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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

Chicago pitched as future Super Bowl site to Goodell

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he pitched the idea of having a Super Bowl in Chicago to commissioner Roger Goodell.

Offensive-line uncertainty a buzzkill for Bears

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler isn't ready to say how confident he is in his offensive line just yet.

Bears' O-line a jumble for now

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
It's not clear just where all the pieces will fall on the Bears' offensive line by the time they kick into high gear late in the summer, but Chris Williams was back at tackle on Wednesday.

Bears sign DT Collins

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed DT Nate Collins to a one-year contract.

Bears WR Marshall 'not likely' to face discipline from NFL

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
A league spokesman told PFW Wednesday that Brandon Marshall is "not likely" to face discipline from the league.

NFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Report: Bears' Marshall cleared by NYC police

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Bears WR Brandon Marshall has reportedly been cleared by police after an investigation into an incident outside a Manhattan nightclub in March.

Belichick tops list of highest-paid coaches

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Bill Belichick tops the list of highest-paid coaches in sports, according to Forbes magazine.

About O-line, Cutler is Bears' truth-teller

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler recently acknowledged reality when discussing the Bears' offensive line, breaking from the company line.

Bears waive three players

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and OG Reggie Stephens, trimming the roster to 89 players.

Bears' Idonije could lose starting job

Posted May 13, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
With Chicago drafting DE Shea McClellin in the first round, DLE Israel Idonije will have to fight to retain his starting DLE spot, according to NFC Whispers.

Bears sign first-round DE McClellin

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Friday that they agreed to terms on a four-year deal, with an option for a fifth year, with first-round pick DE Shea McClellin.

Bears add three D-linemen

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
The Bears signed DT John McCargo, DT DeMario Pressley and DE Cheta Ozougwu to one-year deals, the team announced Friday.

Bears waive S Venable

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have waived hard-hitting S Winston Venable.

Bears sign second-round pick Jeffery

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they signed second-round WR Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract.

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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