Bears may be trying to trade E. Bennett

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by ChiCityBears, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    JustAnotherBearsFan99 Assistant Head Coach
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    May 21, 2012
    Messages:
    11,453
    Likes Received:
    3,385
    Ratings:
    +4,025 / 4 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    3,400ß
    Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement!
    I'm fine dealing Bennett, and you can criticize him being injured.

    But never question his hands.

    Over a three year period Bennett led the entire NFL by having the BEST hands. He is a "money player" for catching passes - including the tough catches. Sure, every player drops some, just like QB's don't complete every pass. But Bennett is as sure-handed as WR's get in this league. And he's always had a solid chemistry with Cutler, going back to his Vanderbilt days where in Jay's senior year, about 1/3 of their passing game yardage went through a freshman, Earl Bennett.

     
    #21
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2013
    • Like Like x 1
  2. Henry Burris

    Henry Burris Head Coach

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2007
    Messages:
    19,883
    Likes Received:
    2,488
    Ratings:
    +2,764 / 8 / -10
    ßearz ßuckz:
    875ß
    #22
  3. Mr. Deliverance

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    700
    Likes Received:
    109
    Ratings:
    +109 / 0 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    Trade Bennett for what? What in the world does anyone think the Bears would get for a concussion damaged player? I like Bennett. But he's brittle. And no GM is going to give you anything for a guy that may not be able to play effectively because of a concussion. Seriously let's get real. Put him on the PUP list if possible or IR, if its that bad, and give him time to recover. He's a good player when he's on the field. Not knowing how Marshall's hip issues will affect him this year is even more reason not to look to deal Bennett. The other guys on the roster just have to make up the difference.

    They paid good money to bring in Bennett (TE) and are planning to get the ball more into Forte's hands. So you just work around things like this. Jeffery has to step up and let's find out if all the Joe Anderson fanboys have a point with that joker. Every player on that 53 man roster should be able to come on when called on and contribute and not just on special teams. Otherwise they don't belong on the roster.
     
    #23
  4. Passepartout

    Passepartout Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    20ß
    Hopefully that they do not trade him. Just give him time to recover. As that is hat he needs. As hopefully Marshall can come back from his hip issues.
     
    #24
  5. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka
    DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    23,082
    Likes Received:
    3,341
    Ratings:
    +4,058 / 10 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    2,315ß
    SF, KC and NE might all be desperate enough to be willing to overpay.
    SF: crabtree out, Manningham out(wr 1 and 2)
    NE: do they have anyone?
    KC: Bowe and who?

    i'm not saying anything will happen, or that the Bears could get anything worth it, but I could see why some, if a physical is passed, would be willing to risk it.
     
    #25
  6. Cheeseburger

    Cheeseburger Guest

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2013
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    yea but EB IS A 3rd option wr...........i think everyone in the league knows that
     
    #26
  7. mdbearz

    mdbearz Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    772
    Likes Received:
    339
    Ratings:
    +390 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    185ß
    a trade would be good for bennett and the Bears. He get a fresh start and the bears can mitigate some risk. Plus hey make room for a rookie with serious potential.
     
    #27
  8. short faced bear

    short faced bear Assistant Head Coach
    DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    10,892
    Likes Received:
    1,376
    Ratings:
    +1,521 / 0 / -3
    ßearz ßuckz:
    644ß
    As long as Marshall is ok mentally and physically I'm ok with this. I would think with Bmarsh, Jeffery, Forte, the black unicorn, and Anderson getting balls their way Earl is expendable esp. with his contract. Getting something decent for him might serve well.

    Can we get Nate Solder for him lol.
     
    #28
  9. MPbears68

    MPbears68 Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
    Messages:
    4,726
    Likes Received:
    1,388
    Ratings:
    +1,730 / 2 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    786ß
    I'd be shocked if they could get anything for a currently injured player with a sizable contract and a long history of durability concerns.
     
    #29
  10. GermansbombedPH

    GermansbombedPH Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Messages:
    1,999
    Likes Received:
    52
    Ratings:
    +57 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    54ß
    Always liked EarlB but he can't stay healthy. Guy is money on 3rd downs but can see why they would trade him
     
    #30

Share This Page

Copyright © DaBears.com. This site is a news, entertainment and information site covering the Chicago Bears and their fans.
DaBears.com is an independent fan site and not associated with the Chicago Bears, National Football League, or any other media site.
All content is provided by, and for, Bear fans. We invite your participation and suggestions.