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Bennett Rookie Diary: 13th Entry

WR Earl Bennett (Otto Greule Jr./Getty)

Although he was inactive for the first four games of the year, Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett could not have been more excited to make his NFL debut last Sunday. In this installment of his Rookie Diary, Bennett writes about sitting atop the NFC North and getting ready for another road game at Atlanta.

Finally, I got the opportunity to play against the Lions last weekend. The experience was everything I had hoped it would be: exciting and amazing. I got the word that I would be on the field just a few minutes after we got to the locker room on Sunday. It was such a great feeling. When I found out that it would be my turn, my heart just about jumped out of my chest. It's something that you... Recommended Stories