Martellus Bennett

Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 275
College: Texas A&M
Birth Place: Alief, Texas
Draft: 2008 2nd round (30th pick) by the
  • Martellus Bennett goes off on Patriots fans asking him to take a pay cut to stay
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    Martellus Bennett goes off on Patriots fans asking him to take a pay cut to stay

    Martellus Bennett, the Patriots tight end who just won his first Super Bowl, should have the ability to cash in this offseason as a free agent. Unless, of course, he’s willing to take less money to remain in New England, which is exactly what Patriots fans are hoping for. But those fans probably shouldn’t get their hopes up. Or, at the very least, they should keep those hopes to themselves, because on Wednesday, Bennett told fans to stop telling him to take a pay cut.  He did it in the most Bennett way. On Twitter, he wrote: “All I’m saying is cut your own grass don’t be all in my garden f------ with my fruit while weeds are growing all over yours.” Makes sense. He also posted this: He’s not

  • ESPN suggests 5 offseason moves for the Patriots
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    ESPN suggests 5 offseason moves for the Patriots

    ESPN’s Bill Barnwell is looking around the league and suggesting five moves that every team should make this offseason and he offers an interesting perspective on the New England Patriots and their roster. Here are the five suggested moves and an excerpt from each recommendation. Read the article to get his full insight. 1. Re-sign LB Dont'a Hightower. “Ironically, the Browns' deal with Jamie Collins established the market for non-pass-rushing linebackers and will up Hightower's asking price. Collins got four years and $50 million to stay in Cleveland, with $36.4 million coming over the first three seasons of the deal. Hightower would get even more if he hit the free market, so the Patriots have

  • Detroit Lions free agency preview: Linebackers
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    Detroit Lions free agency preview: Linebackers

    NFL free agency opens two weeks from today, and the Detroit Lions need help at a myriad of positions on both sides of the ball. Here is the fifth in a series of position-by-position breakdowns of the top players available in free agency. Linebackers The Lions struggled mightily at the linebacker position last year, as youth and injuries took a toll. DeAndre Levy missed 11 games following knee surgery. Josh Bynes and Jon Bostic were sidelined for all or part of the season with injuries of their own. The Lions cut bait with the underachieving Kyle Van Noy. And Tahir Whitehead didn’t have the impact many had hoped in his first full season as the starting middle linebacker. Levy is the biggest wild