Michael Bennet was not at the New England Patriots practice today. Mike Gerardi and Ian Rapoport are reporting why, he has been suspended for 1 game due to conduct detrimental to the team.
Below is a Bennett’s statement regarding his suspension.
Just spoke with #Pats DE Michael Bennett, who provided this statement to ESPN re his one-week suspension: “On Friday, I had a philosophical disagreement with my position coach that has led to my suspension. I apologize to my teammates for any distraction this may have caused.”
— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) October 15, 2019
Bennett has always been known for his unique personality and aggressive play style. Though his absence hurts, New England’s defense will still be elite this week against the New York Jets.