Look who's a win away from a ring: Ex-Bears TE Kellen Davis

Look who's a win away from a ring: Ex-Bears TE Kellen Davis
January 29, 2014, 11:00 pm
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As Martellus Bennett took in a recent Seattle playoff game to watch his brother Michael, he might have also noticed one of the guys playing his position for Michael's team. It's none other than the man he replaced for the Bears, who couldn't say goodbye to Kellen Davis soon enough after a poor 2012 campaign.

The Bears would gladly take the Bennett-for-Davis exchange again, and the numbers don't even compare. "Martysaurus Rex" had the second-best receiving season by a tight end in Bears history with 65 catches for 759 yards and five touchdowns, setting career-highs in the first two categories and matching his best in the third. Davis? He had just three receptions for 32 yards and one TD in 15 games.

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Davis doesn't have a reception in either of the Seahawks' first two playoff games, either, but started the NFC Championship Game in a two-tight end set with Zach Miller.

Davis' mistakes and drops and difficulty staying on his feet made him an easy target for Bears fans a year ago. Bennett is pretty much loved by Bears fans for his production and personality. But in terms of being part of a team accomplishment, Davis is 60 minutes away from having the last laugh.