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Cheese Curds, 9/7: Bennett brothers meet Sunday after Michael’s ordeal in Las Vegas

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The two brothers have played each other before, but perhaps none of their other meetings on the field will be more important than Sunday’s, given recent events.

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When the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks face off on Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field, two brothers will be able to see each other for the first time in weeks, and will likely be competing head-to-head on a few plays. However, for Michael and Martellus Bennett, Sunday’s reunion is about more than just football.

A few weeks ago, Michael Bennett went through a life-changing incident in Las Vegas following the boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Only Bennett’s description of the incident can do justice to how he felt in that moment, so before you get into today’s curds we urge you to take a minute to read his account of the situation, which was also caught on video.

Bennett was obviously emotional about the situation after it happened, and one of his first phone calls was to his brother Martellus. On Wednesday, the new Packer tight end spoke to the media for the first time about that night, and we have some of his comments in the curds below.

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Here are some of Martellus’ comments about the Las Vegas incident, as he got quite emotional about the situation when speaking to Packers media members.

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