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News: DMN Blog: Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett shows he may have turned the corner

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Rainer Sabin / Reporter
    rsabin@dallasnews.com | Bio
    7:02 PM on Mon., Aug. 8, 2011 | Permalink

    At some point this offseason, tight end Martellus Bennett's demeanor changed. These days, the flamboyant tight end, whose outsized personality attracted more attention than his exploits on the field, is more reserved and seemingly less eccentric.

    "He's got a wonderful attitude and he's really into it," tight ends coach John Garrett said.

    That focus was seen Sunday during the team's blue-white scrimmage, when Bennett drifted into the middle of the field and caught one pass after another. The impressive performance gives the Cowboys hope that he can fulfill the potential they thought he had when they drafted him in the second round in 2008.

    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/08/cowboys-te-martellus-bennett-s.html
  2. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    Great to hear and about damn time. Better late than never, i suppose.
  3. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    these things happen to players in contract years....
  4. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    He was drafted when he was what, 21? I think maturity probably has as much to do with it as anything.

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