Martellus Bennett: They ‘overpay’ Super Bowl champs
The Patriots tight end celebrated with his brother on NFL Network; he brought his daughter to his postgame news conference; and somewhere amidst the chaos Bennett confirmed that he wouldn’t join the team when they visit the White House.
But Bennett saved his best quip for last, projecting his future while living in the present.
New England’s offseason acquisition of Bennett via trade with the Chicago Bears turned out to be more crucial than it was deemed at the time. When Bennett joined the Patriots, he was set to be a complement to Rob Gronkowski, demanding attention from safeties previosuly disposed to covering the…