News: Browns have terminated the contract of WR Earl Bennett
Pro Football Talk "Despite a seemingly obvious need at the wide receiver position, the Cleveland Browns did not use any of their six draft picks on a receiver during last weekend’s NFL Draft. With star receiver Josh Gordon facing a possible year-long suspension for another violation of the league’s..." May 15
CSN Chicago "The next time a player under contract holds out from training camp, preseason or whatever, take a moment before denouncing the malcontent with, “But he’s got a contract!” And think of Earl Bennett. Brian Urlacher raised a point a few offseasons ago when he was back-and-forth’ing with the..." March 20
CBSSports.com "Earl Bennett, who's averaged 28.3 catches in the past three years and who reportedly declined the Bears request for a paycut, was released by Chicago on Tuesday, the team announced. Bennett, a third-round pick who's been with the Bears for his entire six-year career, was an effective receiver..." March 18
Chance of #Bears WR Earl Bennett playing today unlikely as he missed entire week of practice.
#Bears coach Marc Trestman said that Earl Bennett has a "family issue" in Texas and the team is leaving his availability up to him.
Chicago Tribune "When the NFL fined Earl Bennett $15,000 over two weeks in 2011 for wearing orange cleats that did not meet the team's uniform code, Jay Cutler offered to pick up the tab. That gesture violated league rules but now Cutler can help Bennett make more money — $500,000 more. The Bears reduced..." December 17
Windy City Gridiron "Brian McIntire this morning tweeted that Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has taken a one million dollar pay cut for the 2013 season. He was due $2.25M for this year but will now be paid $1.25M. Bennett has been sidelined with a concussion for the last month but is expected to play in..." September 06
Bears have had some discussions about trading WR Earl Bennett. Trades not easy to make this time of year though.
Chicago Tribune "The Bears reportedly have discussed trading wide receiver Earl Bennett though it's a long shot before the season as he has yet to return from a concussion suffered Aug. 2. Bennett 26 has been sidelined nearly four weeks since a big collision in training camp left him with his second concussion..." August 29
Chicago Sun-Times "A day after defensive tackle Henry Melton was running as part of his recovery from a concussion wide receiver Earl Bennett did the same. During the portion of practice open to the media on Tuesday Bennett was jogging and stretching with his teammates. Coach Marc Trestman said it was the first..." August 28
#Bears announce WR Earl Bennett has a concussion. Will not play Friday. 2nd concussion since December