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23:00  08 march  2019
23:00  08 march  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

NFL trade rumors: Eagles discussing Michael Bennett deal with teams

NFL trade rumors: Eagles discussing Michael Bennett deal with teams There is still the possibility that the Eagles will release Bennett before free agency begins next week.

NFLTradeRumors .co is the #1 source for NFL Rumors , Draft & Insider News. Keep up with latest NFL According to Andy Slater, the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys have expressed interest in Bills Mike Rodak reports that the Bills have tendered a contract to exclusive-rights free agent DE

The Seattle Seahawks are trading defensive end Michael Bennett and a seventh-round draft pick In exchange for Bennett and Seattle's seventh-round pick, Philadelphia will send a fifth-round selection Bennett thanked the Seahawks, his teammates and fans in an Instagram post Wednesday afternoon.

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The Eagles reportedly are trading defensive end Michael Bennett to the Patriots, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer .

According to the report, the deal will involve draft picks, which have yet to be determined.

Reports surfaced earlier Friday that the Eagles were looking to either trade or release the 33-year-old Bennett, who is scheduled to make $7.2 million in 2019. According to the reports, the team wanted him to take a pay cut and accept a reduced role.

That was a no-go for Bennett, a three-time Pro Bowl selection from 2015-17.

Martellus Bennett could unretire to join brother Michael on Patriots, report says

Martellus Bennett could unretire to join brother Michael on Patriots, report says The Patriots reportedly traded for Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett on Friday. He recorded nine sacks for Philadelphia in 2018-19. If the Michael Bennett-to-New-England trade is finalized - and it is expected to be - Patriots and Eagles will swap 5th- and 7th-round picks in the 2020 draft, per a league source. Eagles get a 5th; Pats get Bennett and a 7th.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 8, 2019 Michael's younger brother, Martellus, last played for New England in 2017 and retired in March 2018. He totaled six receptions for 53 yards that year.

The Seahawks are trading defensive end Michael Bennett to the Eagles , sources tell ESPN. Philadelphia will also receive a seventh-round draft pick Bennett entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Seahawks in 2009 but spent the majority of his first four seasons with Tampa Bay.

NFL rumors delivered scorching hot! Get the latest legitimate info for your favorite teams on NFL trades , free agency, and the draft at ProFootballRumors.com. Allen spent the first six seasons of his career with the Colts before being dealt to the Patriots in 2017. Eagles Shopping Michael Bennett .

“I’m not willing to take a pay cut,” Bennett told NFL Network Friday. “I actually want a pay raise at this point, and so just to know that whatever team I go to, I want to be paid more than I’m getting paid now.”

Bennett, who is best known for his five seasons with the Seahawks' dominating "Legion of Boom" defense, joined the Eagles last season and recorded nine sacks, 15 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. The 10-year-veteran has 63 career sacks and 327 tackles.

Michael Bennett: 'I used to hate the Patriots'.
The Patriots announced Thursday that Bennett had been acquired from the Eagles.

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