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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Calling it a "surreal week" in which he was waived by the Green Bay Packers and claimed by the New England Patriots, tight end Martellus Bennett made an immediate impact in limited action during the team's 41-16 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night.
Bennett played seven snaps and finished with three catches for 38 yards. Then he addressed why he is still playing when he was prepared to undergo surgery in Green Bay.Allen for a touchdown for the first time
"I talked to six or seven doctors about it, and it could go either way, and it was one Jordan Jenkins Youth jersey of those things that I felt like should get fixed," Bennett said. "And then after trying to get it fixed and getting waived, you just got that vengeance in your heart. You're like, 'All right, that's how you're http://www.authenticmapleleafsshops.com/authentic-47-leo-komarov-jersey.html going to do it? Then ... let's go ballThe shoulder injury was what led the Packers to waive him Wednesday with a "failure to disclose a physical condition" designation. Bennett disputed that the Packers didn't know about his shoulder, posting an Instagram story that detailed his side.
Bennett said quarterback Tom Brady reached out to him and relayed that he was intrigued about Bennett possibly returning to the Patriots, but Bennett wasn't sure what to do. Even when Bill Belichick contacted him, Bennett wasn't certain about his plans.
"When Bill called and said they had claimed, I said, 'No f---ing way,'" Bennett said. "Then he was like, what's going on? And I told him, and then we had a quick conversation, and he was like, 'Let me think about it, and I will call you back.'"
Part of what led Bennett to join the Patriots was his familiarity with them from the previous season"I think this group of guys and this team, it couldn't be a better [situation] with http://www.authenticthunderjersey.com/Paul_George_Jersey what I am going through," he said. "It couldn't be a better place for me."
That might explain why he backed off an Instagram post from when he was with the Packers, in which he said this was probably his last season.Allen for a touchdown for the first timeAllen for a touchdown for the first time
"I don't know," he said Sunday night, when asked about his future. "I am just playing as I go. I am enjoying playing here and things like that, so life's good."Allen for a touchdown for the first time
As for criticism he has received from Green Bay, Bennett said, "I got criticism from all of my former organizations, so, I mean, f--- it at this point. I am rubber, and you're glue, Womens Jordan Jenkins Jersey and anything you say bounced off me and sticks to you."
On Sunday night, Bennett took the field for the first time with 5:18 remaining in the first quarter, and on his first play, he caught a short pass from Brady and ran for a 27-yard gain. Four plays later, he was on the receiving end of a 5-yard pass. Bennett entered the medical tent on the sideline after the play and didn't return to action until the second half.
Brady said Bennett did a great job, considering the quick turnaround"I love having Martellus on our team," Brady said postgame. "He adds a lot. He is a great player and was for us last year. Hopefully we can keep building on it."
Meanwhile, as Brady welcomed back Bennett, he connected with tight end Dwayne Allen for a touchdown for the first time as he inches closer to the Womens Jordan Jenkins Jersey NFL record for scoring pass targets.Allen for a touchdown for the first timeAllen for a touchdown for the first time
Brady's touchdown pass to Allen -- Allen's first catch with New England -- came with 25 seconds remaining in the second quarter and made Allen the 68th target to which Brady has thrown a touchdownThe NFL's Compensation Committee will hold a conference call Monday to discuss and further push ahead the proposed extension for commissioner Roger Goodell, sources confirmed to ESPN.
The conference call, first reported Saturday by The New York Times, comes after Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones voiced his displeasure about the contract extension that the committee has been discussing. The call also gives the committee a chance to do what it believes is rightThe committee will address Goodell's salary and compensation package. The last written counterproposal from Goodell, which Womens Jordan Jenkins Jersey was around the first of August, was seeking about $49.5 million per year, as well as the lifetime use of a private http://www.officialroyalsshop.com/authentic-edinson-volquez-jersey.html jet and lifetime health insurance for his family, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.
Joe Lockhart, the executive vice president of communications, denied that Goodell had submitted such a written counterproposal. He also said there have been several meetings or conference calls among the compensation committee before Monday's scheduled meeting.
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