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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

TE Bennett says he's a Bear

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Free-agent TE Martellus Bennett says he is headed to the Chicago Bears and leaving the New York Giants.

Personnel changes coming for the Giants

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Expect the Giants to shave some salaries and allow some veterans, like OT David Diehl, to walk in the offseason.

Rams' Bradford off to strong start

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In this week's "Fantasy Ticker," PFW's Mike Wilkening says Rams QB Sam Bradford merits a waiver claim if available in your league.

Chargers RB Brown could be wise pickup

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
In the season-opening edition of PFW's Fantasy Ticker, we make the case for picking up Chargers RB Ronnie Brown sooner than later.

Fantasy spin: Martellus Bennett

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Martellus Bennett finally has fantasy relevance but is it enough for you to count on him as your starting fantasy tight end? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

TE Bennett signs with Giants

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Former Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett is staying in the NFC East, signing with the rival Giants on Wednesday.

Witten sees progress in Cowboys' tight ends

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have some real talent at tight end, and it remains to be seen if they can harness all of it, but Jason Witten told PFW he likes what he has seen from Martellus Bennett and John Phillips.

Portis ahead in Redskins' RB battle

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis is the favorite to win Washington's starting RB job, according to "NFC Whispers," despite having more competition this year than in recent seasons.

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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