The Philadelphia Eagles are finalizing a trade to ship defensive end Michael Bennett to the New England Patriots.
Sources suggested ESPN and the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday that the Eagles will ship Bennett and a seventh-round determine in 2020 in trade for the Patriots’ fifth-round different throughout the 2020 NFL Draft.
Bennett carried out in 16 video video games (10 begins) remaining season with the Eagles. He had 34 complete tackles, 9.0 sacks, two compelled fumbles and one cross defensed.
The three-time Pro Bowl selection is scheduled to earn a base wage of $6.2 million throughout the 2019 season with a $1 million roster bonus.
Bennett signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2009. The Seahawks waived him the an identical yr, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claiming him two days later. He spent 4 seasons with the Bucs sooner than re-joining the Seahawks for a second time in 2013.
Bennett carried out 5 additional seasons in Seattle sooner than spending one yr with the Eagles. In his 10-year NFL occupation, he has 327 complete tackles and 63.0 sacks.
With the trade set to be finalized when the NFL’s new league yr begins March 13, Michael Bennett’s brother, Martellus Bennett, is contemplating a return to soccer.
Sources suggested ESPN that Martellus Bennett is anxious with coming out of retirement and changing into a member of Michael Bennett with the Patriots, barring any setback with the trade.
Martellus Bennett carried out 10 seasons throughout the league sooner than retiring after New England launched him remaining March. He has 433 receptions for 4,573 yards and 30 touchdowns in his occupation. The Bennett brothers have not at all carried out on the an identical workforce collectively throughout the NFL.