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Michael Bennett

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Height: 
6-4

Weight:

274

Age

32
Texas A&M
9 Years Pro

2017 Season

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  • sck8.5
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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
2017SEA16164025158.5-1-----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-
TOTAL2932108354040---083

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17ARIL 24-261010-0-----0-
16@DALW 21-124311-0-----0-
15LAL 7-421010-0-----0-
14@JAXL 24-301100-0-----0-
13PHIW 24-101010-0-----0-
12@SFW 24-134311-0-----0-
11ATLL 31-342200-0-----0-
10@ARIW 22-163120-0-----0-
9WASL 14-172111-0-----0-
8HOUW 41-386421.5-0-----0-
7@NYGW 24-7-000-0-----0-
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
2017SEA164025158.5-1-----
2016SEA113424105-0-----
2015SEA1652331910-0-----
2014SEA163826127-0-----
2013SEA163118138.500-----
2012TB16413479-2-----
2011TB14393544-0-----
2010TB13151321-1-----
2009SEA00----------
2009TB73211-0-----
TOTAL 125293210835404000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017SEA16-----------
2016SEA11-----------
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA16-----------
2013SEA16----1-11---
2012TB16-----------
2011TB14----2-0----
2010TB13-----------
2009SEA0-----------
2009TB7-----------
TOTAL 12500-03011000

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-
710/22/2017@NYGW 24-711-000-0-----0-
810/29/2017HOUW 38-41116421.5-0-----0-
911/05/2017WASL 17-14112111-0-----0-
1011/09/2017@ARIW 22-16113120-0-----0-
1111/20/2017ATLL 34-31112200-0-----0-
1211/26/2017@SFW 24-13114311-0-----0-
1312/03/2017PHIW 10-24111010-0-----0-
1412/10/2017@JAXL 24-30111100-0-----0-
1512/17/2017LAL 42-7111010-0-----0-
1612/24/2017@DALW 21-12114311-0-----0-
1712/31/2017ARIL 26-24111010-0-----0-
TOTAL 16164025158.5-1-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals24130-0-----
Atlanta Falcons12200-0-----
Dallas Cowboys14311-0-----
Green Bay Packers13211.5-0-----
Houston Texans16421.5-0-----
Indianapolis Colts12020.5-0-----
Jacksonville Jaguars11100-0-----
Los Angeles Rams25321-0-----
New York Giants1-000-0-----
Philadelphia Eagles11010-0-----
San Francisco 49ers27522-1-----
Tennessee Titans13300-0-----
Washington Redskins12111-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division10241685.5-0-----
vs AFC Teams412842-0-----
vs NFC Teams122817116.5-1-----
vs Own Division616973-1-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December58441-0-----
November411742-0-----
October412753-0-----
September39722.5-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium14311-0-----
CenturyLink Field818994-1-----
EverBank Field11100-0-----
Lambeau Field13211.5-0-----
Levi's® Stadium14311-0-----
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum14311-0-----
MetLife Stadium1-000-0-----
Nissan Stadium13300-0-----
University of Phoenix Stadium13120-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses713942.5-0-----
Wins92716116-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays12200-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)13120-0-----
Sundays143522138.5-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass6181353.5-0-----
Turf102212105-1-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games818994-1-----
Road Games8221664.5-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead191095-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points16882.5-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points2202-0-----
Behind10911-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points7701-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points2200-0-----
Tied11652.5-1-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half191183.5-0-----
2nd Half211475-1-----
Last Two Minutes of Half4401-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line3301-1-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line2312113.5-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line4312-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line10732-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter9541-0-----
2nd Quarter10642.5-0-----
3rd Quarter8351.5-1-----
4th Quarter131123.5-0-----
4th Quarter within 75411-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-79251784.5-1-----
Margin 15+33030.5-0-----
Margin 8-14412843.5-0-----