Posts Tagged ‘Michael Bennett’

Seahawks Ship DE Michael Bennett to Eagles for 5th Round Pick and WR Marcus Johnson

? The Seahawks have traded three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett and a 2018 seventh-round draft pick of the Eagles for a 2018 fifth-round pick and wide receiver Marcus Johnson according to Adam Schefter ESPN. Rumors of Bennett being on the trade block gathered steam this week. Now 32, Bennett tallied 8.5 sacks while […]

Michael Bennett Says Seahawks Can’t Win Without QB Russell Wilson

Defensive end Michael Bennett defended his quarterback Wednesday, saying the Seahawks can’t win without Russell Wilson under center, Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com reports. “On a team with competitive people, there are going to be issues that are going to happen,” Bennett said during an interview on 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Brock and Salk” show. “There’s just […]

Colin Kaepernick a Fit for the Seahawks? One Veteran Player Thinks So

Defensive end Michael Bennett said Tuesday that Seattle would be the “perfect place” for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sign, Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com reports. “I think a person that’s dedicating their life to creating change, why wouldn’t you want that type of leadership in your locker room?” Bennett told John Clayton and Gee Scott on […]

Seahawks Michael Bennett Calls for a White Player to Join Protests Against Social Injustice

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said this week that he thinks it’s time for a white NFL player to join the protests against social injustice, Matt Calkins of the Seattle Times reports. “You need a white guy to join the fight. The white guy is super important to the fight,” Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett […]

Bennett Says He’s Reached Out to Cam Newton About Comments He Made on SportsCenter

During an interview on SportsCenter, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett on Monday confirmed that he reached out to Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to clarify comments he made about athletes and social change, Sheil Kapedia of ESPN.com reports. “I just said that I’m not trying to make a division within the community of NFL players,” Bennett […]

DE Bennett Says a Holdout From Training Camp is “Definitely Possible”

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, unhappy with his current contract, said a holdout from the start of training camp is “definitely possible,” in a phone conversation Monday, Steve Wyche of NFL Network reports. Bennett said that he is willing to accept the hefty fines that come with missing training camp to further state his dissatisfaction […]

State of the Franchise: Seahawks Before Free Agency

The honor and pressure it is to hold the name of “Defending Super Bowl Champions.” Statistically, teams that go to the Super Bowl do not do so hot the following season, but the Seattle Seahawks are looking to prove those odds wrong. Things are going pretty great in Seattle right now. After winning the Super […]

DL Bennett Says He Wants To Be Back With Seahawks

Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett signed a one-year deal for about $5 million before the season and is now an unrestricted free agent. He provided the Seahawks with versatility — he could play any position along the line — and was also Seattle’s most productive defensive lineman. Re-signing Bennett is thought to be one of […]

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