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Bears announce Cohen deal: 'He's a sparkplug for our team'

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USA Today
USA Today

The Tarik Cohen deal is official.

On Sunday morning, the Bears sent out their press release announcing the three-year extension. 

“We’re extremely excited about being able to extend Tarik,” Bears GM Ryan Pace said. “He’s a versatile player that has a big impact on offense and special teams. We love his character and he’s been a spark plug for our team since we drafted him. Tarik and I both feel he’s a young, ascending player with a lot of high-level years left in this league and we are glad he will be with us in the years to come.”

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The deal is for three years and worth $17.25 million ($5.75 million per year) and with incentives it could be worth up to $18.25 million ($6.093 million/year).