Michael Bennett

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Andy Hart
July 18, 2019 - 4:35 pm
Leading up to the opening of Patriots training camp 2019, WEEI.com will take a position-by-position look at the competition for roster spots and roles this summer in New England. Defensive Line Overview: It’s not too often that a team can lose a $90 million player in free agency and have a chance...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
June 05, 2019 - 10:11 am
FOXBORO -- New Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett played for Greg Schiano when he was the head coach of the Buccaneers early in his career, but it didn't appear the two got along great. Following his departure to Seattle, Bennett referred to Schiano as a "stiff." So, when Bennett signed with...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
June 04, 2019 - 3:59 pm
FOXBORO -- Michael Bennett, one of the newest members of the Patriots defense, addressed the media for the first time following Tuesday's mandatory minicamp session. The veteran defensive end touched on a number of different subjects, including revealing how much he looked up to some past members...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
April 25, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Martellus Bennett knows a thing or two about playing for the Patriots and Bill Belichick, so when he says it is a good fit for his brother Michael, it means something. The defensive end was traded from the Eagles to the Patriots this offseason, and speaking to Kevin Duffy of the Boston Herald , his...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
April 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Monday was the first day of the Patriots ' voluntary offseason workout program. It was known ahead of time Tom Brady would not be there, but he wasn't the only big-name to miss out. According to ESPN's Field Yates , new defensive end Michael Bennett was not there either, as he makes his offseason...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Alex Reimer
April 04, 2019 - 12:36 pm
We live in a world where a Democratic presidential candidate felt the need to apologize for saying his wife raises their kids “sometimes with his help.” So at the least, it only feels appropriate for Houston’s police commissioner to apologize to Michael Bennett for contributing to the assassination...
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Following the Patriots beating the Falcons in Super Bowl LI, Michael Bennett, who was there supporting his brother Martellus, was accused of pushing and injuring an elderly, paraplegic woman who was working the game as he was trying to get on the field afterwards. On Wednesday, those charges were...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2019 - 10:31 am
Michael Bennett is getting a raise from the Patriots before he even steps on the field. According to ESPN's Field Yates , Bennett had his contract with the Patriots restructured. His two-year deal now has a base value of $16.75 million, including a $4 million signing bonus. Bennett gets guaranteed...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 26, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Michael Bennett was only a member of the Eagles for a year and while he totaled nine sacks, he likely felt he could have had more as he wasn't a starter and had more of a rotational role. Bennett was traded to the Patriots just prior to free agency and speaking at the NFL owners meetings Tuesday,...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2019 - 12:08 pm
On Thursday, the Patriots officially announced they have traded for defensive end Michael Bennett. Bennett, Martellus' brother, spoke to Patriots.com where he acknowledged he used to hate Tom Brady and the team. "I used to hate the Patriots," he said. "I hated it because they would win so much. I...
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