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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

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making today’s pick is PFW associate editor Eli Kaberon.

Bears' 60-second rant: Cutler’s play doing the talking

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The obsession with analyzing his demeanor is probably not going away, but with his play on the field, Jay Cutler is making all that talk a side story in the background of a more meaningful tale.

Packers 30-second rant: New-wave style vs. old-school substance

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
In the first of two rants this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush contrasts the state-of-the-art football styles that will be on center stage in Soldier Field this Sunday with the decidedly old-school mentality that fuels ...

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' battle against the archrival Bears in the NFC championship game Sunday at Soldier Field.

Title games couldn't be more intriguing

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
It would be difficult to overhype the conference championship games, writes Hub Arkush, with matchups such as Darrelle Revis vs. Ben Roethlisberger.

Bears sign QB Gutierrez to future contract

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Bears signed QB Matt Gutierrez to a reserve/future contract Tuesday.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making today’s pick is PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain.

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Monday

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship game this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. PFW’s lead-off prognosticator is senior editor Eric Edholm.

CBS' blame game and Fox's arrogance

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Barry Jackson gives his playoff commentary from the couch.

Packers-Bears III could be one for the books

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for the ratings to go through the roof next Sunday afternoon when Mike McCarthy’s troops soldier on in Soldier Field against the Bears in the third matchup this season between these arch-rivals in this season’s NFC championship.

Bears' win sets up rematch with Packers

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Bears' 35-24 dismantling of overmatched Seattle on Sunday sets up the biggest game in their 90-year series with the Packers. Chicago and Green Bay will play for the 182nd time next Sunday, but their first meeting for the NFC ...

Inactives for Seahawks-Bears

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Both the Seahawks and Bears are relatively healthy for this point in the season, proven by their inactive lists for today's divisional playoff game at Soldier Field. No key contributor for either team is out due to injury.

Bears-Seahawks prediction

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Seahawks are beaming after their upset win last week, but they are not going to pull off another surprise at Soldier Field.

First playoff not always golden for QBs

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Participating in one's first playoff game can lead to less-than-desirable results for any quarterback, as Chiefs QB Matt Cassel found out in the wild-card round. The NFList looks at how the seven quarterbacks in the divisional round — minus Jay ...

Bears TE Olsen finds positives despite drop in numbers

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Those looking for confirmation that TE Greg Olsen is not a great fit in offensive coordinator Mike Martz's system have evidence to point to in Olsen's individual numbers from the regular season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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