Michael Bennett

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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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
Michael Bennett officially isn't a member of the Patriots, but it appears he and the organization are on the same page when it comes to the national anthem. Speaking via ESPN at Princeton Monday night, Bennett said he's told the Patriots he plans on staying in the locker room during the anthem. “I...
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Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 11, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Following the report of Michael Bennett being traded to the Patriots from the Eagles last Friday, another one followed from ESPN's Adam Schefter saying his brother Martellus would be interested in coming out of retirement and joining him in New England. It seemed to make some sense given Martellus...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Alex Reimer
March 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
The Patriots’ reported acquisition of Michael Bennett is another Bill Belichick masterstroke. One of the best pass-rushers in football was available for a measly fifth-round pick, and best of all, he provides insurance in case Trey Flowers departs for greener financial pastures this week. But...
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Ryan Hannable
March 10, 2019 - 6:47 am
1. This is perhaps the biggest week of the NFL offseason with free agency getting underway. While some teams make big splashes early on in the process, this typically doesn’t happen with the Patriots for a few reasons. No. 1, they typically aren’t in the business of giving out big deals at this...
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Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 08, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Could there be another set of brothers on the Patriots? According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , following Michael Bennett reportedly being dealt to the Patriots from the Eagles, Martellus is interested in coming out of retirement to join his brother in New England. They could potentially join the...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
March 08, 2019 - 4:12 pm
It appears Bill Belichick has a thing for brothers. According to multiple reports , the Patriots and Eagles are finalizing a deal that would send defensive end Michael Bennett and a 2020 seventh-rounder to the Patriots in exchange for a 2020 fifth-round pick. Michael is of course the brother of...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Scott McLaughlin
March 08, 2019 - 3:33 pm
We don't know if the Patriots will be able to keep Trey Flowers, but they're already making a move to beef up their pass rush. According to multiple reports , New England is finalizing a trade with the Eagles to acquire defensive end Michael Bennett. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports...
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Lucy Burdge
January 14, 2019 - 10:17 pm
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Minnesota at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Chicago at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Los Angeles at Minnesota...
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