ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss predicts Martellus Bennett will be a "big factor" in the Patriots' 2016 offense.
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss said Martellus Bennett worked one-on-one with Tom Brady in the red zone during practice Tuesday.
According to WEEI Boston, Martellus Bennett is "gaining early entry into Tom Brady's circle of trust."
The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears had "pervasive doubts" about Martellus Bennett's commitment.
Martellus Bennett and Rob Gronkowski lead all tight ends in yards after contact since 2013.
Patriots acquired TE Martellus Bennett and a sixth-round pick from the Bears in exchange for a fourth-round pick.
ESPN's Adam Schefter confirms the Bears are "shopping" Martellus Bennett.
NJ Advance Media's Dom Cosentino does not expect the Jets to pursue a trade for Bears TE Martellus Bennett.
According to the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs, "some around the NFL doubt" the Bears will be able to trade Martellus Bennett.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Bears are "working to trade" Martellus Bennett.
The Chicago Tribune reports "it's presumed" the Bears are listening to trade offers for Martellus Bennett.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport "would be surprised" if Martellus Bennett is back with the Bears this season.
ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson believes a trade is the "best solution" for the ongoing contract dispute between Martellus Bennett and the organization.
The Chicago Tribune's Dan Wiederer admits "it's hard to see" the Bears bringing back Martellus Bennett for 2016.