Martellus Bennett is reportedly headed to the Bears, per ESPN Chicago’s Mike Wright.
If you’re a reader of this blog, you already know I never really thought very highly of Martellus Bennett. In Dallas, he never really pushed Jason Witten, and the team eventually gave up on him. He built up a reputation as a great blocker, which I always felt was overstated.
Bennett started off the year on fire as a receiver, but fell off drastically as the season progressed:
This will be the 3rd year in a row the Giants will have lost their starting TE in free agency. The numbers of each of those three players aren’t all that different:
I suspect the Giants will survive just fine without Marty B. So long, Black Unicorn.