The Patriots are at it again, under the reign of Bill Belichick. Another low risk, high reward off-season move could be the answer to recreating the Gronkowski / Hernandez tandem since Hernandez’s incarceration. The New England Patriots have acquired tight end Martellus Bennett, from the Chicago Bears. The Bears, who have had some controversy with Bennett, suspending him for social media violations and various missed workout absences, gladly made the deal with New England. They gave away the tight end for a fourth-round draft pick while giving New England back a sixth-round pick (with late round compensation still being discussed).
The Patriots are no strangers when it comes to stacking up two-tight ends, dating back to the Aaron Hernandez – Rob Gronkowski successful duo. They have tried to re-create a dynamic duo, with Gronk and Tim Wright/ Scott Chandler, however, neither matched the domination that Gronk used to have with Hernandez. Could Martellus Bennett help reinvent this two-tight end set magic?