Martellus Bennett news, rumors and stats

 

Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 273

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Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2008DAL162028314.15400000
2009DAL141515910.60000000
2010DAL16332607.88000000
2011DAL14171448.47000000
2012NYG165562611.38500000
2013CHI166575911.68500001
Average:3437211200000
Total:2052231111400001

Bears | Martellus Bennett may not return

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 07:11:22 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) is unlikely to return to the team next season. Multiple sources told the Chicago Tribune that Bennett had a temperamental outburst during practice leading up to Thanksgiving Day game and had been growing increasingly moody as his role in the offense evolved. Bennett's targets decreased from 11.6 per game in October to 5.8 in November. Bennett has two years left on his contract, but he has no guaranteed money remaining.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett is out for the season with a ribs injury. Zach Miller ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) had just one catch for six yards last week and isn't a great FantasyScore option this week against the Washington Redskins.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Dan Wiederer

Bears | Martellus Bennett placed on IR

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:30:26 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 8, as he is dealing with fractured ribs. Free-agent TE Rob Housler (Browns) was subsequently signed.

Fantasy Tip: Zach Miller ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) should take over the lead tight end role for the Bears with Bennett out. He's a decent flyer pick for FantasyScore lineups since he'll be starting and he's still cheap, but his Week 14 opponent, the Washington Redskins, has only given up two touchdowns to tight ends all year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Bears | Martellus Bennett day-to-day

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:18:44 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (rib) remains day-to-day, according to head coach John Fox. Bennett played in Week 13 against the San Francisco 49ers but had just three catches for 14 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett isn't close to full health and could continue to suffer as a result for his fantasy owners. A matchup against the Washington Redskins in Week 14 shouldn't have you too hopeful that he'll break out, either.

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Bears | Martellus Bennett to play Sunday

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 07:41:13 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) will play in Week 13's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) was listed as probable on the team's most recent injury report despite dealing with cracked ribs. He participated in full practices during the week and should be viewed as a low-end TE1 or high-end TE2 versus San Francisco, with Marquess Wilson (foot) out and Eddie Royal (knee) expected to miss the game.

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Bears | Martellus Bennett, Jay Cutler probable

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:48:31 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) and QB Jay Cutler (illness) are both listed as probable for Week 13 against the San Francisco 49ers. Bennett practiced in full all week, while Cutler was limited Friday, Dec. 4.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) could return excellent value in daily formats with Marquess Wilson out and Eddie Royal expected to miss another game. Bennett would effectively become Cutler's second receiving target, especially with Zach Miller beat up, too. Cutler ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) is quietly having one of his better seasons, but his ceiling remains limited on FantasyScore, especially with several receiving options sidelined.

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Bears | Martellus Bennett has full practice

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:24:13 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Dec. 3.

Fantasy Tip: The San Francisco 49ers have only surrendered three touchdowns to tight ends this season, but Bennett ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) should still be regarded as a low-end TE1 to high-end TE2 in Week 13.

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Bears | Martellus Bennett practices

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 11:36:20 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Fantasy Tip: Bennett ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) is a solid upper-tier tight end in a time where there aren't many healthy options among the top tiers. He's worth consideration on FantasyScore if he plays against the San Francisco 49ers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Martellus Bennett at practice

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:13:19 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) was present at the open portion of practice Monday, Nov. 30.

Fantasy Tip: There was no injury update, but the fact that Bennett was even there is encouraging. Bennett will have to be tracked throughout the week, and if he misses another game, Zach Miller would make for a nice flyer on FantasyScore in Week 13.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Chicago's Week 12 inactives

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:22:18 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Antrel Rolle, WR Eddie Royal, DB Jacoby Glenn, RB Ka'Deem Carey, TE Martellus Bennett, OT Nick Becton, DL Will Sutton inactive for Week 12.

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Bears | Martellus Bennett out for Week 12

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:47:29 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett (ribs) has been ruled out for Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 26.

Fantasy Tip: You'd imagine Matt Forte's (knee) return would pick up some of the slack in the passing game. Zach Miller ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) had three touchdowns combined in Week 9 and Week 10 and had three grabs for 47 yards last week. He's a low-end flyer against the Green Bay Packers on FantasyScore.

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