“I used to hate the Patriots. I might hate it as a result of they’d win a lot. I might hate it as a result of Tom Brady‘s hair was lengthy. I might hate it that [Bill] Belichick would put on sweaters. However now that I am right here, I really like you. I really like Tom Brady’s hair,” Bennett told the team’s official website, Patriots.com, with a contact of humor.
“I really like being a Patriot as a result of, clearly, it is all about profitable. I believe every little thing in regards to the group is about team-first. It is nearly doing what it’s worthwhile to do to get to the place we wish to go as a gaggle. I believe I really like that.”
The Patriots formally introduced the acquisition of the 33-year-old Bennett on Thursday, though phrases of the commerce had been agreed upon late final week. The Patriots get Bennett and a 2020 seventh-round draft choose in trade for a 2020 fifth-round draft choose.
The Patriots will probably be Bennett’s fourth crew, as he beforehand performed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2009-2012), Seattle Seahawks (2013-2017) and Eagles (2018). He gained a Tremendous Bowl with the Seahawks within the 2013 season.The next season, the Seahawks misplaced to the Patriots within the Tremendous Bowl.
Bennett’s brother, Martellus, gained a Tremendous Bowl with the Patriots in 2016.
“He cherished it, however the reality he cherished it made me hate it,” the outgoing Bennett advised Patriots.com. “I used to be the brother that was the Tremendous Bowl champ. Then he took that from me. Now I must take that again.”