Perhaps the strangest occurrence of the 2017 NFL season was the Packers dropping tight end, Martellus Bennett. No one knew exactly why this happened, other than the fact that Bennett had talked about retiring at the end of this season. He would still have two remaining years on his 21 million dollar contract .
The Packers said they dropped him because he did not inform them of a previous injury. Here is Bennett’s statement.
Martellus Bennett was picked up by the New England Patriots the day after he was dropped. He reported to practice today.