Tag: Michael Bennett

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett: First Step Towards Resolution of the Anthem Issue Is to Get Colin Kaepernick In the League

Now that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has signaled surrender to the anthem protesters, by saying that the league won’t force players to stand for the Star-Spangled Banner. The next logical step is for the anthem protesters to demand that the founder of their movement get a job in the league. Well, that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday.

Michael Bennett Is No Dred Scott, and Jerry Jones Is No Justice Taney

The man who accused the Las Vegas Police Department of racism without evidence and still has yet to be challenged on that fact by any member of the mainstream sports media, has more things to say. Mainly, that he has no plans to stop his protests and that attempts to force players to respect the anthem, are akin to slavery.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Raises Fist After Sack

Apparently, Michael Bennett is protesting sacks now as well. The Seahawks are playing the 49ers on Sunday, a rivalry that always brings out passion, excitement, and statements of questionable intelligence. Michael Bennett has now added his own chapter to this storied tradition.

NFL Declines LVPD Union Request to Investigate Michael Bennett

The union representing the Las Vegas Police Department, wrote the NFL a letter on Thursday afternoon, requesting that the league investigate Seahawks’ defensive end Michael Bennett for making, “false and offensive” claims about their officers. Specifically, Bennett’s claim that the officers detained him because he was, “a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Seahawks Michael Bennett Sits for National Anthem

Here we go again.

The day after former Seahawk and current Raider, Marshawn Lynch, sat on the bench in protest during the playing of the national anthem. Current Seahawk Bennett followed suit on Sunday night, by sitting during the anthem before the Seahawks game against the Chargers at StubHub Center:

Seattle Seahawks' Michael Benett said he would skip a trip to Israel because he wished "not only to see Israel but also the West Bank and Gaza so I can see how the Palestinians, who have called this land home for thousands of years, live their lives"

NFL Players Heed Pro-Palestinian Call to Boycott Israel Trip

TEL AVIV – Three NFL players have pulled out of a scheduled trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government following an open letter published by pro-Palestinian activists urging them to distance themselves from Israel’s “brutal” and “apartheid” policies.

Seattle Seahawks' Michael Benett said he would skip a trip to Israel because he wished "not only to see Israel but also the West Bank and Gaza so I can see how the Palestinians, who have called this land home for thousands of years, live their lives"

Bennett, Forsett Skip Israel Trip to Avoid Favoritism

Washington (AFP) – Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and Denver Broncos running back Justin Forsett will skip a trip of NFL players to Israel next week to avoid showing favoritism over Palestinians.