QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (knee) remained limited at practice Thursday.

EDGE Analysis

Bennett has played through his share of aches and pains this year and we don't expect that to change Sunday against the Steelers, even if the Patriots end up officially listing the tight end as questionable for the contest.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (knee) was limited at practice Wednesday.

EDGE Analysis

After seeing Bennett appear to tweak his knee this past Saturday against the Texans, it's not a surprise to see the tight end listed as limited Wednesday. Still, Bennett barely missed a beat afterward and is expected to be fine for Sunday's AFC Championship game against the Steelers.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett was on the field for 64 of the Patriots' 69 snaps on offense in Saturday's 34-16 playoff win over the Texans, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. The tight end hauled in one of his four targets in the game for four yards.

EDGE Analysis

Per the Boston Herald, Bennett -- who has battled through ankle and shoulder issues this season -- noted after Saturday's contest that he was fine after appearing to tweak his left knee in the fourth quarter. We'll have to see if the tight end's practice participation in advance of the AFC Championship game is impacted, but Bennett plans to continue to tough things out next weekend. "I've been fighting through (injuries) the whole year," said Bennett. "I'm not going to stop now. I'm getting too close to what my goal is in life."

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) caught three of his five targets for 33 yards and a TD in Sunday's 35-14 win over the Dolphins.

EDGE Analysis

Bennett has been an injury report regular since hurting his ankle back in Week 5, and he'll no doubt benefit greatly from the Patriots' upcoming first-round playoff bye. Once the team returns to action in the postseason, Bennett will no doubt log a heavy workload, with fellow TE Rob Gronkowski (back) out for the season.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

EDGE Analysis

Bennett will thus continue to work through his aches and pains Sunday and the tight end figures to remain in the Patriots' Week 17 mix as long as he avoids any in-game setbacks, and the outcome of the contest is in question.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's 1:00 ET game against the Dolphins, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports.

EDGE Analysis

While the Patriots have clinched their division title and a first-round bye, the team still has designs on cementing home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. As a result, we'd expect Bennett to continue to work through his aches and pains Sunday against the Dolphins and remain in the mix as long as he avoids any setbacks, and the outcome of the contest is in question.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) was limited at practice Wednesday.

EDGE Analysis

The Patriots have clinched their division title and a first-round bye, but the team still has its sights on securing home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs. As a result, we'd expect Bennett to continue to play through his aches and pains Sunday against Dolphins and remain in the contest as long as the outcome of the tilt is in question.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) caught both of his targets for 19 yards and a TD in Saturday's 41-3 win over the Jets.

EDGE Analysis

We'll circle back on Bennett's status in the coming days, as he's likely to remain on the Patriots' injury report in Week 17. Moreover, it's possible that he could be rested or limited next weekend if the team is able to secure the No. 1 playoff seed in the AFC. An Indianapolis win over Oakland later Saturday would yield that outcome.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) is listed as active for Saturday's game against the Jets.

EDGE Analysis

Though Bennett has been an injury report regular since injuring his ankle back in Week 5, the tight end has continued to play through his aches and pains and that's expected to remain the case as long as the Patriots have something to play for. Bennett, who hauled in two of his four targets for 35 yards in last Sunday's win over Denver, faces a Jets defense Saturday that gave up two TDs to Miami TE Dion Sims in Week 15 and allowed Indianapolis tight end Dwayne Allen to hit pay dirt three times in Week 13.

QMartellus Bennett
TE FA
1 year ago

Bennett (ankle/shoulder) is listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Jets after practicing in a limited fashion all week.

EDGE Analysis

Though Bennett has been on the Patriots' injury report since hurting his ankle in Week 5, the tight end has continued to tough things out and that's not expected to change as long as the team still has something to play for. Bennett, who caught two of four targets for 35 yards in last Sunday's win over the Broncos, will take aim Saturday at a Jets defense that surrendered two TDs to Miami TE Dion Sims in Week 15 and gave up three scores to Indy tight end Dwayne Allen in Week 13.