28-Year-Old Defensive End – Seattle Seahawks
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
The Seahawks signed Bennett in March in hopes of improving a pass rush that was insufficient last season. Bennett will play behind Red Bryant at left defensive end and likely won't see enough snaps to...
2013 ADP: –
Bye Week: 12
Michael Bennett Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $32 million deal in March of 2014.
Bennett agreed to a deal with the Seahawks on Monday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.
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Michael Bennett: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)"It's definitely a business," Bennett also noted. "People hate to say it's that, but it is what it is. I would love to play for the Seahawks, but they're going to have to want me back and the numbers are going to have to be right." Bennett is in line to be one of the top available defensive ends once free agency kicks in, after a season in which he notched a team-high 8.5 sacks for Seattle, while also recording 31 tackles.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Bennett led the Seahawks with 8.5 sacks during the regular season and continued his strong play throughout the playoffs, recording 1.5 more sacks and a pair of both fumbles forced and recovered. Coming off a Super Bowl victory, Bennett should fetch significant interest during free agency, but has made it known he would like to extend his time as a Seahawk beyond just last season. Speaking on his status as a free agent, Bennett said, "...I’m definitely a Seahawk and I definitely want to be here for the rest of my career.”
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Though he is currently listed atop the depth chart at Right DE, he will probably wind up as a backup eventually. Bennett can play DL or DE so he is a versatile player for the team as a backup.