Before the Seahawks’ game against the Panthers, Seattle DE Michael Bennett compared the Panthers to a cousin that you want to date, but can’t. Now, a few days before the Seahawks take on the Packers in the NFC Championship Game, Bennett just simultaneously called a reporter and Packers running back Eddie Lacy “overweight.”
One plus-sized reporter asked DL Michael Bennett what makes Eddie Lacy different: “He’s kind of built like you. Slightly a bit overweight.”
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) January 14, 2015
This isn’t the first time Lacy has had his weight called into question. When he was a rookie, this photo of Lacy had its day on the internet.
Of course, Lacy ended up winning Offensive Rookie of the Year last season, so I don’t think Bennett’s words are really going to bother him. The reporter on the other hand….
[Photo via ESPN]