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Tarik Cohen

RB

#29

Experience: 4 years

Height: 5-6

Age: 25

Weight: 191 lbs

College: North Carolina A&T

2020 SEASON

  • CAR
    14
  • YDS
    74
  • AVG
    5.3
  • TDS
    0

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Regular Season

WK Game Date OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2 09/20/2020 Giants W 17 - 13 5 12 2.4 5 0 1 15 15 15 0
3 09/27/2020 @Falcons W 30 - 26 2 21 10.5 17 0 3 20 6.7 20 0
1 09/13/2020 @Lions W 27 - 23 7 41 5.9 16 0 2 6 3 3 0

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Finished his third NFL season in 2019
  • 2018 Pro Bowl selection and Associated Press All-Pro
  • Has appeared in 48 career games with 22 starts, rushing for 1,027 yards on 250 carries (4.1 avg) and five touchdowns while adding 203 receptions for 1,534 yards (7.6 avg) and nine touchdowns
  • Has two passing touchdowns in his career; threw a 21-yard touchdown at BAL (10/15/17) in his rookie season, becoming shortest player since 1934 to throw an NFL touchdown pass, and threw the game-tying one-yard touchdown to Anthony Miller as time expired at NYG (12/2/18) to force overtime
  • Adds 95 punt returns for 985 yards (10.4 avg) and one touchdown and 30 kickoff returns for 628 yards (20.9 avg)
  • Set a franchise record for all-purpose yards in a rookie debut (158) vs. ATL (9/17)
  • Became the first NFL rookie to record a rushing, receiving, passing and punt return touchdown since Gale Sayers in 1965
  • His 53 receptions in 2017 were the third most for a rookie in franchise history
  • Has recorded a reception in all 48 career games, which is tied for first in the NFL among active running backs
  • Passed Matt Forte for the most receiving yards by Bear in their first 40 games 
  • His 203 receptions since 2017 ranks fourth in the NFL among running backs over that span

HONORS & AWARDS:

  • 2017: Brian Piccolo Award
  • 2018: Pro Bowl selection, AP All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL

2019 SEASON (Bears):

  • Appeared in 16 games with 11 starts, rushing 64 times for 213 yards and adding a career-high 79 receptions for 456 yards and three touchdowns 
  • Caught his first TD in Week 4 vs. MIN before catching TD passes in back-to-back weeks in Week 10 and 11 vs. the Lions and at the Rams
  • Recorded a career-long 71-yard punt return at OAK in Week 5
  • 9.2 yard avg on punt returns ranked 2nd in the NFL this season (min. 2 per game)
  • Voted a Pro Bowl alternate as a punt returner

2018 SEASON (Bears):

  • Selected to his first Pro Bowl as a return specialist
  • Named an Associated Press All-Pro
  • Appeared in all 16 games (seven starts), recording 444 rushing yards on 99 attempts (4.5 avg) and three touchdowns
  • Added team-leading 725 receiving yards on 71 receptions (10.2 avg) and five touchdowns 
  • Tossed a one-yard passing touchdown (12/2 at NYG) to force overtime
  • Also recorded a career-high in receiving yards (156), receptions (12) and yards from scrimmage (186) at NYG in Week 13
  • Added 33 punt returns for 411 yards (12.5 avg)
  • Recorded back-to-back games of 100+ yards from scrimmage (174 vs. TB, 121 at MIA) and had four such games that season
  • Tied a career-long with a 70-yard touchdown catch vs. NYJ (10/28)
  • Ranks third in the NFL among running backs in receiving yards and lead all running backs with seven catches of 25+ yards
  • Caught 3 passes for 27 yards in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19)

2017 SEASON (Bears):

  • Appeared in all 16 games (four starts)
  • Was second on the team with 53 receptions and third with 353 yards Also second on the team in rushing with 87 carries for 370 yards and two TDs
  • Finished tied for third in the NFL among rookie RBs with 53 receptions, tied with Kansas City's Kareem Hunt and trailing only New Orleans' Alvin Kamara (81) and Carolina's Christian McCaffrey (80)
  • Threw a 21-yard passing touchdown at BAL (10/15), becoming shortest player since 1934 to throw an NFL touchdown pass
  • Caught a season long 70-yard pass vs. CAR (10/22), the longest reception by a Bear in 2017
  • Had 29 punt returns for 272 yards (9.4 avg) and 1 touchdown and 26 kickoff returns for 583 yards (22.4 avg)
  • Set a franchise record for all-purpose yards in a rookie debut (158) vs. ATL (9/17)
  • Rushed for a season-high 80 yards on 12 carries (6.7 avg) in the Week 14 win at Cincinnati
  • Became the first NFL rookie since Gale Sayers in 1965 and the first NFL player since Terry Metcalf in 1975 to score touchdowns via rushing, receiving, passing and punt return in a single season
  • Teamed up with Jordan Howard as the Bears rushed for 222 yards (Howard 140, Cohen 78) in the OT victory over the Steelers in Week 3, marking just the fourth time in Mike Tomlin's 11 years in Pittsburgh in which the Steelers allowed 200+ yards rushing

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