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72 Michael Bennett DE
Height/Weight: 6-4/274 | Birthdate: 11/13/1985 | Birthplace: Avondale, LA, USA | Team: Seattle | College: Texas A&M | NFL Experience: 7 | Owned/Started%: 28/15
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Seahawks' Michael Bennett gets 2015 salary guaranteed


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(2/7/2015) Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett will receive his entire $6 million salary for the 2015 season after it became guaranteed Saturday, according to CBSSports.com's Joel Corry.

Bennett played in 16 games during the 2014 season and registered seven sacks.


Seahawks' Irvin fined $10K, Bennett fined $8K in Super Bowl scuffle


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(2/6/2015) The NFL has fined two Seahawks for striking Patriots players at the end of Super Bowl XLIX, which resulted in a 28-24 New England win.

Outside linebacker Bruce Irvin was fined $10,000 and defensive end Michael Bennett was fined $8,268, according to the Everett Herald.

Both players were involved in a scuffle as the Patriots attempted to run out the clock following Malcolm Butler's game-clinching interception. Patriots tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Michael Hoomanawanui were also involved and fined $8,268 apiece.


Seahawks release Thursday bye-week practice report


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/22/2015) The Seahawks released the practice report for Thursday's session, with safety Earl Thomas (shoulder), running back Marshawn Lynch (not injury related) and guard J.R. Sweezy (ankle) listed as did not participate for a second straight day.

The team listed four players as practicing in full, including defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury related), cornerback Richard Sherman (elbow), tackle Justin Britt (knee) and long snapper Clint Gresham (neck).

Seattle is a 1-point underdog against New England in Super Bowl XLIX.


Seahawks release Super Bowl bye-week practice report


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/21/2015) The Seahawks didn't take the practice field Wednesday during the team's bye week before Super Bowl XLIX, but they released a hypothetical Wednesday practice report, listing five players as DNP and two as going through a full practice.

Cornerback Richard Sherman, who sprained his elbow in the second half of Sunday's NFC Championship Game, is listed as a full participant along with tackle Justin Britt, putting the pair on track to be available for the title game.

Running back Marshawn Lynch and defensive end Michael Bennett would not have participated in practice due to non-injury-related reasons. Safety Earl Thomas (shoulder), guard J.R. Sweezy (ankle) and long snapper Clint Gresham (neck) would have joined them on the sidelines.

Seattle is a 1-point underdog for next Sunday's Super Bowl against New England.


Seahawks get full practice from all players Thursday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/15/2015) The Seahawks did not report any players as out, limited or did not participate on Thursday's practice report.

Seven players made the report, with all seven being listed as practicing in full. That group includes running back Marshawn Lynch (not injury related), tight end Tony Moeaki (calf), tackle Justin Britt (knee), center Max Unger (ankle), defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury related), defensive tackle Tony McDaniel (shoulder) and safety Jeron Johnson (elbow).

Seattle is a 7 1/2-point favorite at home against Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game Sunday.


Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch cleared to play on Saturday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/10/2015) As expected, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will play on Saturday against the Panthers.

Lynch was listed as probable due to a back injury, but was never expected to miss the game. He's been battling the injury throughout the whole season, but has not missed a game. 

The team will also have Michael Bennett, Demarcus Dobbs, Cooper Helfet, Jermaine Kearse, Byron Maxwell and Tharold Simon for the game. All six players were also listed as probable going into the contest. 


Seahawks relatively healthy for playoff opener


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/9/2015) The Seahawks have listed Jeron Johnson (elbow) out and tight end Tony Moeaki (calf) as questionable for Sunday's playoff opener against Carolina. The following players on Seattle's injury report were labeled as probable: Michael Bennett (not injury related), Demarcus Dobbs (ankle), Cooper Helfet (ribs), Jermaine Kearse (hamstring), Marshawn Lynch (back), Byron Maxwell (illness), Tharold Simon (shoulder) and Max Unger (knee, ankle).

Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch able to suit up Week 14


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/7/2014) Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will suit up Week 14 against the Eagles.

Lynch came into the game listed as probable with a back injury. He's been battling the issue the past few weeks, but always manages to play. 

The club will also have Michael Bennett and Byron Maxwell for the contest. Both players were listed as probable. Bennett has a toe injury. Maxwell is dealing with a shin issue. 


Seahawks list Marshawn Lynch as probable Sunday vs. Eagles


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12/5/2014) After participating fully in Friday’s practice, the Seahawks listed running back Marshawn Lynch (back) as probable for Sunday’s game at Philadelphia.

The Seahawks also listed Michael Bennett (toe) and Byron Maxwell (shin) as probable. Tight end Cooper Helfet (ankle) is listed as doubtful and cornerback Jeremy Lane (glute) is questionable. Only center Max Unger (knee/ankle) has been ruled out.


Six Seahawks probables cleared for Week 12 action


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/23/2014) Six Seahawks players listed as probable for Week 12's matchup with the Cardinals are active, including running back Marshawn Lynch (back), guard J.R. Sweezy (thigh), linebackers Bobby Wagner (toe) and Brock Coyle (glute), cornerback Byron Maxwell (calf) and defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury related).

Luke Willson, Jeremy Lane good to go Week 11


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/16/2014) Seahawks tight end Luke Willson and corner Jeremy Lane are both active Week 11 against the Chiefs.

Willson and Lane both came into the contest listed as questionable. Willson is dealing with an ankle injury. Lane has a groin injury. 

The team will also have all their probable players. Michael Bennett, Kam Chancellor, Cooper Helfet and Malcolm Smith will all be available for the game. 


Chancellor, Malcolm Smith among Seahawks probables Week 11


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/14/2014) The Seahawks have listed 11 players on its final injury report for Week 11 against the Chiefs. Bobby Wagner (toe) was the only player ruled out for Sunday. The team listed James Carpenter (ankle), Brock Coyle (glute) and Marcus Burley (hamstring) as doubtful.

Meanwhile, Marshawn Lynch (calf, rib), Jeremy Lane (groin) and Luke Willson (ankle) were deemed questionable. Kam Chancellor (groin), Michael Bennett (rest), Cooper Helfet (knee) and Malcolm Smith (groin) were all labeled probable.


Marshawn Lynch, Doug Baldwin will be active Week 10


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/9/2014) Seahawks offensive stars Marshawn Lynch and Doug Baldwin are active Week 10 against the Giants.

Both players came into the game listed as probable. Lynch is dealing with a calf injury. Baldwin has a groin issue. The team will also have Michael Bennett, Jordan Hill, Russell Okung, O'Brien Schofield and Max Unger. All five players were also listed as probable coming into the contest.

Marcus Burley and Byron Maxwell should play as well. They were both listed as questionable. Burley is dealing with a hamstring injury, Maxwell has a calf issue. 

Guard Stephen Schilling is the only doubtful player who is active for the game.


Seahawks unveil lengthy injury list for Week 10


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) The Seahawks have ruled out Zach Miller (ankle) and Bobby Wagner (toe) for Week 10 against the Giants. James Carpenter (ankle), Stephen Schilling (knee), Kam Chancellor (groin) and Malcolm Smith (groin) all missed practice Friday and were deemed doubtful for Sunday.

Marcus Burley (hamstring) was a limited participant in practice, while Byron Maxwell (calf) was a full participant Friday. Both were deemed questionable.

The following players were labeled probable: Russell Okung (calf), Doug Baldwin (groin), Max Unger (rest), O'Brien Schofield (head), Michael Bennett (toe), Marshawn Lynch (calf) and Jordan Hill (ankle).


Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman good to go for Seahawks


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/2/2014) Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and corner Richard Sherman are active Week 9 against the Raiders.

Both players came into the contest listed as probable, and were always expected to play. The team will also have Michael Bennett, James Carpenter, Tharold Simon and Bryan Walters. All four players were also listed as probable. 


Seahawks list six probables for Sunday game


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10/31/2014) Six Seahawks have been deemed probable for the Sunday game against Oakland, including featured back Marshawn Lynch (not injury related) and standout cornerback Richard Sherman (back). The others are defensive end Michael Bennett (toe), guard James Carpenter (back), cornerback Tharold Simon (knee) and wideout Bryan Walters (concussion).

Seahawks to have their probables Week 8


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/26/2014) The Seahawks will have their probable players Week 8 against the Panthers.

Michael Bennett, Kam Chancellor, Marshawn Lynch, Tharold Simon, Robert Turbin, Kevin Williams and Luke Willson are all active for the contest. Bennett is dealing with a toe injury. Chancellor has an ankle issue. 


Seahawks injury report for Sunday designates seven as out


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10/24/2014) The lengthy injury report released by the Seahawks on Friday for the Sunday game at Carolina has only ruled-out players and probables.

There are no surprises in either designation. All those who are out did not practice this week. That group consists of fullback Derrick Coleman (foot), defensive tackle Jordan Hill (ankle), cornerback Byron Maxwell (calf), tight end Zach Miller (ankle), center Max Unger (foot), linebacker Bobby Wagner (toe) and wideout Bryan Walters (concussion).

The probables are defensive end Michael Bennett (toe), strong safety Kam Chancellor (ankle), cornerback Tharold Simon (ankle), running back Robert Turbin (shoulder) and tight end Luke Willson (groin).


Pete Carroll confident Seahawks will improve pass rush


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/23/2014) The Seahawks have totaled just seven sacks through their first six games. Though, coach Pete Carroll remains confident in the defense, especially pass rushers Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett, who have combined for no sacks in the last four games.

"These guys have rushed really hard and been very aggressive," Carroll said of his starting defensive ends, per ESPN. "I’ve looked at every one of their rushes and situations and I think we’re going to count on those guys to continue to do what they’re doing and try to help around them."

Carroll said the team will try to make changes to improve the pass rush.

"We’ve got to get Mike active inside and get him to be the disruptor that he can be," Carroll said, hinting they might use Bennett on more snaps as a defensive tackle. "We need to help him with some stuff there, some stuff scheme-wise we’ll tweak here and there. Those guys are bringing it. In my mind it’s going to happen and we’ll just keep working until it does because we know it’s there."


Seahawks list lengthy injury report for Week 7 against St. Louis


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/17/2014) The Seahawks will be without the services of defensive tackle Jordan Hill (ankle), cornerback Byron Maxwell (calf), linebacker Bobby Wagner (toe), defensive end Cassius Marsh (foot), center Max Unger (foot) and tight end Zach Miller (ankle) in Week 7 at St. Louis. All six players were ruled out for Sunday's game.

Tight end Luke Willson (groin) was listed as questionable and is expected to be a game-time decision, coach Pete Carroll said.

Meanwhile, running back Marshawn Lynch (not injury related), offensive tackle Alvin Bailey (oblique), cornerback Tharold Simon (knee), defensive tackle Brandon Mebane (not injury related) and defensive end Michael Bennett (not injury related) were all ruled probable against the Rams.


Michael Bennett stays with Seahawks in four-year deal


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) The Seahawks re-signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a four-year, $34 million contract, reports Pro Football Talk. Bennett will receive $16 million guaranteed.

Bennett had 10 sacks in the regular season and playoffs last year for the Super Bowl champs. Seattle edged out the Bears to retain him.


Report: Seahawks offering Michael Bennett $8M annually


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) The Seahawks offered free agent defensive end Michael Bennett a four-year deal averaging $8 million annually, reports NFL Network. The Bears are believed to be offering $8.5 million per year.

Bennett played last season in Seattle on a one-year, $5 million deal.


Seahawks now favored to keep Michael Bennett


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) The Bears are making a strong bid to land free agent defensive end Michael Bennett, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Seahawks "have emerged as the favorites" to keep him. Bennett made a huge impact last season for the Super Bowl champs, getting 8.5 sacks in the regular season and 1.5 more in the postseason.

Michael Bennett wants to 'leave it suspenseful'


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) As speculation increases that free agent defensive end Michael Bennett will sign with the Bears, Bennett gave no strong hints in an interview on NFL Network. "You've just got to stay tuned, man, like a suspenseful movie," he said. "I've got to leave it suspenseful right now."

Bennett's brother, Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, continues to lobby for a family reunion in Chicago.

Michael Bennett had 8.5 sacks playing on a one-year deal with the Seahawks last season. His arrival in Chicago could clear the way for Julius Peppers' release.


Bears focused on Michael Bennett


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/9/2014) The Bears are focused on landing defensive end Michael Bennett in free agency, reports the Chicago Tribune. He's the older brother of Bears tight end Martellus Bennett.

Michael Bennett recorded 8.5 sacks for the Seahawks last season and has said he'd like to return to Seattle. But the sides have not struck a deal, allowing Bennett to test the market.