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Kevin Bentley

Kevin Bentley - #57 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 12/29/1979
Birthplace North Hills, CA
College Northwestern
Years played 11
Drafted 2002, 4th round, 3rd pick by Browns

Jaguars promote LB Franklin

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Jaguars activated LB Stephen Franklin to the active roster from the practice squad on Monday and released LB Kevin Bentley.

Jaguars make change at linebacker

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed LB Kevin Bentley on Tuesday after placing LB Clint Session on injured reserve.

Chargers sign ILB Bentley

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran ILB Kevin Bentley on Wednesday to a one-year contract.

Texans left to replace ever-dependable Ryans

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The loss of star MLB DeMeco Ryans to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury weakens a Texans defense that is struggling in multiple areas.

Texans lose MLB Ryans for the season

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
The Texans scored a big comeback victory over the Chiefs in Week Six, but lost MLB DeMeco Ryans for the rest of the season with a torn Achilles' tendon.


Posted Aug. 24, 2011
The San Diego Chargers have signed inside linebacker Kevin Bentley to a one-year deal.||||||| The signing Wednesday is an insurance move in case Stephen Cooper can't play due to a torn right biceps. Cooper, hurt in Sunday night's exhibition win at Dallas, returned to practice on Wednesday and hopes to play in Saturday night's game at Arizona. Bentley is a 10-year veteran who played with Houston last year.
Posted March 03, 2008
Bentley signed with the Houston Texans on Monday.||||||| The six-year NFL veteran played 43 games, including five starts, the past three seasons with Seattle. He had 27 tackles in two starts last season.
Posted March 11, 2005
The Seahawks signed Bentley to a one-year, $650,000 deal on Friday that includes a $150,000 signing bonus. The linebacker out of Northwestern has spent the first three seasons of his pro career with the Browns, who drafted him in the fourth round in 2002. He has played in all 32 games over the past two seasons, making 18 starts. Bentley has one career interception and no sacks on his current NFL resume.||||||| Bentley could wind up at any one of the three LB spots in Seattle's 4-3 scheme. His signing comes a week after the Seahawks released linebacker Anthony Simmons.