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Michael Bennett

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Height: 
6-4

Weight:

274

Age

31
Texas A&M
9 Years Pro

2017 Season

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  • 05/01/09:    Signed with Seattle as undrafted FA
  • 10/10/09:    Waived by Seattle
  • 10/12/09:    Claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay
  • 03/16/13:    Signed with Seattle as UFA
  • 03/11/14:    Signed multi-year contract with Seattle
  • 12/30/16:    Signed renegotiated contract with Seattle

Gameday Photos

Biography

  • Earned second Pro Bowl selection in 2016 despite missing five games with a  knee injury.
  • Led Seahawks with a career-high 10 sacks in 2015, earning first Pro Bowl selection.
  • 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.

Honors: 2016: NFC Pro Bowl. 2015: Pro Bowl.

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 Green Bay Packers.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017SEA55151054-1-----0-
2016SEA11113424105-0-----0-
2015SEA161652331910-0-----2-
2014SEA16163826127-0-----1-
2013SEA1633118138.500-----11
2012TB1616413479-2-----3-
2011TB1410393544-0-----12
2010TB132151321-1-----0-
2009SEA000------------
2009TB703211-0-----0-
TOTAL2681957349.5040---083

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
5@LAW 16-104311-0-----0-
4INDW 46-182020.5-0-----0-
3@TENL 27-333300-0-----0-
2SFW 12-93211-1-----0-
1@GBL 9-173211.5-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017SEA5151054-1-----
2016SEA113424105-0-----
2015SEA1652331910-0-----
2014SEA163826127-0-----
2013SEA163118138.500-----
2012TB16413479-2-----
2011TB14393544-0-----
2010TB13151321-1-----
2009SEA00----------
2009TB73211-0-----
TOTAL 1142681957349.504000-0

fumbles

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2017SEA5-----------
2016SEA11-----------
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA16-----------
2013SEA16----1-11---
2012TB16-----------
2011TB14----2-0----
2010TB13-----------
2009SEA0-----------
2009TB7-----------
TOTAL 11400-03011000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/13/2017@LACW 48-17110------------
208/18/2017MINW 13-20111100-0-----0-
308/25/2017KCW 13-2611-000-0-----0-
408/31/2017@OAKW 17-13000------------
TOTAL 331100-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/10/2017@GBL 9-17113211.5-0-----0-
209/17/2017SFW 9-12113211-1-----0-
309/24/2017@TENL 27-33113300-0-----0-
410/01/2017INDW 18-46112020.5-0-----0-
510/08/2017@LAW 16-10114311-0-----0-
TOTAL 55151054-1-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Green Bay Packers13211.5-0-----
Indianapolis Colts12020.5-0-----
Los Angeles Rams14311-0-----
San Francisco 49ers13211-1-----
Tennessee Titans13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division38532-0-----
vs AFC Teams25320.5-0-----
vs NFC Teams310733.5-1-----
vs Own Division27522-1-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
October26331.5-0-----
September39722.5-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field25231.5-1-----
Lambeau Field13211.5-0-----
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum14311-0-----
Nissan Stadium13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses26511.5-0-----
Wins39542.5-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays5151054-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass310822.5-0-----
Turf25231.5-1-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games25231.5-1-----
Road Games310822.5-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead7432.5-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points6422-0-----
Behind2200-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points1100-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points1100-0-----
Tied6421.5-1-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half9632.5-0-----
2nd Half6421.5-1-----
Last Two Minutes of Half1100-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line1100-1-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line9632-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line2202-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line3120-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter4310-0-----
2nd Quarter5322.5-0-----
3rd Quarter2111-1-----
4th Quarter4310.5-0-----
4th Quarter within 71100-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-7310822-1-----
Margin 15+12020.5-0-----
Margin 8-1413211.5-0-----