The Rich get Richer: Eagles land Michael Bennett

09 March, 2018, 09:53 | Author: Judy Cobb
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If you thought the Eagles would be hamstrung this offseason by salary cap problems and a lack of draft picks, think again.

The Philadelphia Eagles' defensive line played a major role in their Super Bowl victory in February.

Sherman also suffered the first significant injury of his career past year, tearing his right Achilles tendon against Arizona on November 9 and ending his season, snapping a streak of 99 consecutive regular season starts.

Bennett, 32, is owed around $21 million over the next three years, though none of that money is guaranteed.

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It sounds like Bennett had worn out his welcome in Seattle, but I expect the Eagles strong locker room to handle any issues here, as it did with running back Jay Ajayi when he arrived last season from the Dolphins with similar baggage.

Bennett was due a reported $3 million roster bonus March 18, so it was clear something would have to happen soon. I expect him to get playing time in the upcoming season and wouldn't be surprised if he fights his way into the starting lineup in Seattle. So if I'm not here, I would never have any hard feelings toward the organization. "Dear Seattle, #12s, you have meant so much to me and my family!" This is a part of the sport.

Along with losing Bennett, that group likely won't have Cliff Avril, his fellow Pro Bowl defensive end whose football future is in jeopardy because of a neck injury he suffered in early October. Bennett has a lot in the tank and has shown it over the years. Right after Bennett was traded to Philadelphia, the Patriots released tight end Martellus Bennett - Michael's brother - from the team.

Actually, Bennett had two Seahawks careers, having been initially signed by the team in 2009 as an undrafted free agent out of Texas A&M before being released. There were games in which the Seahawks' pass rush was problematically absent, most notably a December loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars when Seattle failed to sack Blake Bortles and hit him only once. While the addition of Michael Bennett obviously makes the Eagles a better team in 2018 and could give Schwartz an all-time great defensive line, is his addition worth what it'll cost the team at other positions? It marked the first time since the 2011 season that the team didn't win at least one postseason game.



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