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Patriots’ Michael Bennett ready to move forward after suspension

Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett is back with the team after serving a one-game suspension for what he said was a “philosophical disagreement” with defensive line coach Bret Bielema.

UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019

Seahawks first-rounder L.J. Collier embracing Michael Bennett comparisons

It’s not that coach Pete Carroll or the Seahawks staff is trying to link what Michael Bennett brought during his time in Seattle with what L.J. Collier is going to …

Eagles’ Michael Bennett turns himself in on felony charge of injury to the elderly

Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Michael Bennett surrendered Monday to authorities in Houston on a charge that he injured a 66-year old paraplegic woman after the 2017 Super Bowl. A judge …

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018

Ex-Seahawks DE Michael Bennett charged with injuring elderly paraplegic at Super Bowl LI

Prosecutors in Houston say a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett. He is accused of injuring an elderly paraplegic woman as he …

UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018

Seahawks release star cornerback Richard Sherman

The Seahawks officially released cornerback Richard Sherman Friday morning, a move that had been rumored for two days and will for now end the Seattle career of one of the …

UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018

Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Philadelphia Eagles for draft pick, receiver Marcus Johnson

The Seahawks’ long-rumored offseason of change began in earnest Wednesday when they traded defensive end Michael Bennett and a seventh-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fifth-round pick …

Michael Bennett’s future with Seahawks murky following Pete Carroll comments, ESPN report

An ESPN report that the Seahawks are shopping Michael Bennett combined with a quote from Pete Carroll earlier in the day to further fuel speculation that the veteran could be …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018

Michael Bennett hopes his time with Seahawks isn’t ending

If Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett might have done and said some things over the weekend that created the idea that he thinks he is on his way out of …

No suspensions for Seahawks after Jacksonville meltdown

The Seattle Seahawks will not face any suspensions for the melee that broke out at the conclusion of Sunday’s loss to Jacksonville.

Commentary: Calling Seahawks ‘sore losers’ doesn’t even begin to describe this team

What took place in the final moments of Seattle’s 30-24 loss to the Jaguars was more than an act of poor sportsmanship. What took place Sunday was an embarrassment to …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017

Matt Calkins: Seahawks have no room for error in penalty-prone season

History is in their sight. All the Seahawks have to do is keep pace.

Vegas sheriff: No evidence officers mistreated NFL player

The head of Las Vegas police says officers acted appropriately and professionally detaining Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett after a report of gunfire at an after-hours club on the …

Pete Carroll praises Seahawks balancing activism with football

Seattle has been at the forefront of the conversation regarding the national anthem protests and the Seahawks’ decision to remain in the locker room prior to their game against Tennessee. …

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett wants to meet with President Trump to discuss issues

The Seahawks continue to find themselves at the epicenter of the national debate regarding player protests during the national anthem before NFL games.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett issues ‘call to action’ to NFL on social issues – and doesn’t stop with just that

The Seahawks’ Pro Bowl defensive end co-authored a memo sent to commissioner Roger Goodell asking the league to devote a month to inequality for minorities and the need for police …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017

Colin Kaepernick, others speak out in support of Seahawks’ Michael Bennett

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is among athletes and activists showing support for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated excessive force …

Matt Calkins: Las Vegas police fail to properly explain Michael Bennett’s detainment

Perhaps the proof will emerge in the coming days. Perhaps a justification for their actions will pop up on a random iPhone or unchecked security camera.

Seahawks teammates throw support behind Michael Bennett

Cliff Avril said he’d never seen teammate and friend Michael Bennett as shaken as he was in the early hours of Aug. 27 in Las Vegas.

Pete Carroll supports Michael Bennett while saying Seahawks should stand

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is supporting Michael Bennett’s decision to sit during the national anthem while also saying he believes players should stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Bennett didn’t …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett sits for anthem to ‘speak out on injustice’

Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem prior to the team’s preseason opener against the Chargers on Sunday night.

Art Thiel: Michael Bennett serves as Seahawks’ voice of justice, reason

The ever-expanding social conscience of defensive end Michael Bennett was on view Wednesday at Seattle Seahawks practice.

Matt Calkins: Seahawks’ Michael Bennett does great things, but why the immaturity?

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is as passionate and colorful and dynamic as they come.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett withdraws from Israel trip, citing sympathy for Palestinians

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has withdrawn at the last minute from a sponsored trip to Israel, saying the government there is using him for a public-relations initiative and …

Christilaw: Losing hurts, but Bennett a sore loser after Seahawks’ loss

The better your season is, the more likely it is to end with a loss.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett blows up at reporter after loss

Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, frustrated during the game at Atlanta offensive linemen for what he appeared to think were dirty plays, exploded at a reporter after the Seahawks’ 36-20 …

Seahawks can thank Atlanta coach Dan Quinn for bringing back Michael Bennett

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says in retrospect he doesn’t think he felt any differently after the 2012 season than he has after any other.

Seahawks, Michael Bennett reach 3-year contract extension

Defensive end Michael Bennett has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks. Bennett’s agent Doug Hendrickson confirmed the agreement on Twitter on Friday morning, although the team …

Seattle’s Michael Bennett ruled out for Sunday’s game against New Orleans

The Seattle Seahawks will be without standout defensive end Michael Bennett for Sunday’s game at New Orleans and possibly longer.

Seattle’s Michael Bennett ruled out versus New Orleans

The Seattle Seahawks will be without standout defensive end Michael Bennett for Sunday’s game at New Orleans and possibly longer.

Michael Bennett schools new Seahawks O-linemen

Michael Bennett’s not angry, he insisted Monday, the day after a fight in practice drew headlines and got him sent to the sidelines for the second time this month.