the "cohen watch"... Aug 11, 2017 8:50:33 GMT -5
Post by bseballaggie on Aug 11, 2017 8:50:33 GMT -5
Tarik Cohen, the Chicago Bears' fourth-round draft pick from A&T, made a strong impression in the team's NFL preseason opener on Thursday night.
Cohen, the all-time leading rusher in A&T and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference history, rushed seven times for 39 yards in the first half.
Coach John Fox liked what he saw of the 5-foot-6, 170-pound native of Bunn.
“Tarik flashed quite a bit at training camp, and we’ve seen a lot of what he’s capable of,” Fox said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. “I think most people saw it (Thursday).”
Cohen played eight snaps, mostly with the first-team offense, according to 247sports.com.
"He’s just dynamic," said wide receiver Victor Cruz, a former Pro Bowl player, via CSN Chicago. "He’s one of those guys that has that speed and agility and quickness that you can’t coach
Against one of the top defenses in The NFL, in comparison, Fournette finished the day with 9 carries for 31 yds