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32. Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett was not drafted after he left Texas A&M in 2009, but he signed with the Seattle Seahawks.  He was released before he could play a down.

After his release, Tampa Bay signed him, and by 2011, he was a starting Defensive End.  When Bennett was a Free Agent in 2013, the Seahawks signed him, and he would assist them in winning that year's Super Bowl.  Bennett made the Pro Bowl in 2015 with a 10 Sack year, and he was a Pro Bowl selection again in the next two seasons.

Bennett was dealt to Philadelphia after the 2017 season, and as a Seahawk, he accrued 39.0 Sacks.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defensive End
  • Acquired: Signed as an Undrafted Free Agent 4/27/09.
  • Departed:

    Waived 10/10/09.

    Acquired (2): Signed as a Free Agent  3/14/13.

    Departed (2): Traded to the Philadelphia Eagles with a 2018 7th Round Pick (which would be subsequently traded and would be Ryan Izzo) for Marcus Johnson and a 2018 5th Round Pick (which would be subsequently traded and would be Troy Furnagall) 3/7/18.
  • Games Played: 75
  • Notable Statistics:

    62 Games Started
    7 Forced Fumbles
    3 Fumble Recoveries
    39 Fumble Recovery Yards
    1 Fumble Recovery Touchdown
    39.0 Quarterback Sacks
    195 Combined Tackles
    126 Solo Tackles
    69 Assisted Tackles
    69 Tackles for Loss
    40 Approximate Value

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Super Bowl Champion (XLVIII)
    Pro Bowl (2015, 2016 & 2017)

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