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Bears' Bennett a multi-talented tight end

Martellus Bennett (Jim O'Connor/USA TODAY)

New Bears tight end Martellus Bennett says he was forced to learn how to block in Dallas, which helped him develop into the all-around player he's expected to be in Chicago.

A lot has been discussed regarding former Chicago Bears tight end Kellen Davis' rock-like hands as a receiver. Overlooked was the fact Davis was improving as a blocker, both in protection and the run game. In 2012, Davis graded positively in both areas, according to Pro Football Focus (PFF). Despite that, his inability to catch the ball led to his dismissal yesterday and facilitated the move for...

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