Martellus Bennett news, rumors and stats

 

Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 265

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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

Bears | Martellus Bennett confident

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:54:05 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett said he isn't worried about his production declining because of the time he missed while protesting his contract. "Some terminology and still learning some things like that, but overall … I don't think anyone has the offense down," Bennett said Thursday, July 30. "I may be a leg behind, but I'm a pretty quick learner."

Fantasy Tip: Bennett is coming off a strong year, and despite the new offense in Chicago, he is a safe pick as mid-level TE1.

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Bears | Jay Cutler works out with teammates

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:08:19 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler worked out with some of his offensive teammates at Vanderbilt University this week. WR Eddie Royal, WR Kevin White and TE Martellus Bennett were among the players in attendance.

Fantasy Tip: Cutler has had some down performances the last few seasons but should have several weapons to work with this season. Cutler probably is not a starting quarterback in fantasy at this point but could be a solid No. 2 quarterback in deeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Blair Sheade

Bears | Martellus Bennett at minicamp

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:41:09 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett participated in minicamp practice Tuesday, June 16, after skipping the first three weeks of organized team activities. Bennett told reporters he expects to be at training camp on reporting day in late July.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett is a safe top-five tight end selection, even with the Bears implementing a new offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Dan Wiederer

Bears | Martellus Bennett expected at minicamp

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:34:35 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is expected to participate in minicamp this week after skipping organized team activities in previous weeks. Bennett has wanted a new contract.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett may be ready to get down to business, but that doesn't mean he's happy with his current contract now. As long as he plays and is healthy, he's still a top-five tight end candidate for the 2015 season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Coach unsure of Martellus Bennett's attendance

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:46:57 -0700

Chicago Bears coach John Fox is not sure whether TE Martellus Bennett will be at mandatory minicamp when it opens shortly. Bennett is pushing for a raise from the $4.9 million base he's scheduled to earn in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Now things could get serious for Bennett. The team can fine him if he misses the June 16-18 camp, so this situation bears watching. Bennett will be a decent TE2 presence in most fantasy drafts, but if he intends to hold out for a new deal it could get dicey.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Martellus Bennett still not at OTAs

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:07:03 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is still absent from organized team activities. The Bears will be able to fine Bennett if he misses mandatory minicamp, which starts later this month. Bennett has made it clear that he wants a new contract.

Fantasy Tip: The OTAs are voluntary, so Bennett is safe for now. When it will really get interesting is when he could possibly start being fined in a couple weeks. He's one of the better tight ends when he's healthy and determined, amassing 90 catches for 916 yards and 6 touchdowns last year. Assuming he returns and plays, Bennett has top-five TE potential in 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Martellus Bennett skipping OTAs

Wed, 27 May 2015 18:34:03 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is not participating in organized team activities since he is looking for a new contract.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett does not need to take part in the practices, but the team likely wants him to attend since there is a new coaching staff. Bennett was one of the better tight ends in fantasy in 2014 and could be an option in the middle to late rounds of drafts this season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Adam L. Jahns

Bears | Coach expects Martellus Bennett to stay

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:38:35 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett is not expected to be traded during the 2015 NFL Draft, according to head coach John Fox. Fox said he has talked with Bennett and indicated that Bennett is part of the team.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett is reportedly looking for a contract extension, which is why his name may be coming up in trade talks. Bennett recorded career highs in receptions (90), receiving yards (916) and touchdowns (six) in 2014 and should be a start most weeks next season in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Seahawks | Martellus Bennett was pursued by SEA

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:30:18 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett was the subject of trade talks between the Bears and Seattle Seahawks before Seattle traded for TE Jimmy Graham this offseason. Bennett is reportedly currently being shopped.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett was a top-10 tight end in 2014, but seems to be out of favor with the Bears as he has not shown up for the beginning of their offseason program or for voluntary minicamp. Stay tuned to his situation throughout the offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Bears | Martellus Bennett on the move?

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:19:17 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett could be on the move since the Bears are entertaining trade offers for him, according to sources. Bennett is looking for a new contract from the Bears or from any team that acquires him.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett is coming off a fantastic season with 90 receptions, 916 receiving yards and six touchdowns in 16 games. Bennett likely will be a starter wherever he plays next season and should be a starting Fantasy tight end most weeks.

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