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Bennie Fowler III

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#13

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 27

Weight: 212 lbs

College: Michigan State

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 45 career games (5 starts) over three seasons with the Denver Broncos (2015-17), recording 56 receptions for 698 yards (12.5 avg) and 5 touchdowns ... caught quarterback Peyton Manning's final pass attempt-a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl SD-that gave Denver a 24-10 lead against Carolina. 

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver Broncos as undrafted free agent (5/10/14) ... waived by the Broncos (8/30/14) ... added to Denver's practice squad (8/31/14) ... signed by the Broncos (1/12/15) ... re-signed by the Broncos (4/15/16) ... re-signed by the Broncos (4/6/17) ... declared free agent (3/14/18) ... signed by the Bears (4/16/18). SIGNED THROUGH 2018. 

2017 SEASON: Played all 16 games (4 starts) for the Denver Broncos, catching 29 passes for 350 yards (12.1 avg) and 3 touch­downs -- all career highs ... caught a career-high 2 touchdowns in the Week 1 win over the L.A. Chargers ... added 1 punt return for 6 yards. 

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2016: Appeared in 13 games, recording 11 receptions for 145 yards (13.2 avg) and 2 touchdowns. 2015: Played all 16 games (1 start), recording 16 receptions for 203 yards (12.7 avg) ... Added 2 receptions for 25 yards in the postsea­son, including a 2 point conversion reception in Peyton Manning's final career pass attempt in Super Bowl 50. 2014: Spent season on Denver Broncos practice squad. 

COLLEGE: Fowler appeared in 44 games (15 starts) for Michigan State University and recorded 93 catches for 1,341 yards (14.4 avg.) with 11 touchdowns in addition to 16 rushes for 102 yards (6.4 avg.) and one score ... Led the team in receiving yards (622) and receiving touchdowns (6) on 36 catches (17.3 avg.) as a senior in 2013 while producing a score or a first down on 26 of his grabs ... Paced the Spartans with 524 receiving yards and added four touchdowns on a career-high 41 catches as a junior in 2012. 

PERSONAL: Played football at Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, Mich., where he was named an honorable mention all-state selection by the Associated Press as a senior all-purpose player (1,478 yds., 15 TDs).

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