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Martellus Bennett

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Height: 
6-6

Weight:

275

Age

30
Texas A&M
11 Years Pro

2017 Season

  • rec6
  • yds53
  • avg8.8
  • tds0
stats

2017 Season

  • rec24
  • yds233
  • avg9.7
  • tds0
stats

Martellus Bennett was claimed off waivers from Green Bay and awarded to New England on Nov. 9, 2017 ... Originally drafted by Dallas in the second round (61st overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft ...

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Martellus Bennett was claimed off waivers from Green Bay and awarded to New England on Nov. 9, 2017 ... Originally drafted by Dallas in the second round (61st overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft ... Signed by N.Y. Giants as an unrestricted free agent from Dallas (3/14/12) ... Signed by Chicago as an unrestricted free agent from N.Y. Giants (3/12/13) ... Acquired by New England from Chicago along with a 2016 sixth-round draft selection (204th overall) in a trade in exchange for a 2016 fourthround draft selection (127th overall) (3/17/16) ... Signed by Green Bay as an unrestricted free agent from New England (3/10/17) ... Released by Green Bay (11/8/17)

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (2/0 - New England)

  • Saw limited snaps at tight end but was an immediate  contributor bringing in three catches for 38 yards, including a season-long 27-yard catch after rejoining the team two days prior to the victory at Denver (11/12).
  • Contributed as a reserve tight end and caught three passes for 15 yards total in the 33-8 victory at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.
  • Missed the victory vs. Miami (11/26) due to injury.
  • Was placed on Injured Reserve on Nov. 27.

2017 (7/7 - Green Bay)

  • Started the first seven games of the season for Green Bay and totaled 24 receptions for 233 yards before being released on Nov. 8, 2017.

2016 (16/12, 3/3)

  • Played in all 16 regular-season games with 12 starts and recorded 55 receptions for 701 yards and a careerhigh seven touchdowns. Also rushed twice for 10 yards.
  • Started all three playoff games and posted 11 receptions for 98 yards.
  • Caught three passes for 14 yards after making the start at tight end in the win at Arizona (9/11) in his Patriots debut.
  • Went over 100 yards receiving for the third time in his NFL carrer after finishing with five receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown in the win vs. Miami (9/18).
  • Surpassed 100 receiving yards for the fourth time in his career and for the second time in 2016 after finishing with five receptions for 109 yards vs. Buffalo (10/2). Also set a career long when he caught a 58-yard pass from QB Jacoby Brissett in the second quarter.
  • Had his first three-touchdown day and the third NFL multi-touchdown game of his career in the win at Cleveland (10/9). Finished the game with a team-high six receptions for 67 yards.
  • Set a single-season best with his third 100-yard game of the 2016 season after finishing with 102 yards on seven receptions vs. Seattle (11/13).
  • Caught a two-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady on the game's opening drive for his seventh score of the year to set a single-season career best in the win at Miami (1/1). Finished the game with three receptions for a total of 33 yards.
  • Caught five passes for 62 yards in the Super Bowl LI win vs. Atlanta (2/5), including a 25-yard reception on third down in the fourth quarter to keep the Patriots drive alive that  eventually lead to a field goal to help spark the late-game comeback.

2015 (11/11 - Chicago Bears)

  • Started all 11 games he played in and posted 53 receptions for 439 yards (8.3 avg.) and three touchdowns.
  • Missed the final four games of the season after being placed on Injured Reserve on Dec. 8 with a rib injury.
  • Was inactive at Green Bay (11/26) due to injury.
  • Registered a season-high 11 receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown vs. Oakland (10/4).

2014 (16/15 - Chicago Bears) 

  • Earned first Pro Bowl selection after setting single-season franchise record for receptions by a tight end (90), while ranking second in Bears annals for receiving yards by a TE (916)... Added career-high 6 TD receptions... Finished first among NFL tight ends in receptions, third in receiving yards and tied for seventh in TD catches... 478 yards after the catch were third amongst NFL TEs and his 6 receptions of 25+ yards, tied for third at that position... Appeared in all 16 contests for third-straight season and fifth time overall, starting every game but Week 2 at San Francisco. 

2013 (16/15 - Chicago Bears)

  • Hauled in 65 receptions for 759 receiving yards (11.7 ypc) and 5 touchdown catches in first season with the Bears... Caught game-winning 10-yard TD with 10 seconds remaining in Week 2 vs. MIN (9/15)... Appeared in all 16 contests, starting each game but Game 6 vs. NYG (10/10). 

2012 (16/16 - New York Giants) 

  • Started all 16 games for the Giants, hauling in 55 receptions for 626 receiving yards (11.4 ypc) and 5 TD catches... 5 receptions of 25-plus yards were tied for sixth in the NFL among tight ends.

2011 (14/7 - Dallas Cowboys) 

  • Played in 14 games with 7 starts for Dallas... Grabbed 17 catches for 144 yards.

2010 (16/11 - Dallas Cowboys) 

  • Appeared in all 16 contests for Dallas with 11 starts... Collected 33 receptions for 260 yards.

2009 (14/6, 2/1 - Dallas Cowboys) 

  • Started 6 of 14 contests played during the regular season for the Cowboys... Gathered 15 receptions for 159 yards... Missed 2 games: vs. SD (12/13) and at NO (12/19) due to concussion suffered at NYG (12/6)... Appeared in both postseason contests for Dallas, starting 1, hauling in 3 receptions for 27 yards.

2008 (16/7 - Dallas Cowboys)

  • During rookie season in Dallas, appeared in all 16 games with 7 starts, recording 20 receptions for 283 yards with 4 TDs... Made NFL debut at CLE (9/7)... Started first career contest vs. PHI (9/15).  

COLLEGE

  • Finished Texas A&M career with 105 receptions, 1,246 yards receiving and 10 touchdowns. 
  • Established a school record with at least one reception in 29 consecutive games.
  • Lettered twice for the Texas A&M basketball team, appearing in 26 games as a reserve forward.

EXTRA POINTS

  • Martellus' older brother, Michael, plays defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks. Bennett is one of four New England Patriots with a brother that is an active player in the NFL

PERSONAL

  • Attended Alief High School in Taylor, Texas, where he was a three-year starter at tight end.
  • Was a consensus prep All-America selection, a two-time all-district and all-greater Houston choice. Earned first-team Class 5A all-state honors from the TSWA as a senior in 2004.
  • Also played basketball, picking up all-greater Houston accolades as a senior.
  • Older brother, Michael, plays for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Married to wife, Siggi and the couple has a daughter.
  • Majored in communications at Texas A&M.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2017GB77242339.7330-------
2017NE206538.8270-------
2016NE16125570112.7587210560--
2015CHI1111534398.3243-----20
2014CHI16159091610.2376-------
2013CHI16156575911.7435-----11
2012NYG16165562611.4335-------
2011DAL147171448.5150-------
2010DAL1611332607.9320-----10
2009DAL1461515910.6210-------
2008DAL1672028314.2374-------
TOTAL4334,57310.6583021056041

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
17@DETL 11-35
16MINL 0-16
15@CARL 24-31
14@CLEW 27-21
13TBW 26-20
12@PITL 28-31
11BALL 0-23
10@CHIW 23-16
9DETL 17-30------------
7NOL 17-262178.5120-------
6@MINL 10-2322211140-------
5@DALW 35-3135317.7330-------
4CHIW 35-146396.5260-------
3CINW 27-24312460-------
2@ATLL 23-345479.4180-------
1SEAW 17-934314.3260-------

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2017GB7242339.733.333030100
2017NE26538.826.52701010
2016NE165570112.743.8587101310
2015CHI11534398.339.924350242
2014CHI169091610.257.3376110430
2013CHI166575911.747.4435111401
2012NYG165562611.439.133570350
2011DAL14171448.510.31500070
2010DAL16332607.916.332010121
2009DAL141515910.611.42101080
2008DAL162028314.217.737460120
TOTAL 1444334,57310.631.858305622234

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2017GB7------------
2017NE2------------
2016NE1620.11050.6060-000
2015CHI11------------
2014CHI16------------
2013CHI16------------
2012NYG16------------
2011DAL14------------
2010DAL16------------
2009DAL14------------
2008DAL16------------
TOTAL 144201050.1060-000

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2017GB7---------
2017NE2---------
2016NE16---------
2015CHI11---------
2014CHI16---------
2013CHI16---------
2012NYG16113131300000
2011DAL14---------
2010DAL16---------
2009DAL14---------
2008DAL16---------
TOTAL 144113131300000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017GB7-----------
2017NE2-----------
2016NE16-------0---
2015CHI1120-----0000
2014CHI16-------0---
2013CHI1611-----0000
2012NYG16-------0---
2011DAL14-----------
2010DAL1610-1-5--000
2009DAL14-----------
2008DAL16-------0---
TOTAL 14441-10500000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017GB70----------
2017NE20----------
2016NE160---0------
2015CHI11220000-----
2014CHI16110000-----
2013CHI16110000-----
2012NYG16330000-----
2011DAL144400-0-----
2010DAL161100-0-----
2009DAL140----------
2008DAL16220000-----
TOTAL 14414140000000-0

preseason

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
108/10/2017@GB-11113-130-------
208/19/2017@WAS-1113-31-------
308/26/2017@DEN-1117-70-------
408/31/2017@GB-00------------
TOTAL

regular season

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
109/10/2017@GB-11343-260-------
209/17/2017@ATL-11547-180-------
309/24/2017@GB-11312-60-------
409/28/2017@GB-11639-260-------
510/08/2017@DAL-11353-330-------
610/15/2017@MIN-11222-140-------
710/22/2017@GB-11217-120-------
911/06/2017@GB-00------------
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-1610338-270-------
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-810315-60-------
1211/26/2017MIAW 17-3500------------
TOTAL 9730286-33000-0000

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Atlanta Falcons15479.4182-000
Chicago Bears16396.5261-010
Cincinnati Bengals1312461-000
Dallas Cowboys135317.7332-010
Detroit Lions0---------
Minnesota Vikings122211141-000
New Orleans Saints12178.5121-000
Seattle Seahawks134314.3262-010
Denver Broncos133812.7271-010
Miami Dolphins0---------
Oakland Raiders1315560-000

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division51617210.8338-020
vs AFC Teams1312461-000
vs NFC Teams62122110.5339-030
vs Own Division28617.6262-010
Outside Own Division26538.8271-010
vs AFC Teams26538.8271-010
vs Own Division0---------

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
November0---------
October379213.1334-010
September4171418.3266-020
November26538.8271-010

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
AT&T Stadium135317.7332-010
Lambeau Field4141117.9265-020
Mercedes-Benz Stadium15479.4182-000
U.S. Bank Stadium122211141-000
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)1315560-000
Gillette Stadium0---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High133812.7271-010

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses39869.6184-000
Wins4151479.8336-030
Wins26538.8271-010

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays0---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)16396.5261-010
Sundays61819410.8339-020
Sundays26538.8271-010

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Grass4141117.9265-020
Turf31012212.2335-010
Grass26538.8271-010
Turf0---------

Receiving splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Home Games4141117.9265-020
Road Games31012212.2335-010
Home Games0---------
Road Games26538.8271-010

Receiving splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Ahead7446.3261-010
Ahead by 1-8 Points23115.5261-010
Ahead by 9-16 Points39370-000
Behind1313110.1336-010
Behind by 1-8 Points4317.8142-000
Behind by 9-16 Points57114.2333-010
Tied45814.5263-010
Ahead5499.8271-010
Ahead by 1-8 Points33712.3271-010
Tied14440-000

Receiving splits - HALF

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Half66310.5263-010
2nd Half181709.4337-020
Last Two Minutes of Half45213184-000
1st Half44110.3271-010
2nd Half212660-000

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line20-00-000
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line77610.9264-010
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line4287181-000
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line1112911.7335-020
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line3175.760-000
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line33612271-010

Receiving splits - QUARTERS

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Quarter23417261-010
2nd Quarter4297.3122-000
3rd Quarter10686.8331-010
4th Quarter810212.8266-010
4th Quarter within 73258.3142-000
1st Quarter33612271-010
2nd Quarter15550-000
3rd Quarter16660-000
4th Quarter16660-000

Receiving splits - MARGIN

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Margin 0-7266510.8333-010
Margin 15+16396.5261-010
Margin 8-1441212910.8266-010
Margin 15+26538.8271-010