FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – In New England, there could be a reunion of the Bennett brothers, with whom Michael will join the team over the trade and Martellus considers a return to football.
The Philadelphia Eagles have informed Michael Bennett that they are The defensive end wanted to exchange it for the Patriots, said Josina Anderson of ESPN on Friday. Upon completion of this trade, Martellus Bennett is interested in retiring when he joined his brother in New England. This is what Adam Schefter from ESPN said.
The Eagles would win a fifth round in the 2020 draft, sending Michael Bennett and in 2020 a seventh round selection to the Patriots, a league source told Schefter. Philly.com first reported that a trade was nearing completion.
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On Friday, he told NFL Network that he was looking for a pay raise. In 2019, he is said to earn a base salary of $ 6.2 million with a $ 1 million roster bonus.
Martellus Bennett played ten seasons in the NFL before announcing his release by the Patriots last March.
When The Bennetts Play Next season they would be another group of brothers on the Patriots list. Jason and Devin McCourty were part of the New England Super Bowl winning team this season, although Jason should be hired as an unrestricted free agent.
Michael Bennett could have a quick reunion with the Eagles as they are supposed to host the Patriots in the next season.
Bennett's takeover could soften the blow Patriots lose their defensive end Trey Flowers, who has bagged New England in every three of the past seasons, in his free will. According to NFL Next Gen Stats, Bennett had a total of 51 points in the past season to reach the 13th place in the NFL. Flowers led the Patriots with 45 pressures.
Bennett, 33, told Anderson that Patriots coach Bill Belichick loved his game.
Imprisoned for a reasonable salary for the upcoming season, the Eagles realized that there could be a market for Bennett given the lack of quality passers-by in free negotiation.
Trading Bennett also avoids potential headaches for the Eagles when it comes to quick distribution. Last week, Philadelphia signed a contract with Brandon Graham for three years. He will start against Derek Barnett, who was taken in October after a shoulder surgery in the injured reserve. Chris Long is still under contract, although he has not publicly committed to playing football in 2019.
Bennett had a limited role prior to Barnett's injury last year and was asked to rush from the right side of the line after spending much of his career on the left. He called his new role "a test of character" in early October, and although he made sure he put the team first in his comments, he was not shy about wanting to play more.
He had his wish on the track last season and made the most of it, 5.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss in the second half of the season.
Bennett is still facing charges of assaulting older people when he allegedly went onto the field to celebrate the Patriots – and win his brother's Super Bowl LI. Among the people he allegedly blew was a 66-year-old paraplegic woman.
The next court hearing is scheduled for March 27, according to court records. Bennett's lawyer has stated that his client will file a non-culpable petition when the lawsuit goes to court.
Bennett played for Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2009-2012), Seattle Seahawks (2013-2017), and Eagles (2013-2017). 2018). In his final year with the Buccaneers, he played under head coach Greg Schiano, who joined the Patriots in a top defense role in 2019.
Martellus Bennett played for the Dallas Cowboys (2008-2011), New York Giants (2012), Chicago Bears (2013-2015), Patriots (2016, # 17) and Green Bay Packers (2017) and overall 433 career receptions for 4,573 yards and 30 touchdowns. The 31-year-old also provided countless colorful soundbites, as his great personality was hard to miss where he played.