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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

Return to NFC title game would put Bears on uncommon ground

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Recent history has not been very kind to teams in the situation the Bears are facing this year — coming off a loss in the NFC championship game.

Bears' Cutler has to flip script

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
As the NFL hits the reset button and gets back to business after a long lockout, Jay Cutler could use a fresh start of his own.

Behold the power of Mike Martz

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
Based on how offensive coordinator Mike Martz's last four offenses have performed, Dan Parr says that maybe the Bears have given him too much respect.

Report: Colts add former Bears DT Harris

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed former Bears DT Tommie Harris to a one-year deal, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Bears re-sign TE Clark

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Tuesday that they have re-signed 12-year veteran TE Desmond Clark to a one-year deal.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We break down the fantasy status of Bears players with the potential to be scooped up in drafts, or monitored on the waiver wire, in this Bears fantasy focus.

Bears bring back LB Iwuh

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The Bears have reached a one-year deal with reserve linebacker and special-teams ace Brian Iwuh.

Bears replace Kreutz with C Spencer

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Bears have reached an agreement on a two-year deal with C Chris Spencer, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks.

Bears sign DT Okoye, RB Barber

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Bears continue to pick up other teams discarded players, signing former Texans DT Amobi Okoye and ex-Cowboys RB Marion Barber.  

Report: Bears sign DB Graham to one-year deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to terms on a one-year deal to keep special-teams ace Corey Graham.

Bears announce Gholston signing, 10 others

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to salvage the career of Jets castoff Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft.

Bears re-sign LB Roach

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Bears re-signed SLB Nick Roach to a two-year deal worth about $4 million.

Bears agree to terms with Carimi

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bears agreed to terms with first-round OT Gabe Carimi on Friday, ensuring all five of their draft picks will be under contract for the first training-camp practice.

Bears, WR Williams close to a deal

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Constantly searching for a game-changer at wide receiver, the Bears may have finally found one in the form of former-Cowboy Roy Williams.

Texans sign Bears S Manning

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Former Bears S Danieal Manning has signed a four-year, $20 million deal with the Texans that includes $9 million guaranteed.

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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