A day after a story out of Chicago saying it’s likely Michael Bennett is signing with the Bears comes a direct contradiction from Adam Schefter.
Seattle is favorite to land DE Michael Bennett, who some regard as the top free agent available. Announcement could come as early as today.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2014
The same Chicago reporter who wrote yesterday’s story says the offers from the Seahawks and Bears are very close.
And, there’s this:
Seahawks are confident internally they'll be able to push the Michael Bennett deal over the goal line. Mutual motivation to get it done.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 10, 2014
As for Bennett, he was on NFL AM for a bit with his brother, Martellus, who continues to recruit him.
“You just got to stay tuned, man, like a suspenseful movie,” Michael said. “I got to leave it suspenseful right now.”
If the offer of $8 million from the Seahawks is accurate, that is a very manageable number for Seattle. Stay tuned, free agency starts Tuesday at 1 p.m.
> Peter King says Michael Bennett is “about to be very rich.”
> ESPN says the Steelers will release LB LaMarr Woodley.
> The Titans may be looking to trade or release running back Chris Johnson.