Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

Ex-Packer Martellus Bennett heads back to New England Patriots

Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett celebrates after making a pass reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday Oct. 22 2017 in Green Bay Wis Packers waive tight end Martellus Bennett in stunning move
Damon Campbell | 10 November, 2017, 01:11

The New England Patriots have claimed Martellus Bennett off waivers on Thursday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. It ended a tumultuous stay in Green Bay for Bennett, who signed a three-year, $21 million deal with the Packers as a free agent in March. Bennett played an integral role last season in filling in for All-Pro Rob Gronkowski, who missed most of the year with a back injury. He did not play in the 30-17 loss on Monday to the Detroit Lions.

The addition of Bennett is bad news for Denver, a team that has struggled to cover tight ends this season (and over the last three seasons).

Green Bay waived him with the designation of failure to disclose a medical condition, which they hope will help them recoup the remaining $4.2 million on his signing bonus.

He owns career totals of 427 catches, 4520 yards and 30 touchdowns.

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"After conversations with my family I'm pretty sure these next eight games will be the conclusion of my National Football League career", he wrote.

The injury would have kept him out of Sunday's game at Chicago, which is where Bennett calls home after spending the 2013 through 2015 seasons with the Bears. These next games are for you.

NFL.com also reported that Bennett openly hinted on Instagram last month that he was seriously considering retirement at the end of the season. In seven games with the Packers, all starts, he had 24 receptions on 38 targets for 233 yards and no touchdowns.

Fellow tight ends Lance Kendricks and Richard Rodgers will be in line for additional snaps with the absence of Bennett. Allen has yet to catch a pass this season.

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