Tag Archives: Martellus Bennett

Martellus Never Backs Down #StoryTimeWithEarl

By Earl Bennett During my rookie year, I ran into Martellus at the combine. Sharing the same last name we tried to connect the dots and see if we were related. He is from Houston and I had family who lived there, but we were not able to successfully connect the dots. Nevertheless, we stayed in close contact and would chat throughout the season. When he signed with the Bears in the offseason of 2013, I knew we were getting a solid no nonsense, player who never backed down.    Martellus immediately gelled with the team. His personality and wit made him one of the more popular guys in the …
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B Marshall v. Marc Trestman Film Study #StoryTimeWithEarl

By Earl Bennett Receivers get the “Diva” tag due to their flamboyant attitude and greediness to always want to ball. NO MATTER WHAT! As a former receiver, I can tell you that I was open every route I ran. No doubt about it – 100% of the time I was open. However, if you are open, but run the route improperly that causes problems and confusion for the offense.  Brandon Marshall is a great player. No doubt about it. You can do a Google search on his magnificent catches and his ability to fend off defensive backs. His talent to snag the ball at its highest point was a skill …
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