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An MRI has revealed that former Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen suffered a broken Achilles tendon during a training session. livestreamed on his Instagram accounttold a source to ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Tuesday.
The hard-hitting player, who was released in March by the Bears due to previous injuries, grabbed the back of his leg after going down during training on Tuesday. The incident was seen on Instagram Live, where Cohen fell to the floor after driving back.
Cohen, now a free agent, played three full seasons with Chicago, but only reached three games in 2021 before tearing his knees over. He missed the rest of that season and was then released by the Bears.
A draft pick in the fourth round of 2017, Cohen had a strong rookie year as a running back and kick-returner. He made the All-Pro as a point returner in 2018 when he led the NFL with 33 run-backs for 411 yards.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.