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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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  • sck2.5
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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
2017SEA226422.5-1-----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-
TOTAL2591897048040---083

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2SFW 12-93211-1-----0-
1@GBL 9-173211.5-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017SEA26422.5-1-----
2016SEA113424105-0-----
2015SEA1652331910-0-----
2014SEA163826127-0-----
2013SEA163118138.500-----
2012TB16413479-2-----
2011TB14393544-0-----
2010TB13151321-1-----
2009SEA00----------
2009TB73211-0-----
TOTAL 111259189704804000-0

fumbles

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2017SEA2-----------
2016SEA11-----------
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA16-----------
2013SEA16----1-11---
2012TB16-----------
2011TB14----2-0----
2010TB13-----------
2009SEA0-----------
2009TB7-----------
TOTAL 11100-03011000

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-
TOTAL 226422.5-1-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Green Bay Packers13211.5-0-----
San Francisco 49ers13211-1-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division13211.5-0-----
vs NFC Teams26422.5-1-----
vs Own Division13211-1-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
September26422.5-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field13211-1-----
Lambeau Field13211.5-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses13211.5-0-----
Wins13211-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays26422.5-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass13211.5-0-----
Turf13211-1-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games13211-1-----
Road Games13211.5-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead3211-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points3211-0-----
Behind1100-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points1100-0-----
Tied2111.5-1-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half5322.5-0-----
2nd Half1100-1-----
Last Two Minutes of Half1100-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line-000-1-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line3211.5-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line1101-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line2110-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2nd Quarter5322.5-0-----
3rd Quarter-000-1-----
4th Quarter1100-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-713211-1-----
Margin 8-1413211.5-0-----