Landon Cohen

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Landon Cohen
No. --     Free agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-08-03) August 3, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
College: Ohio
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 216
Debuted in 2008 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-MAC (2006, 2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 33
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 0
Pass deflections 0
Stats at

Landon Cohen (born August 3, 1986) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio.

He has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, and Arizona Cardinals.

Early years[edit]

Cohen was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and played high school football at Spartanburg High School in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he also lettered in track and field. In football, Cohen recorded 107 tackles, six sacks, and 28 quarterback pressures as a senior and earned all-state honors.

College career[edit]

After high school, Cohen attended Ohio University, where he played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2004, making three starts at nose guard. In 2005, he started all 11 games as a sophomore, finishing with 28 tackles and two quarterback pressures. As a junior in 2006, Cohen started all 14 games and tallied 40 tackles (including 14 for a loss), earning second-team All-Mid-American Conference honors. In 2007, as a senior, he started all 12 games, recording a career-high 59 tackles (12.5 for a loss) and 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries. After the season, he again was named to the All-MAC second team.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Cohen was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round (216th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played in six games as a rookie, finishing with four tackles. In 2009, Cohen played in 14 games, starting four, recording 21 tackles on the season. He was waived by the Lions on September 4, 2010.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

The Jacksonville Jaguars claimed Cohen off waivers on September 5, 2010. He played in two games for the Jaguars, recording two tackles, before being waived on November 9, 2010.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On September 4, the Seattle Seahawks claimed him off of waivers, but was waived on September 10.

New England Patriots[edit]

Cohen was signed by the New England Patriots on December 22, 2010. He played in the final two games of the season for the Patriots, starting one and recording three tackles. He was waived on September 3, 2011. Cohen was re-signed by the Patriots on September 21, 2011, but was waived on September 27.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On July 25, 2013, Cohen was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. He was waived on September 16, 2013.

Chicago Bears[edit]

On September 27, 2013, Cohen was signed by the Chicago Bears.[1]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Cohen was signed by the Buffalo Bills on July 21, 2014.[2] The Bills released Cohen on August 29, 2014.[3]


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