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Michael Bennett

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DE
Height: 
6-4

Weight:

274

Age

30
Texas A&M
8 Years Pro

2015 Season

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HOW ACQUIRED: Signed by the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent on March 15, 2013, and re-signed a multi-year contract March 10, 2014.

Gameday Photos

Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent on March 15, 2013, and re-signed a multi-year contract March 10, 2014.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Seahawks on April 26, 2009. Was claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the Seahawks on October 12, 2009.

  • Has appeared in 82 career games, with 47 starts, including 32 games and 19 starts for Seattle from 2013-14. Started all 16 games and three postseason games at DE for the Seahawks in 2014.
  • Owns 184 career tackles, 30.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries, including one for a 22-yard TD return on Monday Night Football vs. New Orleans (12/2/13).
  • Helped Seattle lead the NFL in scoring defense for a third consecutive year in 2014, only the third team in NFL history to accomplish that feat. Also helped defense lead the NFL in scoring defense and yards allowed in consecutive seasons (2013-14), just the fourth time that has happened in NFL history.
  • Led Seattle with 8.5 sacks in 2013 for a defense that led the NFL in total defense, passing defense, turnover margin and points allowed. During the team’s postseason Super Bowl XLVIII championship run, tied for team lead with 1.5 postseason sacks and had two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Led the Buccaneers with nine sacks in 2012, which ranked 23rd in the NFL and 14th in the NFC. Tied for 17th in the league with three forced fumbles.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Carolina (10/18/09) and notched first-career tackle vs. New England (10/25/09). Recorded first-career sack on QB Aaron Rodgers vs. Green Bay (11/8/09). Registered first career takeaway on a fumble recovery vs. Atlanta (9/25/11).
  • Recorded first multi-sack game (2) and one forced fumble vs. Indianapolis (10/3/11).

COLLEGE: Full-time starter in 2008 for Texas A&M where he recorded 42 tackles, 12 TFL and two sacks. Named honorable mention All-Big 12 by the coaches in 2007 despite starting only one game. Majored in agricultural and life sciences.

PERSONAL: Earned first-team all-district honors as a defensive lineman as a senior at Alief Taylor High School after compiling 110 tackles and four quarterback sacks. Earned honorable mention all-district honors as a junior. Brother, Martellus, also attended Texas A&M and was originally drafted by the Dallas Cowboys and currently plays for the Chicago Bears.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2015SEA161652331910-0-----2-
2014SEA16163826127-0-----1-
2013SEA1633118138.500-----11
2012TB1616413479-2-----3-
2011TB1410393544-0-----12
2010TB132151321-1-----0-
2009SEA000------------
2009TB703211-0-----0-
TOTAL2191615840.5030---083

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17@ARIW 36-62110.5-0-----0-
16STLL 17-231100-0-----0-
15CLEW 30-135411-0-----1-
14@BALW 35-64311-0-----0-
13@MINW 38-74311-0-----0-
12PITW 39-302020-0-----0-
11SFW 29-131010-0-----0-
10ARIL 32-392020-0-----0-
8@DALW 13-123210-0-----0-
7@SFW 20-35413.5-0-----0-
6CARL 23-272110-0-----0-
5@CINL 24-276511-0-----1-
4DETW 13-105230-0-----0-
3CHIW 26-04220-0-----0-
2@GBL 17-272111-0-----0-
1@STLL 31-344401-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015SEA1652331910-0-----
2014SEA163826127-0-----
2013SEA163118138.500-----
2012TB16413479-2-----
2011TB14393544-0-----
2010TB13151321-1-----
2009SEA00----------
2009TB73211-0-----
TOTAL 982191615840.503000-0

fumbles

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2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA16-----------
2013SEA16----1-11---
2012TB16-----------
2011TB14----2-0----
2010TB13-----------
2009SEA0-----------
2009TB7-----------
TOTAL 9800-03011000
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals24130.5-0-----
Baltimore Ravens14311-0-----
Carolina Panthers12110-0-----
Chicago Bears14220-0-----
Cincinnati Bengals16511-0-----
Cleveland Browns15411-0-----
Dallas Cowboys13210-0-----
Detroit Lions15230-0-----
Green Bay Packers12111-0-----
Minnesota Vikings14311-0-----
Pittsburgh Steelers12020-0-----
San Francisco 49ers26423.5-0-----
St. Louis Rams25501-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division103723145-0-----
vs AFC Teams4171253-0-----
vs NFC Teams123521147-0-----
vs Own Division6151055-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December4141133-0-----
January12110.5-0-----
November48260-0-----
October4181264.5-0-----
September310732-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium13210-0-----
CenturyLink Field82210121-0-----
Edward Jones Dome14401-0-----
Lambeau Field12111-0-----
Levi's Stadium15413.5-0-----
M&T Bank Stadium14311-0-----
Paul Brown Stadium16511-0-----
TCF Bank Stadium14311-0-----
University of Phoenix Stadium12110.5-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses6171253-0-----
Wins103521147-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays15230-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)15413.5-0-----
Sundays144227156.5-0-----
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