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Jermon Bushrod

Jermon Bushrod - #74 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 08/19/1984
Birthplace Fredericksburg, VA
College Towson
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 26th pick by Saints

Bears sign RB Forte to four-year deal

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with RB Matt Forté, hours before the league’s deadline to sign franchised players to long-term contracts.

Report: Bears, Forte close to new deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
An NFL Network report says that RB Matt Forte and the Bears are "extremely close" to agreeing on a long-term deal.

Not divisional faves, but watch out for Bears, Bills, Seahawks

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Packers, Patriots and 49ers are big favorites in their divisions, but don't forget about the Bears, Bills and Seahawks, who are close behind.

Holdouts would impact fantasy value for top backs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew, Matt Forté and Ray Rice could see their fantasy draft positions impacted because of their unsettled contract situations.

Prove-it season ahead for Bears DT Melton

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Bears DT Henry Melton had some great spurts in 2011, but he also disappeared for lengthy stretches.

Briggs: Bears could have best team he's played on

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Pro Bowl LB Lance Briggs believes big things could be in store for the Bears this season.

Holdout possible, but Forte plans to play in '12

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forte told reporters on Friday that he will not miss the 2012 regular season.

Bears look for stability at safety

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
After burning through eight different starting safety tandems last season, will Chris Conte and Major Wright put a stop to the revolving door at the position?

Jaguars add QB Enderle

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed former Bears QB Nathan Enderle, who was waived last week.

Ex-NFL lineman Alonzo Spellman released from jail

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Former NFL DL Alonzo Spellman has been released from the Tulsa County Jail after pleading no contest to a variety of charges.

Bears eager to unleash 'hungry' rookie McClellin

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to see DE Shea McClellin's competitive nature at full throttle when he returns in late July.

Bears waive QB Enderle

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Bears waived QB Nathan Enderle following their three-day minicamp, the team announced Thursday.

Bears terminate contract of OL Wrotto

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Bears have cut ties with veteran OG Mansfield Wrotto. His contract was terminated on Thursday, the club announced.

Forte absent as Bears open minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
The Bears opened minicamp, and one key piece was missing — Matt Forté. However, it wasn't unexpected, as he hasn't signed his franchise tender.

Bears make changes to player personnel department

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Bears GM Phil Emery revamped the team’s player personnel department on Tuesday, expanding the department from 12 to 18 individuals.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a five-year contract with Bushrod, filling a major hole on the offensive line. The Bears announced the signing Tuesday.||||||| A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the deal is potentially worth about $36 million, with $17.7 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms had not been released. Bushrod was drafted in the fourth round by New Orleans in 2007. He started on the Bears' 2009 championship team and made the Pro Bowl the past two seasons.
Posted July 28, 2011
Bushrod's agent, Richard Rosa, says the two-year starter on New Orleans' offensive line has reached a two-year deal with New Orleans. He did not disclose financial terms.||||||| The Saints acquired the 6-foot-5, 315-pound Bushrod in the fourth round of the 2007 draft out of Towson. He did not play a single offensive snap for his first two seasons, but after Jammal Brown was traded to Washington, he started in 2009 for the Saints' run to their first Super Bowl title and started every game last season.
Posted April 13, 2010
Bushrod is returning to New Orleans, where the man known as "Big Neck" by Saints teammates could find stiff competition to retain his starting left tackle spot.||||||| Bushrod's agent, Rich Rosa, said his client was set to sign a tender offer of about $1.7 million on Tuesday. "It's a great opportunity for him," Rosa said. "He played at a very high level last year and he's very happy, obviously, that he'll have a Super Bowl ring on his finger."
Posted Sept. 13, 2009
Bushrod hurt his right leg in the second quarter of the Saints' home game against the Lions on Sunday.||||||| Bushrod, in his third season, was making his first NFL start because Jammal Brown has been sidelined for weeks by a sports hernia and hip injury. A 2007 fourth-round draft choice out of Towson, Bushrod had to be helped off the field, putting little weight on his right leg. He was replaced by Zach Strief.
Posted Nov. 30, 2008
Bushrod was inactive for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.||||||| Bushrod, a fourth-round pick by the Saints in 2007, has not appeared in a game in his NFL career.

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