The Chicago Bears suspended tight end Martellus Bennett after he got into a fight during training camp, which has been encouraged it sees across the league but apparently not in Chicago.
Today we earned that while there is no timetable on the suspension, head coach Marc Trestman reportedly talked with Bennett to get a feel for where he’s at now that he’s been kicked off the team temporarily following his actions at practice with Brandon Marshall.
According to ESPN.com, the Bears head coach indeed spoke with Martellus Bennett this week about his suspension but said that he came away with positive vibe.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman spoke Tuesday by phone with suspended tight end Martellus Bennett and characterized the conversation as “very positive,” adding that Bennett hasn’t been ruled out for Friday’s preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.
“I did [speak with Bennett],” Trestman said. “It was a very positive conversation. We touched base with each other, and I’ll just leave it at that. We did what we said we were gonna do, and that was talk yesterday.”
Bennett will be back in good time, especially now that everyone is seeing straight, but the line has been drawn for all this preseason fighting and while some think it’s cute and feisty, others aren’t so high on seeing what is going down in their locker rooms.
Need more NFL news? Be sure to bookmark FanSided’s NFL Rumors and News page to stay up to date on the latest action from the world of football.
Tags: Chicago Bears