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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 fantasy report: Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Is there concern for Matt Forté's 0.2 yards per carry last week? Can WR Dane Sanzenbacher continue his TD run? Here's a look at some of the Bears' fantasy football options this week.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
It would be no surprise if Chicago's cover-2 defense gives Cam Newton problems and creates at least one turnover.

Forte a rare Bear

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Matt Forté is the best, and often only, thing the Bears' offense has going for it, and he's not happy the organization has yet to give him the reward he seeks.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bears' pass protection is still a concern, and it will be tested off the edges Sunday against the Panthers.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Chris Harris is one of the most overrated Bears players.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game has a good chance of reappearing in a big way against the Panthers.

Bears rookie report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The biggest contribution from a Bears rookie in Week Three came from an undrafted one — WR Dane Sanzenbacher.

Bears 60-second rant: WR Williams proving doubters right

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Some people dismissed Mike Martz's preseason praise of Roy Williams as pie in the sky, and thus far, Williams is proving skeptics correct.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Teams have attacked the Bears' pass defense in the seams with tight ends thus far, and have had success doing it.

Fox fails with fake Cutler criticism

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Fox Sports recently aired a story on Jay Cutler, in which it fabricated newspaper headlines to make its story look stronger, writes Barry Jackson.

Forte's agent, Bears at 'philosophical crossroads'

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
PFW contacted the two men — Jerry Angelo and agent Adisa Bakari — at the center of Matt Forté's contract situation for an update on where things stand.

Bears stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Three loss to the Packers.

Bears players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their loss to the Packers.

Rodgers, Finley lead Packers over Bears

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 297 yards, including three touchdown passes to Jermichael Finley, and the Packers shut down the Bears 27-17.

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Packers and Bears.

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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