for equality...2017
  • • Bennett explains why he will keep sitting during anthem
    With a new NFL season unofficially underway, it has become clear that some players across the league will continue protesting the national anthem. Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who chose to sit during the pregame ritual over the weekend, is among those who have joined the movement.Bennett sat on the bench with a towel draped over his head during Sunday’s preseason game against th...2017
  • • Michael Bennett helping 100 African girls get first-rate education
    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is known for his play on the field and for always speaking his mind. That only scratches the surface of who he is and what his interests are, however.As reported by Gregg Bell of The News Tribune, Bennett and his wife, Pele, have teamed up with an African-led world organization, iamtheCODE, to help 100 African girls get a top-of-the-line education. As...2017
  • • Michael Bennett offers great answer for why he skips OTAs
    The Seahawks' defensive end says spending time with his family is more important than attending the team's OTAs....2017
  • • Former NFL RB Michael Bennett sentenced to five years in prison
    Michael Bennett, a former NFL first-round pick, was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading no contest to felonies, including burglary and identity theft, per Filipa Ioannou of SFGate.com.Bennett, who is 38, “was sentenced for charges related to a 2015 incident in which he fraudulently took out $225,000 worth of loans in the name of his girlfriend’s parents, according to the Sonoma County...2017

Top Michael Bennett news

  • • Michael Bennett: Kaep signing first, talks later
    Michael Bennett: Kaep signing first, talks later...2017
  • • Cowboys free agent Michael Bennett 'would love' to finish his career with the Seahawks
    2020
  • • Michael Bennett will continue to sit during anthem, even if NFL mandates standing
    The Seahawks defensive end said 'the consequences are the consequences'...2017
  • • Michael Bennett explains why he stood for the anthem for the first time all season
    Bennett had been sitting during the anthem to protest social injustice...2017
  • • Las Vegas PD: No evidence officers used excessive force against Michael Bennett
    Bennett claimed he was the victim of racial profiling and excessive force in August...2017
  • • Vegas PD asks NFL to investigate Michael Bennett for 'obvious false allegations'
    The police department is firing back at Bennett's claim he was racially profiled...2017
  • • Seahawks' Michael Bennett details harrowing story of racial profiling in Las Vegas
    Bennett was subjected to police brutality after the Mayweather-McGregor fight...2017
  • • Las Vegas police explain Michael Bennett incident, deny claim of racial profiling
    Las Vegas police have now described their version of events in the Michael Bennett case...2017
  • • LOOK: Eight Seahawks join Michael Bennett by sitting during the national anthem
    No one on the Colts' sideline kneeled or took a seat...2017
  • • NFL rejects Las Vegas police union request, won't investigate Michael Bennett
    Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he was subjected to racial profiling in Las Vegas...2017

Michael Bennett schedule, game

  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    2020
  • • Patriots to meet with Allen Bailey
    The Patriots are set to meet with defensive end Allen Bailey on Thursday, according to Mike Florio of PFT. Bailey, a 2011 third-round pick, has spent his entire career with the Chiefs. Bailey cracked the starting lineup in 2014 and has started in virtually all of his games over the last five years. Last year, he registered six sacks, 38 tackles, and two forced fumbles across 16 games. The advanced...2019
  • • Eagles' Michael Bennett confronts cameraman on field after playoff loss to Saints
    No one seems to know why Bennett yelled at a cameraman after his team's loss in New Orleans...2019
  • • Saints' Armstead, Eagles' Bennett active for playoff clash
    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead and Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett are active for their NFC divisional round playoff game...2019
  • • Saints' Armstead, Eagles' Bennett active for playoff clash
    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead and Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett are active for their NFC divisional round playoff game         ...2019
  • Bears' Amos, Eagles' Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs
    • Bears' Amos, Eagles' Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs
    Bears safety Adrian Amos, Eagles defensive lineman Michael Bennett fined for unnecessary roughness in playoffs...2019
  • Bears' Amos, Eagles' Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs
    • Bears' Amos, Eagles' Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs
    Bears safety Adrian Amos, Eagles defensive lineman Michael Bennett fined for unnecessary roughness in playoffs         ...2019
  • • Seahawks release longtime P Jon Ryan, per his request
    The purge in the Pacific Northwest continues. Knowing full well that he was unlikely to make the team after suiting up for the Seattle Seahawks over the past 10 seasons, punter Jon Ryan requested his release from the team.In a post on social media, Ryan announced that he has been granted his release while thanking both Seahawks fans and the organization for his decade with the squad. Seattle pic.t...2018
  • • Michael Bennett's arraignment scheduled for Sept. 18
    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will have just played his first game with his new team when he faces arraignment on Sept. 18 for allegations that he pushed an elderly worker at NRG Stadium during Super Bowl LI in February 2017.This is according to Bennett’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, who also pushed back against the prosecutors in the case.“The prosecutors were trying to retrieve vide...2018
  • • More noise on Earl Thomas-to-Dallas front
    More noise is coming out of the Earl Thomas trade front. The Seahawks‘ status as a rebuilding team — one that’s lost core defenders Michael Bennett, Richard Sherman, Cliff Avril and Kam Chancellor — should make them come back to the Cowboys about the Thomas trade the teams discussed on draft weekend, Brian Broaddus of the Cowboys’ website said during an interview with 105.3 The Fan in Dallas.“The ...2018

Michael Bennett rumors, scandals

  • • Michael Bennett fired up Cowboys with loud locker room speech after the game
    2019
  • • Officials dismiss felony charge against Bennett
    Prosecutors have moved to drop a felony charge against Patriots DE Michael Bennett "in the interest of justice" after video evidence was unable to prove a crime was committed after Super Bowl LI in Houston....2019
  • • Tom Brady recruiting retired Martellus Bennett on Instagram
    Tom Brady is known for making an appearance from time to time in the comments sections of Instagram posts, and the latest such occurrence involved the New England Patriots superstar quarterback recruiting a retired player who was once his teammate. The Patriots acquired Michael Bennett from the Philadelphia Eagles last week via trade, and it led to speculation that former tight end Martellus Benne...2019
  • • Michael Bennett's arraignment scheduled for Sept. 18
    2018
  • • Report: Chris Long told Eagles he will play in 2018
    Despite rumors that he’d been considering retirement, Eagles defensive end Chris Long plans to continue his career in 2018, according to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM (Twitter link). Long reportedly signed a new deal with Philadelphia last week, leading to speculation that he would indeed return for the upcoming campaign. Long is now guaranteed $3MM in 2018, and his base salary will increase from a non-...2018
  • • Eagles, Seahawks reportedly unaware of Michael Bennett situation
    This Friday delivers shocking news when it comes to new Philadelphia Eagles Michael Bennett. According to a report, Bennett has been indicted by a Harris County Grand Jury on felony charges related to him allegedly injuring a 66-year-old paraplegic woman at Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston.As more light is being shed on this breaking news, it would appear the Eagles and Bennett’s former Sea...2018
  • News Blitz 3/9: Another missed trade opportunity?
    • News Blitz 3/9: Another missed trade opportunity?
    A day after the Patriots reportedly missed out on a possible trade for defensive end Michael Bennett, New England apparently lost out on a chance to bring a Pro Bowl cornerback back to Foxborough. The Boston Globe passes along a report that the Patriots and Broncos came to an impasse on a possible trade for Aqib Talib, who was then traded to the Rams. The Globe has word that the Bennett brothers h...2018
  • • Bennett reportedly became ‘pain in the a–‘ for Seahawks coaches
    The Seattle Seahawks are looking to get younger and less expensive on defense this offseason, so it wasn’t all that shocking that they traded Michael Bennett to the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday. However, they may have been motivated to deal the veteran defensive end for reasons other than money.In his brief analysis of the trade, Albert Breer of The MMQB wrote on Thursday that Bennett had beco...2018
  • • Do Seahawks want to trade Bennett to ‘quiet things down?’
    The Seahawks are reportedly looking to trade Michael Bennett this offseason, and that makes sense given the talk we have heard about the team looking to get younger on defense. But could Seattle be motivated by other factors as well?Ian Rapoport of NFL Network created a buzz on Tuesday when he reported that the Seahawks are almost certain to deal Bennett as they look to “quiet things down” heading...2018
  • • Seahawks unlikely to franchise tag Sheldon Richardson
    We already know that the Seattle Seahawks are likely looking to move on from multiple veteran defensive players. All-Pro corner Richard Sherman and Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett have already been placed on the trade block. Both Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril may be forced to retire after suffering neck injuries last season. Meanwhile, Earl Thomas has noted he’d like to play for the Dallas...2018

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