NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Michael Bennett 71 DE 2009-12 50 28
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Texas A&M 6-4 274 13-Nov-85
How acquiredHow left
Waivers - 2009 - Seattle UFA - 2013 - Seattle
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Profile
Started every game at left defensive end and led the Bucs in sacks with nine, a career high and thereby priced himself out of the market leaving in free agency to join Seattle in March 2013 and won a Super Bowl ring with them at the end of that season. Had won a starting job in the 2011 training camp and kept it for 10 weeks before being replaced by rookie Da'Quan Bowers. Ranked second on the team with four sacks and more than doubled his career total in tackles in his third NFL season. Was originally signed after the fifth game of the 2009 season to replace the traded Gaines Adams having originaly entered the NFL with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.

2009 2010 2011 2012
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
7 0 13 2 14 10 16 16

Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
2009 4 1 5
2010 14 7 21
2011 32 15 47
2012 34 7 41
Total 84 30 114
SacksPasses Defensed
Season No. Season No
2009 1.0
2010 1.0
2011 4.0
2012 9.020122
Total 15.0Total2