The official reason was listed as "conduct detrimental to the team." Bennett slammed Fuller to the ground after the rookie tried to strip the ball in what was an otherwise innocuous play.
Via the Chicago Tribune, Bennett admitted Sunday, "I think I could have handled the situation differently," adding, "Everything in life is about learning lessons. Whatever situation you're going on through life, you always learn from it. Whether it's good or bad, there's always a lesson or moral to the story."
Bennett says he was welcomed back by his teammates and doesn't expect the incident to change how he approaches the game.
"I feel like I've always been a great teammate," he said. "I think they want me to continue to be the player I've been and continue to play the way I've been playing and perform highly on the field."