Chicago Bears suspend Martellus Bennett
LM: #Bears announce they have suspended TE Martellus Bennett for conduct detrimental to team.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) August 5, 2014
The Chicago Bears have announced they have suspended tight end Martellus Bennett indefinitely after his in-practice altercation with rookie corner back Kyle Fuller. Bennett has also been fined an undisclosed amount.
In yesterday’s practice the rookie Fuller attempted to strip the ball from Bennett, something the Bears generally do, and Bennett didn’t didn’t take too kind to the rookies attempt. Bennett then threw down Fuller before players jumped in to break up the altercation.
Phil Emery made the announcement to reporters during today’s practice.