Why you can’t give up on Martellus Bennett in fantasy

USA Today Fantasy Sports

Lance Iversen, USA TODAY Sports) (Lance Iversen, USA TODAY Sports)

Chicago Bears tight end [autotag]Martellus Bennett[/autotag] leads the league in red zone opportunities with 19. – Tony Holm, FantasySharks.com

Bennett also has 63 targets, a total that leads all tight ends and is tied for 13th among all offensive players.

But where are the TDs? He scored four in the first three games but hasn’t hit paydirt since.

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At least he has remained busy inside the 20:

  • Weeks 1-3: 6 red-zone opportunities; 4 TD
  • Weeks 4-7: 13 red-zone opportunities; 0 TD

Come on. The other shoe will drop soon.

He was on the injury report Wednesday, Oct. 22, with a hamstring ailment. We’ll keep you posted on his status if he’s in jeopardy of sitting out. On the year, Bennett has received fewer than eight targets in a game once, and snared fewer than…

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