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NFL | Michael Bennett, William Joseph arrested on fraud charges

Wed, 02 May 2012 08:10:06 -0700

FBI agents arrested former NFL RB Michael X. Bennett and DL William Joseph on identity-theft and tax-related fraud charges in North Miami. The players are accused of cashing dozens of fraudulently obtained tax-refund checks and seeking a loan - all totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars. The players were granted bonds Tuesday, May 1, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Dube. Arraignments are set for May 15.

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Buccaneers | Five probable

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 15:41:20 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Michael Bennett (groin), DL Tim Crowder (knee), RB Earnest Graham (hamstring), TE Zach Pianalto (calf) and CB Aqib Talib (knee) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 7, and are probable for Week 5.

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Raiders | Matt Giordano re-signed

Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:59:49 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free-agent SS Matt Giordano. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team has waived RB Michael Bennett.

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Raiders | Three return to practice

Sat, 06 Aug 2011 21:09:55 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett, LB Bruce Davis and LB Rolando McClain each returned to practice Saturday, Aug. 6, after missing time due to undisclosed ailments.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett stays with team

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 23:33:48 -0800

The Oakland Raiders re-signed RB Michael Bennett to a one-year contract worth $865,000, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:37:14 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared OG Bruce Campbell, LB Bruce Davis, OG Daniel Loper, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, CB Jeremy Ware, WR Johnnie Lee Higgins, RB Michael Bennett, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 15.

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Raiders | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 12 Dec 2010 08:54:21 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared OG Bruce Campbell, OG Daniel Loper, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, CB Jeremy Ware, RB Michael Bennett, WR Nick Miller, LB Rolando McClain, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 14.

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Raiders | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 05 Dec 2010 11:56:35 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared LB Bruce Davis, OG Bruce Campbell, CB Chris X. Johnson, OG Daniel Loper, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, RB Michael Bennett, WR Nick Miller, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 13.

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Raiders | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 28 Nov 2010 11:58:28 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared WR Chaz Schilens, CB Chris X. Johnson, OG Daniel Loper, LB Jarvis Moss, CB Jeremy Ware, QB Kyle Boller, RB Michael Bennett, WR Nick Miller inactive for Week 12.

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Raiders | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 08:53:12 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared LB Bruce Davis, WR Chaz Schilens, OG Daniel Loper, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, QB Kyle Boller, RB Michael Bennett, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 11.

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Raiders | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 12:25:38 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Bruce Gradkowski, WR Chaz Schilens, DL John Henderson, WR Louis Murphy, RB Michael Bennett, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, TE Zach Miller inactive for Week 9.

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Raiders | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 31 Oct 2010 12:27:59 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Bruce Gradkowski, WR Chaz Schilens, CB Chris X. Johnson, DL John Henderson, WR Louis Murphy, RB Michael Bennett, LB Thomas Howard, LB Travis Goethel inactive for Week 8.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett questionable for Week 8

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 16:06:25 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 8 but likely will be available to play.

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Raiders | Seven limited in Thursday practice

Thu, 28 Oct 2010 16:17:31 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), G Robert Gallery (calf), LB Travis Goethel (back), QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), LB Thomas Howard (knee), TE Zach Miller (foot) and LB Kamerion Wimbley (groin) all were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 28, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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Raiders | Nine limited in Wednesday practice

Wed, 27 Oct 2010 18:38:40 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), FS Hiram Eugene (pectoral), LB Travis Goethel (back), QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), LB Thomas Howard (knee), TE Zach Miller (foot), C Samson Satele (concussion), DL Matt Shaughnessy (concussion) and LB Kamerion Wimbley (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 27, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett questionable for Week 7

Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:47:54 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 22. He is listed as questionable for Week 7 but may be available to play.

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Raiders | Six limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:24:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders QBs Jason Campbell (knee) and Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), LB Travis Goethel (back), RB Darren McFadden (hamstring) and SS Tyvon Branch (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 21, reports ANG Newspapers' Jerry McDonald.

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Raiders | Michael Bush practicing

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 18:15:33 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 20, and may be available to play during Week 7, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 17 Oct 2010 12:04:44 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared QB Bruce Gradkowski, WR Chaz Schilens, RB Darren McFadden, DL John Henderson, RB Michael Bennett, LB Thomas Howard, LB Travis Goethel, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 6.

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Raiders | Five out for Week 6

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 17:12:55 -0700

Oakland Raiders DL John Henderson (leg), LB Travis Goethel (back), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Thomas Howard (knee) and RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) all missed practice Friday, Oct. 15, and are out for Week 6.

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Raiders | Six miss practice Thursday

Thu, 14 Oct 2010 17:18:04 -0700

Oakland Raiders DL John Henderson (leg), LB Travis Goethel (back), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Thomas Howard (knee), RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) and QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 14, reports ANG Newspapers' Jerry McDonald.

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Raiders | Eight miss practice time Wednesday

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 16:27:40 -0700

Oakland Raiders DT John Henderson (leg), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Travis Goethel (back), LB Thomas Howard (knee) and RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) were not able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. LB Quentin Groves (undisclosed), WR Johnnie Lee Higgins (knee) and CB Jeremy Ware (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Raiders | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 10 Oct 2010 12:38:58 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared WR Chaz Schilens, RB Darren McFadden, DL John Henderson, RB Michael Bennett, OG Robert Gallery, LB Thomas Howard, LB Travis Goethel, CB Walter McFadden inactive for Week 5.

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Raiders | Six players ruled out for Week 5

Fri, 08 Oct 2010 15:48:22 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), OG Robert Gallery (hamstring), DT John Henderson (foot) and LBs Travis Goethel (back) and Thomas Howard (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 8, and have been ruled out for Week 5.

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Raiders | Eight miss practice time Thursday

Thu, 07 Oct 2010 16:42:12 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), G Robert Gallery (hamstring), LB Travis Goethel (back), LB Quentin Groves (hamstring), DT John Henderson (foot), LB Thomas Howard (knee) and CB Walter McFadden (hamstring) missed practice for a second consecutive day Thursday, Oct. 7. CB Jeremy Ware (ankle) was limited in practice after missing the previous day's workouts.

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Raiders | Nine miss practice time Wednesday

Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:17:22 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring), G Robert Gallery (hamstring), LB Travis Goethel (back), DT John Henderson (foot), LB Thomas Howard (knee), LB Rolando McClain (not injury related), CB Walter McFadden (hamstring) and CB Jeremy Ware (ankle) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Oct. 6. LB Ricky Brown (hamstring) was limited during practice.

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Raiders | Michael Bush may play large role in Week 5

Mon, 04 Oct 2010 17:25:26 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bush (thumb) could be in for a heavy workload against the San Diego Chargers in Week 5, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. RBs Darren McFadden (hamstring) and Michael Bennett (hamstring) both suffered hamstring injuries during Week 4, so Bush may see his number called often. The team may also work FB Rock Cartwright into the mix. Bush plans to ditch the protective wrap on his left thumb that he has worn since suffering a hand injury during the preseason.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett injured

Mon, 04 Oct 2010 17:25:05 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during Week 4, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett leads team in rushing Saturday

Sat, 21 Aug 2010 18:04:36 -0700

Oakland Raiders backup RB Michael Bennett rushed 15 times for 64 yards Saturday, Aug. 21, against the Chicago Bears. He also caught one pass for 14 yards.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett leads team in rushing

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:53:23 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Michael Bennett had 12 carries for a team-high 68 yards and one reception for 33 yards during the team's preseason win over the Dallas Cowboys Thursday, Aug. 12.

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Raiders | Competition for No. 3 running back spot

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 04:37:23 -0700

Oakland Raiders RBs Michael Bennett and Rock Cartwright are in an intriguing battle for the team's No. 3 running back spot, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. If RBs Michael Bush and Darren McFadden are healthy, then Cartwright is the better option because of special teams play. However, if one of the lead backs are injured, Bennett looks like the superior runner.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett signed

Thu, 06 May 2010 11:25:05 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free-agent RB Michael Bennett (Chargers), according to Scout.com's Adam Caplan. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Michael Bennett in for tryout

Sat, 01 May 2010 04:47:13 -0700

Free-agent RB Michael Bennett (Chargers) practiced with the Oakland Raiders Friday, April 30, on a tryout basis, reports Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.

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Chargers | Bennett released

Thu, 04 Mar 2010 13:37:19 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have announced they have released RB Michael Bennett.

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Chargers | If Sproles doesn't return, team has options

Sun, 28 Feb 2010 08:42:52 -0800

Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune, reports if the San Diego Chargers are not able to retain free-agent RB Darren Sproles, the team is going to have to essentially reconfigure their entire backfield. Options for the Chargers include bringing in a veteran running back to take some burden off of a rookie back, give RB Michael Bennett a larger role or work FBs Jacob Hester and Mike Tolbert into the offense more.

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Chargers | Week 19 Inactives

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 12:41:57 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, LB Dontarrious Thomas, C Eric Ghiaciuc, LB Marques Harris, RB Michael Bennett, DL Vaughn Martin inactive for Week 19.

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Chargers | Week 16 Inactives

Fri, 25 Dec 2009 15:35:46 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, C Eric Ghiaciuc, DL Jacques Cesaire, LB Kevin Burnett, RB Michael Bennett inactive for Week 16.

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Chargers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 12:13:49 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared DL Antonio Garay, FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, LB Kevin Burnett, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick inactive for Week 15.

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Chargers | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 12:18:52 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared DL Alfonso Boone, DL Antonio Garay, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, FS Eric Weddle, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick inactive for Week 14.

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Chargers | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 06 Dec 2009 12:12:02 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, FS Eric Weddle, DL Luis A. Castillo, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick, LB Shawne Merriman inactive for Week 13.

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Chargers | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:08:58 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, OT Jon Runyan, DL Luis A. Castillo, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick inactive for Week 12.

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Chargers | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 22 Nov 2009 12:25:04 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, CB Dante Hughes, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick, DL Tyronne Green, DL Vaughn Martin inactive for Week 11.

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Chargers | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 09:01:08 -0700

The San Diego Chargers have declared FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, LB Kevin Burnett, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick, DL Tyronne Green, DL Vaughn Martin inactive for Week 7.

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Chargers | Week 6 Inactives

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:45:07 -0700

The San Diego Chargers have declared LB Antwan Applewhite, FS C.J. Spillman, QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Craig Davis, RB Michael Bennett, C Nick Hardwick, DL Tyronne Green, DL Vaughn Martin inactive for Week 6.

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Chargers | Bennett could have bigger role Week 2

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:17:39 -0700

CBSSports.com reports San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said RB Michael Bennett may receive a bigger role in the offense in Week 2 if RB LaDainian Tomlinson (ankle) is not able to play in the game.

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Chargers | Week 1 Inactives

Mon, 14 Sep 2009 18:23:46 -0700

The San Diego Chargers have declared FS C.J. Spillman, WR Craig Davis, DL Jacques Cesaire, LB Jyles Tucker, SS Kevin Ellison, RB Michael Bennett, DL Tyronne Green inactive for Week 1.

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Chargers | Michael Bennett makes team

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 14:49:35 -0700

Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB Michael Bennett has made the team's 53-man roster.

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Chargers | Bennett pushing for roster spot

Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:12:26 -0700

Scott Bair, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB Michael Bennett has had a strong training camp and preseason on both offense and special teams as he fights for a final roster spot. Head coach Norv Turner hinted Bennett may have already locked up a spot on the team. "Michael's shown that there's a spot for him our team," Turner said. "He's shown he's capable of giving us big plays and depth at the position. I'm impressed with what Mike's done."

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Chargers | Bennett has another solid game

Sat, 29 Aug 2009 20:49:47 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Michael Bennett had another strong showing Saturday, Aug. 29. He had seven carries for 22 yards on the ground, but he chipped in three receptions for 84 yards and a score, including a 48-yard touchdown catch and run on third down.

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Seahawks | Jones, others miss Saturday workout

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 01:47:57 -0700

The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks C Chris Spencer (ankle) was walking around Saturday, Aug. 8, on his previously injured ankle. OT Walter Jones (back) did not take part in practice, but the coaching staff is optimistic he will return to action soon. CB Marcus Trufant (back), DL Cory Redding (soreness), DE Michael Bennett (knee) and OG Grey Ruegamer (elbow) also missed practice.

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