Martellus Bennett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Could Martellus Bennett eat into Rob Gronkowski’s production?

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots did not sign tight end Martellus Bennett to take a backseat to Rob Gronkowski. ESPN’s Mike Reiss says the Patriots could feature two-tight end sets in up to 80 percent of their plays this fall. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick explained the team’s approach, per the..." August 18

  • Good Luck Stopping New England’s Offense, Everyone

    The Ringer "When Bill Belichick took Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in the second and fourth rounds, respectively, of the 2010 NFL draft, he changed the NFL. Over the next three seasons, the duo paired up to catch 362 passes and score 56 touchdowns. But after Hernandez was released following his arrest in..." August 08

  • Jay Cutler on Martellus Bennett critique, Brandon Marshall praise

    Chicago Sun-Times "Martellus Bennett and Jay Cutler’s reunion in two weeks should be interesting. The former Bears tight end and his brother, Seahawks defensive lineman Michael, were quoted as criticizing the quarterback in an ESPN feature story published Wednesday. In it, Michael called Cutler “the worst..." August 03

  • Michael and Martellus Bennett Trash Jay Cutler in an Interview for ESPN

    Sports Mockery "Michael and Martellus Bennett are two of the most intriguing personalities in the NFL. They have succeed on the football field, but what makes them intriguing is what comes out of their mouths. Both players have been known to make some of the crazier statements in today’s NFL. For example, earlier..." August 03

  • Bennett compares working with 2 QBs to dating 2 women

    NESN "One thing is clear four months into Martellus Bennett’s tenure with the New England Patriots: The tight end is a character. Bennett, whose Instagram bio lists him as a “Visionary Architect” and “Creative Director of Awesomeness,” had a few creative quips when asked about his short time with..." July 30

  • Martellus Bennett is prepared to play Robin to Rob Gronkowski's Batman

    CSN New England "Martellus Bennett has been one of the most productive tight ends in football over the course of the last four seasons -- three with the Bears and one as a member of the Giants -- but he knows that in New England he'll be running routes alongside a unanimous All-Pro at the same position. Being..." June 16

  • Martellus Bennett creates line of shoes for kids

    The Score "New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett recently described himself as "more than an athlete" in his own TEDx Talks video. On Friday, he showed, once again, why that statement is true. Bennett announced on his Instagram that he is "creating something cool for the kids" before..." May 14

  • John Fox on Martellus Bennett: 'He's got an interesting personality'

    CSN New England "The talent level that tight end Martellus Bennett will bring to the Patriots in 2016 is not in question. At 6-foot-7, 273 pounds, he has the size to wall off defenders as a receiver and move them as a blocker in the running game. When paired with Rob Gronkowski, he figures to be an especially..." March 24

  • Bears reportedly questioned Martellus Bennett’s commitment to team

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Bears traded Martellus Bennett to the New England Patriots this week even though that meant getting rid of one of their best offensive weapons. There were numerous reasons given for their decision. In a column published Thursday, The Chicago Tribune’s Dan Wiederer touched on many of..." March 18

  • Sources: Martellus Bennett traded to Patriots

    ESPN "The Chicago Bears are trading tight end Martellus Bennett to the New England Patriots for a fourth-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The teams are finalizing a deal, but the Patriots will also receive a sixth-round draft choice in exchange for Bennett,..." March 17

  • Martellus Bennett may have sabotaged options for Bears, himself

    CSN Chicago "The Bears and Martellus Bennett are expected to be ending their association after the productive tight end successfully agitated for a chance for his agent to explore trades elsewhere. But in the process, Bennett’s actions may boomerang and cost him both money and opportunity, making it harder..." March 07

  • Would Jets trade for Martellus Bennett of Chicago Bears?

    Newark Star-Ledger "An intriguing name who could fill an obvious position of need for the Jets was thrown into the NFL's trade market on Friday, when ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Bears are exploring a trade for tight end Martellus Bennett. Bennett made the Pro Bowl in 2014, and he has caught at least 50..." March 05

  • Bears Working To Trade TE Martellus Bennett

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Bears and the agent for TE Martellus Bennett are working together to trade the tight end to an agreeable landing spot. Bennett, 28, is in the final year of his four-year, $20.4 million contract that included $5.215 million guaranteed. He stands to make a..." March 04