The market for former Bucs DE Michael Bennett wasn’t strong when free agency kicked off. Eventually, he signed a one year, $5 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks on March 15th.
Now we know why.
Seahaws DE Michael Bennett, who left Tampa for Seattle, was diagnosed with torn rotator cuff. Injury why Bennett got a 1-yr deal in SEA.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 24, 2013
Chris Wesseling of NFL.com states it’s unknown whether Bennett will undergo surgery to repair the tear. Surgery could require rehab, which would put his availability for opening day in doubt.
With Chris Clemons recovering from reconstructive knee surgery, Pete Carroll’s defensive line has some major questions marks going forward.