Besides being a great tight end coming off a Super Bowl win, Matellus Bennett, the Green Bay Packers' newest player, impressed coach Mike McCarthy with something else: his creativity.
— Ryan Wood (@ByRyanWood) March 29, 2017
After the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Ryan Wood released the quote from McCarthy on Twitter, Bennett replied.
That's cool. 🙌🏾🙌🏾 it's going to be a fun year. https://t.co/OPN4UP5ZxX
— Martellus Bennett (@MartysaurusRex) March 29, 2017
Besides the creative bug stirring in both of these men, their newfound harmony should play out nicely on the field. Jared Cook left for the Oakland Raiders in free agency days after Bennett arrived.
According to Packers.com, Bennett also expressed excitement being on the receiving end of his new quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
"I hated playing against Aaron," Bennett said with a laugh. "I just got off the phone with him. I said, 'I hate that guy on the other side,' but it's going to be pretty good to be on the same side with him and catching passes. I've seen him make a lot of amazing throws, and he's been one of the best for a really long time. I'm just going to try to come in and contribute to the best of my ability."
-- Courtney Schellin