Martellus Bennett

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Alex Reimer
April 13, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Martellus Bennett has a perfectly reasonable take on marijuana use in the NFL. In a recent interview with Bleacher Report, Bennett said marijuana is less harmful than prescription painkillers. He estimated that 89 percent of NFL players use the drug for pain relief, even though it’s outlawed by the...
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Ryan Hannable
March 23, 2018 - 2:49 pm
According to King5.com , a Harris County grand jury has indicted defensive end Michael Bennett, the brother of Martellus Bennett, for a felony charge of injury of the elderly for injuring a 66-year-old paraplegic, who was working at NRG Stadium for Super Bowl LI between the Patriots and Falcons...
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Ryan Hannable
March 22, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Martellus and Michael Bennett hopped on Bill Simmons' podcast this week, which was very entertaining to say the least. Both players shared some great stories from over the years in the NFL and specfically about the Patriots for Martellus. He said returning to the Patriots has come up even though he...
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Ryan Hannable
March 21, 2018 - 3:05 pm
Martellus Bennett doesn't know what he's going to do. During last season before coming to the Patriots he indicated the 2017 season would be his last, but then shortly after the season there was a report he wanted to continue playing. Appearing on The Rich Eisen Show Wednesday , Bennett said he's...
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Ryan Hannable
March 08, 2018 - 7:32 pm
It was an eventful day for the Bennett brothers on Wednesday. Michael was traded from the Seahawks to the Eagles, while Martellus was released by the Patriots. If the two brothers had their way, they would have ended up teammates next year in New England. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, the...
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Ryan Hannable
March 07, 2018 - 4:08 pm
After Michael Bennett was reportedly traded to the Eagles earlier on Wednesday, the other Bennett brother is also in the news. According to ESPN's Field Yates , the Patriots are releasing Martellus Bennett. He was going to count $6.2 million against the cap. [ UPDATE 4:45 p.m. ]: The move is...
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Ryan Hannable
March 06, 2018 - 11:40 am
On Tuesday, the NFLPA announced the 2018 NFL salary cap is $177,200,000. The next question as it relates to the Patriots is how much cap space do they have? This isn't an easy number to calculate without direct access to contract figures, but there are a few cap experts out there who do their best...
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Ryan Hannable
February 23, 2018 - 11:03 am
Could Martellus Bennett play for the Patriots in 2018? It's possible. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , Bennett wants to continue playing despite contemplating retirement last season. The tight end was released by the Packers with a "failure to disclose a physical condition" designation in...
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Ryan Hannable
December 01, 2017 - 9:37 am
Things don't appear to be over between Martellus Bennett and the Packers. According to ESPN's Rob Demovsky , the Packers have filed paperwork in an attempt to get some of Bennett's signing bonus back after they released him with the designation that he failed to disclose a medical condition last...
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Ryan Hannable
November 27, 2017 - 4:42 pm
It looks like Martellus Bennett's season is over. According to Jim McBride of the Boston Globe , Bennett will be placed on injured reserve. Bennett has been dealing with shoulder and hamstring injuries since joining the team a few weeks ago. He missed Sunday's game after missing the final two...
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