News: FWST: Tight end Martellus Bennett ready to test free agent market

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  1. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Tight end Martellus Bennett ready to test free agent market
    Clarence Hill

    Tight end Martellus Bennett is among 20 Cowboys who will be free agents in the offseason.

    It’s safe to say he can’t wait to test the market in hopes of finding an opportunity to be a starter in NFL. He has been a disappointing backup for Pro Bowler Jason Witten since being picked in the second round of the 2008 draft out of Texas A&M.

    “I feel I want to see what is available on the market,” Bennett said. “I feel like I am a guy that can start for a lot of teams in the NFL. That’s what I want to do. I don't want to be behind a Hall of Famer all of my career.”

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  2. NinePointOh

    NinePointOh Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    He said he doesn't want to be behind one his whole career. You really don't think Witten is a future Hall of Famer?
  3. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering where the original post by justbob went...
  4. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

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  5. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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  6. kmp77

    kmp77 Active Member

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    Please let someone outbid us!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  8. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    See ya. I don't see the Cowboys missing you too much.
  9. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Don't let the door hit you, Martellus.
  10. Bigdog24

    Bigdog24 Well-Known Member

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    Saw Bennett and Neman holding hands as they walked out of Valley Ranch... Jerry Jones was in the background saying.....FINALLY... What the heck took so long....wait what happened to CAMPO he was supposed to be with them.....
  11. garrett316

    garrett316 With the Lights Out, It's Less Dangerous Zone Supporter

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    We traded Fasano then turned around and drafted this clown in the 2nd round. Lmfao @ Jerry the GM
  12. justbob

    justbob Just taking it easy Zone Supporter

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    I misread the article(happens when you read to fast and start gagging) and thought MB thought he was going to be a hall of famer---so I deleted it

    Is it true that the plane was late because it took Newman so long to run to the locker room
  13. justbob

    justbob Just taking it easy Zone Supporter

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    Mis read --yes I do believe Witten should be and is a future hall of famer
  14. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    I think we'll miss him more than most believe. He was a beast in the run game for us. Helped mask just how bad our OL was at times.
  15. Garland powerplay

    Garland powerplay Active Member

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    who are the 20 free agents?
  16. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

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    Another prime example of Dallas trimming the fat. He needs to go, he has the wrong mentality and is not what Dallas needs if this thing is going to get turned around.
  17. VThokie7

    VThokie7 Well-Known Member

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    Don't let the door hit ya, let him go drop passes and come up short on a regular basis for some other team.
  18. Dodger12

    Dodger12 Well-Known Member

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    On draft day when the Cowboys were discussing Bennett and their second round pick, Jerry was told the coaches would have to keep their "foot on his throat" and Jerry still picked him. You knew things were going to go downhill from there.

    Throw in Pac Man, Tank, Owens, RW and you can start to see why things eroded so quickly. We're in deeper trouble than people realize.
  19. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Pretty much.
  20. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    What a waste of resources.

    Draft a guy in the 2nd, turn around and trade him for a sack of used enema kits and then draft a guy in the 2nd round to replace the guy you just traded.

    And then.......turning down a 1st rounder to keep a guy who is basically going to bail to the highest bidder and never did a thing while in town.

    Just a series of ridiculously stupid moves for a #2 TE.

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