Martellus Bennett got his revenge on the Packers

Lynette Rowe
November 14, 2017

Bennett caught three passes for 38 yards as the Patriots clubbed the Denver Broncos, 41-16, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, including a pair of receptions for 32 yards on his first two snaps of the night.

Bennett, who was claimed off of waivers by the Patriots on November 9 following a controversial exit from Green Bay, was delighted to be back with the team he won a Super Bowl with earlier in 2017. After the game Bennett recounted his harrowing week. Bennett faces the Raiders in Mexico City next week.

In addressing the criticism he has faced in the past from former employers and others, Bennett said that his family is the only group of people whose opinion really matters to him - and he said it in the way that only he could. Rowe has been dealing with a groin injury for quite some time and Marsh was listed as questionable with a shoulder injury.

"He worked really hard", said Belichick about Bennett rejoining the team midweek. Got claimed by the Patriots. "So when Bill (Belichick) called and said they claimed me, I was like, 'No (expletive) way'". Before Packers fans lose their minds, they should know that Bennett did briefly consider a career change.

Bennett says he went off anti-inflammatory medicine during the bye week and asked to have it examined his first day back.

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"Even then, it wasn't like, 'Hey, you want to come?' It was like, 'Let me just call you back in a few minutes". He was talking to companies like Netflix about taking a desk job for the remainder of the season while he recovered from surgery and had already accepted his fate.

"I don't think it was easy for him, but he put a lot of work in", Brady said, via "Then he was like, 'What's going on?' And I told him".

But if a veteran like Allen can turn it around, it'd be yet another boost for the Patriots during the second half. "That's what it's all about".

The Packers physician is known to be more conservative with regards to players returning to action after being injured. So they tried to f- me before they thought I would f- them. He played in seven games before a shoulder injury became the center point of his departure from Green Bay. He is a great player and was for us a year ago.

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