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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:08:34 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett is expected to meet with the team early this week amid his contract dispute, according to sources.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:01:20 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett is unhappy with his contract, saying he wants "to be fairly compensated with the top guys in the league," and believing that he's "definitely one of the top five defensive ends." He added: "I'm just to the point where it's kind of like, if you don't think I'm valuable, then just get rid of me." Bennett is set to make $5.5 million this year and $7 million next year.
Fantasy Tip: He's got a point, as those financial numbers easily pale in comparison to what the upper echelon players at his position are currently making. At the same time, Seattle does have a strict policy in place about negotiating contracts with players who have two or more years remaining on their deal. More likely than not, though, the Seahawks will probably end up taking care of the stud 30-year-old when the time comes. It shouldn't affect his performance this season.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:55:52 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett (ankle) made it clear he wants a new deal, and he did not participate in organized team activities (OTAs) as a result of his unhappiness. He did show for mandatory minicamp, but he sat out with an ankle injury. If his deal is not redone before the season, it will be interesting to see how it affects Bennett into the regular season.
Sun, 22 May 2016 11:40:20 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett has added boxing and swimming to his training regimen this offseason to try to be in better condition to the point where he doesn't ever get tired.
Tue, 17 May 2016 13:57:29 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett said he will not hold out of training camp despite his unhappiness with his current contract and his absence from voluntary workouts.
Thu, 12 May 2016 08:23:47 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett remains unhappy with his contract situation, according to general manager John Schneider. Bennett isn't expected to report for voluntary workouts.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 19:15:37 -0700
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and SS Kam Chancellor are expected to be back with the team in 2016, and head coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday, March 22, that both are great leaders and are needed. "Those guys know that, we've been in contact with these guys throughout so they know what's going on and we're doing everything we can to keep them with us for as long as they'll play football," Carroll said.
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:38:04 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and his new agents met with members of the team's front office at the NFL Combine about a new deal, according to a source. Bennett spent most of last season angling for a raise before reporting to camp on time.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:10:48 -0800
Seattle Seahawks FB Will Tukuafu (hamstring) is doubtful to play in the divisional round against the Carolina Panthers. DE Michael Bennett (toe) is probable. Tukuafu did not practice Friday, Jan. 15, while Bennett practiced in full.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:27:53 -0800
Seattle Seahawks FB Will Tukuafu (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 14. DE Michael Bennett (toe) was limited.
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