Watch: Patriots' Martellus Bennett says 'bacon' almost three dozen times in one interview

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New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett isn’t exactly a one-for-one replacement for injured Rob Gronkowski on the field, but in the locker room, in front of cameras and microphones, he’s at least fun-loving Gronk’s equal.

On Thursday, the veteran was chatting with reporters in the Patriots’ locker room; according to Boston Herald beat reporter Jeff Howe, a question that mentioned “striking gold” somehow led to Bennett mentioning Canada and Canadian bacon, and according to him, “no one likes Canadian bacon.”

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Patriots TE Martellus Bennett. (AP)
Patriots TE Martellus Bennett. (AP)

Which then led to a riff from Bennett on the greatness of bacon.


Reminds us a little bit from that scene in “Forrest Gump”: “There’s pineapple shrimp, and lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp…”

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