New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett has a promising offseason ahead after the Patriots’ stunning Super Bowl win.
Bennett, who the Patriots traded for last offseason, will be a free agent this offseason. While he put together a solid season, he knows that winning the Super Bowl will only help his chances at signing a big deal in free agency.
After the game, Bennett told reporters that he’s going to get a hefty deal.
Bennett finished with five catches for 62 yards in the Super Bowl. He had 55 catches for 701 yards and seven touchdowns in the regular season.
While he was a big part of the Patriots’ season, it’s unclear if they will spend big to keep him, especially with Rob Gronkowski already in the fold. Still, one way or another, Bennett’s resume now has a championship on it and that will help in free agency.
Patriots TE Martellus Bennett: “I’m going into free agency as a Super Bowl champion. You know they overpay Super Bowl champions!” LOL
— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) February 6, 2017
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