Martellus Bennett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bennett on Patriots' success: 'We work (expletive) hard'

    NESN "Martellus Bennett might be the best wordsmith in the New England Patriots’ locker room. He’s certainly the most entertaining quote, making his stall a must-visit after any Patriots game. After New England rallied to knock off the New York Jets 22-17 on Sunday at MetLife Stadium, Bennett was..." November 28

  • Martellus Bennett: ‘Thanksgiving was cool besides celebrating the demise of the Indians’

    Sportsnaut "New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett isn’t shy about expressing himself, and he shared an interesting take about Thanksgiving on Friday. The traditional story of Thanksgiving’s origin tells us that the native Americans that were here when the Plymouth colonists arrived taught them..." November 26

  • Patriots prioritizing re-signing TE Martellus Bennett

    NFL.com "The New England Patriots own the top tight end tandem in the NFL and want to keep it that way beyond 2016. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Patriots are making Martellus Bennett an offseason priority and want to lock him up for the future, according to sources informed of the team's..." November 20

  • Patriots' Martellus Bennett: Expected to be available Sunday

    CBS Sports "Although he missed practice Friday, Bennett (ankle) is still expected to be available for Sunday's matchup with the Bills, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. The Patriots gave Bennett a questionable designation for Sunday's game, which normally would not raise too many eyebrows." October 29

  • NFL reportedly investigating Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict for controversial hit vs. Patriots

    Fox Sports "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has a long history of being a borderline dirty player. He was suspended three games to start this season for his vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Antonio Brown in last year’s postseason game against the Steelers, but it seems he hasn’t learned. On..." October 17

  • Patriots' Bennett hitchhiked with teammates to bond during preseason

    Providence Journal "Martellus Bennett woke up early and eager on the first day of training camp. New beginnings meant new opportunities. For the ninth-year tight end, a new chapter in his life started this offseason when the Chicago Bears traded him to New England. A new team also meant creating new..." October 15

  • Alshon Jeffery on Martellus Bennett's b---h move: 'Why didn’t he say that when he was here?'

    CSN Chicago "If Martellus Bennett had a problem with teammates while he was a member of the Bears, he should have said so at the time, according to at least one of those teammates. Speaking as part of a recent ESPN E:60 “Brofile,” Bennett denigrated the leadership of quarterback Jay Cutler. “Some people..." October 14

  • Jason Witten on Martellus Bennett throwing shade his way: 'He enjoys entertaining'

    Sports Day "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten mostly took the high road Thursday in responding to the recent comments by former teammate Martellus Bennett, who is now playing for the New England Patriots. Bennett, appearing in an ESPN E:60 feature on he and his brother, made it clear that he wasn't a fan of..." October 14

  • Martellus Bennett's Rise May Make Keeping Him Around Even Harder

    CSN New England "Martellus Bennett loves playing for the Patriots. If it wasn’t clear before, it certainly is now after Sunday’s performance in which he caught six passes for 67 yards and three scores that the Patriots love having Bennett play for them. Yes, it was the Browns, but the ease of operation..." October 13

  • Martellus Bennett trashes Jay Cutler, entire Bears roster

    ESPN "Former Bears tight end Martellus Bennett questioned Jay Cutler's leadership, and blamed ex-teammates for not winning more games in an ESPN E:60 profile of Bennett and his brother Michael. The Bears failed to reach the playoffs in any of Martellus Bennett's three years on the team, finishing..." October 12

  • Martellus Bennett speaks out on the Tom Brady suspension

    Sportsnaut "With an outspoken character such as Martellus Bennett, it was only a matter of time before the world was given a newsworthy quote regarding the Tom Brady suspension. When prodded about whether Brady had an extra chip on his shoulder following a four-game suspension, the tight end responded with..." October 06

  • Martellus Bennett shouts out Imagination Agency on SNF

    NESN "Martellus Bennett has a very unique personality. He put a tiny piece of that on display Sunday night. The New England Patriots tight end started in place of injured Rob Gronkowski, and because the Patriots were on national television against the Arizona Cardinals, Bennett got to do one of the..." September 12

  • Patriots' Bennett, McCourty raise fists during national anthem protest

    NESN "Every New England Patriots player stood during the national anthem Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium, but tight end Martellus Bennett and safety Devin McCourty did use the moment to make a statement. NBC cameras showed Bennett and McCourty with their right hands raised in fists..." September 12

  • Could Martellus Bennett eat into Rob Gronkowski’s production?

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots did not sign tight end Martellus Bennett to take a backseat to Rob Gronkowski. ESPN’s Mike Reiss says the Patriots could feature two-tight end sets in up to 80 percent of their plays this fall. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick explained the team’s approach, per the..." August 18

  • Good Luck Stopping New England’s Offense, Everyone

    The Ringer "When Bill Belichick took Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in the second and fourth rounds, respectively, of the 2010 NFL draft, he changed the NFL. Over the next three seasons, the duo paired up to catch 362 passes and score 56 touchdowns. But after Hernandez was released following his arrest in..." August 08

  • Jay Cutler on Martellus Bennett critique, Brandon Marshall praise

    Chicago Sun-Times "Martellus Bennett and Jay Cutler’s reunion in two weeks should be interesting. The former Bears tight end and his brother, Seahawks defensive lineman Michael, were quoted as criticizing the quarterback in an ESPN feature story published Wednesday. In it, Michael called Cutler “the worst..." August 03

  • Michael and Martellus Bennett Trash Jay Cutler in an Interview for ESPN

    Sports Mockery "Michael and Martellus Bennett are two of the most intriguing personalities in the NFL. They have succeed on the football field, but what makes them intriguing is what comes out of their mouths. Both players have been known to make some of the crazier statements in today’s NFL. For example, earlier..." August 03

  • Bennett compares working with 2 QBs to dating 2 women

    NESN "One thing is clear four months into Martellus Bennett’s tenure with the New England Patriots: The tight end is a character. Bennett, whose Instagram bio lists him as a “Visionary Architect” and “Creative Director of Awesomeness,” had a few creative quips when asked about his short time with..." July 30

  • Martellus Bennett is prepared to play Robin to Rob Gronkowski's Batman

    CSN New England "Martellus Bennett has been one of the most productive tight ends in football over the course of the last four seasons -- three with the Bears and one as a member of the Giants -- but he knows that in New England he'll be running routes alongside a unanimous All-Pro at the same position. Being..." June 16