A little more than 24 hours before free agency officially begins the Seattle Seahawks and defensive end Michael Bennett have agreed to a deal, according to multiple reports.
DE Michael Bennett strikes deal with Seahawks. Four years. Terms coming.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 10, 2014
And now, as @ProFootballTalk reported, Seattle's deal with DE Michael Bennett is done. Expect it to be four years, about $34 million.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2014
Michael Bennett, despite pleas from his brother, clearly never wanted to leave #Seahawks. Spent time in their building the last few days
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2014
Bennett said early on this offseason he would not give the Seahawks a discount, but until we see how much other defensive ends gets paid, let’s hold off judgement on that.
The five year veteran out of Texas A&M had 8.5 sacks a season ago, proving his worth on just a one year deal after spending the first four seasons of his career in Tampa Bay.