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Martellus Bennett has torn rotator cuff, could play through it

Martellus Bennett has torn rotator cuff, could play through it

Bennett claims the Packers were trying to force him to "play thru a major injury". Get the app and get the game.

They tried to fuck over me.

The tight end, waived by the Packers on Wednesday for failing to disclose an injury, told his side of the story on Instagram.

Signed to a three-year, $21 million contract in the offseason, the 6-foot-6, 275-pound Bennett failed to find the end zone with Green Bay, but he appeared in all 16 games with New England last season, hauling in 55 catches and scoring a career-high seven touchdowns.

When Packers coach Mike McCarthy was asked about cutting Bennett, he would not say if it had anything to do with Bennett's possible desire to retire.

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However, he has often been seen by some as at fault for transfer flops and the increasing amount of young players sent away on loan.

The veteran was added to the injury report after the bye last week with a shoulder injury.

Bennett was traded by Chicago to New England prior to the 2016 season and became one of quarterback Tom Brady's main targets when Rob Gronkowski was sidelined for the season after eight games following a back injury.

With Green Bay, he hauled in 24 catches for 233 yards and no touchdowns. Prior to his release, Bennett also tweeted that this season might be his final in the NFL.

"I'm not going to get into the Patriots claiming Marty, I'll just reiterate what I said yesterday: I just know what the facts are and how the timeline came about", McCarthy said. I advised him to get the second opinions. That's not for me to comment on.

Said tight end Richard Rodgers: "I think we know where we're trying to go. I've answered the question for the last time, respectfully".