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Julian Edelman Backs Martellus Bennett, Calls Out Jimmy Garoppolo for Missing Key Game for New England Patriots in 2016

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo does not have many fans among his former New England Patriots teammates. Back in October, tight end Martellus Bennett called out Garoppolo for “being a b—-” and missing a key game during the 2016 season. This week on the I Am Athlete podcast, wide receiver Julian Edelman backed up those comments.
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Martellus Bennett Calls Jimmy Garoppolo A 'Bitch,' Julian Edelman 'Understands' Jab

Ex-NFL star Martellus Bennett just unloaded on Jimmy Garoppolo ... saying his former QB in New England is a "bitch" -- and Julian Edelman seems to be cosigning the jab. Martellus made the remarks when he joined his former Patriots teammates, Devin and Jason McCourty, on their "Double Coverage" podcast ... claiming no NFL team can win with Jimmy G at the helm because he believes the signal-caller is soft.
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Martellus Bennett puts Jimmy G. on blast amid 2016 Patriots discussion

We'll say this about Martellus Bennett: He calls it like he sees it. The retired tight end spent one full season with the New England Patriots in 2016, a dominant 14-2 campaign that ended in a Super Bowl LI victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Bennett returned to the Patriots for...
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Remember Martellus Bennett Ripping Jimmy Garoppolo? Julian Edelman Agreed

Julian Edelman was among the New England Patriots not happy with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo sitting out during Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension. Edelman, while appearing on the “I Am Athlete” podcast released Monday, was asked about previous comments made by former Patriots teammate Martellus Bennett. Bennett profanely ripped Garoppolo, who did not play in Weeks 3 and 4 of the 2016 season, while appearing on the “Double Coverage” podcast with Jason and Devin McCourty in October.
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This Date In Transactions History: Patriots Claim Martellus Bennett

Four years ago, tight end Martellus Bennett dominated the pages of Pro Football Rumors. Bennett left the Patriots and joined the Packers in the spring of 2017, agreeing to a three-year, $21MM deal. After little in the way of production and lots of drama, the Packers dropped him in the middle of the season. The Patriots swooped in to claim him from the Packers, who had already paid out about $8MM to the tight end.
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Ex-Patriot Martellus Bennett rips QB Jimmy Garoppolo, credits Dolphins’ Jacoby Brissett’s toughness on podcast | Video

Former New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett tore into 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, saying the ex-Patriots quarterback bailed out on the Pats hours before a 2016 game against the Buffalo Bills during the four-game Tom Brady suspension that began that season. Bennett joined Miami Dolphins defensive back Jason McCourty...
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Martellus Bennett Rips N’Keal Harry For Gaffe In Patriots-Cowboys Game

Jimmy Garoppolo wasn’t the only player in Martellus Bennett’s crosshairs this week. Bennett also took a shot at N’Keal Harry during his appearance on “Double Coverage with the McCourty Twins,” blasting the New England Patriots wide receiver for his apparent mental miscue in last Sunday’s overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
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Martellus Bennett on Bill Belichick: We were a 'match made in heaven'

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and one of the more outspoken and unapologetic players that the NFL has to offer doesn't seem like it would be the best combination, given the reputation of the legendary coach who has been in charge of New England for two decades. Just ask Cassius Marsh — or don't, says Alex Reimer — who has plenty to say about Belichick and the Patriots in his brief stint there.
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