How Michael Bennett Became Seattle's Secret Superstar

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How Michael Bennett Became Seattle's Secret Superstar
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It was an under-the-radar signing that shouldn't have been. When defensive lineman Michael Bennett signed a one-year, $4.8 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks in March, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost their most disruptive weapon against the pass, and Seattle head coach Pete Carroll added a perfect wingman for the subtleties in his defensive fronts. Carroll runs what he has called a “4-3 scheme with 3-4 personnel,” and in that personnel, he always has room for unique athletes who bring interesting attributes to the defenses he draws up.

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