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Seahawks' Super Bowl winner to test free agency

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Michael Bennett has been a fairly vocal figure since achieving Super Bowl success with the Seattle Seahawks back in January.

The defensive end sees his current deal come to an end this offseason and has in the past presented a fairly firm stance that he would not re-sign for what he described as a 'Cosco bargain price'.

And it seems he will at least test free agency come March 11 as contract discussion continue.

According to both Adam Shefter, and Ian Rapoport, Bennett has chosen to leave the current Seahawks offer on the table in favor of seeing what else is available as he looks to capitalise on the Super Bowl ring he now possesses.

He could yet stick with the Seahawks but if he does leave he will do so after seeing out just  one-year deal last season.

Bennett finished with a 8.5 sacks, just 0.5 short of his career high set in his final year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012.

Bennet is not likely to be short of suitors either and according to Rapoport, both the Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears are waiting on his next move.

If he did end up at Soldier Field he would be linking up with his brother Martellus who signed with the Chicago franchise last year.

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