Edgar Bennett’s career with the Packers (1992-1996), was also relatively short. Nevertheless, his consistency and steady improvement, as both a rusher and as a receiver out of the backfield, were key factors as the team advanced annually in playoffs before winning the Super Bowl following Bennett’s final season as a packer in 1996.
The fourth-round draft pick from Florida State rushed for 1,067 yards in 1995. Also remarkable though, is that during that same season, he caught 61 passes for 648 yards. The following year, he again combined his rushing and receiving skills for 1,125 yards of offense. One of Edgar Bennett’s most memorable games was played at Soldier Field in Chicago on Monday, night, October 31, 1994. In a driving rain storm with temperatures falling to near freezing, Bennett led the Packers to a 33-6 victory over the Bears as he trudged through the mud for 105 yards and 3 touchdowns. It was a great win for the Packers as they were just beginning their dominance over the Bears in Chicago which has continued through this past season.
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