Michael Bennett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michael Bennett says he would read in Seahawks meetings to ignore Pete Carroll

    CBS Sports "The court is now in session for The Veterans vs. Pete Carroll, as Michael Bennett gave yet another reason that the Seattle Seahawks may have dealt him to the Philadelphia Eagles via trade earlier this offseason. As the Legion of Boom's messy breakup continues, Bennett is confirming some things..." April 18

  • Will Eagles' Michael Bennett's court hearing be delayed? Lawyer: 'the entire thing is ludicrous'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Bennett turned himself in to Houston authorities following his indictment on a felony charge of injury to the elderly stemming. The charge came out of an incident that allegedly occurred following Super Bowl LI in 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston...." April 07

  • Eagles are standing by Michael Bennett

    Philly Voice "When recently acquired defensive end Michael Bennett was indicted on "injury to the elderly" charges last Friday, it caught the Philadelphia Eagles by surprise. For now, however, the Eagles don't appear to regret their decision to trade for him, and seem steadfastly in Bennett's..." April 02

  • Michael Bennett to plead not guilty if elderly abuse case goes to trial

    Larry Brown Sports "Michael Bennett is facing a felony charge of injury to the elderly stemming from an alleged incident at the Super Bowl in 2017, and the Philadelphia Eagles defensive insists he is completely innocent. If the case goes to trial, he plans to plead accordingly. Bennett’s attorney, Rusty Hardin,..." March 30

  • Michael Bennett turns himself in on charge of injury to elderly

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "A judge in Houston set bail at $10,000 Monday for Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett, charged with a felony in regard to a case following the Super Bowl in February of 2017. Bennett turned himself in to Houston authorities Monday and was taken into custody after a 35-minute appearance before..." March 26

  • Michael Bennett to turn himself in for felony indictment

    Pro Football Rumors "New Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett, who has been indicted on the felony charge of injury to the elderly — which is punishable by up to ten years in prison and/or a $10K fine — is expected to turn himself in tomorrow, per Tom Schad and A.J. Perez of USA Today. Bennett is represented by Rusty..." March 25

  • Cops on Michael Bennett: Said 'I Could Own This Mother F***er' Before Pushing Elderly Woman In Wheelchair

    TMZ "Michael Bennett yelled "y'all must know who I am. I could own this mother f***er," before pushing an elderly paraplegic woman and injuring her shoulder ... this according to cops in Texas. Houston PD just held a news conference to break down the Bennett incident at Super Bowl LI ... where he..." March 23

  • NFL star Michael Bennett indicted by Harris County grand jury

    KHOU.com "A Harris County grand jury Friday indicted Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett for the felony charge of injury of the elderly for injuring a 66-year-old paraplegic who was working at NRG Stadium to control access to the field at Super Bowl LI, prosecutors said. On Feb 5, 2017,..." March 23

  • Eagles' Bennett warns NFC East QBs: 'I'm coming'

    The Score "New Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett's message to NFC East quarterbacks was clear at his introductory press conference on Monday. "I know Eli Manning is probably watching this ... yes, I'm coming. I know Dak (Prescott) is watching this like, 'Yeah, he's coming.' Yeah, I am,"..." March 20

  • Report: Michael Bennett was 'a problem' for Seahawks coaches in 2017

    Sportsnaut "Perhaps money wasn’t the only reason the Seattle Seahawks traded Michael Bennett to the Philadelphia Seahawks for half a peanut, after all. According to Albert Breer of The MMQB, there were some other issues at play that caused Seattle to be rid of one of its top defensive linemen. “WE’LL..." March 08

  • Seahawks Trade Michael Bennett To Eagles

    Pro Football Rumors "Trade alert! The Seahawks are sending defensive end Michael Bennett and a seventh-round pick to the Eagles for a fifth-round pick and wide receiver Marcus Johnson, sources tell ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter (Facebook link). Josina Anderson of ESPN.com (on Twitter) first reported that Bennett was..." March 07

  • Do Seahawks want to trade Michael Bennett to ‘quiet things down?’

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." March 07

  • NFL Rumors: Falcons could be a trading partner with Seahawks for Michael Bennett

    Seattle Times "The Atlanta Falcons are among the teams interested in trading for Seattle’s Michael Bennett, according to a report Sunday night from ESPN, while also noting that “nothing is imminent.” It was revealed late last week that the Seahawks are engaging teams in trade talks for Bennett, who has made..." March 05

  • Michael Bennett being shopped by Seahawks in trade talks

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks are shopping Pro Bowl defensive lineman Michael Bennett in trade talks, a source tells ESPN. Bennett, 32, was second on the team with 8 1/2 sacks in 2017. Although he's coming off a productive season and signed a three-year extension in December 2016, Bennett expressed..." March 02

  • Bennett: 'I probably won't be back next year'

    Tacoma News Tribune "Michael Bennett thinks he’s likely to be one of many discarded from a Seahawks’ era that may have just ended. The two-time Pro Bowl defensive end told me at his locker following the 26-24 loss to Arizona in the regular-season finale on New Year’s Eve: “I probably won't be back next..." January 01

  • Did Michael Bennett hint that his Seahawks career is ending?

    Yardbarker "The end of the Legion of Boom in Seattle is impending, and one player who could be gone from the team’s defense after the season is Michael Bennett. The defensive lineman seemed to hint at that on Twitter Saturday. Bennett retweeted two articles from his Twitter account Saturday that talked..." December 30

  • NFL believes Michael Bennett was indeed trying to get the ball

    Pro Football Talk "As MDS recently explained it, the NFL needs to explain why Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett wasn’t fined or suspended for diving at the knees of Jaguars center Brandon Linder. While the league has not yet provided an on-the-record explanation (it may be coming at the next Joe Lockhart..." December 17

  • NFL must explain why Michael Bennett faced no discipline

    Pro Football Talk "When the NFL fines or suspends a player, it issues a statement about what the player did to draw the fine or suspension. This week, the NFL needs to issue a statement to explain what a player did to avoid a fine or suspension. The player in question is Seahawks defensive lineman Michael..." December 16

  • Quinton Jefferson Tried To Go Into The Stands After A Fan Threw Something At Him

    Uproxx "The ending to the Seahawks-Jaguars game got extra chippy after Seattle was overly aggressive as the Jags took knees to end the game. Quinton Jefferson and Michael Bennett both found themselves in fights with Jaguars players, with Jefferson getting ejected. Has he left the field, Jefferson got..." December 11

  • Seahawks' Michael Bennett receives coin from Vietnam War veteran

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said he was honored by a gesture of support he received Sunday from a Vietnam War veteran. According to Bennett, the man approached him on the field at Levi's Stadium after Seattle's 24-13 win over the San Francisco 49ers and handed Bennett..." November 27

  • Why Seahawks’ Michael Bennett stood for national anthem

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." November 10