Tight finish Martellus Bennett is again with the Patriots after being waived by the Packers this week, however he’s not completed speaking about what led to his departure from Green Bay 9 weeks right into a multi-year deal.
Bennett was waived with a failure to reveal harm designation badociated to the shoulder harm that stored him out of the lineup final weekend and was set to have him on Green Bay’s inactive checklist once more this week. In a sequence of posts to his Instagram tales, Bennett took subject with the Packers’ declare and with the care he obtained from staff physician Patrick McKenzie.
Bennett wrote that the staff examined his shoulder when he signed and cleared it and that issues bought worse because the season went alongside. He mentioned he circled his shoulder “pretty much” each week when given a physique badysis sheet by the staff and that the ache bought worse when he stopped taking anti-inflammatories in the course of the bye in Week Eight. Upon returning to the staff, he requested for an badysis “and that’s once we discovered it was actually f–ed up.”
“Dr. McKenzie didn’t make [me] feel safe and was pushing to play which I thought was weird,” Bennett wrote. “Not that he was trying to get me to play thru it but the way he was saying things. I didn’t trust him. So I got three other opinions from doctors who all said I need to get it fixed. So I decided to do that. And they decided to waive me with some bulls–t excuse.”
Bennett reportedly has a torn rotator cuff, however was at Patriots observe and there’s no signal that he failed a bodily with the staff or is about to have surgical procedure. He didn’t focus on that obvious change of coronary heart, which can be so simple as deciding to play by means of an harm on an offense with Tom Brady fairly than one with Brett Hundley.