Martellus Bennett, TE

  • 6'6"
  • 275
  • 31
  • 11 years
  • Texas A&M
  • 2008 R2 O, None
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 25+ Yd TDs 50+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2008 DAL 16 27 27 20 283 14.2 4 0 0 0 0 283 4 0 1 4
2009 DAL 14 30 30 15 159 10.6 0 0 0 0 0 159 0 0 0 0
2010 DAL 16 48 48 33 260 7.9 0 0 0 0 0 260 0 0 0 0
2011 DAL 14 26 26 17 144 8.5 0 0 0 0 0 144 0 0 0 0
2012 NYG 16 90 90 55 626 11.4 5 0 0 0 0 626 5 0 4 5
2013 CHI 16 94 94 65 759 11.7 5 0 0 0 1 759 5 0 7 4
2014 CHI 16 128 128 90 916 10.2 6 0 0 0 0 916 6 0 9 5
2015 CHI 11 80 80 53 439 8.3 3 0 0 0 0 439 3 0 4 3
2016 NE 16 75 73 55 701 12.7 7 2 10 0 0 711 7 0 5 5
2017 GB 9 6 6 6 53 8.8 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 1 0
  Avg 14 60 60 41 434 10.4 3 0 1 0 0 435 5 0 3 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 8/22/2018 9:08am ET

    Chicago Bears TE Trey Burton could challenge the record for receiving yards (916) by a tight end, which TE Martellus Bennett set in 2014, in the opinion of beat writer Brad Biggs.

    Huddle Up: Burton is one of those guys that pops in the midrange TE1 area. If you're in a draft, you might have to be aggressive to grab him.

  • Posted: 3/8/2018 12:56pm ET

    Free-agent TE Martellus Bennett (Patriots) likely will not be an option for the Miami Dolphins this offseason.

    Huddle Up: Bennett dealt with injuries last season but may still be able to find a starting job during free agency. He is a solid pass catcher when he is healthy and could be at least a No. 2 fantasy tight end in 2018.

  • Posted: 3/7/2018 1:13pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett is being released Wednesday, March 7, according to a source. Bennett would have been a salary cap hit of nearly $6.2 million.

    Huddle Up: There will be a market for Bennett. He can produce as a TE1 if he's in the right situation, but he turns 31 years old in three days and may be over the hill.

  • Posted: 2/23/2018 7:47am ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett wants to continue playing, and he's due a $2 million roster bonus March 14. His cap hit would be $6.2 million.

    Huddle Up: Bennett is little more than a bye-week replacement or a matchup play in fantasy.

  • Posted: 2/9/2018 11:25am ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett is scheduled to receive a $2 million roster bonus March 14. The team would save $6.2 million in salary cap space if they release Bennett.

    Huddle Up: Bennett's future with the team may depend on what Rob Gronkowski decides regarding retirement. Bennett is a solid tight end when he is healthy and could start for a team in 2018 if he becomes a free agent. He can be at least a No. 2 fantasy tight end and could be a starter depending on his role.

  • Posted: 11/27/2017 2:03pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder, hamstring) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Nov. 27, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Bennett's weird and whacky season has finally ceased. This won't have much of an impact on the fantasy landscape in New England. Rob Gronkwoski will continue to get his and is the No. 1 fantasy tight end as long as he's healthy.

  • Posted: 11/26/2017 5:57am ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder, hamstring) will not play in Week 12's game against the Miami Dolphins.

    Huddle Up: Bennett was listed as doubtful on the injury report after being held out of the team's two most recent practice sessions during the week, so his deactivation comes as no surprise. When healthy, he should be considered a TE2 in deeper fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/24/2017 1:37pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring, shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 24, and is listed as doubtful for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Bennett has been dealing with injuries for the last several weeks and could receive at least one week off. Owners in all leagues should avoid Bennett even if he plays.

  • Posted: 11/23/2017 1:22pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring, shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 23.

    Huddle Up: Bennett probably will be active for the game even though he is not participating in practice, but owners should monitor the situation. He has recorded six catches for 53 yards in two games since returning to the Patriots and probably should be avoided in most leagues.

  • Posted: 11/19/2017 12:28pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring, shoulder) is officially active for the team's Week 11 game.

    Huddle Up: Bennett caught three passes for 38 yards in his first game back with the Patriots last week and probably will see limited targets again this week. He should be considered a No. 2 tight end in most leagues.

  • Posted: 11/17/2017 2:22pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder, hamstring) was limited in practice on Friday, Nov. 17, and is considered questionable for Week 11 against the Oakland Raiders.

    Huddle Up: Bennett was able to play last week in his return to the team despite his shoulder injury. Look for the team's No. 2 tight end to be in action. However, he is only worth a look in deeper fantasy formats as long as Rob Gronkowski is healthy.

  • Posted: 11/16/2017 4:52pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring, shoulder) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Nov. 16.

    Huddle Up: In his first game since re-joining the Patriots, Bennett managed to catch all three of his targets for 38 yards, but that's about the most you can expect from the 30-year-old with Gronk around. Thus, Bennett is simply a TE2 that is more of a dart toss than anything else.

  • Posted: 11/15/2017 5:06pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (hamstring, shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 15.

    Huddle Up: Bennett likely will continue to play despite his shoulder injury and could see a decent amount of targets against the Oakland Raiders. Owners in most leagues should consider Bennett a No. 2 fantasy tight end and can keep him on the bench this week.

  • Posted: 11/12/2017 9:14am ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) is expected to play against the Denver Broncos in Week 10, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Bennett joined the team earlier this week but is familiar with the offense since he played for the Patriots last season. It is not known how many targets he will receive during the game, so owners may want to see his role before considering him a starting option.

  • Posted: 11/10/2017 4:23pm ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) plans to travel with the team for their Week 9 game against the Denver Broncos but his status for the game remains uncertain.

    Huddle Up: Bennett is listed as questionable for the game because of his shoulder injury, so owners should check the inactive list for a final decision. He should be familiar with the offense since he played for the Patriots last season. Owners probably should avoid him since he is may be limited.

  • Posted: 11/10/2017 8:28am ET

    New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) is at practice Friday, Nov. 10, which means he passed his physical.

    Huddle Up: Bennett reportedly has a torn rotator cuff he'll attempt to play through. He's not a good fantasy option against the Denver Broncos.

  • Posted: 11/10/2017 5:08am ET

    Updating previous reports, New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) was cut by the Green Bay Packers because of a torn rotator cuff, according to sources. He could try to play through it or could land on Injured Reserve.

    Huddle Up: Bennett is a TE2 in fantasy, and he's probably not worth picking up now with the possibility of him playing up in the air.

  • Posted: 11/9/2017 1:33pm ET

    Former Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots Thursday, Nov. 9, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Bennett played well for the Patriots last season and should enter the lineup once he is fully healthy. He should receive some targets during game but will be splitting the targets with several other pass catchers. He can be owned in most leagues but should be seen as a No. 2 tight end most weeks.

  • Posted: 11/8/2017 4:37pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett was released with a failure to disclose a medical condition designation.

    Huddle Up: Lance Kendricks and Richard Rodgers will each receive playing time on offense with Bennett released, but neither should be owned in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/8/2017 2:23pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett was cut Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: As was said in a previous tip, Bennett has been nearly invisible on the Packers this year. With Bennett gone, Lance Kendricks and Richard Rodgers figure to form a committee at the position. Neither have much fantasy relevance going forward.

  • Posted: 11/8/2017 12:41pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) was sidelined during practice Wednesday, Nov. 8.

    Huddle Up: Bennett has largely been a non-factor for the Packers this season, even when Aaron Rodgers was playing. He has exceeded 50 yards in a game just once and has yet to score. Bennett can be avoided altogether.

  • Posted: 11/4/2017 12:55pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) did not participate in practice Saturday, Nov. 4, and is listed as doubtful for Week 9.

    Huddle Up: Bennett likely will sit out at least one week, so owners should keep an eye on the situation. Lance Kendricks and Richard Rodgers will see more playing time but both should be avoided in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/3/2017 2:10pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 3.

    Huddle Up: Bennett's status for Week 9 is uncertain at this point, so owners should keep an eye on the situation. He has not been a big factor in the passing game this season and has seen his value drop with Brett Hundley as the starting quarterback. Owners should consider using other tight end in their lineups even if Bennett is active for the game.

  • Posted: 11/2/2017 2:41pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 2.

    Huddle Up: Owners should check later in the week to see if Bennett is in any danger of missing Week 9. He has recorded at least 50 receiving yards in only one game this season and could be benched if owners have better options at the position.

  • Posted: 10/28/2017 6:24pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett announced on social media Saturday, Oct. 28, that he will likely retire after the 2017 season.

    Huddle Up: Bennett was having a lackluster campaign even before the injury to Aaron Rodgers. If this is his last season, he will spend it as a TE2.

  • Posted: 10/22/2017 3:04pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett caught two passes for 17 yards against the New Orleans Saints in Week 7.

    Huddle Up: Bennett's fantasy value will take a hit with Brett Hundley as the new quarterback, but he should be able to post better numbers in the upcoming weeks. Owners probably should consider him a No. 2 fantasy tight end at this point.

  • Posted: 10/15/2017 4:00pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett posted two catches for 22 yards on four targets in the Week 6 loss against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Huddle Up: Bennett's fantasy value takes a hit with Aaron Rodgers checking out of the game early due to a collarbone injury. As long as Rodgers is out and Brett Hundley is starting, all pass catches in Green Bay take a fantasy hit.

  • Posted: 10/3/2017 9:03am ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett will likely be more involved in the offense earlier in games moving forward, according to quarterback Aaron Rodgers. 'We?ve got to get Marty involved early. He?s a talented player for us, and we?ve got to continue to find ways to get him going. We just have to keep finding ways to get him involved early in the game. He?s a dynamic player for us,' Rodgers said.

    Huddle Up: Although this kind of realization means the team realizes one of its top players isn't getting the ball enough, fantasy owners have to like the fact Rodgers acknowledges it. It's not like Bennett hasn't been involved - his 17 catches through four games are tied for seventh among all tight ends - but he has only one first-quarter catch and four first-half receptions all season. Don't be surprised if Bennett gets rolling a bit earlier in Week 5 versus the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Posted: 9/28/2017 11:05pm ET

    Green Bay Packers TE Martellus Bennett collected six receptions (on seven targeted passes) for 39 yards in the team's Thursday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears.

    Huddle Up: Twenty-six of Bennett's 39 yards came on one play, meaning his other five catches covered just 13 yards. Bennett has worked almost exclusively underneath thus far, but his 28 targets (seven per game) suggest better days are ahead.

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 SEA 6 3 43 0
2 @ATL 11 5 47 0
3 CIN 4 3 12 0
4 CHI 7 6 39 0
5 @DAL 3 3 53 0
6 @MIN 4 2 22 0
7 NO 3 2 17 0
10 @DEN 3 3 38 0
11 @OAK 3 3 15 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @ARI 5 3 14 0
2 MIA 6 5 114 1
3 HOU 3 2 10 0
4 BUF 6 5 109 0
5 @CLE 8 6 67 3
6 CIN 5 5 48 0
7 @PIT 2 1 5 0
8 @BUF 5 4 35 0
10 SEA 7 7 102 0
11 @SF 2 1 14 0
12 @NYJ 5 3 22 0
13 LAR 4 2 4 0
14 BAL 4 4 70 1
15 @DEN 4 2 35 0
16 NYJ 2 2 19 1
17 @MIA 5 3 33 1
P2 HOU 4 1 4 0
P3 PIT 5 5 32 0
P4 @ATL 6 5 62 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 GB 7 5 55 1
2 ARI 6 4 48 0
3 @SEA 5 4 15 0
4 OAK 13 11 83 1
5 @KC 11 4 32 0
6 @DET 11 6 59 0
8 MIN 5 3 32 0
9 @LAC 9 8 57 1
10 @LAR 3 3 18 0
11 DEN 6 2 26 0
13 SF 4 3 14 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 BUF 10 8 70 1
2 @SF 8 7 37 1
3 @NYJ 8 5 54 2
4 GB 11 9 134 0
5 @CAR 5 3 17 0
6 @ATL 8 4 52 0
7 MIA 8 5 58 0
8 @NE 7 6 95 1
10 @GB 6 2 45 0
11 MIN 4 4 29 0
12 TB 7 4 37 0
13 @DET 11 8 109 0
14 DAL 15 12 84 1
15 NO 6 4 36 0
16 DET 3 1 0 0
17 @MIN 11 8 59 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 CIN 6 3 49 1
2 MIN 9 7 76 2
3 @PIT 5 2 10 0
4 @DET 12 8 90 0
5 NO 5 5 56 0
6 NYG 7 6 68 0
7 @WAS 3 1 7 1
9 @GB 8 4 36 0
10 DET 6 4 29 0
11 BAL 2 2 48 0
12 @LAR 5 4 62 1
13 @MIN 5 2 14 0
14 DAL 6 5 43 0
15 @CLE 6 6 71 0
16 @PHI 8 5 85 0
17 GB 1 1 15 0

2012 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 DAL 6 4 40 1
2 TB 10 5 72 1
3 @CAR 7 6 73 1
4 @PHI 3 1 2 0
5 CLE 4 3 30 0
6 @SF 2 1 9 0
7 WAS 7 5 79 0
8 @DAL 6 4 29 0
9 PIT 4 3 40 0
10 @CIN 9 4 37 0
12 GB 3 3 44 0
13 @WAS 7 5 82 1
14 NO 8 5 32 1
15 @ATL 2 1 15 0
16 @BAL 7 4 27 0
17 PHI 5 1 15 0

2011 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
2 @SF 0 0 0 0
3 WAS 3 1 6 0
4 DET 3 2 22 0
6 @NE 3 2 13 0
7 LAR 0 0 0 0
8 @PHI 1 0 0 0
9 SEA 0 0 0 0
10 BUF 1 1 8 0
11 @WAS 3 3 31 0
12 MIA 2 1 8 0
13 @ARI 0 0 0 0
15 @TB 3 3 23 0
16 PHI 6 3 28 0
17 @NYG 1 1 5 0

2010 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @WAS 2 1 7 0
2 CHI 8 7 45 0
3 @HOU 4 3 26 0
5 TEN 5 2 19 0
6 @MIN 1 0 0 0
7 NYG 1 1 5 0
8 JAC 1 0 0 0
9 @GB 3 3 20 0
10 @NYG 2 1 32 0
11 DET 0 0 0 0
12 NO 3 2 17 0
13 @IND 3 3 24 0
14 PHI 5 4 30 0
15 WAS 2 1 2 0
16 @ARI 5 3 22 0
17 @PHI 3 2 11 0

2009 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @TB 2 1 13 0
2 NYG 4 1 11 0
3 CAR 3 1 3 0
4 @DEN 1 1 13 0
5 @KC 1 0 0 0
7 ATL 3 3 32 0
8 SEA 3 2 18 0
9 @PHI 2 0 0 0
10 @GB 2 1 6 0
11 WAS 3 3 43 0
12 OAK 0 0 0 0
13 @NYG 3 2 20 0
16 @WAS 2 0 0 0
17 PHI 1 0 0 0
P1 PHI 0 0 0 0
P2 @MIN 4 3 27 0

2008 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @CLE 0 0 0 0
2 PHI 3 1 20 0
3 @GB 2 1 37 0
4 WAS 1 1 0 0
5 CIN 1 0 0 0
6 @ARI 1 0 0 0
7 @LAR 2 2 67 1
8 TB 3 3 21 0
9 @NYG 4 3 36 0
11 @WAS 1 1 25 1
12 SF 1 1 1 1
13 SEA 2 2 35 1
14 @PIT 2 2 19 0
15 NYG 1 1 8 0
16 BAL 0 0 0 0
17 @PHI 3 2 14 0

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