|3||@Browns||L 6 - 26||1||11||11||11||0|
|2||Bengals||W 20 - 17||1||0||0||0||0|
|1||@Rams||L 14 - 34||5||42||8.4||10||0|
- Selected in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft (43rd overall) by the Bears; played in all 16 games as a rookie with nine starts
2020 SEASON (Bears):
- Started nine of 16 games in his rookie season; had 28 catches for 243 yards and two TDs on the season
- Caught 20 passes over the final five games of the regular season after catching only eight passes over the first 11 games
- Caught a season-high seven passes for 41 yards in Week 17 vs. the Packers
- Made his first career catch in the Week 2 win vs. the Giants, a 12-yarder from Mitchell Trubisky
- Hauled in his first touchdown catch in Week 6 at Carolina, a 9-yard pass from Nick Foles on Chicago's opening drive
- Had two catches for 45 yards, including a season-long 38-yarder, in Week 7 at the Rams
- Caught his second touchdown of the season in Week 13 vs. the Lions, an 11-yarder from Mitchell Trubisky; caught a career-high five passes for 37 yards in that game
- Caught four passes for 41 yards (10.3 avg) in the Week 14 win over the Texans
- Caught three passes for 16 yards in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Cole Kmet: 'We're ready to go' | Press Conference
Tight end Cole Kmet speaks with the media on Wednesday at Halas Hall.
Cole Kmet: 'I'm feeling confident in myself and I'm ready to go' | Press Conference
TE Cole Kmet addresses the media following Monday's practice at Halas Hall.
Cole Kmet on the offense: 'We are confident with where we're at' | Press Conference
Tight end Cole Kmet addresses the media following Thursday's training camp practice at Halas Hall.
NFLN: Surprise! Graham douses Kmet during interview
Bears tight end Cole Kmet joins the broadcast for a sideline interview and gets surprised by fellow TE Jimmy Graham.
Cole Kmet Media Availability | Press Conference
Tight end Cole Kmet meets with the media following Tuesday's training camp practice at Halas Hall.
Cole Kmet wakes up with 'Good Morning Football'
Tight end Cole Kmet joins the "Good Morning Football" crew to discuss what clicked during the final six weeks of his rookie year, his experience at "Tight End University," what to expect from the Bears in 2021 and which player on the roster will join him as an "Angry Runs" winner.
Cole Kmet feeding off other tight ends in the league | Press Conference
Tight end Cole Kmet meets the media Thursday following the Chicago Bears' first training camp practice with fans at Halas Hall.
Chalk Talk: Who would replace Bears' specialists?
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses who might replace one of the Bears' specialists in the event of an injury, the Bears' 2012 blowout win in Jacksonville and if any players cut by the Bears this week have joined other teams.
Quick Hits: Kmet driven to be great in Year 2
Bears tight end Cole Kmet watches more film than a movie reviewer and plans to spend an hour Thursday night studying tape with coach Matt Nagy and tight ends coach Clancy Barone.
4 things we learned from Bears position coaches
Speaking to reporters during training camp at Halas Hall, Bears position coaches offered their takes on key players such as tight end Cole Kmet, linebacker Roquan Smith and others.
Kmet benefits from attending 'Tight End University'
Bears second-year tight end Cole Kmet described his participation in a three-day summit for the NFL's top tight ends this summer in Nashville as "one of the coolest things I've done."
Quick Hits: Nagy vows to speed up tempo in practice
After back-to-back 8-8 seasons, Bears coach Matt Nagy vowed Wednesday that a heightened sense of urgency will be palpable throughout training camp.
9 Bears players to watch during training camp
The Bears' three second-round picks in the last two drafts—Cole Kmet, Jaylon Johnson and Teven Jenkins—will be among the key players to watch when training camp kicks off next week.
Bears 2021 position preview: Tight end
The Bears are confident that the rapport that has developed between veteran Jimmy Graham and second-year pro Cole Kmet will pay dividends for both tight ends this season.
Tight ends Graham, Kmet boast strong rapport
Bears tight ends Jimmy Graham and Cole Kmet have developed a special bond that has benefitted both of them on and off the field.
Kmet's comfort level much higher in Year 2
After learning how to crawl and then walk during a promising rookie season, Bears tight end Cole Kmet is ready to hit the ground running as he prepares for his second NFL season.
Expectations high for Kmet, Johnson in Year 2
After promising rookie seasons from Cole Kmet and Jaylon Johnson last year, the Bears are optimistic that their top two 2020 draft picks will make major strides in Year 2.
9 players to watch in 2021: Cole Kmet
Rookie tight end Cole Kmet saw his role expand rapidly over the course of the 2020 season.
Bears lament playoff loss, set sights on future
One day after Sunday's disappointing 21-9 Wild Card loss to the Saints, Bears players reflected on their roller-coaster 2020 season and the importance of learning from their playoff defeat.
Where We Rank for the 2020 season
With the regular season in the books, several Bears players finished the season ranked highly in individual statistical categories. Here's how they stack up.
Young players help fuel Bears' recent resurgence
The Bears boast several talented veterans on both sides of the ball, but a group of promising young players has been just as instrumental in the team's recent resurgence, especially on offense.
Bears rookie Kmet's grandfather passes away
Dave Kmet, who passed away last Saturday at the age of 80, was an avid Bears fan long before his grandson, Cole, was selected by their hometown team in this year's NFL Draft.
Kmet's mom 'beyond thrilled' to witness his first TD
Seeing her son catch his first NFL touchdown pass live and in-person Sunday in Charlotte was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that the mom of Bears tight end Cole Kmet will never forget.
Kmet gradually adjusting to life in NFL
Tight end Cole Kmet, the Bears first selection in the 2020 draft, feels good about where he stands after two games.
Graham, Kmet developing bond as teammates
Once a big Jimmy Graham fan, rookie tight end Cole Kmet is thrilled that the player he admired as a kid is quickly becoming his mentor with the Bears.
Cole Kmet gearing up for his first NFL practices
With the Bears preparing to hold their first non-contact practice later this week, rookie tight end Cole Kmet is eager to apply what he's learned in Zoom meetings and the classroom onto the field for the first time as a pro.
Bears confident in revamped tight end position
After the Bears spent the offseason overhauling their tight end position, coach Matt Nagy is eager to see Jimmy Graham, Demetrius Harris and Cole Kmet on the practice field for the first time.
Bears sign all seven of their 2020 draft picks
The Bears on Tuesday signed all seven of their 2020 draft picks to four-year contracts, including their two second-round selections, tight end Cole Kmet and cornerback Jaylon Johnson.
5 players to watch on offense in training camp
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses five Bears players on offense to monitor when training camp begins next week, including second-year running back David Montgomery.
'Meet the Rookies' to be televised on FOX 32
The Bears' "Meet the Rookies" documentary featuring Jaylon Johnson, Trevis Gipson and Cole Kmet will be shown in its entirety Saturday night and Sunday night on Chicago's FOX 32.
Bears set to launch 'Meet the Rookies' series
The Bears will debut their three-part behind-the-scenes documentary series "Meet the Rookies" brought to you by Mercedes-Benz this week featuring 2020 draft picks Jaylon Johnson, Cole Kmet and Trevis Gipson.
Cole Kmet: A day in the life | Behind the Scenes
Tag along with Cole Kmet during his daily training camp schedule and get a behind-the-scenes look inside Halas Hall. We followed the second-year tight end into the weight room, onto the practice field, into his appearance on "Good Morning Football" and more.