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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 WR Knox working to make demotion short-lived

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Bears are leaving open the possibility of reinstalling WR Johnny Knox as a starter and demoting free-agent addition Roy Williams.

Thomas injury overshadows Giants' win over Bears

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
The Giants had a near perfect night against Chicago, except for the season-ending knee injury to starting cornerback Terrell Thomas.

Falcons DE Abraham expecting best from Bears O-line

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
PFW asked Falcons DE John Abraham if he and his fellow defensive linemen are licking their chops as they prepare for the Bears' offensive line in Week One.

Man on a mission

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Bears DE Israel Idonije makes his presence felt on the field, and away from the game he's helping improve the lives of children around the world.

NFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
The Lions have been steadily improving their talent level, but ultimately their hopes depend on QB Matthew Stafford avoiding injuries. PFW analyzes the events in NFC North camps.

Lovie's kickoff-rule curve ball

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
Lovie Smith thumbed his nose at the NFL's rule change for kickoffs by having the Bears twice kick off from the 30-yard-line in their preseason opener.

Report: Bears DE Wootton could miss four weeks

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Bears DE Corey Wootton, who was injured in the team's preseason opener on Saturday evening, could miss up to four weeks due to meniscus damage in his right knee.

Cutler on run; Bears beat Bills 10-3

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler played just one series and watched as the Bears beat the Bills 10-3 on Saturday night even though the offensive line did little to ease any lingering concerns.

Bears hope to avoid tinkering with O-line

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
We wouldn't rule out seeing some moving pieces on the interior O-line, but the Bears want to keep changes in the front five to a minimum.

Bears waive Gutierrez, Dierking

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Bears announced they waived QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Dan Dierking on Monday.

Bears forced to cancel Friday night's FanFest practice

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
The Bears' FanFest practice scheduled for Soldier Field on Friday night was cancelled late Friday afternoon because of unsafe field conditions.

Cutler is not quite fantasy starter material

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler should be more comfortable in Mike Martz's scheme this season, but will better familiarity lead to better results?

Bears need young D-linemen to step up

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
There's a group of younger players on the D-line that could be stepping into significant roles this season and their ability to rise to the occasion, or not, will have a lot to do with how the defense fares ...

C Kreutz signs with Saints

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Saints reached an agreement with former Bears C Olin Kruetz on Friday.

Five key questions facing the Bears

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr asks and answers five key questions for the Bears as they head into the 2011 season.

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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