Typically, facing the Seahawks defense isn’t something offensive players look forward to. However, for Martellus Bennett, it offers a unique opportunity.
He gets to play against his brother.
Unlike Eli and Peyton Manning, Martellus and his brother Michael will quite literally go head-to-head this week as the Bears play Seattle. The Bears tight end and the Seahawks defensive end will almost certainly find themselves paired up during the game.
Before the game starts, however, the two are still brothers.
The Bennett brothers warm up together at CenturyLink Field : pic.twitter.com/cURNJ8NCQf— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) September 27, 2015
Hours before the start of their game, the Bennett brothers were seen patrolling CenturyLink Field and warming up together.
This isn’t the first time the Bennett’s have played each other. But since joining the Bears, older brother Michael has controlled the rivalry. Michael is 2-0 against Martellus since he signed with Chicago in 2013.
Before taking the field, Martellus posted a picture with his brother along with a touching note displaying his feelings for Michael.
Fortunate to have a brother who pushes me to become better in all areas of life. Today we compete against each other to try and do everything we can to help our team get a W. We represent each other when we play, I'm very proud of the man you are and the way you play. Tonight will be a challenge but tonight will be no different buckle up and bring it bro!!! Bro vs Bro. I love you @mosesbread72
A photo posted by Martellus Bennett (@martellusb) on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:50am PDT