Martellus Bennett news, rumors and stats

 

Martellus Bennett

Green Bay Packers
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 275

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2008DAL162028314.15400000
2009DAL141515910.60000000
2010DAL16332607.88000000
2011DAL14171448.47000000
2012NYG165562611.38500000
2013CHI166575911.68500001
Average:3437211200000
Total:2052231111400001

Packers | Two grabs for Martellus Bennett

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:00:56 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett posted two catches for 22 yards on four targets in the Week 6 loss against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett's fantasy value takes a hit with Aaron Rodgers checking out of the game early due to a collarbone injury. As long as Rodgers is out and Brett Hundley is starting, all pass catches in Green Bay take a fantasy hit.

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Packers | GB wants to go to Martellus Bennett earlier

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:03:22 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett will likely be more involved in the offense earlier in games moving forward, according to quarterback Aaron Rodgers. "We've got to get Marty involved early. He's a talented player for us, and we've got to continue to find ways to get him going. We just have to keep finding ways to get him involved early in the game. He's a dynamic player for us," Rodgers said.

Fantasy Tip: Although this kind of realization means the team realizes one of its top players isn't getting the ball enough, fantasy owners have to like the fact Rodgers acknowledges it. It's not like Bennett hasn't been involved - his 17 catches through four games are tied for seventh among all tight ends - but he has only one first-quarter catch and four first-half receptions all season. Don't be surprised if Bennett gets rolling a bit earlier in Week 5 versus the Dallas Cowboys.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Rob Demovsky

Packers | Martellus Bennett catches six

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:05:46 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett collected six receptions (on seven targeted passes) for 39 yards in the team's Thursday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears.

Fantasy Tip: Twenty-six of Bennett's 39 yards came on one play, meaning his other five catches covered just 13 yards. Bennett has worked almost exclusively underneath thus far, but his 28 targets (seven per game) suggest better days are ahead.

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Packers | Martellus Bennett doesn't do much

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:30:43 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett posted three receptions for just 12 yards on four targets in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett took a bit of a back seat to Lance Kendricks in this one, as he was outperformed by his fellow tight end and Kendricks even found the end zone. However, Bennett is still the tight end to target for fantasy purposes going forward. The Packers host the Bears in Week 4 on Thursday night.

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Packers | Martellus Bennett struggling with fundamentals?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:33:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett finished with five catches for 47 yards in a Week 2 loss to the Atlanta Falcons but committed four drops - a problem offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett believes is rooted in fundamentals. "It really just always goes back to being fundamentally sound, trusting his training. He has really good hands. We just have to be fundamentally sound in those situations, not allowing the ball to cross your eyes, things like that, extending for the football," Bennett told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Fantasy Tip: The good news is only two tight ends - Jason Witten (22) and Zach Ertz (18) - have been targeted more often than Bennett (17). The bad news is Bennett only has eight catches for 90 yards so far. While it is troubling Bennett would be struggling with fundamentals in his age-30 season, his track record is far too good to believe he won't eventually get things figured out. Owners should stick it out with him and buy low if possible.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Darin Gantt

Packers | Martellus Bennett targeted 11 times

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:58:04 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett posted five receptions for 47 yards on a game-high 11 targets in Week 2 at Atlanta.

Fantasy Tip: Aaron Rodgers looked to Bennett early and often, but especially once Jordy Nelson went down in the first half with a quadriceps injury. If Nelson is forced to miss time it is good news for the fantasy appeal of Bennett going into Week 3 against Cincinnati.

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Packers | Martellus Bennett fined

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:36:54 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett was fined $9,115 by the National Football League for his unnecessary roughness penalty in Week 1's game against the Seattle Seahawks. He gave LB K.J. Wright a two-handed shove after Wright tackled QB Aaron Rodgers on a fourth-quarter scramble for a first down.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett finished his first game in a Packer uniform with three receptions for 43 yards. He should be viewed as a low-end TE1 in the majority of fantasy formats.

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Packers | Martellus Bennett finds the end zone

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:48:48 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett caught one pass, a three-yard touchdown, against the Washington Redskins in the preseason Saturday, Aug. 19.

Fantasy Tip: This could be the first of many red zone scores for Bennett. He will benefit from working with Aaron Rodgers, and he can be drafted as a TE1.

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Packers | Martellus Bennett update

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:13:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (ankle) had his left ankle taped and returned to practice Friday, July 28.

Fantasy Tip: Breathe a sigh of relief. As previously mentioned, Bennett is a low-end No. 1 tight end in most fantasy circles.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NBC26 - Chris Barriere

Packers | Martellus Bennett suffers non-contact injury

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:07:48 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (leg) suffered an apparent leg injury after a non-contact fall in practice Friday, July 28. Bennett required assistance to stand, limping away as he grabbed his left leg.

Fantasy Tip: Keep a close eye on this one. Non-contact injuries have a storied history of taking out players for extended time. Bennett is a tough guy and hopefully escaped without serious injury. He is a fringe TE1 as a matchup play if this turns out to be nothing.

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