Chicago Bears: Cole Kmet is a potential TE fantasy football breakout

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Chicago Bears, Cole Kmet
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Chicago Bears tight end, Cole Kmet showed plenty of positives in 2020

There is plenty to be excited about if you are a Chicago Bears fan and happen to own Cole Kmet in fantasy. We are going to take a look at some more of Kmet’s advanced statistics. You will see that signs are pointing in the right direction for Cole Kmet as we head into the 2021 season. Beyond the advanced stats, other offseason positives look to be shaping a great 2021 season for Kmet.

  • calculates “True Catch Rate” by dividing total receptions by total catchable targets. Cole Kmet had a 93.3% True Catch Rate in 2020, which was 4th for the TE position. With the negative off-target remark in the paragraph above comes a nice efficiency sign from the year.
  • Also from, the site tracks Target Separation in which Kmet was TE9 with 1.75. Definition and more on this stat and others can again be found here.
  • Cole Kmet attended Tight End University this summer, where he was able to learn from and train with some of the best TE’s in the world both past and present.
  • ESPN NFL Nation Chicago Bears Reporter Jeff Dickerson was quoted saying “Matt Nagy anticipates second-year TE Cole Kmet’s role increasing in 2021” in a Tweet found here.
  • The Chicago Tribune released an article on July 29th detailing Cole Kmet spending one-on-one time with head coach Matt Nagy in his office in preparation for the season.
  • Zack Pearson ( released a recent clip of Justin Fields getting acquainted with Cole Kmet you can find


    from Twitter.