Bears trade tight end Martellus Bennett to Patriots: report

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Martellus Bennett is out for the season with a rib injury.

LAKE FOREST — It appeared that it might be a saga that could stretch into the early spring and maybe the summer.

The Bears and Martellus Bennett were headed to a break-up, the question was just when.

On Wednesday, it appears the Bears have kept the drama to a minimum with their unhappy tight end.

Per a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Bears have traded Martellus Bennett to the Patriots for draft considerations.

The Bears have yet to confirm the move.

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