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Martellus Bennett

Martellus Bennett - #83 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 01/10/1987
Birthplace Alief, TX
College Texas A&M
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 30th pick by Cowboys

If timeline holds, play the Hall of Fame game

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
If the lockout ends in the coming days, and the Bears and Rams can report to camp next week, PFW's Kevin Fishbain says the Hall of Fame game should be played.

Bears announce start of single-game ticket sales

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Bears announced Tuesday that single-game tickets will go on sale on July 28 at 11 a.m. CT.

Former NFL QB McMahon in car accident

Posted July 18, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Former QB Jim McMahon, who spent 15 seasons in the NFL, was taken to a hospital after a limousine he was riding in crashed through a fence Monday afternoon south of Reno, Nev.

NFL: Hall of Fame game has not been canceled

Posted July 16, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The NFL refuted a report by the Chicago Sun-Times and said the Aug. 7 Hall of Fame game between the Bears and Rams is still scheduled to be played.

Bears' WR search not expected to end with splash

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
The Bears are expected to pursue a wide receiver in free agency and there's plenty of chatter about who their top target should be.

Bears SS Harris wants to skip HOF game if camp time is missed

Posted July 06, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Citing a lack of preparation, Bears SS Chris Harris said that he thinks the team shouldn't play in the Hall of Fame game if training camp doesn't start on time.

Bears' Wright could step into starting job

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
If Danieal Manning departs in free agency, 2010 third-round pick Major Wright would be the Bears' choice to replace Manning in the starting lineup.

NFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Henry Melton, Matthew Stafford, Brian Robison and Mike Neal.

Report: Felony charges against Wolfe dropped

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Former Bears RB Garrett Wolfe had felony charges against him dropped on Tuesday from his May 22 arrest at a Miami Beach, Fla., nightclub.

Bears might have limited time to consider O-line options

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
If there is going to be a full season in 2011, the Bears will likely have to work quickly to unscramble the situation on their offensive line.

Off the field, but in the way

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
There are plenty more people than just players and owners being affected by the NFL lockout.

Bears hoping CB Bowman takes advantage of fresh start

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Although Bears head coach Lovie Smith benched Zack Bowman three games into the 2010 campaign, Smith has made it clear this offseason that he has not given up on the cornerback.

Bears' free-agent hunt will have to include linebackers

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The most glaring hole in the Bears' roster is at linebacker, where Nick Roach is a free agent.

RB Wolfe arrested in Miami

Posted May 22, 2011 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Free agent RB Garrett Wolfe, who played for the Bears for the past four seasons, was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami.

Lockout limbo: Bears report

Posted May 14, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
The Bears were able to land the offensive lineman they coveted in the draft, but the O-line could still be leaving Jay Cutler in harm's way far too often.

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Posted March 12, 2013
Bennett is leaving the New York Giants after agreeing to a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears. The Bears announced the deal on Tuesday.||||||| The Bears were looking for a tight end who can catch and block, and they addressed one of their biggest needs by bringing in Bennett. Bennett spent his first four seasons in Dallas before signing a one-year $2.5 million contract with the Giants last March. He had career highs with 55 receptions, 626 yards and five touchdowns.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Bennett broke the fall of a man who fell over a railing trying to grab a glove the player was handing to a child after Sunday night's win over the Green Bay Packers. The fan was quickly surrounded by New Jersey state troopers and led away. He did not appear to be hurt in the fall from the lowest level of seating at MetLife Stadium, a distance of about 10 feet or less.||||||| Bennett, who signed as a free agent after four seasons in Dallas, said the child ducked as the man reached over him, causing the man to fall over the railing. This isn't the first time Bennett has helped someone at a game. He said he rescued a ball boy at a Texas A&M game who was knocked down when the crowd rushed the court.
Posted Oct. 07, 2012
The New York Giants have lost tight end Martellus Bennett to a left knee injury Sunday.||||||| Bennett was hurt in the first quarter Sunday against Cleveland. He is questionable to return.
Posted Sept. 06, 2012
Bennett made his Giants debut Wednesday in a 24-17 loss to Dallas in the opener.||||||| Bennett had four catches for 40 yards and the lone TD in the air for New York. He was clearly motivated against his former team, but fantasy owners have to doubt that level of motivation against lesser-profile opponents.
Posted March 14, 2012
The Super Bowl-champion New York Giants have signed tight end Martellus Bennett as a free agent. The Giants announced the signing late Wednesday without giving contract details.||||||| Bennett spent the past four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys as the backup to Jason Witten, catching 85 passes for 846 yards and four touchdowns. The Giants were in need of a tight end after starter Jake Ballard and backup Travis Beckum suffered major knee injuries in the Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots

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