The Chicago Bears are hoping to have playmaking gadget back again Tarik Cohen up and working by the time teaching camp rolls all-around in late July, but the latest glimpse at the All-Professional punt returner at the team’s obligatory veteran minicamp did not paint the ideal photo.
Chicago held its a few-working day minicamp from June 15-17, and per Bears sideline reporter Mark Grote, Cohen was “clearly strolling a bit rigid-legged with his appropriate leg wrapped.” The running back again/punt returner went down in the 3rd activity of the time last yr with a torn ACL, and he has spent this overall offseason recovering from the ensuing surgical procedures.
Cohen has also been dealing with unimaginable tragedy this offseason right after his twin brother died of accidental electrocution.
“Right now Tarik is performing tricky,” Bears working backs mentor Michael Pitre explained on June 8. “Obviously he’s working with a tragedy that he dealt with. And our hearts and our feelings are with him. But I know he’s just doing the job challenging and making an attempt to get it day by working day.”
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Bears HC Talks ‘Stiffness’ in Cohen’s Leg
Media associates existing at Bears veteran minicamp observed Cohen showing significantly hobbled, and when he was questioned about it, Bears head coach Matt Nagy acknowledged it in advance of rapidly transferring on.