Rumor: Bears expect to sign DE Michael Bennett when FA begins Tuesday.

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by Marshall#15, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. The Benjamin

    The Benjamin George Halas Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2006
    Messages:
    46,838
    Likes Received:
    1,816
    Ratings:
    +2,066 / 7 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    1,316ß
    Unless Chicago luck happens and he turns to shit (I hope not) then he must be blamed!
  2. butkus3595

    butkus3595 Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    1,340
    Likes Received:
    601
    Ratings:
    +722 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    510ß
    Schefter just tweeted Seattle now the favorite to keep Bennett.
  3. MPbears68

    MPbears68 Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
    Messages:
    4,338
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Ratings:
    +1,376 / 2 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    400ß
    Didn't want to get my hopes up too high. The fish can often wiggle off the hook last minute.
  4. BearJim

    BearJim Veteran SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2012
    Messages:
    524
    Likes Received:
    142
    Ratings:
    +157 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    46ß
    I had a feeling that might happen. I guess we'll know for sure soon.
  5. butkus3595

    butkus3595 Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    1,340
    Likes Received:
    601
    Ratings:
    +722 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    510ß
    Rumored 4 years at 8 mill per for Bennett from Seattle. Bears rumored to be offering more.
  6. dabears

    dabears Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2013
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    25
    Ratings:
    +27 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    I hope the new rumors are BS becaue if the offer is what he wants then he can sign today with the Seahawks. Get it over with and don't string the Bears and your brother along.
  7. a_miljan

    a_miljan Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2013
    Messages:
    680
    Likes Received:
    267
    Ratings:
    +307 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    132ß
    ESPN is just reporting Seahawks are a making a substantial offer to Bennet, not that I trust ESPN
  8. The Benjamin

    The Benjamin George Halas Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2006
    Messages:
    46,838
    Likes Received:
    1,816
    Ratings:
    +2,066 / 7 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    1,316ß
    Family ties only go so far. String along whoever you need to in order to soak every possible penny out of where you want to go
  9. ZifanQ

    ZifanQ Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,502
    Likes Received:
    141
    Ratings:
    +162 / 0 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    62ß
    https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/443068347282771968

    On Michael Bennett: He spent time in the Seahawks facility yesterday. Wants to return. SEA pushing hard. Bears turning attention elsewhere


    https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/443068403457466368

    Seattle is favorite to land DE Michael Bennett, who some regard as the top free agent available. Announcement could come as early as today.


    https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/443075217187819520

    Seahawks are confident internally they'll be able to push the Michael Bennett deal over the goal line. Mutual motivation to get it done.


    The waiting time is killing me..

  10. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    22,195
    Likes Received:
    2,772
    Ratings:
    +3,327 / 9 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    1,505ß
    The waiting is done, he signed per another thread that should be merged into this one.

Share This Page