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Earl Bennett

Earl Bennett - #80 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 206 lbs.
Birthday 03/23/1987
Birthplace Birmingham, AL
College Vanderbilt
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 7th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
29 375 2

Bears RB Forte active for Monday night

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
As expected, Bears RB Matt Forté will return to action on Monday night. Forté has not played since injuring his knee against the Packers in Week Two.

NFL Whispers

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
With an abundance of talent at wide receiver in Green Bay, could James Jones find himself on the trading block later this summer?

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Packers' defensive backs shouldn't have a problem keeping the Bears' receivers from picking up yards in big chunks Sunday.

Bears stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 14 loss to the Broncos.

Bears sign WR Bennett to four-year extension

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Bears signed WR Earl Bennett to a four-year contract extension on Friday. Bennett was due to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Moore, Stafford fined for last Sunday's fight

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The NFL handed out fines on Friday for a fight between players from the Bears and Lions in last Sunday's game.

Bears stock report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Nine win over the Eagles.

Bears upset Eagles 30-24

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 12:11 a.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett starred in his first game back from injury, catching the go-ahead TD pass and helping Chicago to a 30-24 upset of Philadelphia on "Monday Night Football."

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says it's almost time to pull the plug on the Henry Melton experiment at three-technique.

Bears positional analysis: Wide receivers

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
This is the third in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's WR situation.

Cutler prepared for playoff debut

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
It took five seasons, but Bears QB Jay Cutler is ready for his first playoff appearance in the NFL. PFW correspondent Bob LeGere details how Cutler has worked to learn Mike Martz's complex offense.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler said he expected to be "full-go" on Sunday against the Packers, but there's speculation that head coach Lovie Smith will pull Cutler and some other key contributors with a good chunk of time still left to play ...

Flashback: Recent Week 15 Bears performances

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 15 contests in each of the last five seasons.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says he trusts Jay Cutler's decision making more than he did when the season started, but points out that Bill Belichick's defensive game plan could be one of the tougher challenges Cutler has faced ...

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett had a career day, making seven catches for 104 yards, and MLB Brian Urlacher made 17 tackles in the Bears' win over the Lions.

Bears’ Bennett, Knox becoming more trustworthy targets for Cutler

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler didn't enter the season with a true No. 1 target, but offensive coordinator Mike Martz and other assistants have said the wide receivers are not the problem for the Bears' 30th-ranked offense.

Bennett OK after car accident

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Bears WR Earl Bennett was involved in a car accident early Monday morning, but is OK and worked out Monday at the team's headquarters.

Bears WR Bennett involved in car accident

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Bears WR Earl Bennett was involved in a car accident early Monday morning, according to reports, but Bennett tweeted that he's OK.

Don't rule out Rice's return to Vikings this season

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Although he's still a few weeks away from getting on the practice field, Vikings WR Sidney Rice may yet be able to return to game action this season, according to NFC North Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Bennett had five catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in his best performance of the season in the Bears' win over the Lions on Sunday.||||||| It was only the second touchdown of the season for Bennett, who has had an injury-plagued campaign. His previous high was 50 yards receiving in the opener.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Bennett is active for Sunday's game at Arizona.||||||| Bennett was out with a concussion.
Posted Oct. 07, 2012
Bennett will miss his second consecutive game because of a hand injury.||||||| Bennett, who has six receptions for 82 yards, is inactive for Sunday's game at Jacksonville. Bennett has been listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.
Posted Dec. 02, 2011
The Chicago Bears and Bennett have agreed on a four-year contract extension through 2015.||||||| Bennett says the deal announced Friday had been in the works for several months, and he wasn't really interested in exploring the free agent market. He says Chicago is home and the organization has been loyal to him.
Posted Nov. 18, 2011
Bennett was fined $10,000 for wearing orange shoes, his second uniform violation.||||||| Bennett committed the violation last week against the Lions.

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