Bennett puts chances of staying in Tampa at 20-40 percent

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Today’s first-ever two-hour edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network included a visit from Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett.

Bennett, an unrestricted free agent, pegs his chances of staying with the Bucs at a low number.

“I don’t know, 20-to-40 percent,” Bennett said.  “It’s not 100 percent.  It’s 20-to-40 percent.  I’m not sure how it’s gonna play out but it’s a business and hopefully the best things happen.”

The chances of Bennett staying are likely lower than that, given his assessment of their offer on a long-term deal.  “It wasn’t good obviously,” Bennett said.  “If it was good I would have took it and been a Buccaneer but so I’m just moving on and seeing what’s out there for me.”

He said “a lot of teams” are interested.  We should find out soon who they are.