The Oakland Raiders are reportedly in the hunt to acquire Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, who officially becomes a free agent this month.
While the Pats are still interested in bringing back Bennett for 2017, Oakland, as well as Jacksonville, likely would offer a more lucrative contract.
2 nuggets as I head home from the Combine: Pats remain interested in bringing back Marty Bennett, though Jags & Raiders are interested, too
— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) March 4, 2017
Bennett played a big part in the Super Bowl champ Patriots’ success while fellow TE Rob Gronkowski was sidelined, posting a career-best yards per reception with 12.7.