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Is Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen Jewish?

Tarik Cohen playing in the Chicago Bears’ season opener at Soldier Field in Chicago, Sept. 10, 2017. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

By Gabe Friedman

(JTA) — Since Jewish star player Julian Edelman is out for the entire 2017-18 NFL season after tearing his ACL, Jewish football fans may be looking for a new player to root for.

On Sunday, during the league’s first full slate of games, a possible candidate emerged: Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen.

Cohen, a rookie who was drafted…