"I understand what they want from me," Bennett said. "I felt like I could've handled the situation differently."
When asked about the status of suspended tight end
Bennett got suspended indefinitely following a practice fight, though the suspension stemmed from an accumulation of incidents. As expected, he sat out the first preseason game against the Eagles.
The following players will not dress for the
"It was a very positive conversation," Trestman said. "We touched base with each other, and I'll just leave it at that. We did what we said we were gonna do, and that was talk yesterday."
Bennettt got suspended indefinitely following a practice fight in which he slammed first-round pick Kyle Fuller to the ground after a routine play, the report said. According to team sources, Bennett's suspension stemmed from an accumulation of incidents, not just the fight.
Bennett got into a fight with rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller during training camp practice on Monday when Fuller pulled Bennett to the ground after a reception. Bennett got up and shoved Fuller, then threw him to the ground according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Bears head coach Marc Trestman cancelled practice after the skirmish.
Later Monday, Bennett didn't seem remorseful for his actions, telling the media he'd be willing to pay a fine even if he didn't think his actions warranted one.
"I'm probably one of the most violent people on the field. That's my style of play," Bennett said. "I'm going to continue to play the way I play."
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