Michael Bennett Reprimands Reporter After Loss to Falcons

January 15, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett wasn't happy after his team bowed out of the NFC divisional round with a 36-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday.
He decided to take some of that frustration out on a reporter who asked him about the Seahawks' pass rush on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, per Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.
After Bennett lauded Ryan, stating he "is obviously the MVP of the NFL this year and made great plays," the reporter started to respond by telling him Seattle wasn't able to get much pressure before Bennett apparently cut him off and let his emotions show:
He threw the ball really fast. There was some busted stuff going on so obviously you don't know football. He threw the ball pretty fast. He did his thing. We rushed as good as we could. Don't point and say we didn't do what we needed to do, OK? Don't do that.
Get out of my face now. Don't tell me I didn't do my job (expletive). OK, exactly. Get the (expletiv...

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